Scouting Message to Moms

As we have continued our involvement and journey in Scouting and while trying to recruit or help other families do the same, I have encountered two very common concerns about Scouting expressed mostly by mothers of young boys or former Scout moms. While they recognize the benefits and intentions of doing Scouting, they have become […]

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Still Scouting… in Texas

By Chuck Jewell Two cities.  Two Latter-Day Saint youth.  One scouting program. Amarillo, Texas Benjamin Jewell was moving from Cub Scouts to Scouts BSA when the Church stopped using the BSA as the activity arm of the priesthood.  He was very interested in going on to Scouts BSA, but he was one of only a couple in the […]

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It’s Not About the Badge

While serving as Young Men General President, one of the most exciting parts of General Conference training sessions was the question-and-answer session at the end. In fact, each evening I could hardly wait to get to that part of the program because of the scintillating and searching questions that were asked. One evening an Aaronic […]

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