Utah Scouts News and Events
October 2018

In this edition:

  • Thank You to Our Friends of Scouting
  • Meet This Year's Celebration of Eagle Honorees and Attend the Event
  • BYU Football Scout Night Tickets Discounted Even Further
  • Share a Family Night of Frights at our Camps' Halloween Ghost Trails
  • Upcoming Events

Thank You to Our Friends of Scouting

The 2018 Friends of Scouting Drive is more important than it has ever been, and it is donors like you who continue to make it a success. The Utah National Parks Council is so grateful for every effort and contribution, which fund amazing Scouting experiences for our youth. Are you a current donor? Check out this article to learn more about where your donations are going and how they enable Scouting in our community. Not a donor yet? Click here and become one today!


Meet This Year's Celebration of Eagles Honorees and Attend the Event

On October 26th, the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America will celebrate the virtues of Scouting by recognizing great community leaders who are also Eagle Scouts at the Celebration of Eagles. Read part one of our blog series highlighting the event's Distinguished and Outstanding honorees. If you recognize a friend or colleague among the list of honorees, attend this memorable night and join us as we celebrate these great men and their achievements. To purchase tickets for this event, click here. 


BYU Football Scout Night Tickets Discounted Even Further

Tickets for the upcoming BYU Football Scout Night just got even cheaper! Get discounted tickets for the BYU Cougars’ home game on October 27, 2018. Anyone who loves Scouting can get BYU Football vs. Northern Illinois tickets for $21 (previously $25). With every ticket purchased, BYU will donate $2.50 to help support Scouting in the Utah National Parks Council, BSA. This is a great activity for Scouts, youth groups, families and more. Purchase your tickets here!


Share a Family Night of Frights at our Camps' Halloween Adventures

Camps aren’t just for Scouts, and Halloween isn’t just for kids! For only two nights in October, Camp Jeremiah Johnson and Camp Maple Dell are getting spooky for your eerie enjoyment at their Halloween Adventures. Camp Jeremiah Johnson's Eerie Encounters is rated mild goosebumps, geared toward monsters aged 11 and under ($3/person). Camp Maple Dell's Ghost Trails is prepared for victims of all ages ($5-6/person) with activities rated mild, medium, and downright spooky. For those looking for even more frights, try the Nightmare Challenge option and spend the night camping in the haunted forest ($25/campsite up to 15 people). Come prepared to do your favorite camp activities with a Halloween twist. Read more about these events on our blog. Spots are limited, so reserve yours today here.


Upcoming Events

Merit Badge Adventures

Fall Camporees


10/12 - 10/13 - Mt. Nebo District at Levan, UT Town Park


2018 Cub Scout Fall Service Fair 


10/13 - Mt. Nebo District - Santaquin, UT


College of Commissioner Science


  • 10/13 - Spanish Fork, UT 
  • 11/3 - St. George, UT

St. George BSA Benefit Golf Tournament 


10/18 - at Bloomington Country Club, St. George, UT





10/19 - 10/20 - Orem Scout Office

Cub Scout Day Camp and Webelos Woods


  • 10/20 - at Zion Base Camp at Quail Creek
  • 10/26 - Snow Canyon District Session 1 at Ivins Park
  • 10/27 - Snow Canyon District Session 2 at Ivins Park
  • 10/27 - Snow Canyon District Session 3 at Ivins Park
  • For the full schedule, click here.

AHA CPR/First Aid Training

  • 10/20 - at Orem Scout Office
  • 11/17 - at Orem Scout Office

2018 Celebration of Eagles


10/26 - Adobe Building - Lehi, UT

Halloween Adventures

  • 10/26 - at Camp Maple Dell
  • 10/26 - at Camp Jeremiah Johnson
  • 10/27 - at Camp Maple Dell
  • 10/27 - at Camp Jeremiah Johnson

BYU Football Scout Night


10/27 - LaVell Edwards Stadium


2018 Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainer Course


11/2 - 11/3 - at the Nature Lodge at Camp Maple Dell

Turkey Shoots

  • 11/10 - Mt. Nebo District at Goshen Dam - Goshen, UT
  • 11/17 - Orem District at Squaw Peak Road - Provo, UT