Vanguard News & Updates

2024 Vanguard Vision Conference

2024 Vanguard Vision Conference

The 2024 Vanguard Vision Conference is coming soon! Mark your calendars for a fantastic event that will gather Scouters from Utah and surrounding states in a single location. Like last year's incredible event, Held on March 23rd, Vanguard Vision 2024 is a one-day...

read more
Latter-day Saint Sea Scout Earns Eagle

Latter-day Saint Sea Scout Earns Eagle

Carson Lowder recently completed his Eagle Scout Award. Carson has been very active in his Ward and Scouting units his entire youth. Carson's Eagle project was building Mount Bluebird houses for his local Fish and Game Department. His team built about 30 of them and...

read more
2023 World Scout Jamboree Report

2023 World Scout Jamboree Report

The 25th World Scout Jamboree was held in South Korea. Normally, the BSA National Jamboree and World Scout Jamboree are offset by two years. Due to the COVID pandemic, these two events were held within weeks of each other. WOSM (World Organization of the Scouting...

read more
Great Alaska Council “Walk of Faith”

Great Alaska Council “Walk of Faith”

This past June, Vanguard Scouting member Wes Newman of the Great Alaska Council, organized the 2023 "Walk of Faith" for his council. It was an opportunity to teach Scouts of all ages about the faith communities in Alaska and work toward requirements for faith-based...

read more
2023 National Scout Jamboree Report

2023 National Scout Jamboree Report

Since the foundation of Scouting, Jamborees have played a significant role in both BSA National and World Scouting. Due to the COVID pandemic, the National and World Scout Jamborees were held within weeks of each other this summer.  Part of the Vanguard International...

read more
Winsor Sisters-A Tale of 2 Jamborees

Winsor Sisters-A Tale of 2 Jamborees

By Richard Winsor As Rulon Skinner, my 1981 Jamboree Scoutmaster told me, “There are three reasons Scouts attend a Jamboree—fun, adventure, and romance. Fun - something you enjoy doing; adventure - doing something for the first time; and romance - the feeling of...

read more