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CHRISTMAS SCOUT

CHRISTMAS SCOUT

CHRISTMAS SCOUT By Samuel D. Bogan If there are poor among you, in one of the towns of the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not be selfish or greedy toward them. But give freely to them, and freely lend them whatever they need. – Deut. 15:7-8 In spite of the...

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AN EAGLE SCOUT WHO BECAME PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH

AN EAGLE SCOUT WHO BECAME PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH By Bryce R Hall Howard W. Hunter - Many know him as a modern-day Apostle and 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but most members of the Church know very little else about him. He was...

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Vanguard Vision Conference 2023

Vanguard Vision Conference 2023

2023 vanguard vision conference - largest gathering of latter-day saint scouts of the year! Vanguard Vision 2023 is a one-day power-packed conference for Latter-day Saint Scouting leaders, parents, and our friends. Together, we can strengthen each other in this new...

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2022 VANGUARD VISION CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

2022 VANGUARD VISION CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

From July 2 to 9th, the Vanguard Vision Conference for Latter-day Saint Scouters was held at the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Building on the tradition of both the 2019 Vision Conference as well as numerous Priesthood Leadership Conferences at Philmont in the...

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NEW RESOURCE BOOKLET FOR THE VANGUARD DUTY TO GOD AWARD

NEW RESOURCE BOOKLET FOR THE VANGUARD DUTY TO GOD AWARD

NEW RESOURCE BOOKLET FOR THE VANGUARD DUTY TO GOD AWARD With the recent renaming of the Vanguard religious award to the Vanguard Duty to God Award - a new resource booklet has been published to help Scouts and Scouters earn this award. Aimed at Latter-day Saint Scouts...

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Follow Me Boys!

Follow Me Boys!

FOLLOW ME, BOYS! Last night I sat in my study and watched one of my all-time favorites, Follow Me, Boys! with Fred MacMurray: And as I watched, I was both inspired and moved to tears. What has always impressed me was that Lem Siddons (Fred McMurray), the over-age sax...

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It’s Never Too Late to Fly

It’s Never Too Late to Fly

It's Never Too Late to Fly [Published by permission from the "Saints and Scouts" newsletter] In January 2020 Ruben Gonzales was reflecting on his incredible experience trekking through the backcountry at Philmont Scout Ranch. He had been involved with Troop 1062 of...

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