Scouting Moms and Scouting Spouses: Time to Share!

“There is value in having women’s voices influence Scouting. It is often the mothers who make Scouting happen and help their sons through the process,” (“A Conversation with Sister Rosemary Wixom,” May 22, 2014). I was with Sister Wixom in 2014 when she made this statement. And I believe it. Women influence Scouting. Just as […]

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Cub Scout Christmas

“Tanner, you have a Scout meeting this afternoon,” reminded Mom as Tanner walked into the kitchen after school. “I don’t really feel like going,” Tanner muttered. He dropped his backpack on the floor and flopped onto a chair. “But l thought you liked Cub Scouts,” Mom said as she handed him a snack. “I don’t […]

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God Answers Prayers Through a Righteous, Dedicated Scoutmaster

From the time Crystal was a little girl she prayed for her future husband. “As a child, I remember asking Heavenly Father to help guide my future husband and bless him to make righteous decisions,” she recalled. When Crystal was 23 years old, she met and married her husband, Jeffrey Young. He was 10 years […]

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Scouting Builds Relationships

Sharee Barton, from Rexburg, Idaho, saw an opportunity to strengthen a relationship between her son and his grandfather through Scouting. Sharee’s son, Cole Barton, grew up in Rexburg, Idaho, hundreds of miles from his Grandpa, Dave Howard, who lives in Orem, Utah. They spent time together at various family functions, but the miles between them […]

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A conversation with Sister Rosemary Wixom

  Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, Primary general president, was elected to the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board at their annual business meeting on Thursday, May 22 in Nashville, Tennessee. Sister Wixom is the first Primary general president since Sister LaVern W. Parmley (general president 1951 — 1974) to receive this appointment (although all […]

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