Scouting and Guiding in Utah
Scouting in Utah has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.
Early history (1910-1950)
Since the 1920s, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been influential in the Boy Scouts of America, and it was adopted as an official youth program of the Church. It is not uncommon for Utah Boy Scouts of America Councils to field large, predominantly LDS troops and contingents to national and worldwide scouting events.
Recent history (1950-1990)
BSA Scouting in Utah today
There are five Boy Scouts of America local councils in Utah.
- Great Salt Lake Council
- Great Southwest Council
- Snake River Council
- Trapper Trails Council
- Utah National Parks Council
BSA Scout Camps
See also Scouting in Nevada for many more nearby camps.
|Boulder Creek Scout Reservation|
|Del Webb High Adventure Base||Las Vegas Area Council||Summer Camp||Zions National Park||—located in the pines and aspens above Kolob Reservoir and Zion National Park in southern Utah|
|Camp Levi-Levi||Las Vegas Area Council||Summer Camp||Hualapai Mountains||Tall pine forests located south of Kingman AZ|
|Kimball Scout Reservation||Las Vegas Area Council||Summer Camp||Mount Potosi, NV||traditional scout summer camp that resembles a wild west mining town, but much cooler than Las Vegas about 40 minutes away.|
Girl Scouting in Utah
There is one Girl Scout council office in Utah, Girl Scouts of Utah in Salt Lake City. The Cloud Rim Girl Scout Lodge in Brighton, Utah is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Web Site: http://www.gsutah.org
Girls Scouts of Utah serves over 9,000 girls in Utah, Freedonia, Arizona, and Wendover, Nevada.
- Camp Cloud Rim is 27 acres at over 9,000 feet near Park City, Utah.
- Trefoil Ranch is 123 acres near Provo, Utah.
The first Girl Scout troop in Utah was registered in 1921.
Scouting by County
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