How We Serve...

Utah National Park Council Strategic Plan (2017)

The Council has opened a new chapter of service to chartered partners. For too long, we behaved like many other councils in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), taking their chartered partner relationships for granted.
The fact is, in our council, we enjoy unusual donor support and our partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has never been stronger. Because our chartered partners are more than 99 percent LDS, we are quite a bit different. We have more youth and units than any other council in the BSA. While the National movement has seen declines, we’ve had decades of growth.
With this plan, we address growth. We continue on our Journey to Excellence with the National Council. And, we continue our six pillars of service to our chartered LDS partners... [Read more]

Boy Scouts of America Mission Statement:

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to amke ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Utah National Parks Council Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based in the Scout Oath and Law.
The Utah National Parks Council fulfills the mission and aims of Scouting by fully supporting each Chartered Organization. The Council, through its Districts, provides the training, communications, programs, activities, camping facilities, service facilities, volunteer resources, volunteer recognition, and professional resources necessary for the successful use of Scouting's methods.

2016 Utah National Parks Council Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report will give you information about this past year in  Scouting–how well our camps have done, what’s new in the Council, and more. Click here to read more and to download a PDF version of the annual report.