Thursday, May 11, 2017

Changes ahead for LDS Youth now in Varsity Scouting and Venturing Units

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced today (May 11, 2017) that effective January 1, 2018, the Church will no longer sponsor Varsity Scouting and Venturing units.  This is a major program shift for the Church.

Read about the changes and my thoughts on them on my blogsite:

Kevin Hunt

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

It's Scout Jamboree time for Scouts all over America.  There is a lot of hype and excitement as Scouts anticipate the grand Jamboree tradition.
It's Jamboree Time - Full and Fun and Tradition

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Pinewood Derby races are pretty fun for this Grandpa with five grandsons in the race. No carving cars, no sanding wheels ... I just sit back and watch the race. It's great. This article just appeared on the National BSA "Scouting Wire" blog. Here is the link: Pinewood Derby with Grandpa of 5 Cub Scout Grandsons

Monday, February 27, 2017

What Does Scouting have to do with Family History?

Here is a recent post about the connection of Scouting and Family History.  Read the article that originally posted on  Here is the link:  Scouting and Family History

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The "Scouting Wire" - a publication of the National BSA, has published one of my articles about a unique Eagle court of honor that I recently attended.   Read about it here.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

I Finally Made it to the Philmont Scout Ranch

For many years I have wanted to go to the famous and historic Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.  But the the opportunity never came - until recently when hen my opportunity finally came.  It was not the usual Philmont trek - nor was it a Philmont typical training course - but it turned out to be wonderful and fun.  You can read about my trip here:  My First Trip to the Philmont Scout Ranch

Friday, December 30, 2016

The Fun, Adventure and Romance of Scouting

“FUN, ADVENTURE, AND ROMANCE …”  One of the Youth Leadership professors at Brigham Young University – the college I attended, talked extensively to us about the “Fun, Adventure, and Romance” of Scouting.  “Adventure,” he said, “Is when you do something for the first time.  “Fun” is when you repeat the adventure and still enjoy it.  And “Romance” is the Spirit of Scouting, the classy experiences that tie you to the program. Romance keeps you coming back for more fun and adventure.”    Read the full blog:  The Fun, Adventure and Romance of Scouting