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SCOTT - 2-THE HERALD, Provo, Utah, Friddy, February...
2-THE HERALD, Provo, Utah, Friddy, February 18.197? THE ANNUAL REPORT to the governor was presented Thursday by these five representatives representatives of the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America. Back row, from left, are Dr. DaCosta Clark, Provo, council president, and Fred Day, council executive. Boy representatives are Explorer Scott Trotter, Salem; Scott Trent Nordmeyer, Orem, and Cub Scout Allan Stevens, Ephraim. Scout Council Reports To Governor Matheson A delegation of five representatives from the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America, located in Provo, Thursday made their annual report to the governor in Salt Lake City. Governor Scott M. Matheson had earlier proclaimed February as Boy Scout Month in Utah. He noted that scouts are taught to be honest, self - It also includes that portion of Arizona north of Grand Canyon, with the exception of Little Field, as well as the Pioche, Panaca, and Caliente, Nev., areas. Membership in Boy Scouting units makes up 88.4 percent of the boys between the ages of eight and 16 in the council area, it was reported. Representatives told Governor — w«u «. v VMUQIIV »v ff\f • •VllVafc) OCB1 _ reliant and respectful of authority, and Matheson that the council had almost said that these chararteristtra "h«™ loo percent of the Cub packs and scout troops participating in Bicentennial activities, and the council's 19 different Scout - o - ramas were held with 723 units participating and an attendance of 22,000. The council has had a successful year in the Explorer program. There were 36 boys and three adults at the National Post President Congress in Washington, D.C., and 1,000 boys participating participating in high adventure activities. Ten different road rallies drew 200 participants, and the council hosted the Regional Ski Conference with nearly 400 boys from various parts of the nation participating. In the camping program for scouts, 81 percent of the units attended long term term camp, and 71.5 percent of the i *•_• * _ • •*«• . • • said that these characteristics "have never been more significant" than now. He encouraged adults to become involved involved in the scouting program and complimented all those in leadership in the program for their excellent service. In the local delegation were Dr. DaCosta Clark, council president; Fred Day, chief executive; Explorer Scout Scott Trotter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trotter of Salem; Boy Scout Trent Nordmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Nordmeyer of Orem, 'and Cub Scout Allan Stevens, son of Mr. and" Mrs. Richard Stevens of Ephraim. The delegates told the governor that the council, which has jurisdiction over much of the state of Utah, presently serves 25,276 boys in 471 Cub Packs, 518 troops and 548 Explorer posts. The Utah National Parks Council takes in everything south of Salt Lake, Summit and Daggett counties except for the Navajo Indian Reservation . south of the San Juan River. boys participated. The council conducts summer camps at five locations. The council also was very involved in fhp "All Out for Scouting" program, the designed leaders. to train adults ana boy

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  1. The Daily Herald,
  2. 18 Feb 1977, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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