Newsletter


Articles and Other Items of Interest

Snake Bite Article
Building a Woofum Stick
Egg Carton Fire Starters
Barbecued Turkey
Original Kayak Plans
Modified Kayak Plans
Varsity Scouting
Varsity Pledge Poster Small
Varsity Pledge Poster Large
A Letter From President Monson
Capturing the Vison of Scouting
Indian Creek Loop Hike
Be Prepared For Summer
Backpacking Lists
Staying Warm in Winter
50 Miler Award
Ealge Scout Leadership
Sustainability Merit Badge
Eagle Scouts Merit Beyond the Badge
Eagle Project Counselor Application
Scout Training Ensign Article
Portable Camp Table Instructions


Huddle Handouts


Merit Badges / Awards

Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge - Miramar Gun Club

National Outdoor Badge/Medal of Outdoor Achievement

SAR Merit badge Requirements

Merit Badge Counselor Application


Books for Reference

Varsity Play Book: Download Here,The Play Book, prepared under the guidance of the Young Men general presidency, is now available as a supplement to the Boy Scouts of America's Varsity Guide Book. Download Addendum to Varsity Play Book

Program Features: Download Here, Three volumes of program features support the high-adventure/sports program field of emphasis.

Each program feature contains resource materials that will prepare a team for an ultimate adventure or sports season. The high-adventure areas are backpacking, canoe camping, caving, cycling, discover America, fishing, freestyle biking, frontiersman, mechanics, orienteering, rock climbing and rappelling, snow camping, survival, and whitewater canoeing. Each feature contains approximately three months of program.

The sports program features contain basic rules, techniques, and strategies for basketball, bowling, cross-country skiing, roller hockey, shooting sports, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, and water skiing.

Varsity Scout Guidebook: Download Here, The Varsity Scout Guidebook is used by adult leaders and youth in Varsity Scouting.

Boy Scout Handbook: The Boy Scout Handbook contains information devoted to Varsity Scouts and supporting the Varsity Scout program.

Troop/Team Record Book: The Troop/Team Record Book is used to record member information, rank advancement, and financial records.

Varsity Scout Leader Fast Start: The Varsity Scout Leader Fast Start video supports the orientation of new Varsity Scout leaders.

Varsity Scout Leader Fundamentals: This is a three-part training program for training adult Varsity Scout leaders.

Varsity Scout Roundtable Planning Guide: The Varsity Scout Roundtable Planning Guide supports the programs outlined in the program features.

Varsity Scout Coach Start-Up: This literature is designed to help a new Coach get a team off to a good start.


Web sites For Reference

Varsity Scout Awards Requirements:
www.varsity.sdicbsa.org/advancement.html

LDS BSA Relations:
www.ldsbsa.org

LDS Varsity Scouting:
www.ldsscouting.org/varsity/varsity.html

Duty To God:
www.dutytogod.com

International Dutch Oven Society
www.idos.com

Mormon Battalion Hike Website:
www.imageandink.com/mormonhike

Varsity Insignia Clip Art:
www.clipart.usscouts.org/library/BSA_Insignia/Varsity/

Greater Salt Lake Council Varsity Website:
www.varsityscouter.org

Utah Parks Council Website:
www.utahscouts.org

Mesa Arizona Council Varsity Website:
www.mesavarsity.org

Mt. Diablo Silverado, CA Council Varsity Website:
www.bsa-mdsc.org/about/varsity.php

Buckskin Council, WV Council Varsity Website:
www.buckskin.org/Council/Scouting/Varsity