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No Scouting doesn’t mean an end to church-sponsored camping for Mormon youths

Sep 22, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

When The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced in May it would be quitting its centurylong partnership with the Boy Scouts of America and would develop its own youth programs, many members worried that might mean the end of church-sponsored camping.

After all, the new Latter-day Saint program for boys and girls was described as a way to help them “discover their eternal identity, build character and resilience, develop life skills and fulfill their divine roles as daughte...