LDS Scouts rushing to get Eagles, badges completed before Dec. 31

in Kids/Local Roundup

The countdown has started for many Utah County Boy Scouts to get their Eagle Scout award before The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints and the Boy Scouts of America go their separate ways.

For instance, LDS Boy Scouts who were not a Life Scout by the end of June, the rank preceding Eagle Scout, will not have enough of the required leadership time of six months to get an Eagle Award by Dec. 31.

Eagle Awards aren’t going away, but it appears many Latter-day Saint families are shifting their focus on what their church’s new program might be.

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