Scouting Resources and Events in the Greater Salt Lake Area
Scouting and Utah youth go hand-in-hand. That's why KidsOutAndAbout has created this mega-list of helpful Scouting resources and upcoming events. Scroll down to see our calendar list.
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Trapper Trails Council
Leader-specific training for BSA.
Great Salt Lake Council: Headquarters
Foothills Scout Shop: Phone:(801) 349-3760
Orem Service Center
BSA leadership training.
Orem Service Center (Headquarters)
748 North 1340 West
Orem, Utah 84057
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(801) 437-6240 (FAX)
(801) 437-6239 (FAX-Tour Permits)
M: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
T-F: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
M-F: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tu: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Scout Shop Contact Information:
(801) 765-4520 (FAX)
BSA Shop, Sandy
BSA: Great Salt Lake Council Service Desk
Next to Ace Hardware in Centerville, Utah.
As You Wish Pottery Painting Place
Near the movie theaters in Station Park Mall
M-Thu 10-9, Fri & Sat 10-10, Sun 11-6
Offers occasional workshops for astronomy merit badges.
Discovery Gateway Children's Museum
Offers occasional derby car workshops.
Scales and Tails
Public Hours: Every Monday & Wednesday 4pm - 8pm and every Saturday morning from 10am - 4pm. We offer entertaining, educational, and interactive reptile and bird shows to cities all over Utah including but not limited to Salt Lake City, Provo, Ogden, Sandy, Draper, Layton, Clearfield, West Jordan, Alpine and many other cities. We will travel to your location and perform our show for your child’s birthday, scout group, classroom or school assembly. We also perform at fairs, festivals, carnivals, field trips, family reunions, corporate events, and pretty much any kind of event that you would have us come to!
SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium
Take a trip around the world and discover exotic exhibits full of sea life, rainforest reptiles, tropical birds, vast desert species and much more.
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Offers occasional merit badge workshops.
Wheeler Historic Farm
Wheeler Historic Farm has a Wheeler Historic Farm Walk Cub Scout Patch. The requirements can be completed in about one hour. The patch is available at Boy Scout headquarters. Cub Scouts may earn their patch by completing the following requirements with their Den, Pack or Family:
- Bring a garbage bag and gather litter. Put the bag in a trashcan.
- Attend the milking session (optional) @5:00 PM. 50¢ for Scouts and leaders earning their patch Regular fee $1 per person to view the demonstration.
- Answer a few questions on the website.