Conference at Philmont Ranch Focuses on Aaronic Priesthood

These are historic times for the Church and its ongoing relationship with Scouting. Young men and their leaders throughout the United States are celebrating 100 years of Scouting in the Church during encampments and other activities.

Meanwhile, hundreds of stake presidents and other local youth leaders from across the country gathered here recently for the 2013 edition of the LDS Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting at Philmont Scout Ranch. This year’s conferences marked the golden anniversary of the partnership between the Church and Philmont. For 50 years, Aaronic Priesthood leaders have come to this iconic Scout ranch for a week of intense training, fellowship, and outdoor fun.

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