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A chronology of prominent dates in Utah Scouting

1910: Logan's Episcopal Church starts Troop No. 1, the first Scout troop west of the Mississippi.

Nov. 29,1911: The first MIA Scout troops in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints form.

May 21, 1913: The LDS Church's 15-month-old "MIA Scout" program is officially invited to join the Boy Scouts of America.

June 7, 1913: The first large Boy Scout conference in Utah is held at Wandamere Park in Salt Lake City.

1918: Oscar A. Kirkham is the first Salt Lake Scout executive.

1919: The first Scout councils, the Lake Bonneville and Great Salt Lake councils, independent from the LDS Church, form.

1920: Scout membership in Salt Lake Council reaches 1,800.

1921: Utah County Scout Council is started, forerunner to the National Parks Council.

1921: Tracy Wigwam camp is built in Mill Creek Canyon.

1924: Bryce Canyon Council and Zion National Park councils start up to serve southern Utah boys. (They join the Timpanogos Council in the 1930s.)

1928: Great Salt Lake Council membership is 2,523 in 110 troops, with 38 earning the Eagle rank. Annual council budget is $10,576.

1930: Camp Steiner property is first used by Scouts.

1931: Scout office is established at Commercial Club Building, Exchange Place.

1932: First Silver Beaver honors in Utah are awarded.

1932: Cub Scouting begins in Utah.

1935: 242 boys and leaders from Utah attend the first Jamboree in Washington, D.C.

1936: The Utah National Parks Scout Council is formed.

1939: Scout membership in Great Salt Lake Council reaches 6,618.

1943: All unit meetings suspended in September because of polio outbreak.

1948: Salt Lake Scout membership reaches 9,027 in 407 units. One hundred of those young men earn Eagle.

1951: Salt Lake membership reaches 11,328 in 472 units.

1956: 20,000th Scout enrolled in Salt Lake area; first Scout-O-Rama is held.

1960: Scouting celebrates its golden anniversary in Utah.

1966: Lake Bonneville Council dedicates a new service center in South Ogden.

1993: Trapper Trails Council is created from Lake Bonneville Council, the Cache Council and Jim Bridger Council.

2003: Trapper Trails Council rededicates a remodeled/expanded Scout service center.