Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting


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  The 3rd ANNUAL CATHOLIC SCOUTING CONVOCATION CAMPOREE 

          will be March 2019          

Location to be determined

Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, Celebrant

Cost: $15 per person
Includes Activities, Patch and Saturday Dinner

 

The Third Annual Diocese of Savannah Catholic Scouting Camporee and Bonfire with Bishop Hartmayer will take place in late March 2019.  We are looking forward to a fun filled weekend combining Spiritual and Scouting Activities.  This event is open to all Scouts (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, American Heritage Girls, Trail Life and Campfire Boys and Girls) and their families regardless of faith.  You are welcome to attend for the entire weekend or come for the day on Saturday. 
Please complete the Registration Form (Coming spring 2019)  AND THE Awards Form (Coming spring 2019) return BOTH either by mail, email, or fax.
M
ail to:  Diocese of Savannah, Attn: OYYAM, 2170 E. Victory Drive, Savannah GA 31404;                                     
Email: knott@diosav.org, or FAX to the attention of OYYAM at 912-201-4101
 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  TBD

GROUPS THAT REGISTER BY March 1st, 2019 ARE GUARANTEED CAMPING SPACE AND A PROGRAM PATCH. 

We do not accept cash payments Please make checks out toDiocese of Savannah   Note in memo area: 2018 Scouts;  Mail checks to:  Diocese of Savannah, OYYAM-Scouts, 2170 E. Victory Drive, Savannah GA 31404.

Click here for Welcome Packet and schedule. (2018 program information.  Updates will be available in early 2019)

Need a better camping needs list?  Click here!

Do not miss the awards recognition with the Bishop at Mass. where Scouts who have earned their religious emblems in the current 2018-19 year will be recognized and honored by name.  Those who have earned the junior awards (Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei, Family of God and I Live My Faith) will be recognized by name.  Those who have earned their senior awards (Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius XII, Mary the First Disciple and The Sprit Alive) will receive their award from Bishop Hartmayer.  Dinner will be served after Mass at 6:30 p.m. Bishop will also pose with recipients for pictures after Mass.   We'll close the day out with a Bonfire!  All Scouts in attendance will receive a special commemorative event item (e.g., patch).

Interested in Volunteering for an event?  Click here!  (Let us know if you are interested in helping to plan the 2019 event)

​FOR QUESTIONS OR TO VOLUNTEER TO HELP, PLEASE CONTACT:

​John Petrillo, Event Chairman:  912-341-3811; email: john.petrillo@siemens.com
​Jamie Anderson, Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting and Scout Chairman: 912-344-4851; email: sjcs88@aol.com   

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PROCEDURES FOR ORDERING RELIGIOUS AWARDS

Links:

Religious Award for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts

Religious Award for Girl Scouts and Camp Fire

Scouting Committees/Organizations

Committee Purpose:

  1. To give guidance, vitality and leadership in the spiritual life of all Catholic Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Camp Fire youth (SCOUTS) of the diocese.
  2. To make the entire Boy Scouts, Venture, Girl Scouts and Camp Fire (SCOUTING) programs available to increasing numbers of youths in parish units and in units operated by Catholic organizations.
  3. To promote the spiritual growth of SCOUTS through religious emblems/recognition programs (AWARDS), retreats, and liturgies.
  4. To supplement the spiritual phase of SCOUTING programs with special instructions and activities for Catholic SCOUTS.

                       

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