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4th Annual Catholic Scouting Convocation Camporee and Bonfire with Bishop Hartmayer

THE CAMPOREE IS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

March 20–22, 2020

Ben Hawkins Boy Scout Camp, 2251 Boy Scout Rd, Byron, GA 31008


Cost includes camping, activities and patch

$30/person: all meals Saturday and Sunday breakfast
$20/person: Saturday evening dinner only

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  • 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.

    Don't miss the awards recognition with the Bishop at Mass, where Scouts who have earned their religious emblems in the current 2019-20 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 Spirit Alive) will receive their award from Bishop Hartmayer. If you would like the Bishop to present you with your religious award, please complete the award presentation request form by March 16th The Bishop will pose with recipients for pictures after Mass. Dinner will be served after Mass at 6:30 p.m., and then we'll close out the day with a bonfire!

    All Scouts in attendance will receive a special commemorative patch.

  • If you would like the Bishop to present you with your religious award, please complete the award presentation request form by March 16th.

    Award Presentation Request Form

    Procedures for Ordering Religious Emblems

    Religious Award for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts

     

    Religious Award for Girl Scouts and Camp Fire

  • For Questions or to Volunteer to Help

    John Petrillo, Event Chairman: 912-341-3811; email:


    Jamie Anderson, Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting and Scout Chairman: 912-344-4851; email:

Director of Catholic Education & Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Michelle Kroll
912-201-4122

Director of Youth Ministry

Caroline Ebberwein
912-201-4057

Executive Assistant to the Department of Catholic Education

Nancy Thornock
912-201-4121


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