Scouters Religious Academy (SRA)

Date:  April 18, 2020 (8:00 am – 3:30 pm)

Location:   Peachtree Rd UMC   (3180 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305, Grace Hall)

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Registration link     

Participants:  Scout Leaders and Scout Coordinators (CORs).

The Scouters Religious Academy is an adult training conference for Boy Scout & Girl Scout leaders of all faiths interested in building Duty-to-God into their Scout program.  Although there are a few courses specific to the Methodist and Catholic faiths, the majority of courses will be of interest to leaders in all faith groups.   Pre-registration is strongly encouraged; but walk-ins are welcome.

Hosted by the UMCOS and CCOS/ Open to Everyone:  Although this Academy is conducted by the UMCOS (United Methodist Committee on Scouting) and CCOS (Atlanta Dioceses Catholic Committee on Scouting), it is open to Scout leaders of all faiths and Scout units interested in starting/ expanding Duty-to-God in their areas.

Program:  Multiple courses will be offered over 5 periods, including:

      1. Beyond YPT, SS and SE
      2. Building Duty-to-God into your Unit Scout Program
      3.   Catholic Adult and Unit Awards
      4.   Catholic GS-USA and HG Awards
      5.   Catholic Religious Emblem Counselors
      6.   Catholic Religious Emblem Programs
      7. Chaplain Training
      8. COR Training (Charter Organization Rep) (3 periods)
      9.   Fireside Chat:  Steven Scheid (National Director of the Center for Scouting Ministry of the UMC)
      10.  Fireside Chat:   Jim Weiskircher (Chair of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting)
      11.   Girl Scouts: My Promise, My Faith
      12.   Methodist Scout Awards
      13. P.R.A.Y. 1 – Organizing & Promoting a P.R.A.Y. Program
      14.   P.R.A.Y. 2 – Leading a P.R.A.Y. Course
      15.   P.R.A.Y. 3 – Jesus & Me/ RP3 Patch Program
      16. Scout’s Own Services
      17. Scout Sunday Observances
      18. Unit Religious Emblem Coordinator

Cost:  $0 (Free).

  • Lunch available (Chick-Fil-A meal) ($8)
  • Polo Shirts ($16)

Questions:  Yolanda Wareham, Academy Director (SRAcademy20@yahoo.com)