Scouters Religious Academy (SRA)

Date:  May 4, 2019 (8:00 am – 3:30 pm)

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

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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 Religious Emblems
      5.   Catholic Scout Awards
      6. Chaplain Training
      7. COR Training (Charter Organization Rep) (3 periods)
      8.   Fireside Chat:  Steven Scheid (National Director of the Center for Scouting Ministry of the UMC)
      9.   Girl Scouts: My Promise, My Faith
      10.   Methodist Scout Awards
      11. P.R.A.Y. 1 – Organizing & Promoting a P.R.A.Y. Program
      12.   P.R.A.Y. 2 – Leading a P.R.A.Y. Course
      13.   P.R.A.Y. 3 – Jesus & Me/ RP3 Patch Program
      14. Scout’s Own Services
      15. Scout Sunday Observances
      16. Unit Religious Emblem Coordinator

Cost:  $0 (Free).  Donations accepted to provide P.R.A.Y. scholarships for Packs, Troops and Churches.

  • Lunch available (Chick-Fil-A meal) ($6)
  • Polo Shirts ($15)

Questions:  Yolanda Wareham, Academy Director (