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United Methodist Academy of Scouting

Posted on Dec 31 2017 - 7:46am

United Methodist  Academy of Scouting (UMAS) 
April 14, 2018 8:30 am – 3:30 pm  

Location: Peachtree Rd UMC (3180 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305, Grace Fellowship Hall) Participants:  Scout Leaders, Scout Coordinators (CORs) and Clergy. The UMAS is an adult training conference for Boy Scout & Girl Scout leaders interested in building the Duty-to-God component of their Scout programs.  It is also designed for Clergy interested in starting a Scout program (Boy Scout and Girl Scout) or a Big Brothers Big Sisters program at their church.   

Hosted by UMCOS/ Open to Everyone:  Although this Academy is conducted by the United Methodist Committee on Scouting, it is open to leaders in all faiths who are interested in expanding Duty-to-God in their Scout programs.  

Program:  12 courses are offered with 5 periods available to select the ones you’d like to take.  A lunch period is also included. 

Cost:  $0 (Free). Includes patch. 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, Course Director (UMAScout@yahoo.com)   Chris Karabinos, Conf Scout Coordinator (chriskarabinos@comcast.net

A flyer is available on the UMCOS website at:
UMAS:  http://mcos-northga.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/UMAS-Flyer-Reg-Form-4.14.18.pdf

Recharter Turn In Day Dec. 2 8-11am at Volunteer Service Center

Posted on Nov 26 2017 - 6:07am

Don't forget our Recharter turn in Dec 2 8-11am at the Volunteer Service Center.  Getting your charter  renewal done is key...All charters must be renewed this year before Dec. 31.

Come to the Roundtable!!

Posted on Nov 5 2017 - 7:22am

Mr Bob Melton will be speaking on the “Life to Eagle” topic.

If you know a Life Scout who is trying to pick the right Eagle Project, then come and get advice from the person that approves them.

Recharter training Monday October 16 at Volunteer Service Center 7-8 pm

Posted on Oct 15 2017 - 6:37am

Recharter is right around the corner! To ensure that every unit understands the process and feels confident we will be holding a Recharter training at theVolunteer Service Center (1800 Circle 75 Parkwayon Monday, October 16th from 7PM- 8PM

Camporee dates March 23,24,25 for 2018 at Bert Adams Scout Camp

Posted on Oct 8 2017 - 6:08am

Troops, plan now to attend the Camporee!  Save the dates.  More info coming soon.

contact Richard Burnett at rburnett103@gmail.com

Merit badge university

Posted on Oct 8 2017 - 6:08am

Merit Badge University is a quality Merit Badge program that helps Scouts learn about different
fields of knowledge. By recruiting experienced professional counselors, Scouts receive an unparalleled experience. It’s hosted on the beautiful Kennesaw State University Marietta campus, giving Scouts a great opportunity to experience a college atmosphere.

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