US Youth Awards and Adult Recognition

I will be unavailable to ship “That of God” & “Spirit of Truth” awards and “Friends Emblem” recognitons from Wednesday, 19th of July through Wednesday, 9th of August 2017 – as I will be out of the Country visiting ’1652 Territory/The Lake District’ and YMG 2017.

Applications for youth awards received during that time period will be mailed out after the 10th of August.

Nominations for adult recognitions received during that time will not begin the review process until at least 10th of August.

Thank you.

Luanne Hagee, Clerk Friends Committee on Scouting

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FCS Membership Applicaiton – Updated

The FCS Membership Application has been updated – it is now in a fillable PDF version!

 

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“Quaker Faith Journey” – Global Curriculum Added!

Our global curriculum, Quaker Faith Journey, has now been added to our website! Quaker Faith Journey can be found under fhe “Youth Programs & Resources” tab under “Global Program.”

The program consists of four youth level awards and four coordinating certificates for download.

Currently only available in English, the Spanish translation is being worked on and will be posted when complete.

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“Duty to God” Social Media Posts (BSA)

Friends, BSA is seeking short (100 words or less) stories about things happening in Scouting within the Quaker/Friends faith.

FCS has been asked to provide at least TWO such stories to BSA in May, 2017.

PLEASE DO NOT SEND articles directly to BSA (as you don’t have the contact information to do so)!

DO SEND articles, photos/videos to: clerk@quakerscouting.org no later than April 26th, 2017. Members of the FCS Executive Board will review and make the submissions to BSA.

Please include a name and day time (9am-7pm) phone number with the information so that we may contact you for additional information/clarification.

Thank you!

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2017 Annual Dues

2017 Annual Dues, $15.00, are now due and payable to the treasurer.

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Friends Emblem Adult Recognition Updated

The Friends Emblem adult nomination packet has been updated and a NEW fill-in-the-blank nomination form is now available online.

Nominations should be sent to the Clerk of FCS at clerk@quakerscouting.org.

The current cost of the Friends Emblem adult recognition is $50.00 including shipping.

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US Youth Awards Updated

The US youth award packets have been updated and NEW fill-in-the-blank applications are now available on our website.

US youth awards are now available from Friends Committee on Scouting, contact the Clerk for where to send – clerk@quakerscouting.org

Current price for That of God award is $20.00 which includes shipping fees.

Current price for Spirit of Truth award is $25.00 which includes shipping fees.

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“Scouting for Peace” Video

The “Scouting for Peace” scroll was created at the Friends Committee on Scouting display in the ‘Faith & Beliefs’ area during the 2013 BSA National Jamboree.

The ‘Faith & Beliefs’ area theme at the Jamboree was “Peace” and the members of Friends Committee on Scouting turned to the Friends Peace Testimony for their display. A large scroll was made available for the Scouts (youth), Scouters (adult leaders) and other visitors to leave their messages of peace.

Before the scroll was taken to the Jamboree a Young Friends First Day Class in Maryland wrote “Scouting for Peace” in multiple places along the 168 foot scroll.

In 2016 a video of the scroll was created . . . so that it and it’s many messages could be shared more widely.

Enjoy! Feel free to leave us your comments about this project.

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2015 Annual Meeting

We have set the date and have a location for our 2015 Annual Meeting -
March 27-29, 2015
Gwyneed Friends Meeting (near Philadelphia, PA)
Cost is $30/person – includes 6 meals and lodging for two nights

For more information: click here

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Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting at Sandy Spring Friends School in Maryland has begun!

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