“Scouting for Peace” scroll – 2013 BSA National Jamboree

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.

Youtube entry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh4k8WamJtU

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‘Friends Emblem’ Adult Recognition

Effective immediately – ALL ‘Friends Emblem’ nominations are to be sent to the Clerk of FCS, clerk@quakerscouting.org

A new ‘fillable’ PDF nomination form will be available shortly.

Payments to be made via check or money order, payable to Friends Committee on Scouting, after the nomination has been approved.

Please download the ‘nomination packet’ and send ALL the required documentation requested. Incomplete nominations will result in delays. Nominations take about 4 (four) weeks for approval, less if ALL required documentation is sent in and complete.

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Quaker Religious Awards – US

Effective June 11, 2016 – ALL ‘That of God’ and ‘Spirit of Truth’ award applications should be sent to Friends Committee on Scouting!

Please use new ‘fillable‘ PDF applications and submit online. Payment may be made via our Pay Pal account. For applications and more information see ‘Youth Programs and Resources’ ‘American Program’

Questions, contact the Clerk of FCS at clerk@quakerscouting.org

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Scouting Friends, now is the time to pay your $15 annual dues for 2015 if you haven’t already!

Send to John N, FCS Treasurer.


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2016 Annual Meeting – Save the Date

Friends Committee on Scouting’s 2016 Annual Meeting will be held on the Western Yearly Meeting/Plainfield Meeting grounds in Plainfield, Indiana the weekend of April 8-10th.

Additional information will be posted after January 1st, 2016.

Questions???? Email Luanne Hagee, Clerk at clerk@quakerscouting.org

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2015 Annual Dues

REMINDER: FCS Members – your 2015 annual dues ($15/person) are now due. Please send to either Jim L, Membership & Outreach Clerk OR John N, Treasurer.

You should all have current Membership Rosters with their addresses. If you need either address, please send an email to the Clerk @ clerk@quakerscouting.org


Luanne H, Clerk

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NOTICE: ‘FRIENDS EMBLEM’ Adult Recognition – Price Increase

I just received notice from P.R.A.Y. that effective July 1, 2014 the price of the ‘Friends Emblem’ will be increased to $40 (USD) PLUS S&H.

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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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Annual Meeting 2014

Our annual meeting will be taking place on April 4-6, 2014 at Sandy Spring Friends School, Sandy Spring, Maryland. Plan to attend and help us celebrate the 25th anniversary of FCS!  Everyone is welcome!

For more information click here.

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