Encounter Weekend 2018 - To the Heights: Seize the Summit

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Encounter is a weekend of camping and outdoor fun with friends, challenging games, hiking, and Activity Stations in the woods. We'll have live praise and worship music as well as Eucharistic Adoration and Reconciliation on Saturday Evening. The weekend concludes on Sunday with an outdoor Mass and breakfast.
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Who:

All Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts

When:

September 14-16, 2017

Where:

Beaumont Scout Reservation

Cost:

$30 per scout and adult

We provide: Programming, Saturday lunch, and Sunday breakfast
You provide: Camping gear and all other meals at your campsite

What to Bring:

  • Medical forms (attached below)
  • Copy of unit roster
  • $$$ for Trading Post and Friday night hot dog sales ($3)

Info for Leaders and Adults:

We are offering a Two-4-One program just for you!!! If your unit is registered for the weekend, come join us on Saturday from 9am-12:00pm for the NCLD Program (formerly known as Scouter Development) FREE of charge! Your scouts will be out during this time on the Activity Statioins led by our adult and hight school staff. If you attended last year, each year is different! The NCLD program fulfills a requirement for local and national quality unit awards. Plus, lunch will be provided! If you do not have Scouts attending the weekend, you can still come to the NCLD Program for only $10. Why not come and see what we have to offer?

 

NEW THIS YEAR: 

We will be offering Religious Emblems training on Saturday morning from 9:00am-12:00pm.. You do not need to attend the whole weekend to be trained as an emblems counselor. If you are attending the weekend with your unit there is an option to sign up on the registration form. If you are just attending emblems training sign up by calling or emailing Joe Dobrynski at 314-792-7613 joedobrynski@archstl.org THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND!

Additional Info:

  • Registrations accepted through September 14th, but preferred registration for t-shirt and planning ends 9/1
  • Need-based scholarships are available.
  • This weekend can be used to fulfill the retreat requirement for Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius, but is for all scouts
  • We run two separate programs: one for grade school scouts and one for high school scouts. The $30registration fee applies to both groups.
  • Troops and crews will be mixed with other troops and crews for the Activity Stations.
  • Everyone gets an awesome patch, t-shirt, and more!

 

 

SIGN UP HERE:
Encounter Weekend Registration Link


*NEW* Emblem Price Increase

Due to the company who produces religious emblems own price increases the following emblems and awards will see an increased cost to you:

Light of Christ

Parvuli Dei

Ad Altare Dei

Pope Pius XII

Bronze Pelican 

St. George 

These changes will go into effect on Monday, February 12th, 2018. Our price adjustments are made to cover our cost to acquire the emblems. We apologize for the inconvenience and if you have any questions please call Joe at 314-792-7613.

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