Yes, this is a Catholic Retreat – AND – every year Webelos, Arrow of Light, Scouts BSA and Venturers of other faiths attend. We have a non-denominational service on Sunday. All youth and Scouters, regardless of religious affiliation, will be spiritually enriched and have a great time at our Camp Bashore Retreat!
Boy Scout Retreat
Date: September 13, 14 & 15, 2019
Join us for the 41st Annual Diocesan Catholic Scout Retreat is the weekend of September 13, 14 & 15, 2019 at Camp Bashore, Lebanon County, PA.
We encourage all units to attend the DCCS Retreat. If your unit is not attending and you have youth who wish to come to the retreat, please fill out the “Individual Youth Registration” and sign them up today.
Scouts BSA, Venturers and Adult Scouters attending the weekend retreat must pre-register by August 31st at a fee of $25.00 per person. Cost includes meals, lodging, activities and one patch for each participant. Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts may be included in your unit count!
Youth and adult participants may register for Saturday, September 14th, 9am-9pm at a cost of $20.00 per person. Pre-register by August 31st (cost includes Saturday lunch and dinner, activities and retreat patch.)
Religious emblems and unit awards earned since last year’s retreat will be presented at the Chapel after Saturday evening Mass (Ad Altare Dei Emblem, Pope Pius XII Emblem, Pope Paul VI Unit Award & Pope John XXIII Ecumenical Unit Award). Leaders, to assure that youth receive proper recognition for their achievement, the appropriate applications must be completed and mailed to the Diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry by August 31, 2019.
Youth age 14-17 may choose to register for the C.O.P.E. course on Saturday for an additional fee of $10.00 – ALL C.O.P.E PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING A SIGNED C.O.P.E. Medical Information/Informed Consent/Hold Harmless Agreement.
Open Saturday 2:00pm-3:30pm for all participants at no additional cost.
We’ll be giving back to Camp Bashore on Saturday afternoon. Many hands make light work!
Any family members and friends who are not attending the retreat are invited to join us for dinner Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. for a fee of $20.00 per family (no limit) or $7.00 per person and are invited to attend Mass at 7:00pm. Religious emblems and unit awards will be presented after Mass.