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Baltimore Area Council Jewish Committee On Scouting JCoSPatch

The BAC JCoS is a group of dedicated Jewish Scouters working together to ensure that the 12th point of the Scout law is an integral part of every Jewish Scout's experience. We provide a full range of Jewish programming to encourage Jewish Scouts to earn their religious emblems, celebrate their Jewish identity in scouting activities and promote the spirit of brotherhood and understanding among Jewish Scouts, as well as between Jewish Scouts and Scouts of other faiths. Other programs and activities are listed, below. The Committee meets monthly, on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m., at the Park Heights Jewish Community Center. The dates for upcoming meetings are listed. Join us at our next meeting.

22 February 2010 10 May 2010 25 October 2010
22 March 2010 23 August 2010 22 November 2010
26 April 2010 27 September 2010 27 December 2010

The mission of the Baltimore Area Council Jewish Committee on Scouting is to promote Scouting's ideals of Reverence and Duty to G-d by encouraging Boy Scouting among Jewish youth, to help Jewish institutions and local Jewish units to provide Scouting opportunities for Jewish youth, and to advance Jewish values through Scouting and promote the religious emblems program.

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JCoS Activities

6 February 2010 Scout Shabbat Ner Tamid Synagogue
21 February 2010 Chaplain Aide Training PH JCC
14 March 2010 NER JCoS Conference Ner Tamid Synagogue
11 April 2010 Scout Skills Day PH JCC
30 April - 2 May 2010 A Scout is Reverent Weekend (Kinus) Camp Spencer BCMSR
26 September 2010 Sukkah Hop/Hike Jewish Community
5 December 2010 Chanukah Party PH JCC
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For more information about scouting opportunities in the Jewish Community contact the Baltimore Area Council Jewish Committee on Scouting at (443) 846-4981 or email jewishscouts@aol.com

  

   A Scout is Reverent - - - Jewish Religious Emblems

Jewish Religious Emblems programs are crafted for Tiger Scouts, Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts and Venturers so that all scouts can earn not only the religious emblem, but also their religious knot. Each religious emblem is an adventure filled with exploration, discovery, wonder and family involvement. Click here for the Religious Emblems Requirements The Baltimore Area Council Jewish Committee on Scouting has developed workbooks to assist Scouts in earning their Religious emblems. Click the emblem packet your are interested in earning

The Maccabee Emblem (Maccabee Emblem Application) is for Cub Scouts in grades 1-3

The Aleph Emblem (Aleph Emblem Application) is for Cub Scouts in grades 3-5

The Ner TamidEmblem (Ner Tamid Emblem Application) is for Boy Scouts in grades 6-9

The Etz Chaim Emblem (Etz Chaim Emblem Application) is for Boy Scouts, Explorers, Venturers and Sea Scouts in grades 9 and above

 Please send all religious emblem applications to the

Baltimore Area Council
Jewish Committee on Scouting
3502 Taney Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21215 
You have favored us with a lull of loving kindness and made known to us precepts of truth . . .
to guide us in the paths of equity, to purify our souls from the insignificance of daily desires,
to regain our spirits from the temporal shackles of this world.

Chovos haLevavos, Bakasha (1040)

  

It is an honor to recognize the boys for earning their Religious Emblems

National Jewish Committee on Scouting Eagle Scout Kit and Scholarship Programs

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting (NJCoS) will provide a Certificate of Recognition for any Scout attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Click here for the Eagle Scout Kit

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting (NJCoS) will award a national scholarship to the Eagle Scout who best meets the qualifications outlined in the nomination application. Click here for the Eagle Scout Scholarship Application

  

The Frank L Weil Memorial Unit Recognition Award

Of prime importance to the National Jewish Committee on Scouting (NJCoS) is its concern for quality Scouting under Jewish auspices.

The purpose of this program is to recognize the chartered organization to help motivate and improve the effectiveness of the individual unit and its adult leadership, and to provide each youth with a top-quality program.

Click here for more information on the Weil Unit Recognition Award

 Links to Jewish Units in the Baltimore Area Council:

 

Pack 18

Jewish Community Center, Owings Mills

Troop 18

Jewish Community Center, Owings Mills

Troop 97

Temple Oheb Shalom, Baltimore

Troop 1299

Yeshivat Rambam, Baltimore

Pack 971

Beth Israel Synagogue

Crew 198 BAC Jewish Committee on Scouting
Pack 435  

For more information on Jewish Scouting visit the National Jewish Committee on Scouting web site at www.jewishscouting.org

   

 

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