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Ros-a-Ree Retreat / Camp Out

 

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Open to ALL Catholic Scouts Regardless of Diocesan Affiliation

 

Questions? Call: 815-834-4012 or Email: jolietcatholicscouts@gmail.com

 

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Early Bird Registration Ended 7/15/19


Normal Registration is Still Open Until 7/31/19

 

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Testimonials:

 

The Living Rosary was beautiful, and I was moved to tears. -J.S. (adult attendee)

 

Wow! The priest who is an Eagle Scout and a drummer was too cool! -M.H. (youth attendee)

 

It was sweet camping with the bishop. -R.J. (youth attendee)

 

I give it two thumbs up and 11 stars out of a possible 10 stars. -T.D. (youth attendee)

 

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Information Overview:

 

Crew 3:16 and the Diocese Committee on Scouting want to invite you to their annual Ros-a-Ree Retreat / Camp Out. The 2019 date will be the weekend of August 9th-11th, 2019 (it will ALWAYS start the 2nd Friday in August). This year it will be held at St. John the Baptist Church located at 0S233 Church St, in Winfield, Illinois.

 

The theme for 2019 is Star Wars, and this year's event name is Faith Wars. It will focus on Combating Seduction of the Dark Side.

 

High AdventureThis retreat fulfills the retreat requirement for many of the religious recognitions, and it is HIGHLY recommended that those working on a recognition attend. There is also a SPECIAL Ad Altare Dei orientation that will be held at the Ros-a-Ree; however, you MUST sign up for this orientation before the Ros-a-Ree to attend. Those forms are here: AAD Workshop

 

We are planning NEW and DIFFERENT activities, so if you were at the event in the past, (or heard how much fun you missed), you will want to attend the 2019 event for sure! To see some of the excitement and worship we had, then look below all the sign-up forms, (just under the ‘Links to the Informational Flyers and Registration Forms’), and you will find a group picture and below that are some videos of the last two Ros-a-Rees.

 

The event is open to all Catholics (regardless of Diocesan affiliation) who are registered with the American Heritage Girls, Boy Scouts, Camp Fire Youth, Girl Scouts, Scouting BSA, & Venturers who will be entering the 6th grade (or higher) in the Fall. Space is limited so register your troop/youth early, (the early bird discount will end on 7/15/19, but you can still sign up provided there are still openings until 7/30/19).

 

ALL properly filled out forms must be received BEFORE August 1, 2019 – No Exceptions. It should be noted that it is required that ALL attendees, (this includes adults who will be setting the example for our youth), will stay for the duration of the event and participate in ALL activities, (an exception is made for the activities marked as 'optional' on the schedule).

 

If you were at the either of the last events, bring your totem back with you to get new beads added! Space will be limited, so remember to get your forms in early!

 

To receive information about this and other events happening, send us an email to jolietcatholicscouts@gmail.com. Be sure to include your name, address, phone number, and email so we can keep you updated.

 

Registration Forms:


NOTE: We do NOT have any Online Registration, BUT you can download the forms below, print them, fill them out, scan them, and finally email them to us at jolietcatholicscouts@gmail.com. Be sure to forward a check via the US Mail to us at the address on the individual/group payment form below:

 

DOWNLOAD THE FORMS BELOW FOR ALL REGISTRANTS


ALL Forms MUST be RECEIVED by July 31st - No Walk-Ins Allowed!

 

Registration Forms: Adult Packet – Registration Forms Needed by Adults. NOTE: An Individual-Group Payment Form, (found in the packet), MUST accompany the registration forms for either the entire group, (or for an Individual), and include payment. Please be sure to fill out ALL information on the forms as it is all required (yes, we know some information is repeated on other forms, but the forms all go different places and therefore ALL information is necessary).

 

Registration Forms: Youth Packet – Registration Forms Needed by Youth. A person is still considered a “Youth” until September 1st AFTER their High School graduation. Some Parental Signatures are Required. NOTE: An Individual-Group Payment Form, (found in the packet), MUST accompany the registration forms for either the entire group, (or for an Individual), and include payment. Please be sure to fill out ALL information on the forms as it is all required (yes, we know some information is repeated on other forms, but the forms all go different places and therefore ALL information is necessary).

   

Information Materials:


Flyer – Informational Flyer About the Event – Download and Pass it Out to Your Unit.

 

T-Shirt & Patch – Want to get a sneak peek of the T-Shirt and Patch before the Ros-a-Ree? You can download it here. Note that you can order extra T-Shirts this year if you desire.

 

Registration Contest – Informational Flyer About the Contest for Signing Up Early and for referring new people to attend. You Could WIN and Get Your Early Bird Registration Fee Refunded!

 

Instruction Letter – Letter to Individual and Group Leaders With More Information About the Event, Capacity for the Event, What to Bring, and Answers Many of the Most Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Dress Code – Unless otherwise specified on the agenda/schedule that you will receive at Check-In, (i.e., during mass, adoration, etc...), these dress code details will apply for the duration of the event. Remember this is a Retreat and NOT a Gym Class. Short shorts and tight-fitting pants are NOT appropriate. Be sure to bring the dress uniform for your organization with you!

 

Prayers of the Ros-a-Ree – Do you know all the prayers we use at the Ros-a-Ree? Well if not, you can download and save them from here!

 

Totem & Bead Placement – Wondering what all those beads signify on the totems? Your guide to understanding them is here!

 

Frequently Asked Questions – Everyone should read this! It contains some of the most frequently asked questions we get each year. Save yourself time and read through these!

 

Last Minute Reminders for the Weekend for Attendees – This is a handy guide that should help you with packing for the Ros-a-Ree as well give you a few reminders about the weekend!

 

Rules and Regulations – There are always rules (Moses started it all with 10 of them)! This guide does not contain anything we're sure you don't already know as Catholic Scouters, but reminders never hurt!

 

 

                       Group Photo From the 1st Ros-a-Ree in 2014:

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                           Thanks, Matt Zadorozny for Making Our Totems FOUR YEARS IN A ROW!


 

Short Videos of the 2014 Event You Can Play or Download:

 

 

OPENING CEREMONY - Watch the Opening Ceremony and Venture Crew 3:16 Singing a Song They Wrote, "Savin' Your Soul Man" (You Might Recognize the Tune).

"I loved singing along with the staff!" -J.K. (youth attendee) - Saving Your Soul Man 

 

THE GIFT THAT STARTED A DEACON ON HIS PATH OF SOCIAL JUSTICE - What Was That Gift? You'll Have to Watch and See!

"Seeing that a Deacon was a scout too made me happy in my choice to be a scout." -B.D. (youth attendee) - Deacons's Gift

 

LEADERSHIP GAMES - Youth and Adults Compete in a Game of Popping Balloons. Great Fun for Everyone

"I liked being able to run around and have some fun" -S.T. (youth attendee) - Leadership Games

 

 THE CAMPFIRE - The Youth Staff Entertained Us and Had Fun Doing It. The Audience Enjoyed it Too. Anyone Want to be a 'Post' When They Grow Up?

"I laughed VERY hard! The staff obviously prepared well for this" -T.J. (adult attendee) - Campfire

 

 

Flyer – Informational Flyer About the Event – Download and Pass it Out to Your Unit.

 

T-Shirt & Patch – Want to get a sneak peek of the T-Shirt and Patch before the Ros-a-Ree? You can download it here. Note that you can order extra T-Shirts this year if you desire.

 

Registration Contest – Informational Flyer About the Contest for Signing Up Early and for referring new people to attend. You Could WIN and Get Your Early Bird Registration Fee Refunded!

 

Instruction Letter – Letter to Individual and Group Leaders With More Information About the Event, Capacity for the Event, What to Bring, and Answers Many of the Most Frequently Asked Questions.

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