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Duty to God and Country

Duty to God and Country
Last Day To Register
9/17/2019 11:55 PM
3557 South Lumpkin Rd
Columbus, GA, US
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27th Annual God and Country Retreat
September 20-22, 2019


 This retreat welcomes ALL Scouts from Cubs, Troops, and Venture crews.

Our retreat location, Historic Westville Columbus will allow everyone to “step back in time” to view society at a slower pace for a weekend or a day, promote Duty to God Religious Emblem opportunities in Scouting, and learn more about our country’s history!
 …. Come out and camp with us and learn about our past.    

Event Overview

Friday Evening

Registration, set up camp, Leaders Meeting  

Saturday DayDuty to God, and Round Robins
Round Robin activities will include:

  • Age appropriate service project
  • Your unit can design and make a banner based on their understanding of “Duty to God and Country”. (Fabric and glue will be provided for each Scouting Unit to make your banner, however, you are welcome to bring other materials)   You should be prepared to explain your banner at evening activities
  • PRAY Program - Tents and Shelter Story- Book #1, Tent of Meetings
  • Drop by the Prayer Wall-add your prayers for the New Year in Scouting
  • Spend some time with the Civil War Reenactors, World War II Reenactors,  and explore Visit Historic Westville Village

Saturday EveningOur evening events will have a full schedule from a special flag retirement ceremony, Presentation and explanation of banners, & evening campfire.

Sunday Morning  - “Scouts own Service”!!

Download Leaders Guide Here for Details

If you would like to be part of the Duty to God and Country Staff please contact  Helen Hurst - 706-392-5512 or Rusty Hurst Cell/706-392-5513 Hm./706-563-9925               

Concessions will be available at “Good Turn” Watering Hole and Chuckwagon Concessions (DOWNLOAD MENU HERE)
Operating hours; Friday – Open 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
                            Saturday – Open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm


Please contact Bobby Childs at to order lunch meals

Please keep in mind the Early Bird Pricing, register early before the price changes!            

$15.00 per Non-Registered Parent/Guardian/Sibling (7 & up)
$20.00 per Registered Scout(s)/Scout Leader
Early Discount
Before 9/11/2019 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Non-Registered Parent/Guardian/Sibling (7 & up) Registrants.
Before 9/11/2019 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Registered Scout(s)/Scout Leader Registrants.




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