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WELCOME TO COPTIC SCOUTS

Coptic Scouts is a religious, educational, and nonprofit organization, which exists to strengthen and develop Coptic youth skills through service and spiritual growth. Coptic Scouts offers a fundamental method of enriching our youth in their love for Coptic Church and Jesus Christ our lord. 

We offer three main classes in our Coptic Scouts program: Cub Scouts, Arrow of Light, and Scouts. Each class offers different method to prepare our youth to grow in their responsibility in service and love for the church. To learn more about the various classes we offer please visit the class webpage for more information, curriculum and teaching materials. 

CUB SCOUTS

Cub Scouts lets kids have fun while teaching them skills that will help become better servants in the house of God. Learn more about Cub Scouts…

ARROW OF LIGHT

Arrow of Light class or the Advanced Cub Scouts class was designed to help advanced cub scouts learn more advanced skills to help them grow faster in the Scouts class. Learn more about the Arrow of Light class…

SCOUTS

Scouts explore their interests and improve their skills while working toward Scouting’s highest rank: Eagle. Learn more about Cub Scouts…

COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCHES

“The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green,” (Psalm 92:12-14)

ANNOUNCMENTS

FIRST WINTER SCOUTS MEETING

The first winter scouts meeting will be October 19th @12:00 - 2:00 PM. This is for all classes. Please make sure you eat breakfast before coming.

SCOUTS HIKING PERMISSION SLIP

The church will be having a Hiking trip to Norvin Green State Forest. The trip will be on Saturday, October 26,2019. We will be meeting at church 8:00 A.M, the kids will call you on our way back. The parent or specified guardian must drop off and pick up their kids at the appointed place and times for the trip. The cost is $20 which will cover transportation, snacks, and drinks. This signed permission slip must be returned to any scout servant by September 29,2019 . No one will be allowed to attend without this signed permission slip. If there are any questions, please contact Kirles Girgis.Hiking Permission Slip 2019Download

SCOUTS AND TENDERFOOT CAMPING PERMISSION SLIP

The church will be having a Camping trip to William H. Pouch Scout Camp. The trip will be from Friday, September 20, 2019 to Sunday September 22, 2019. We will be meeting at church for liturgy for the scouts and we will be back at church on Sunday 5:00 PM for the parents to pick up their kids. The parent or specified guardian must drop off and pick up their kids at the appointed place and times for the trip. The cost of the trip will be $35.This signed permission slip must be returned to any scout servant on September 08, 2019. No one will be allowed to attend without this signed permission slip. If there are any questions, please contact the church appointed servant Kirles Girgis. For the parents who will need to pick up the children early for any reason, the address for the camp is: 1465 Manor Rd Staten Island, NY 10314.Camping Permission Slip 2019Download

COPTIC SCOUTS GROUP

Coptic Scouts is a nonprofit, educational association, which exists to foster the development and growth of our youth. Coptic Scouts serves to teach young individuals the values of the Coptic Church and the Holy Bible, discipline, altruism, and service and to further increase their awareness of their Coptic heritage and Christian Orthodox values.

Coptic Scouts is a joint effort of Coptic Orthodox Church and Boy Scouts of America, and is open to children (both boys and girls) over the age of 7 or going to 4th grade.

COPTIC SCOUTS NEWSLETTERS

The Coptic Scouts Newsletter is an initiative to use our youths' talents, creativity, and team work.
All newsletters and sections presented are fully developed and created by our wonderful scouts.
Click the Photos below and read the sections of the Newsletter.

Scouts Oath

I promise with all my honor, to do all I can to pay my duty to God
and the queen, St. Mary, and to help people at all times and obey the scout’s law.

SCOUTS IN NUMBERS

CUB SCOUTS
ARROW OF LIGHT
SCOUTS
4TH GRADE
19%
5TH GRADE
23%
6TH - 8TH GRADE
33%
9TH - 12TH GRADE
25%

LOCATION

Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Church
427 West Side Ave,
Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

Tel: 201.333.0004 - Fax: 201.333.0502

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