Footsteps of American Saints -- Saint George
About this activity:
The goal of this activity is to share the lives of several saints so that the youth might relate to what these people have done and maybe look to these individuals as role models.
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How to start:
Read about this saint. You can find the answers to these questions using the links above. Feel free to use other resources.
1st - 5th Grades - Complete 3 requirements and 2 of the activities.
6th - 12th Grades - Complete 4 requirements and 3 of the activities.
1) Assist the youth with this Footsteps of American Saints activity
2) Share your thoughts with the youth about this Saint.
3) Review the youth requirements after they have completed the activity.
Where and when was St. George born?
When is the feast day of this saint?
St. George is considered the Patron Saint of?
What is St. George known for (major accomplishment)?
St. George is probably best known for the legend of St. George and the Dragon. Legends attempt to tell the truth about a person by using larger-than-life details. What was this legend all about and what similarities does it have to St. George's real life?
Draw a picture showing some of his actual accomplishments. Introduce others to St. George by telling the story and sharing this picture with your family and friends.
Identify the next Religious Emblem of Faith that you can earn as a scout and meet with your scout leader or family and start working on this next program.
Create signs and posters that get people to ask themselves how they can be a better Christian. Place these in your school or church.
Perform an examination of conscience.What would you do if you saw someone being bullied? How might you imitate St. George?
Completion & Application
After completing the requirements, the participants will complete the NCCS Patch Order Form (here) and mail it along with the applicable fee to the NCCS. The answers to the questions should be reviewed by an adult for correctness and do not need to be forwarded when ordering the patch.
The answers to the requirements can be found here:
Answers to Requirements