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Catholic Scouts in the Oakland Diocese

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Catholic Scouts in the Oakland Diocese

Helping to Live the 12th Point
of the Scout Law ...
"A Scout is Reverent"



Scouts Come to the
Cathedral of Christ the Light
for Annual
"Celebration of Scouting"

Special Prayer Service Honors Cathoiic Scouts

Scouts processed into the Cathedral of Christ the Light for the annual Celebration of Scouting, on Saturday, February 6, hosted by the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. 

Click Here for more information and photos on the Celebration of Scouting Page.

Click Here to read the article in the Catholic Voice

"A scout is reverent."


As part of a comprehensive program of youth ministry, the Church offers a variety of religious experiences to young people in scouting!

Coordinated on the diocesan level by the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting, scouts of Catholic-faith in the Oakland Diocese have the opportunity to:

Scouts may have the opportunity in their local parishes to attend "Scout Sunday" celebrations, perform service projects, or participate in a variety of scout group sponsored events.

To explore these activities, see "What’s New" on this page and check out the links to other pages on this website!

The Catholic Committee on Scouting

The Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting, in cooperation with the local scout councils, facilitates programs for scouts of Catholic faith. The Committee is under the support of the Diocesan Department of CYO and Catholic Scouts, and is under the guidance of the Diocesan Scout Chaplain, Father Kenneth Nobrega. There are representatives on the committee from both girl scout and boy scout organizations.

The committee meets 5 times during the school year. Interested adults are invited to attend.


Oakland Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting
2121 Harrison Street, Oakland CA 94612

Email Oakland Diocese Catholic Scouts

Calendar of Activities

Join in events and programs offered to Scouts from around the Oakland Diocese – earn religious awards, go on a scout retreat, come and celebrate with other scouts at the annual "Celebration of Scouting!" For a calendar listing information on all these events click on the Calendar link below:

2014–2015 Calendar and Event Information

What's New!

The "Pillars of Faith" Award

The diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting has announced a new award – the "Pillars of Faith" Award for Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts who have, over their time in scouts, earned each of the religious awards.  The award will be presented each year at the annual diocesan Celebration of Scouting. 
Click here for more information and an award application.

Pictured below are the 2016 Recipients of the Pillars of Faith Award.

Catholic Scout Patch

Now available!

A new multi-colored patch for your scouts or leaders, showing that you are a part of Catholic Scouts in the Oakland Diocese!


To order, call CYO at 510-893-5154 or
email Catholic Scouts
(Patches are $3.00 each + shipping)