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Catholic Scouts in the Oakland Diocese

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

 

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RELIGIOUS AWARDS FOR SCOUTS OF ALL AGES

CELEBRATION OF SCOUTING AT CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE LIGHT

SCOUT RETREATS

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TRAINING FOR RELIGIOUS AWARDS COUNSELORS

ADULT RECOGNITION AWARDS

UNIT CAMPING AT THE
YOUTH RETREAT CENTER

 

 

"A scout is reverent."

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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
510-893-5154

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:

2016–2017 Calendar and Event Information

What's New!

LAUNCH YOUR SCOUT PROGRAM THIS FALL WITH –

Scout Award Counselor Training

Help your scouts earn their Religious Awards, beginning with training - Saturday, September 24

 

"Scout Show of Faith" Day Retreat

Have your young scouts join others for a day of fun and faith!
Saturday, October 8.

 

Scout "Retreat-O-Ree" Camping Retreat

Take your older Scouts to a weekend retreat and camp in the Santa Cruz Mountains!
Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9

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!

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