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WELCOME TO 2019 - 2020 CATHOLIC SCOUTING!

Information on Events and Religious Awards for Scouts of the Catholic Faith,
in the Diocese of Oakland

 

Helping Scouts Live the

12th Point of the Scout Law
"A Scout is Reverent"

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 An Invitation to Be a Part of Activities for Catholic Scouts


  • Earn Your Scout Religious Award
  • Camp at a Retreat-O-Ree
  • Participate in the annual diocesan "Celebration of Scouting"
  • Go Camping with your Scout Group at a campsite at the Diocesan Youth Retreat Center


Want to earn your Catholic Scout Religious Award?

There are Religious Awards offered to scouts of every age. In earning the awards, scouts do projects around their faith with other scouts, their families and their parishes.
For more information on Catholic Scout Religious Awards Click Here

Adult Leaders - Scouts will need trained Religious Awards Counselors to help earn their awards.  Attend the Scout Counselor Training on Saturday, August 24, 2019
For Information on Scuut Relgious Award Counselor Training Click Here

Want to go on a Retreat-O-Ree?

Camp with other scouts in the Santa Cruz mountains while doing scout and faith activites? For scouts 6th grade and over, on October 19-20, 2019.  Fun and Faith!
For Information on tbe Scout Retreat-O-Ree Click Here


Want to Process into the Cathedral of Christ the Light, Celebrating God's Love with other Scouts? 

Join Scouts and Scout Leaders from around the diocese in the annual "Celebration of Scouting" at the Cathedral on February 1, 2020. All Scouts and Leaders are invited!
Click Here for Information on the Celebration of Scouting


Want a Great Place to Camp for your Scout Unit?

Come and camp at the diocesan Youth Retreat Center campsite in the hills of Lafayette. Available for unit camping, day camps, award ceremonies.
For More Information on the Scout Campsite Click Here

 

Want More Information about Catholic Scout Activities
in the Diocese of Oakland?

Visit the pages of this website or Click Here for the 2019-2020 Catholic Scout Calendar

Scouts of Catholic faith and their leaders are invited and encouraged to participate in awards and activities for Catholic Scouts!

RELIGIOUS AWARDS FOR SCOUTS OF ALL AGES

CELEBRATION OF SCOUTING AT CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE LIGHT

SCOUT RETREATS

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 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

What's New!

Awards Counselor Training for Religious Awards

Help your scouts to earn their Catholic religious awards.  Attend the Scout Awards Counselor Training on Saturday morning, August 24 at St Anne parish, Union Cityl  Each schout unit is encourages to have at least one trained counselor! 

Click Here for flyer on Scout Religious Awards Counselor Training

 

Annual Scout Retreat-O-Ree

Join with other scouts, 6th grade and older, for a camping weekend of Faith and Fun!  Overnight camp on October 19-20, in the Santa Cruz mountains

Click Here for Retreat-O-Ree Information Flyer and Permission Form.

 


Eagle Scouts – Apply for a College Scholarship!

Are you an Eagle Scout and have earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII Award?  You can apply for a scholarship from the National Catholic Committee on Scouting.  Click here for details!

Catholic Scout Patch

Oakland Diocese Catholic Scout Patch – Now Available!

A 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)