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Religious Awards for Scouts

Scouts of all ages can earn religious patches and emblems through the Catholic Committee on Scouting. Activities include the Rosary, the lives of saints, Mary, the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy and more. Emblems and Recognition awards are available for Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Scouts BSA members. All are invited to a virtual open house on Sunday, August 14 at 7 PM to learn more. To register for this virtual event, please contact the Catholic Committee on Scouting at . To learn more about the Catholic Committee on Scouting, please visit http://scouts.dio.org. Or call Kyle Holtgrave at the Catholic Pastoral Center, (217) 698-8500, ext. 154.


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The Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting (DCCS) is a group of Catholic lay people and clergy who give guidance, vitality and leadership to the spiritual programs that are available for members of Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts USA and kindred scouting movements in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.

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