Religious Activities

Religious Activities

Check out the National Catholic Committee on Scouting for information about how to earn patches and other awards that help a Scout participate in their Duty to God.


Eucharistic Revival

Scouts of all ages are encouraged to participate in the Eucaristic Revival by earning the Eucharistic Revival patch and accompanying rockers. The activities related to the main patch and each rocker are designed to encourage us to learn more about the True Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. For more information, go to


2024 St. George Trek

Scouts age 15 (on or before July 1, 2024) who are committed to assisting the Catholic Committee on Scouting are invited to apply for the 2024 St. George Trek on July 3 - 18, 2024 at the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. The St. George Trek brings Catholic high school teens from around the country together with selected priests, religious and seminarians for a sixteen-day adventure including eleven days of backpacking in the Sangre de Christo Mountains.


Go to to apply. Deadline for consideration and sponsorship by the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting is October 1, 2023.


Scout Retreat

Deatils pending for a retreat for Scouts working on their various religious awards


Duty to God Day Camps

Planning is underway for day camp options that can be hosted in local parishes so Scouts can earn various patches as part of their duty to God.



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