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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.


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.


Ad Altare Dei Emblem Class Forming for 2021-2022 School Year

For Scouts who would like to earn the Ad Altare Dei emblem, there will be an orientation meeting at 6:30 PM on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Springfield. Contact Kyle Holtgrave at to RSVP for this meeting.

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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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