Community Activities for Scouts

Catholic Scouts and Religious Emblem Award

Catholic Scouts and Religious Emblem Award

Calling all Catholic scouts, who are interested in earning their religious emblem, to an informational meeting on September 10th at 6:00 pm at Blessed John the 23rd Center - 3700 Sheridan Blvd. For directions or more information, please contact Bryan Welty at

Ad Altare Dei – 7th grade to 10th grade
The purpose of the Ad Altare Dei (to the altar of God) program is to help Catholic Boy Scouts of the Roman Rite develop a fully Christian way of life in the faith community. The program is organized in chapters based on the seven Sacraments. The seven Sacraments are a primary means toward spiritual growth. Classes begin September 24th at Blessed John the 23rd center at 6:00 pm

Pope Pius XII – 9th grade and above including Venturers
Pope Pius XII program deals with different life choices (single, married, religious, ordained), occupations, and ministries in the church as calls from God. It includes youth-led discussions on current issues facing the church and society. Classes Begin September 24th at St. Joseph’s Church 7900 Trendwood at 2:00 pm

Ad Altare Dei Designed for any youth of the Roman Catholic Faith who is registered in a BSA Troop or Crew..
Pope Pius XII Designed for Venturing Crew Members and Boy Scouts 15 years old and older.