Catholic Committee on Scouting - Diocese of Colorado Springs 


Annual Scout Religious Retreat - Oct 6, 2018 (8am Registration, 9am- 3pm)

Bishop Sheridan's Coat of Arms
Each year the Catholic Committee on Scouting holds a multi-denominational Religious Emblems Retreat to assist Boy and Girl Scouts, Trail Life and American Heritage Girls begin work on various religious emblems and awards of their family's faith. 

This year's retreat will be held at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (2650 Parish View, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919 - click for Google Map). 

Retreat fee applies to each Scout and to each adult in an adult course and covers lunch and Retreat materials other than books. Adults staying with a Scout in a youth session pay only $5 (to cover lunch). Retreat fee: Preregistration $15 if payment and completed form (both sides) are received 7 PM Wednesday, 10/03/2018. $20 for walk-in registrations and those received after 10/03/2018, even if mailed before then. 

Click here to view the Retreat Information Flyer.

How to Find a Catholic Religious Emblems Counselor 

Locate a Religious Emblems Counselor

Catholic religious emblems programs for older youth (girls: "Mary, The First Disciple", "Spirit Alive", boys: "Ad Altare Dei" and "Pope Pius XII") require that a trained Religious Emblems Counselor lead the group sessions. See the "About Us" link on the left Navigation pane to locate a parish/area representative to help you locate a counselor or click here.

Youth working on the Marian Medal, Spirit Alive, Ad Altare Dei, or Pope Pius XII awards are required to attend a retreat sponsored by the Catholic Committee on Scouting. Religious counselors are required for work on any of these four awards, and must be registered with the Catholic Committee prior to authorization of any work on these awards.


Annual Scout Recognition Mass - Spring 2019

Bishop Sheridan's Coat of Arms
Each year the Bishop of the Diocese of Colorado Springs holds a Mass to recognize and present to Scouts their recognition for successful completion of Catholic Scouting youth Religious Awards. Worthy Scout leaders are also recognized at this program for their years of service to Catholic Scouting. (Arrive 15-20 minutes early to sign-in.) The Mass is at St. Mary's Cathedral in Colorado Springs (see map). 

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Calendar of Upcoming Activities

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