Religious Activities


  • Spiritual formation of Catholic youth through development and support of exemplary Scouting related activities.


  • Develop and maintain religious program (retreats, Cub days, visits to seminaries, etc.) support literature for use by diocesan committees, e.g. guidelines for diocesan events.
  • Develop, plan, promote, evaluate, and support NCCS-approved programs of national impact such as the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) participation, the St. George Trek, World Youth Day, etc.

Annual Efforts

  • Encourage the selection of regional Scouting youth representatives at NCYC
  • Recognize successful programs with the Activity Award of Excellence
  • Coordinate an “Ideas Fair” at the Biennial Meeting
  • In coordination with the Chaplains Committee, keep the “A Scout is Reverent” manual for Scouts up to date.
  • Oversee logistical and program planning for St. George Trek
  • Prepare and maintain guides for successful religious activities (e.g., Cub Days of Recollection, Scout retreats, Scout Sunday programs, etc.)
  • Develop special, topical national religious activities as opportunities present themselves (e.g., Laudato Si)
  • Prepare workshops for annual conferences to support Diocesan/Eparchial Catholic Committees on Scouting in development of successful religious activities and events

Special Programs

  • NCYC (Promotion of Scout Participation)
  • World Youth Day

Committee Contact

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