Diocese of Brooklyn Catholic Committee on Scouting

Committee Mission and Purpose
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2018 Calendar of CCOS Events
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2018 Bishops Dinner For Scouting Journal Advertisement Form
Girl Scout Adult Leader Religious Awards
Saint Anne Award Nomination
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St. George Award Recomendation Form
Bronze Pelican Nommination Form
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Catholic Youth Religious Emblems
BSA Youth Religious Emblem Requirements
CCOS Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Scout Sunday 2017
Contacts for Religious Emblems of All Faiths
Saint George Award Receipients 1963- 1991
Religious Emblem Book Order Information
Bronze Pelican Emblem Requirements
Venturing Trust Award
Girl Scouting - My Promise/ My Faith Awards
Peacelight from Bethlehem
Diocese of Brooklyn Website
Diocesian Volunteer Code of Conduct
The Tablet - Newspaper
Youth Protection
Brick/Nameplate Sale for Chapel Fundraiser
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National Catholic Committees on Scouting
Girl Scouts of America - NY Council
World Organization of the Scout Movement - Messengers of Peace
2017 Awards Convocation Program
October 19 2016 Bishop's Dinner For Scouting
2016 Bishops Visit to TMR
2016 Convocation Program
2016 Retreat Photos
2015 - Bishop's Visit to Ten Mile River Scout Camps
2015 Awards Convocation
2015 Bishops Dinner for Scouting
2014 Bishop's Dinner Photo's
2014 Convocation
2014 Gallery of Photos- Bishop DiMarzio's Visit / Mass at TMR
2014 Bishops Dinner
2014 Retreat- Day of Recollection
2014 Scout Retreat Photos
2013 Convocation
2013 Convocation
2013 Bishops Dinner
2012 Bishops Dinner
2012 Retreat
2011 Bishops Dinner
2010 Bishops Dinner
2009 Bishops Dinner
2008 Bishops Dinner
2007 Bishops Dinner
2006 Bishops Dinner
2005 Bishops Dinner

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Catholic Committee Next bi-monthly meetings, are on Tuesday, March 20th, 7:00 - 9:00 PM Our Lady of Hope Church Rectory,  Middle Village, Queens and Tuesday, May 22,  7:00 - 9:00 PM,  Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Rectory, Kensington, Brooklyn.   


Youth Religious Emblem Boards of Review were on Monday March 12, 2018,  Brooklyn &  Wednesday, March 14, 2018,  7- 9:00 PM   Queens.
All  Boy Scout and Girl Scout Catholic Youth Religious Award Applications and $15 per Award payment are collected at the Boards of Review Sessions or are due by Friday, March 16, 2018.  Youth International Awareness Award Patch and Pin Set is $5.00.  If you need to make a special arrangement for submitting award applications and fees please contact our Award Chairman :  Chris Dono,  347-680-9944,  cubmasterdono187@aol.com


Awards Convocation - Sunday, April 15, 2018,  2:00 - 3:00 PM,  Immaculate Heart of Mary Church,  Kensington, Brooklyn 11218
All Awardees, Parents, Scout Leaders, Clergy, Emblem Counselors,  Family and Friends are welcome to the Diocese of Brooklyn Scout Youth Religious Emblem awards Presentation Event.  Units bring your American and Unit Flags to be blessed during the Convocation.  A reception for Awardees and their families ,with lite refreshments, will immediately follow the the Awards Convocation from from 3:00 - 4:00 at the Brooklyn Prospect Charter School on Fort Hamilton Parkway, two blocks west of the Church.

 Arrival of International Peace Light Flame From Bethlehem
USA Ceremony of Reception and Passing of the Peace Flame was
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Our Lady of the Skies Catholic Chapel
John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, Queens, NY,  11430
Link to Currents - NET TV - coverage of the Peace Light arrival event by Katie Engesser, News Correspondent:  https://netny.tv/category/peace-light/

Fall 2018 Catholic Scout Retreat
Sponsored by the CCOS - Diocese of Brooklyn
Participation Open to all Boy Scout and Girls Scout Units in NYC
The October 2018 Theme of the Worldwide Meeting of Catholic Bishops is "Young people, the faith and discernment of vocation" and
the 2018 9th World Meeting of Families Theme is "The Gospel of the family, Joy for the world".  Our Retreat Theme will be related to these  Catholic Church themes of 2018. 

Save the Date for our 2018 Catholic Scout Retreat, Reeves Conference Center & Cub World,
November 2 - 4,  Alpine Scout Camp, Alpine N.J.
(Book your Unit Campsite, Leantos or Cabins ASAP - GNYC Camping Services - 212 - 242-1100)


 Bishop's Annual Dinner for Scouting

Honoring Most Rev. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, DD, PhD

Tuesday evening, May 1, 2018

6:00 Reception,  7:00 - 9:00 Dinner and Awards Program

$125. per person 

Bishop DiMarzio's Good Scout Awards


Quality Diocese CCOS Award

Bronze Pelican and Saint George Awards

Elizabeth Ann Seton and Saint Anne Awards

Service to Youth Awards

Ann Mannix Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Chairman's Award


El Caribe Country Club Caterers

5945 Strickland Avenue

Mill Basin,  Brooklyn, N.Y.  11234

Dinner and Journal Proceeds benefit the Catholic Scouting Program of the Brooklyn Diocese

Deadline for placement of congratulatory Journal Ads is Tuesday, April 17th. 


Adult Religious Award Applications are due by Friday, March 23.


 Scouting in the Catholic Church Conference - Scouting as a youth ministry.  July 15 - 21, 2018. Philmont Training Center,  Cimarron New Mexico



Spend a week at Philmont for this inspirational Conference. 

Visit the Philmont Training Center website at:  http://www.philmontscoutranch.org/PTC.aspx

More information available at :  http://www.nccs-bsa.org/index.php/scouting-in-the-catholic-church


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