Welcome to the Chicago Catholic Committee on Scouting website.

Ministering to Catholic Youth in the Chicago Archdiocese Through the Scouting Program

The Chicago Catholic Committee on Scouting of the Archdiocese of Chicago is proud to announce that we will be hosting the 2020 National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS) 46th Biennial Conference. The conference will be hosted from April 23 – 26, 2020, at the Hilton Rosemont-Chicago O’Hare.

Adult Events

National Catholic Leadership Development

Religious Emblems Counselor and
Facilitator Training

Saturday, March 9 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Northeast Illinois Council, Kasperson Center for Scouting
Vernon Hills, IL
Janet Pasquesi |

Tuesday, April 9 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
St. Louise de Marillac School, Marillac Room, LaGrange Park, IL
Paul Szymczak |

Thursday, April 18 | 7 – 9 p.m.
St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr, Tinley Park, IL
Deb Sitz |

Monday, April 29 | Registration 6:30 p.m. | Training 7 – 9 p.m.
St. Mary Star of the Sea, Duggan Hall, Chicago, IL
Bill Witkowsky |

Scouting in the Catholic Church

June 16–22, 2018
Philmont Training Center, Cimarron, NM


2020 St. George Trek at Philmont Scout Ranch. July 8th through July 23rd.  Applications are due September 20, 2019. 2020 St George Trek Youth Application Fillable RevA- v2019_03_30

Scout Events

Kumbaya Meeting: Youth interested in being on staff and participating as a Youth Counselor are invited to this meeting. Wednesday June 13, 2020, 7pm to 9pm at St. Norbert School 1817 Walters Ave., Northbrook, IL 60062.

Youth in Grade 8 and older may attend.

Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII Day of Recollection
Saturday, October 12
Techy Towers, Techny, IL

Kumbaya Retreat and Campout
August 23–25
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, IL

Fishers of Men – Scout Vocations and Activities
Saturday, September 28
Mundelein Seminary Grounds including Seminary Lake