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 is a proud recipient of the 2018 Quality Dioceses Award.


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.  The committee is seeking volunteers from Scouters. For more information please contact Deb Sitz

Scouting in the Catholic Church

2020 St. George Trek at Philmont Scout Ranch. July 8th through July 23rd.  Applications are due October 24, 2019.                                                              2020 St George Trek Youth Application Fillable RevB- v2019_09_24.pdf

Adult Events

National Catholic Leadership Development

Religious Emblems Coordinator and Counselor Training

Fall 2019

Thursday October 24th, at St. Stephen deacon & Martyr Church 17500 & 84th Avenue Tinley Park. Time: 6:30-8:30PM contact Deb Sitz 708/363-6547

Saturday October 26th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help 1775 Grove Street, Glenview. Time: 9AM-1PM Contact Janet Pasquesi  874/845-1433

Monday October 28th, at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Duggan Hall 6424 S. Kenneth Ave., Chicago.  Registration starts 6:30 PM training 7:00-9:00PM 7pm contact Bill Witkowsky 773/551-0003

Scout Events

Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII Day of Recollection
October 12, 2019, Techny Tower. Ad Altare Dei-Pope Pius XII Day of Recollection 2019

Kumbaya Retreat and Campout **CANCELLED**

Fishers of Men – Scout Vocations and Activities
Saturday, September 28, 2019, Mundelein Seminary Grounds including Seminary Lake Fisher of Men 2019 flyer


Monday, December 2, 2019; St. Mary of Vernon, Vernon Hills, IL 7-9pm Contact: Tony Steebkolk

Tuesday, December 3, 2019; St. Louise de Marillac, LaGrange Park, IL, 6:30-8:30pm.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Our Lady of Perceptual Help, Glenview, IL 7-9pm. Contact: Janet Pasquesi

Thursday, December 5, 2019, St. Stephen Deacon & Martyr Church, Tinley Park, IL,. 6:30-8:30pm. Contact Deb Sitz