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 2022 Quality Dioceses Award.

Religious Awards Presentation

January 28, 2024,

Holy Name Cathedral, 730 North Wabash, Chicago IL 60611

Time: Ceremony Begins at 3:00PM

All Scouts receiving emblems should arrive by 2:30PM

Parking is available around the Cathedral.

2024 St. George Trek at Philmont Scout Ranch, July 3 through 18  

Youth Application – to be emailed to Fr. Brendon Guilfoil, and a parent or guardian by Thursday, November 30, 2023 in accordance with Youth Protection policies.

2024 St George Trek Youth Application Fillable RevB

Candidates should be emotionally mature adolescents who will be fifteen years of age on or before July 1, 2024, in High School, no older than 18 years of age, and committed to assist their Catholic Committee when they return home.  Also, applicants must have the physical health and stamina to backpack on the mountain trails of Philmont, and satisfy the weight-for-height requirement which can be found at: Health Medical Requirements – Philmont Scout  For more information about the 2024 St. George Trek, visit

Note:  This application is to be completed by the Scout, NOT by the Scout’s parent.

Scout Events

Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII Boards of Review

Sunday December 3rd

St. Francis Xavier | 6:30pm

Joyce Hall -enter school, next to the gym)

145 N Waiola Ave,

La Grange, IL. 60525

Contact: Mark Magajne

Monday December 4th

St. Mary of Vernon | 7:00PM-9:00PM

236 U.S. Highway 45

Indian Creek, IL 60061

Contact: Tony Steenkolk


St. Symphorosa Hall | 7:00-9:00 PM

6148 S. Mason Ave.

Chicago, IL. 60638

Contact: Sharon Cisneros


Tuesday December 5th

St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr | 6:30-8:30PM

Rooms 154,155,156

17500 S. 84th Avenue

Tinley Park, IL. 60487

Contact: Deb Sitz


Wednesday December 6th

Our Lady of Perpetual Help | 7:00-9:00PM

McDonnell Hall

1123 Church Street

Glenview, IL. 60025

Contact: Dan Peterson


Cardinal Meyer Center!

Although staff continues to work part time from home, incoming mail is being processed at least twice a week. So, if you have completed and signed paperwork with your payments for Light of Christ or Parvuli Dei you can mail them in. Please send an email to on the day you put your paperwork in the regular mail.

The address is Cardinal Meyer Center

3525 S. Lake Park Avenue

Chicago, IL. 60653