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.


Here’s the latest news from NCCS about time frames for completing the emblem programs in 2020. Download the Guide, 20.03.20 Emblems Exceptions


The Biennial Meeting Scheduled for April 23-26, 2020 has been Cancelled. The Meeting has been rescheduled for April 21- 24, 2022.  Watch the website for more information in the 4th Quarter of 2021.

Scouting in the Catholic Church

June 22, 2020 Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia

July 19-25, 2020, Philmont Training Center, Cimarron, New Mexico

Adult Events

Religious Emblems Coordinator and Counselor Training

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, ZOOM Conference Meeting. Host is Paul Szymczak, Email Paul ( by April 12, 2020, to receive the link for the meeting.

Other Zoom Conference Meetings are being added. Please check back soon


Scout Events

Fishers of Men-Scout Vocations  & Activities

Saturday, September 12, 2020: Mundelein Seminary Grounds including Seminary Lake

Ad Altare Dei & Pope Pius XII Day of Recollection

Saturday, October 10, 2020: Techny Tower Conference & Retreat Center, 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny, IL., Contact: John Panek at