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  • Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate NOW AVAILABLE!
    The Allentown Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting is pleased to offer a recognition certificate for Scouts in the Allentown Diocese who have attained the rank of eagle Scout. CLICK HERE for more info and to request a certificate.
  • Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 15, 2016
    All AAD & PP12 recipients for 2016 are invited to attend along with their families our Holy Hour and Awards Ceremony to be held at St. Mary's Church in Kutztown, PA on Sunday, May 15th at 3pm. CLICK HERE for more info!
  • 2017 BOY SCOUT ACTIVITY WEEKEND DATE SET TENTATIVELY
    Our annual Boy Scout Catholic Activity Weekend has been tentitively set for April 21-23, 2017 to be held at Trexler Scout Reservation. Please visit our Boy Scout Retreat page for more infomation and updates.
  • ADULT RECOGNITION AWARDS!
    Do you want to recognize an outstanding adult leader who has done much for the Catholic faith and Scouting? Be sure to visit our section on Adult Awards. All nominations for the 2017 awards need to be submitted to be considered for this year by our deadline date of March 1, 2017 Don't DELAY!
  • WE NEED YOU!
    We are building our committee and are expanding and enhancing the programs currently offered - Come meet with us or contact us to find out more on how you can grow in your faith.
 

Allentown Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting

The Allentown Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting works with Catholic Scouts within the diocese and encourages a strengthening of their faith through participation in the religious emblems program. We believe that ALL Scouts should be living the Twelfth Point of the Scout Law of "A Scout is Reverent" and can show their devotion by working on and earning their religious emblems.

Within the five counties of the Allentown Diocese (Northampton, Lehigh, Berks, Carbon and Schuylkill) we have two Boy Scout councils: Minsi Trails Council located in Allentown, PA; and the Hawk Mountain Council located in Reading, PA. The religious program for the Girl Scouts are handled through the Region 3 National Catholic Committee for Girl Scouts & Camp Fire.

"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it."

— Proverbs 22:6 ESV

"But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the Lord charged you, to love the Lord your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul."

— Joshua 22:5 KJV

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