Catholic Scouting plays an important role in the development of young peoples’ relationship with the Lord and with the Church. We are grateful for the Catholic Committee members and our scout leaders for their many hours of dedication and hard work. We hope that more of our youth and adults join in Catholic Scouting and pray that God may continue to bless the work of this very important ministry.
The following short videos explain how Scouting can be an integral part of a parish's total youth ministry outreach:
For parishes that sponsor Boy Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs, the following explain the leadership structure and the responsibilities that different individuals have in the parish and in the Troop or Pack:
INCLUDES High Ropes! Climbing Wall! Boy Scout-Girl Scout Dance!
All Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in Grades 5-12, along with Adult Leaders, are invited to our 33rd Annual Scout Retreat Friday - Sunday Sept. 13-15, 2013 at Camp Fatima in Gilmanton Iron Works, NH. Cost: $10 for scouts, $7 for adults. To see photos of past retreats, go to: www.facebook.com/nhscoutretreat
The Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting was established to give guidance, direction, leadership and vitality to the spiritual component of Scouting within the Diocese of Manchester.
The Catholic Committee on Scouting is responsible for:
The Catholic Scouting Office provides services to Catholic Scouts under the direction of Rev. Raymond Ball and the Catholic Committee on Scouting.
Youth and adults may earn big, beautiful 5" Rosary Patches and 4" Saint Patches. They are available through the National Catholic Committee on Scouting for anyone to earn - adults, boys and girls, scouts and non-scouts. Go to: www.nccs-bsa.org/activities and www.nccgscf.org
|For more information, please contact:
Rev. Raymond A. Ball
Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire
153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
Fax: (603) 669-0377
© Diocese of Manchester