All Catholic Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers, Brownies, Girl Scouts, American Heritage Girls, and Little Flowers youth who have completed a religious program will be recognized and receive their medals at the annual prayer service and recognition ceremony.  Note:  This is NOT a Mass.  Expected attire is scout uniform.

Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph

Note: Program completion date in order to receive recognition is February 1, 2020.

Catholic youth achieving the highest award for their organization are also recognized at the recognition ceremony:

Boy Scout – Eagle Scout
Venture – Silver Award
Girl Scout – Gold Award
Camp Fire – Wohelo Medallion
American Heritage Girls – Patriot Award

If you know youth who should be recognized, please contact Ann Resch for Boys Programs Moira Delumpa for Girls Programs.

Are any of your scouts interested in being a part of the Recognition Ceremony choir? Please contact Ann Resch.  All are invited to participate.

Do you know adults who deserve recognition for outstanding service to the development of spiritual growth in youth?  You may wish to nominate that person for an adult award.  Nominations are due by February 15. Selection of awardees is made by the nominating committee of the Catholic Committee on Scouting. To nominate an adult, please click here.

An overnight retreat for Scouts BSA, Girl Scouts, Venturers, American Heritage Girls, and other Catholic Youth Groups (All youth must be 6th grade or higher). Sponsored by the Diocese of San Jose and the Catholic Committee on Scouting.

Saturday, 10/10/2020, 8:00 am – Sunday, 10/11/2020 10:30 am

For 2019 Retreat and more information, call Bob Wedig at 408-735-0408, email or Ann Resch at 408-227-8587, email

Come meet the Committee on Catholic Scouting and learn how to implement Religious Emblems for Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers, American Heritage Girls, and other youth serving organizations.

Date to be announced.

For more information on Religious Emblem Training, please contact Ann Resch at | Download Flyer