The purpose is to help the Cub Scout develop a personal relationship with Jesus. With the parents' active assistance and participation in this program, it is hoped that the Cub will come to see Jesus as a real person and his friend. More information here.
As the primary catechists of their children, parents/guardians actively guide and work on the activities with their children to earn this
award. For information on counseling their son in earning the Light of Christ, parents should review the Light of Christ training module at
The purpose of the Parvuli Dei (Children of God) emblem is to help young boys explore a wide range of activities in order to discover the presence of God in their daily lives as members of their families and parishes, and also to develop a good, positive self-image through
the contributions they can make to the group or community. More information here
As the primary catechists of their children, parents/guardians actively guide and work on the activities with their children to earn this award.
For information on counseling their son in earning the Parvuli Dei, parents should review the Parvuli Dei training module at (link).
The purpose of the Ad Altare Dei ( to the altar of God) program is to help Catholic Youth of the Roman Rite develop a fully Christian way of life in the faith community. The program is
organized in chapters based on the seven sacraments. The seven Sacraments are a primary means toward spiritual growth. More information here
Pope Pius XII is Catholic Scouting's church-related ministries and vocation program. The program deals with different life choices (single, married, religious, ordained), occupations, and ministries in the church as calls from God. It includes youth-led discussions on current issues facing the church and society, which are normally included as part of a Pius XII retreat or day of recollection. More information here
Instructions on how to obtain your Catholic Scouting Award
When you have completed your workbook and your application please mail it to the Catholic Scouting Committee:
Attn: Michelle Wright
2830 East Fourth Street
Duluth, MN 55812
For immediate recognition of the scout’s accomplishment, you will also be provided with a certificate suitable for framing that should be provided to your pastor with a request that it be presented to the scout at an appropriate ceremony in the presence of the congregation.
In addition, parents or award counselors should request that the scout’s unit leader obtain the religious knot emblem to present to the scout at a unit recognition event. The emblem may be worn on the scout uniform until he becomes an adult.
Diocese of Duluth Catholic Committee on Scouting
Michelle Wright: (218) 728-8342