Frequently Asked Questions

How to start a Scouting Group at your Parish

1) Talk with your pastor or office of faith formation about integrating scouting into your parish or Catholic school.

2) Contact the Catholic Committee on Scouting and we will guide you through the process. Contact Joe Brennan at 856-220-8404 or

Is Catholic Scouting affiliated with Scouts BSA?

Yes. Catholic Scouting is officially recognized by Scouts BSA.

Can girls earn their religious emblems?

Yes. Girls who are registered in Scouts BSA can earn the same emblems as the boys. Girls who are registered in Girl Scouts can earn the Girl Scout awards.

How do I order religious emblems after the completion of the religious emblem workbook?

Contact Joe Brennan at or 856-220-8404.