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Welcome to the Diocese of Peoria Catholic Committee on Scouting and AHG

Delivering Catholic Youth Ministry Through Scouting Programs

“Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” (Matthew 19:14)

   Welcome to the website for the Diocese of Peoria Catholic Committee on Scouting. Feel encouraged to direct comments about how this site can be of more help to you to the e-mail contact at the bottom of the page. May God bless you and give you His Peace.
   The Diocese of Peoria Catholic Committee on Scouting exists to promote the formation of youth and adults consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and in association with the National Catholic Committee on Scouting [NCCS] and the National Federation of Catholic Youth Mininstries [NFCYM]. 

    Through these associations we hope to help teach and live the Faith and life of Jesus Christ using the programs of the Boys Scouts of America, the Girl Scouts of America, the American Heritage Girls, and the Campfire programs for girls and boys.
   We hope you find this site useful in locating resources and support in Scouting, in Campfire and in the Catholic Faith in Christ. 

Annual Scout Rendezvous
Camp Loud Thunder, Andalusia, IL
November 9 –11, 2018
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Annual Diocese of Peoria Catholic Scout Mass
February 10, 2019 – 10:30 am
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   When completed, applications should be sent to Linda Atherton, 1105 Galen Dr., Champaign, IL 61821.  Deadline for filing is Sept. 15, 2018.    Currently 50% of the trek fee will be subsidized by the DCCS.  We are looking for sources of income to provide full coverage of the trek cost for the selected participants.  The applicant will need to secure and pay for their own transportation to and from Albuquerque, NM.

Nominations for Adult Recognition Awards

Thank you for the nominations submitted for adult recognition. It is important to acknowledge all those who give selflessly of themselves in ministry to youth in the American Heritage Girls, GSUSA and the BSA. Keep thinking about those around you who devote themselves tirelessly and consider nominating them for recognition for the 2019 Scout Mass. For adults who participate in the programs of the BSA there are the Bronze Pelican and the St. George emblems. For adults who serve within the programs of the American Heritage Girls, GSUSA or Camp Fire there exist the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and the St. Anne emblems. For further information see the appropriate sections of this website. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Linda Atherton   –  peoriadccs@gmail.com

 – Please send all completed applications with the necessary fees to:     Linda Atherton – 1105 Galen Dr.,  Champaign, IL 61821 –

Address Information

Chairperson:
Linda Atherton
1105 Galen Dr.
Champaign, IL 61821
217-356-5928
peoriadccs@gmail.com

Chaplain:
Father Glenn Harris
St. John the Baptist
Catholic Church
1416 3rd Ave., PO Box 250
Rapids City, Ill. 61278-0250
Rectory Phone: 309-496-2414
GHH091769@gmail.com

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