Religious Emblems are ordered through a person designated by your local Diocesan Scouting Committee. Please check with your Diocesan Chair, Chaplain, or Office of Youth Ministry (or similarly named office) for the correct information. Contact information for all Diocesan Committees can be found on the diocesan contact pages. Do not use the Religious Emblems order form found on this website as emblem ordering is limited to designated persons in each diocese.
Contact the NCCS office for more information.
Terms & Definitions
The designation "diocese" in our website is used interchangeably for diocese, archdiocese, eparchy, and archeparchy. The text should be interpreted to suit the local situation.
An event to help Scouts and adults learn about their Catholic Faith. It can be a retreat, a patch activity, pilgrimage, or other like event. Link to full information.
A program targeting learning to a specific age range to help Scouts learn about their Catholic faith. Religious emblems programs have a specific workbook to assist the Scout learn and a minimum time period assigned. Link to full information.
(LoC) The religious emblems program for Tiger and Wolf rank Cub Scouts. Link to full information.
(AAD). The religious emblem for Latin-Rite (Roman Catholics) for Boy Scouts who have completed sixth grade. Link to full information.
The religious emblem for Eastern Catholic Church Boy Scout who have completed sixth grade. Link to full information.
(PVD) The religious emblem for Bear and Webelos rank Cub Scouts. Link to full information.
(PPXI). The religious Emblem for Boy Scouts and Venturing crew members who are at least 15 years old. Link to full information.
A national adult recognition by the NCCS for service to the national committee through a confidential nomination/evaluation process. Link to full information.
A national adult recognition awarded by the diocese for service the diocesan committee through a confidential nomination/evaluation process. Link to full information.
A diocesan adult recognition award. Each diocese may document their own requirements. Link to full information.
An adult recognition awarded by NCCS for participants of the Scouting in the Catholic Church conference who return to their dioceses and complete a mission project benefiting Catholic youth of their community. Link to full information.