Resources & Links

Eagle Commendation letter:  Archbishop Chaput writes commendation letters to new Eagle Scouts who are members of parishes or units within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  Requests can be submitted by emailing Ms. Helene Carberry in the Office of Archbishop.  Requests should include the Scout's name, his unit type and number and chartered organization, his parish, the date of the Eagle presentation, and mailing address and phone number for the requesting person.

Cardinal Krol Award:  An award for Catholic Scouting units located in the Archdiocese.
Presentation of Religious Emblems at Mass:  This sample ceremony is appropriate for a parish priest to use at Mass when awarding religious emblems to youth.

St. George's Trek:  The St. George Trek is a biennial, high adventure, backpacking retreat program for Catholic Scouts and Venturers administered by the National Catholic Committee on Scouting in cooperation with the Boy Scouts of America’s Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM. The program begins and ends in Albuquerque, NM, but the hike, itself, takes place at Philmont. 
DUE TO THE PHILMONT FIRES, the 2019 Trek has been postponed to 2019.  Applications will now be due on September 1, 2019.