The Long Beach Area Council Catholic Committee on Scouting (LBACCCS) exists to provide resources and guidance to those youth and families looking to learn about their faith.
From Tiger Scouts to Venture Scouts and even adult Scouters, there are Catholic religious emblems programs which can be earned. For Catholic Scouts these awards provide a fantastic opportunity to learn about “duty to God” and to share with the local Scouting Catholic community.
- October 5-7: Catholic Scout Retreat (all faiths welcome)
- First and Second Grade: Light of Christ Award
- Third, Fourth, Fifth Grade: Parvuli Dei Award
- Sixth Grade and above: Ad Altare Dei Award
- Co-ed ages 15-21: Pope Pius XII Award
- Adult Recognition: See Awards Here
Are you an Eagle Scout in Long Beach? To receive the Catholic Eagle Scout Award, contact Christopher Espinoza.
Catholic Committee on Scouting for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
The Catholic Committee on Scouting for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles (CCSALA) is a member of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting. The CCSALA’s main goal is the promotion of the Religious Emblems program for Catholic youth. It serves several local Boy Scout councils including WLACC. It provides awareness and support for the Catholic religious emblems programs including information, retreats and awards dinners.
National Catholic Committee on Scouting
The National Catholic Committee on Scouting® (NCCS) is a church committee of concerned Catholic lay people and clergy who see as their mission the constructive use of the program of the Boy Scouts of America as a viable form of youth ministry with the Catholic youth of our nation.
The committee, which is advisory to the Boy Scouts of America, seeks to sustain and strengthen the relationship between BSA and the Catholic Church in the United States.