Catholic Scouting for Girls     

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In order for your scout to earn National and/or Diocesan Religious Medals, your scout will need to work with a Consultant.

 

If you would like information on becoming a Consultant or finding a  Consultant in your area, email us at  [email protected]




See bottom of page for patch info


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Please send your Preliminary Registration form & Awards Applications to:

 

Msgr. Anton Dechering, Chaplain

Catholic Committee for Scouting for Girls

c/o Blessed Trinity Catholic Church

1600 54th Ave South

 St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Or [email protected]

 

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Diocesan Religious Recognition Medals

All these Awards are presented on Scout Recognition Sunday
DIOCESAN PROGRAMS These Diocesan Awards were designed to aid the Girl Scout in supplementing her religious education in school or CCD. It is expected that the Girl Scout earn the Diocesan Award before she begins to work on the National Award.

THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AWARD is a new Diocesan Award presented to Daisy Girl Scouts in Kindergarten or First Grade.

THE MOTHER MARY AWARD is a Diocesan Award presented to Brownie Girl Scouts in the 2nd or 3rd Grade. The Program is designed to teach girls a greater understanding and knowledge of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and encourages a deeper understanding and awareness of her Catholic Faith through exploration of her Catholic heritage.

THE AVE MARIA AWARD is presented to Junior Girl Scouts, Grades 4, 5, & 6. This program is designed to enrich each girl with greater understanding and knowledge of the titles and apparitions of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, especially, as Queen of the Holy Rosary.

THE OUR LADY AWARD is presented to Cadette Girl Scouts, Grades 7, & 8. It is designed to enrich each girl with greater understanding and knowledge of Mary, the Mother of Jesus through study and prayer.

National Religious Recognition


THE FAMILY OF GOD Medal is designed for Brownie Girl Scouts in the 2nd and 3rd Grades. The program helps the girl grow in religious awareness by talking about her faith.

THE I LIVE MY FAITH Medal is presented to Junior Girl Scouts in the 4th, 5th and 6th Grades. This program does not emphasize the content of religious education, but intends to complement this work. It is action oriented, but accompanied by reflection and sharing with parents, consultants and peers.

THE MARIAN MEDAL is presented to Cadette Girl Scouts in Grades 7, 8, and 9. Its theme has relevance in the lives of girls today, and deals with understanding of self, love for one another, and the acceptance of Mary and the Marian ideals as the example of Christian womanhood. Mary, The First Disciple is the name of the Marian Medal Program Booklet.

THE SPIRIT ALIVE is presented to Senior Girl Scouts and Ambassador Girl Scoutsin High School. The girls are encouraged to use their Bibles and the Documents of Vatican II, through its four chapters: God communicates with us. Our Church challenges us to live God’s life. The Holy Spirit helps us through life. The Call to Holiness.






Our Catholic Faith Patches


This series is designed for girls grades 1-12. Its goals are to:

 

  • foster Catholic identity
  • encourage youth to learn more about their faith
  • encourage youth to serve their community
  • encourage youth to grow in holiness


Patches do not Require a Consultant



For more information go to

http://www.nccgscf.org/cathidpp/index.htm




SPECIAL PATCHES
OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

The National Catholic Committee for Girl Scouts and Camp Fire, a constitutive member of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, invites youth in grades K-12 to learn more about the appearance and miracles of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico almost 500 years ago. Youth will also learn about Our Ladys powerful meaning to people of Mexican heritage and about her love and compassion for the whole world.   English Requirements.

El Comité Nacional Católico para las Niñas Scouts y Camp Fire, miembro constitutivo de la Federación Nacional para el Ministerio Juvenil Católico, invita a los jóvenes de los grados K-12 a aprender más sobre la aparición y los milagros de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en México hace casi 500 años. Los jóvenes también aprenderón sobre el poderoso significado de Nuestra Señora para las personas de herencia mexicana y sobre su amor y compasión por el mundo entero.  Requisitos en Espanol.


OUR LADY OF FATIMA PATCH

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, the NCCGSCF presents this patch to help youth learn more about this amazing event! You can download the patch activities here