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Ad Altare Dei Emblem Retreat Registration is Open NOW!!
Register here  read more ...
Religious Emblem Counselor Training (in conjunction with Day of Recollection)
Saturday November 14, 2015 read more ...
Day of Recollection for Ad Altare Dei
Saturday November 14, 2015 read more ...
AAD Board of ReviewsAAD Board of Reviews

Saturday, April 18th                     Wednesday, April 22nd     
9:00 - 11:30 am                           6:30 - 9:00 pm
1:00 - 3:00 pm                             West Scout Office
Mary, Mother of the Church         5300 Glenwood Ave
3333 Cliff Road East                    Golden Valley

April 5th - Ad Altare Dei Board of ReviewApril 5th - Ad Altare Dei Board of Review

AAD Board of Review 1

April 5th, 9:00-11:30 am

Mary, Mother of Church

3333 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN 55337

2014-01-10 - Ad Altare Dei Emblem Retreat Weekend 22014-01-10 - Ad Altare Dei Emblem Retreat Weekend 2
Jan. 10, 2014 - Ad Altare Dei Emblem Retreat Weekend 2
The Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis is excited to offer scouts an NEW way to earn the AAD emblem. The AAD Emblem Retreat is a TWO weekend retreat through which scouts can earn their AAD Catholic Religious Emblem. No more searching for a counselor... No more weekly meetings... No more scheduling board of reviews... REGISTER EARLY; REGISTRATION IS LIMITED; FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED read more ...
"Blue Mass" on September 11th
9/11 Mass of Rememberance read more ...
**NEW** Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition Request Form Available

A new form has been prepared and placed in the Parent Information folder to request a certificate and letter of recognition for earning the rank of Eagle Scout for Catholic Scouts in the Archdiocese of St Paul & Minneapolis.

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**NEWS** StarCamp Mass
There is a wonderful mention and photograph of the Catholic Mass at StarCamp in the Catholic Spirit.

Emblem Mass Pictures

Pictures from the 2010 Emblem Mass with Auxiliary Bishop Pische' may be found at the following web site.  Please note the password for this site.

Password:  Scouts
ACCS Meeting Reminder

3/18/2010 - St Paul Scout Service Center - Eagle Conference Room - 7:00PM

ACCS Emblems Mass

3/27/2010 - Bascilica of St Mary, Minneapolis - Bishop Lee Piche' - 9:00am Check-in - 10:00 Mass - All Are Welcome

Life States Panel Pictures availableLife States Panel Pictures available


Life States Panel

 Life States Panel Pictures are available

Day of Recollection Pictures AvailableDay of Recollection Pictures Available

See the following link for Ad Altare Dei - Day of Recollection Pictures


2009 Catholic Adult Recognitions Deadline

The Bronze Pelican and St George recognition nominations are due to the ACCS by Nov 30.  See adult nominations for more information.

ANNOUNCE: October '09 AAD & PP XII Certification Training

The scheduled date is Saturday, Oct 24, 2009. See the ACCS calendar for more details

2009 Bronze Pelican Forms Available

The 2009 Bronze Pelican nomination form is available.  Completed forms are due to the ACCS by Nov 30. See Adult Recognitions for more details.

2009-2010 Calendar Available
 The 2009 and 2010 calendar of ACCS activities is now available
Chaplain Aide Training Offered Feb, 11 or Feb. 17
We are offering Chaplain Aide Training in conjunction with the Protestant and Jewish Committees on Scouting.

Email dakleist@comcast.net for more info. Training is free of charge.

You need to attend only one of these:

Feb. 11 from 1-5 pm at the Jewish Community Center, 4330 Cedar Lake Rd S, Minneapolis

Feb. 17 from 9am - 2pm at First Baptist Church, 1021 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis 
Adult and Unit Award Nominations Now Being Accepted
April 9th Ad Altare Dei Board of ReviewApril 9th Ad Altare Dei Board of Review

AAD Board of Review 2

April 9th, 7:00-9:00 pm

East Scout Service Center

393 Marshall Ave, St Paul, MN 55102

May 23rd - Scout Mass and Emblem PresentationsMay 23rd - Scout Mass and Emblem Presentations

Scout Mass and Emblem Presentation

Sat., May 23rd, 10:00-12:00 pm

Basilica of St Mary

88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403

AAD Emblem Retreat - Dates are Jan. 27-29 and Mar. 3-5, 2017 - Registration is Closed.
Dates for the 2 weekends are set for Jan. 27-29, 2017  and Mar. 3-5, 2017 at Stearns Scout Camp. 
Pope Pius XII Emblem to be offered on-line!!
We are looking to offer the Pope Piux XII Emblem via on-line classes. Interested scouts should contact Dr. George Battis
Archdiocese of Minneapolis/St. Paul Memorandum on New BSA Leadership Standards
Memorandum read more ...



The Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting (ACCS) is dedicated to promoting “Duty to God” in all scouting programs. The ACCS is a committee of the Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis and is affiliated with the National Catholic Committee on Scouting ® (NCCS), an advisory to the Boy Scouts of America. 

The ACCS supports programs that promote on-going Catholic faith formation through Scouting. ACCS activities include the promotion of religious emblems, NCCS unit/volunteer recognitions, annual recognition ceremony, summer camp chaplains, and units chartered to Catholic organizations.
For more information about the ACCS contact
William Davies, Chair (952-925-1780)

Deacon Del Wilkinson, Chaplain (763-267-7530)


Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting


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