The Catholic Committee on Scouting exists to evangelize and form in the faith those Catholic boys and girls who participate in scouting program throughout the Diocese of St. Augustine.

The Committee is responsible for:

  • advocating for scouting as ministry to children and youth
  • promoting the scouting religious award programs and recognitions
  • training counselors and leaders
  • providing spiritual enrichment through retreats, camping and various other scouting activities

Robin ShipleyDiocesan
Reggie DubayCommittee
Christine KellySt. Joseph Catholic
August LindawanSt. Joseph Catholic
Carol McIntyreSan Juan del Rio Catholic
Linda ByerHoly Spirit Catholic
Michelle ThompsonBoy Scout
Art BilodeauSt. Catherine of Siena Catholic


Father Joseph Kuhlman
St. Matthew Parish
1773 Blanding Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(904) 388-8698

Deacon Dale Tatum
Assumption Parish
2403 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 398-1963


Boy Scouts of America Frequently Asked Questions Regarding New Policies

Questions and Answers About Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and About Scouting

Girl Scouts/Campfire Girl Information (PDF)

Scout Religious Emblems (PDF)

Scout Medal Training

Religious Award Order Form – Boys 2017

Information for Religious Emblems and Medals

Scout Medals Process

Trail of Churches Booklet

1-Adult Training and Recognition-2013

COAD Registration 2016

Religious Award Order Form – Girls 2018

Religious Award Order Form – Boys 2018