Diocese of Nashville

Catholic Committee on Scouting

Diocese of Nashville Catholic Committee on Scouting - Marian


About The Emblem

The program is action oriented with a strong emphasis on reflective action. The program is designed to be done within a peer group under the guidance of a program counsellor. The counsellor plays a very important role with duties that may include coordinating the projects, leading discussions, and acting as a resource person.


Registered Cadette (or Senior) Scout of Catholic Faith. The Scout must be between 12-15 years old. The Marian Medal Project Book (Mary, the First Disciple Book) is designed for Girl Scout ages 12-15. Like the other medals programs for Girl Scouts it is intended to complement the work of formal religious education, not take the place of this formal training.


Each Cadette (or Senior) scout have her own Activity Book. This book can be purchased at your local Girl Scout Shop or by contacting the Catholic Committee on Scouting (email).

Religious Activity Books
You can pick up Religious Activity Books at the Girl Scout Office or order them directly from the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministries (click here).

Program Completion

Upon completion of the program the application form is signed by the applicant, the adult moderator and by the priest moderator for the group. The parent/guardian will need to send the application to the address below.

Click here for a printable application in either Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat.

Award Ceremony

The emblem will be presented to your Girl Scout at a formal ceremony and Mass. The location may vary from year to year. Each scout will be given their emblem by the Bishop at the end of the Mass. Following the Mass there will be get together to share food and drinks. Scouts will have an opportuntity to have their picture taken with the Bishop. Please see the calendar for the exact date and location.

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