The Activities Committee has the responsibility for coordinating attendance at the annual Ten Commandments Hike Footsteps of the Saints Pilgrimage and promoting Activity Patches and Awards, Scout Sunday, World Youth Day and the bi-annual St. George Trek. Activity

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Ten Commandments Hike
 The Ten Commandments hike began in 2000 as an interfaith program that welcomed Girl Scouts, Scouts BSA, Cub Scouts, and Youth Groups who were members of any religious denomination. The hike visits different religious denomination worship places where the pastor describes 1 of the 10 Commandments. The hike is typically about 3 miles long and takes about 3 hours to complete. Attendees bring a sack lunch that is eaten along the hike in a park setting. A special (optional) commemorative patch is for sale to participants.

We will also suggest they bring a chair or blanket to sit on at lunch, we will not be entering any building due to an abundance of caution concerning the pandemic. We will also be doing temperature checks and requiring Covid release forms and pre-event Covid checklist this year as well as following all Longhorn Council COVID-19 policies including the use of masks/face coverings.

The 2021 Ten Commandments Hike will be held on Saturday April 17, 2021 in Lewisville.
Start and End Point: (Old) Lewisville Natatorium parking lot
1776 Timber Creek Rd, Flower Mound, TX 75028

This is a free event. Families and friends welcome to join!
Registration starts at 9:30am. Patches (optional) are $5 cash.

For more information about the 2021 Ten Commandments Hike, please contact Robert Hammers at 972-259-0860 or email

For a full calendar of Catholic Committee events, Click Here

St. George Trek

Every other summer, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting holds a spiritual Trek at Philmont Scout Ranch for Scouts and Venturers who will be 15 years old at the beginning of the Trek and will have at least one year left in high school after the Trek. The FWDCCS sponsors two scouts to this activity Check here for more information from National Catholic Committee on Scouting

Activity Patches and Awards
There are two programs with series patches offered by the NCCS: Pray the Rosary and Footsteps of American Saints. These patches are presented at unit or parish ceremonies.

The International Awareness Recognition is awarded to Cubs, Scouts and Scouters who complete the requirements listed here: . When completed the application and fees are sent to the Activities Chair

This award is presented at unit or parish ceremonies.
For more information on this award, contact our Activities Committee Chair.

Scout Sunday
For more information on this annual February event, go to

World Youth Day

Follow the link for information on this annual event:

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