National patches are earned at the local level, individually or in a troop or group, and no special training is required to administer the patch programs.  They are given out at the local troop/group or individual basis as earned.  Requirements are downloaded from the website links below, and patches are purchased from the NFCYM’s online store.  

Women in Scripture

The Women in Scripture series focus on individuals who lived lives of courage and faithfulness. These women often fanned the flame of faith in their families and communities and were the backbone of the church and faith since the very beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Learn more about these strong faith-filled women.

Models of Faith

Throughout the long tradition of the Catholic Church, women and men have been inspired by the Holy Spirit to stand up for the faith in the midst of great trials and at deep personal risk. Learn more about these great Models of Faith.

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. Check out English Requirements and Requisitos en Espanol.

Our Lady of Fatima

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 . 

This ministry is supported through gifts to the Catholic Ministry Appeal.
This ministry is supported through gifts to the Catholic Ministry Appeal.