The Annual Banquet is a yearly celebration of the Woapalanne Lodge that includes an award ceremony and dinner. The banquet will be held on January 2, 2016 at the Hanover Manor. For more information, please click here. Registration is now available online at https://www.scoutingevent.com?2016oabanquet Please note: Package Plan participants MUST register using paper dues form.
Start your holiday season with a great feeling by participating in the nationwide movement of #GivingTuesday. Share with us an act of kindness on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn and please remember Patriots’ Path Council during this time of giving. You can show your support of Scouting and join the movement by donating here!
National made a typo in the Wolf Handbook for the Germs Alive! Adventure. The recipe for making slime is incorrect and won’t work if followed as written. Here is the correct recipe: How to make Slime Material per Scout: Container One 1 Teaspoon Borax 1/2 cup warm water Container Two 1/2 cup white glue, 1/2
Holiday Gathering – NJ Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday, December 29 at 7:00 pm at The Prudential Center. Post-game “All Scouts, Families and Alumni photo on the logo.” To order tickets, click link above and use promo code: Scouts. BONUS: Organize a group of 15 or more and receive group seating, welcome on big screen
Sun National Bank Center on December 4th and 5th Special Scout Tickets- $14 ($10 off full price). Trenton, NJ will be motorsport entertainment’s epicenter with the nation’s most competitive MONSTER TRUCKS, as they invade the Sun National Bank Center on December 4th and 5th. See these incredible 10,000 pound, car crushing giants compete in racing,
Scout Night at Prudential Center 7:00 PM Friday, January 15th Get tangled up with Rapunzel & Flynn and enter the worlds of your favorite Disney princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Tiana, Mulan and the one who started it all, Snow White. Set sail with Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and Captain Hook on an adventure
January 3rd at 2:00 PM For all families and Scouting groups! Fun for All! More information: http://cubopportunities.ppbsa.org/#globejan Buy tickets: http://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/1811238 Tickets will also be available at the Cedar Knolls Service Center starting November 15th through Tuesday December 15th Great Holiday Gifts!
The Boy Scouts of America recently released five more interactive digital merit badge pamphlets for a total of 13. First there were four. Then eight. Now the list of interactive digital merit badge pamphlets has ballooned to 13. And the best part is the BSA isn’t stopping any time soon. The newest batch includes exclusively Eagle-required merit badges: Camping, Hiking,
Use this link to see questions and answers (FAQ’s) on the 2016 Boy Scout requirements changes, as well as find out how to ask your own questions.
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Come join the Patriots’ Path Council on an adventure to the 2017 National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia. This is a once in a lifetime experience where you will be able to explore the mystery, adventure and beauty of a West Virginia summer along with the adventure of Scouting. Be prepared for
It is not too early to begin making plans for 2017. At this time we are accepting Philmont contingent crew applications for travel in 2017. If your troop or crew is interested in attending Philmont Scout Ranch in June or July of 2017, click here to obtain further information and a contingent crew application. Your
We have 6 openings within our 2016 Philmont contingent. The price for this adventure at this time is $2050, which includes airfare, Philmont fees, touring, training, and other incidentals. The openings are for either youth (ages 14-18) or adults. Available opportunities: Travel dates June 28-July 12, 2016 1 opening for either a youth or adult
The Devin Donnelly Papp Memorial Scholarship is a $40,000 award ($10,000 per year) given every year to an active Patriots’ Path Council Boy Scout who has demonstrated leadership in the Boy Scouts of America and who has shown fine academic achievement on the secondary school level. The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, Cedar
For Boys in the First to Fifth Grades (A special event for boys who are not yet Cub Scouts but are of Cub Scout age.) ! ! ! Rocket Building and Cub Scout Registration Friday, November 20th, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm – 4 locations – Cedar Knolls, Linden, Piscataway and Randolph ! !
Venturing Leadership Award for outstanding service to the Venturing program of the Patriots’ Path Council. We are pleased to announce our 2016 recipients Katelyn Rose Bereheiro Katie Rozek Lou Ann Frediani Andrew Joiner The award will be presented at a special brunch to be held on the morning of February 7, 2016.
New Village Collection items have arrived! They are available at our Mountainside and Cedar Knolls stores. Be sure to get yours today. Resident Camp Tents Lighted House -New for 2015 Item: 621494 Retail Price: $16.99 This 2015 addition to the Scouting Village holiday collection represents a true classic BSA fixture. It’s a set of three resident
Our annual 10% off sale days are Friday, November 27, 9 am-5 pm and Saturday, November 28, 9 am-3 pm. The sale includes all merchandise except awards, advancements, custom, and special order items. The sale is limited to in store stock only. Phone and e-mail orders will be accepted during these times at our Cedar
Boy Scouts and Venturers can be assured of a place at Philmont next summer, or at Summit Bechtel Reserve or Northern Tier. No waiting, no uncertainty, IF they’ve completed NYLT training, by attending one of the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience courses held each summer at these great high adventure bases. The NAYLE program is
Patriots’ Path Council is proud to announce a fun filled five day cruise for 2016. Join us as we depart from New York City aboard the Carnival Cruise Line ship Sunshine and set sail for St. John, New Brunswick, Canada & Halifax, Nova Scotia. The cruise is the week of October 8 – 13, 2016
Explorer Post 629 looks to engage and enable males and females to learn and practice various skills in fields of law. Anyone age 14-20 is welcome to join. An interest night will be held on Friday (usually each week) from 6-8pm. More details can be found here.
The Youth Leadership Award is presented to youth members in the Patriots’ Path Council for their leadership and service on a council level. We are pleased to announce our 2016 recipients. Michael Eastman Nicholas Johansen Douglas Hemmings Kenneth Schwemmer Justin Strnatko Griffin Williams Michele Yong The awards will be presented at the council annual meeting
The Patriots’ Path Council is pleased to announce our 2016 Silver Beaver Award recipients. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest award presented for distinguished service to youth in the council. Robert E. Davidson, Towaco NJ Gregory J. DeSalvo, Clark NJ Mitchell D. Erickson, New Providence NJ Dennis M. Kennedy, New Providence NJ Kathleen M.
STEM University is a program for high-school age Boy Scouts and Venutrers from all across our council area to participate in a day of STEM related activities on the Kean University Campus in Union, NJ on December 12, 2015. STEM University will provide a variety of workshops, lectures and hands on activities focusing on physics,
Join us on Saturday, December 13, 2015 at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation for a breakfast with Santa! We have games, letters and stories from Santa – breakfast and refreshments will be served – only $5 per person. Call Lori at 973-765-9322 x 414 or email Lori.Dlugosz@Scouting.org to register. Family, friends and non-Scouters welcome! Click here
There have recently been quite a few changes made by BSA National to the Cub Scout program (have patience, this is a large file) and to the Boy Scout advancement requirements. Here is a comparison between old and new Boy Scout requirements (have patience, this is a large file) and a more concise list of Boy Scout
Join us on Friday, January 8th at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park as we celebrate and recognize our 2015 Eagle Scout Class and our 2016 Eagle Hall of Fame Inductees. RSVP by Friday, December 18th. This is a sellout event, please register today by visiting here.
Shawnee Mountain’s Scout Weekend 2016 will be held Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13. Come as a troop or on your own with family; no minimum required. Save BIG on tickets and lesson packages, meal plans and lodging; complimentary merit badge testing both days. Click here for more event details.
Patriots’ Path Council will again host the annual Black Friday Blood Drive on November 27, 2015. Four locations will host the blood donation services form 10 am -4 pm. The four blood drive locations include: Patriots’ Path Council- 1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, NJ Madison Elks Lodge- 192 Main Street, Madison, NJ NJ Sharing Network-
Are you ready to venture on the trails? PPC Outfitters is here to help get you and your Scout outfitted with the appropriate equipment for camping. We sell age-appropriate, quality camping equipment packages at a reasonable price that have been selected by experienced leaders. PPCOutfitters.com is a part of Patriots’ Path Council so please check
The Trailblazer Award is a council award presented to a Scouter who has achieved significant accomplishments on a council level over a 24-month period. The accomplishments should be directly related to the Council Vision Statement and Strategic Plan. The Patriots’ Path Council presents the Trailblazer Award at the Council Annual Meeting. We are pleased to
The September 2015 newsletter is here! We have articles from all around Area 5, written by youth, for youth! Check out exciting articles such as our Area 5 President’s experience at NAYLE, or our Regional Venturing President’s trip to World Jamboree 2015 in Japan. If you have an idea for an article, or would like
The following articles are included in this issue: CSE Mike Surbaugh’s Vision for Scouts with Disabilities Remember the Torch of Gold Award Woods Services Award Nominations Deadline Fast Approaching Remembering Yogi Berra’s Dedication to Scouts with Disabilities Registering a Scout as Disabled or Having Special Needs The Disabilities Awareness Conference at Philmont A Peek
What is the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews? The purpose of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews is to teach crew members with leadership positions about their new roles and how to most effectively reach success in that role. It is intended to help Venturers in leadership positions within their crew understand their
Explorer Post 911 Arbor Hose Fire 1780 W 7th St Piscataway, NJ 08854-1607 For more information or to join as a youth or adult contact Eric Martin firstname.lastname@example.org (908) 377-6820 For more information on Fire Exploring http://exploring.learningforlife.org/services/career-exploring/fire-service/ Other Fire Service Explorer posts in Patriot’s’ Path Council are in Iselin, Colonia, Fords and Cranford.
BLAST OFF INTO CUB SCOUTING! Rocket Building and Cub Scout Registration Night Friday, November 20, 2015 6:30-8:30 PM Locations in Linden, Piscataway, Randolph and East Hanover Rocket Launch Saturday 11/21 North Branch Park, Bridgewater 9 AM-1 PM http://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/1803204 The council membership committee is conducting a special recruiting event only for boys who are not yet
When you think ski, snowboard and snow tubing trips for your Scouts this winter, think Shawnee Mountain in the Pocono Mountains. Shawnee is your “#1 Scout Headquarters for Winter Fun” offering one-day and overnight trips, merit badge programs and special Scout events. Click here for more details on group outings and discounts that can save
It is official. Cub Scout leaders can complete the all the elements required for position specific training in the BSA Learn Center. The last module was Cub Scout Insignia which was posted on Friday. To login, go to my.scouting.org then click on “My Dashboard” on the top left. Navigate to the “Training Center” tab
October 3, 2015 at Liberty Science Center For Cub Scouts and Families (Co-ed event) Due to the excitement around the Liberty Jamboree – the Liberty Science Center has waived the pre-registration requirement for the event this Saturday. If you are a Cub Scout Family and still want to attend – walk in registrations will be
Devils vs. Vancouver Canucks Sunday, November 8th at 5:00PM *Special Pregame Presentation “Holiday Gathering” Devils vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday, December 29th at 7:00PM *Post game Photo on the Logo To order individual tickets, visit: Newjerseydevils.com/scouts Use Promo Code Scouts http://www.cubopportunities.ppbsa.org/#sports Click here for the flyer.
Looking for some extra dollars? The Cedar Knolls and Mountainside stores have openings for part time Scout shop associate. Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays. Details- -Part time, 15-25 hours per week. -Day, evening and Saturday hours available. -Retail/ Scouting experience, as well as knowledge of word, excel and power point is helpful,