Join the Patriots’ Path Council’s Scout Shop staff- Immediate opening

Click here for the job description: https://ppcbsa.org/…/Sales-Associate-Wanted-new-10-15-19-1.… Contact Steve Beirach at 973-765-9322 Ext. 241. Send resumes to Steve.Beirach@scouting.org More »

20th Anniversary of PPC Celebration Interview: George Barnard

George joined Scouting as a Cub and earned his Eagle Award in 1967. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and boating with his family. George is a father of a married More »

Using Social Media to Market Your Unit!

Here are some points on how to better market your unit through social media and the local press. 1. Get Permission: There are permission release forms for parents to sign off in More »

Giving Tuesday

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 More »

Join the Patriots’ Path Council’s Scout Shop staff- Immediate opening

Click here for the job description: https://ppcbsa.org/…/Sales-Associate-Wanted-new-10-15-19-1.… Contact Steve Beirach at 973-765-9322 Ext. 241. Send resumes to Steve.Beirach@scouting.org

First Responder Adventure

The annual Webelos/AOL First Responder Event sponsored by Raritan Valley District will take place on Saturday November 2,2019 at the Bound Brook Presbyterian Church. This event is open to all Webelos and AOL Scouts. They will have opportunity to put the Scout motto “Be Prepared” into action by learning about first aid. Scouts will complete

JOTA 2019

The weekend of October 19-20,2019 saw over 250 Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, parents and siblings participate in the 62nd Annual Jamboree on the Air. Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radios to link Scouts and hams from

New Jersey Devils Star Wars Night

Friday December 6th 7:00 PM Buy your tickets while they last https://fevo.me/patriotpath Due to the popularity of our most recent Scout Day, we have decided to host a 2nd night on StarWars Night! Come out and enjoy a night out with family and friends to watch the New Jersey Devils take on the Chicago Blackhawks.

Fishawack 2019 Fall Cubelos and Webelos Adventure

On Saturday Oct. 19 over 700 Cubs Scouts, Webelos, family members and adult leaders enjoyed the great weather at Camp Somers and Camp Wheeler.  Participants had a full slate of activities and fun challenges.  Many units camped overnight and had dinner at the dining hall and then a campfire at Council Point.  The event was chaired

Dennis J. Kohl Retirement Celebration

Please join us to celebrate Dennis’ 43 year career with the Boy Scouts of America. Dennis joined the Morris-Sussex Area Council as the Scout executive in May 1992. When the Patriots’ Path Council was formed in 1999, Dennis became the Scout executive until his retirement in August 2019 The brunch is being held on Sunday,

SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA – “Your #1 Scout Headquarters for Group Snow Sports Fun”

Winter’s coming … what’s your activity plan? We have group overnight packages, (2) special Scout events, one-day ski/snowboard & snow-tubing trips with savings up to 45% off retail ticket rates. EZ to organize, EZ to book and EZ to supervise. Click here for all the details.

SCOUT DAYS ON THE FARM – OCTOBER 16th and 17th

Ort Farms: 25 Bartley Rd,. Long Valley Group Event for troops or packs. Reservations are required. Cost $8.50 per child and $4.00 per adult. To reserve contact Nicole@ortfarms.com   Come enjoy a beautiful day on our family farm. PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKINS!   OPEN WEEKDAYS: -Farm Animal Area 9:00-6:00 -Corn Maze 9:00-6:00 -Hayrides 12:00-6:00 OPEN

JETS SCOUT NIGHT

The next Jets Scout night will be 12/8 vs. Miami Dolphins. Scout Night programs are open to anyone – invite family members, friends and associates. Click here for flyer.

Scout Days at Sesame Place

Consider a Cub Scout or Family outing at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA. Check their website for operating hours through the end of the year, including holiday specials through New Years! Scavenger Hunt, Live Shows, Street Party Parade, Rides and much more… www.Sesameplace.com/Scouts slpgroupssales@sesameplace.com Click here for flyer. (Sesame Place is a paid advertiser)

Scout Day at Rutgers Football

Get your tickets now for Rutgers Football! https://fevo.me/2Fm7Qzz   Patriots’ Path Council: Rutgers Football vs. Liberty – Scout Day Saturday, Oct 26 Tickets from $25. SHI Stadium, 1 Scarlet Knight Way, Piscataway Township, New Jersey 08854 This season, Rutgers will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of College Football. As part of the celebration, we would like to invite Patriots’

Rutgers Geology Museum – Programs for Scouts

Plan an outing for your troop or pack at Rutgers Geology Museum, 85 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. They offer Geology merit badge and fun patch programs as well. Tours, filed trips and birthday parties are also options for visits. Geologymuseum.rutgers.edu Click here for flyer. (Rutgers Geology Museum is a paid advertiser of PPC)

RIPLEY’S SCOUT UNBELIEVABLE ADVENTURE

Ripley’s encourages a fun learning experience that support scout badge requirements. A visit to Ripley’s Times Square in New York City will impact and excite your scouts in an unbelievable way! As one of New York City’s most popular attractions, out aim is to inspire creativity, expand, cultural understanding, and provide an experience that is

Medieval Times is Pleased to Invite all Scouts to the Castle for Feasting and Fun!

As honored guests, Scouts & troop leaders receive a special rate, starting at $35.95 on select dates. Tickets include the two-hour tournament and four-course feast! Medieval Times also offers a special discount rate for Scouts all year-long. Please call for details.  201-933-2220 x2324 Click here for flyer.

JURASSIC WORLD COMES TO LIFE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A TOURING ARENA SHOW!

2/27/20  7:00 PM   Prudential Center, Newark NJ (Ticket sales end December 15th at 11:59 PM) Upper level tickets $35.00 Lower level Tickets $40.00 (Ticket prices include a processing fee and promotional fee to PPC) https://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2578763 Your trip to Isla Nublar takes a terrifying turn after the Indominus rex escapes and causes chaos in the park!

Patriots’ Path Council is excited to offer you and your friends a New and Easy way to support SCOUTS!

Introducing the “Round-Up” program. The “spare change” from your credit card purchases (in stores and online) can be “Rounded-Up” to the next dollar amount and donated to Patriots’ Path Council at the end of the month. Click here for flyer.

Camp-In at The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute’s Camp-in is the perfect sleepover event for children ages 6-13 and provides an unforgettable experience for families, Scout troops, school groups, birthday parties, and more! Where else can you sleep next to a Giant Heart or a 350-ton locomotive? Camp-In Highlights: NEW! Experience the Worst Case Scenario Survival Experience (starting in October)

Scout Night with the New Jersey Devils

Come out and see the #1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft Jack Hughes take on his brother Quinn Hughes in their first ever brother against brother matchup! Stick around after the game to get on the ice and take a shot on goal! https://www.facebook.com/events/459618071294861/ Click here for the flyer.  

Woodmans Thong

October 25-27 at Winnebago.  It’s a good, unique  outdoor training course for adults and Scouts 13 years old and Star rank.  You can find information and registration at Woodsman Thong Registration Woodsman’s Thong, a unique training course developed by Scouters from our council, is designed to increase your knowledge of the outdoors and the skills

Jamboree on the Air

October 18-20 at Watchung Reservation Would you like the opportunity to speak to other scouts from all over the world? Come join us for a few hours, the whole day, or camp with us for the whole weekend. The event takes place the weekend of October 19 and 20 in the Scout camping area in

Recent Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Outbreaks

From Michigan to Rhode Island and Massachusetts, mosquitos are spreading the EEE virus which cause brain infections. Several state health departments are recommending restricting outdoor activities; particularly at dawn or dusk. Now is a great time to remind participants to follow key strategies to prevent the mosquito bite and infection. Avoid outdoor activities at dawn

RIPLEY’S SCOUT UNBELIEVABLE ADVENTURE

Ripley’s encourages a fun learning experience that support scout badge requirements. A visit to Ripley’s Times Square in New York City will impact and excite your scouts in an unbelievable way! As one of New York City’s most popular attractions, out aim is to inspire creativity, expand, cultural understanding, and provide an experience that is

Scout Shop News

We are pleased to introduce our new Mountainside Scout Shop Manager, Wayne Neyman.  Wayne has been with Patriots’ Path Council for several years, and he is excited to serve our Scouting families.  You can reach him at Wayne.Neyman@scouting.org. The Mountainside Scout Shop received a fresh coat of white paint on September 12, courtesy of the

Medieval Times is Pleased to Invite all Scouts to the Castle for Feasting and Fun!

As honored guests, Scouts & troop leaders receive a special rate, starting at $35.95  on select dates. Tickets include the two-hour tournament and four-course feast! Medieval Times also offers a special discount rate for Scouts all year-long. Please call for details.  201-933-2220 x2324 Click here for flyer.

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute’s Camp-in is the perfect sleepover event for children ages 6-13 and provides an unforgettable experience for families, Scout troops, school groups, birthday parties, and more! Where else can you sleep next to a Giant Heart or a 350-ton locomotive? Camp-In Highlights: NEW! Experience the Worst Case Scenario Survival Experience (starting in October)

We Have for Sale a Red 2018 Toyota Camry XSE

Click here for specifications Mileage – 40,000 Asking – $25,000 or b/o Contact – Mike Sass mike.sass@scouting.org or Mark Spaldo mark.spaldo@scouting.org

The Devin Donnelly Papp Memorial Scholarship

The Devin Donnelly Papp Memorial Scholarship is a $40,000 award ($10,000 per year) awarded annually to an active Scout who has demonstrated leadership in Scouts BSA and who has shown fine academic achievement on the secondary school level. Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America administers the scholarship. The successful candidate must be

Shawnee Mountain is Planning for Winter, are You?

We have Scout-friendly 1-day ski/snowboard, snowtubing, budget-conscious overnight pkgs & 2 special Scout Events: Super Scout Sunday (2/2/20) & Scout Weekend (3/14 – 3/15/20). Check out our discounted programs today!

Scout Day at the Devils

Click here for flyer. Come out and see the #1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft Jack Hughes take on his brother Quinn Hughes in their first ever brother against brother matchup! Stick around after the game to get on the ice and take a shot on goal! https://www.facebook.com/events/459618071294861/

JETS SCOUT NIGHT

The next Jets Scout night will be 12/8 vs. Miami Dolphins.   Scout Night programs are open to anyone – invite family members, friends and associates.   Click here for flyer.

Scout Day at Rutgers Football

Get your tickets now for Rutgers Football! https://fevo.me/2Fm7Qzz   Patriots’ Path Council: Rutgers Football vs. Liberty – Scout Day, Saturday, Oct. 26.  Tickets from $25. SHI Stadium, 1 Scarlet Knight Way, Piscataway Township, New Jersey 08854 This season, Rutgers will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of College Football. As part of the celebration, we would like to invite

Rutgers Geology Museum – Programs for Scouts

Plan an outing for your troop or pack at Rutgers Geology Museum  – 85 Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901. They offer Geology merit badge and fun patch programs as well. Tours, field trips and birthday parties are also options for visits. Geologymuseum.rutgers.edu Click here for the flyer. (Rutgers Geology Museum is a paid advertiser

Scout Days at Sesame Place

Consider a Cub Scout or family outing at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA. Check their website for operating hours through the end of the year, including holiday specials through New Years! Scavenger Hunt, Live Shows, Street Party Parade, Rides and much more… www.Sesameplace.com/Scouts slpgroupssales@sesameplace.com Click here for the flyer. (Sesame Place is a paid advertiser)

Fundraising and Special Events

October 6th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon at Plainfield Country Club 2019 Berkeley Heights Good Scout Awards Dinner 38th Annual Sussex County Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner 2019 Legal Services Awards Dinner 2019 Watchung Hills Good Scout Awards Dinner November 4th Annual Lehigh Valley Sporting Clay Classic 2019 Real Estate Industry Dinner presenting the Leadership

Rutgers Geology Museum – Programs for Scouts

Plan an outing for your troop or pack at Rutgers Geology Museum 85 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. They offer Geology Merit Badge and fun patch programs as well. Tours, field trips and birthday parties are also options for visits. Geologymuseum.rutgers.edu

RIPLEY’S SCOUT UNBELIEVABLE ADVENTURE

Ripley’s encourages a fun learning experience that supports Scout badge requirements. A visit to Ripley’s Times Square in New York City will impact and excite your Scouts in an unbelievable way! As one of New York City’s most popular attractions, our aim is to inspire creativity, expand cultural understanding, and provide an experience that is

Medieval Times

Join Patriots’ Path Council for a Tournament and Dinner! A fantastic opportunity for your whole unit or family to enjoy October 27th November 3rd February 23rd March 22nd Make plans to head to the Castle today! Contact Frank Crupi at (201) 933-2220 ext 2324 or email frank.crupi@medievaltimes.com. Click here for the full flyer.

Scout Day at Ort Farms

October 16th and 17th 25 Bartley Rd, Long Valley, NJ 07853 Please contact nicole@ortfarms.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Scout Day with the New Jersey Devils

Join Patriots’ Path Council for Scout Day at the Devils October 19, 2019  at 1 PM Prudential Center Exciting after game opportunities not to be missed! Click here for the full flyer. To purchase tickets, click here.

Jersey Jam Day Visitors

Patriots’ Path Council welcomes all Scouts, including Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA members, Venturers, Sea Scouts, Explorers and Scouting families for a jam-packed day full of fun and adventure. Register: https://scoutingevent.com/358-jjdayvisitors We’re working to make this the highlight of the year for thousands of Scouts, Scouters and their families. To learn more about Jersey Jam 2019,

Job Posting: Mailroom Specialist

Twenty hours a week; flexible scheduling.  Processing incoming and outgoing deliveries and mail.  Maintaining copiers (keeping stocked with paper, toner, etc., calling for service when needed), maintain inventory of office supplies and order as necessary. Skills required: Must be able to lift 50 lbs Basic computer skills.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word Need valid

Sesame Place Scout Special

Scout Day at Rutgers Football

Get your tickets now for Rutgers Football!  https://fevo.me/2Fm7Qzz Patriots’ Path Council: Rutgers Football vs. Liberty – Scout Day SHI Stadium, 1 Scarlet Knight Way, Piscataway Township, New Jersey 08854 – Sat, Oct 26 – From $25 This season, Rutgers will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of College Football. As part of the celebration, we would like to

University of Scouting

Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:30 am to 4:00 pm   Randolph Middle School, 507 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ  07869 Check-in at 8:00 am – Opening Ceremony at 8:30 am – Classes start at 9:00 am – Closing Ceremony at 3:20 pm What is the University of Scouting? A day-long training experience – Over 150 courses

Introduction to Scouts BSA and Troop Leadership for Start-Up Troops

October 25-27, 2019 at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation. For the full flyer, click here.

Jersey Jam Participant Pre-Order Merchandise

It’s getting time to gear up for the Jersey Jam! Get your official Jersey Jam merchandise by completing the order form and submitting it to the Cedar Knolls Scout Shop. Click here for the form.

Developmental Learning Center Raingutter Regatta

On Wednesday July 17th, 50 Scouts from the DLC in New Providence participated in their annual Raingutter Regatta hosted by the Patriots’ Path Council, BSA. The weather was perfect, and all the students and staff had a wonderful time.

Upcoming Events

Black River The Black River Cub Scout Fall Camporee will be held on the weekend of Sep. 27-29, 2019 at Winnebago Scout Reservation.  The camporee is loaded with outdoor fun including BB guns and archery, special dinosaur program, special program for AOLs, apple cider and more.  Cost for the camporee is $18.00 for all participants

Regional Cub Scout Day Camp: Johnson Park

Scouts learning about the American Revolution at regional Cub Scout day camp in Johnson Park’s East Jersey Colonial Village. This is a great place for your pack, den, troop, crew or post.

INTERNET ADVANCEMENT 2.0 MADE EASY

Note: You no longer need a unit ID number to access internet advancement.  Instead, you will access the system using your https://my.scouting.org username and password.  To access internet advancement 2.0, you must be registered as a member of the Key 3 of your unit (committee chairman, charter representative, cubmaster/scoutmaster) or be designated as a unit