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,
Join us to find out: Sunday, November 8, 2015 2-4 pm or Monday, November 9, 2015 7-9 pm Child Care Will Be Available! Patriots’ Path Council Offices 1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, NJ www.ppbsa.org for more information Adventure! With your den and your pack, but also through district and council wide events Camping,
You could consider Thomas Alva Edison was the original “Mr. STEM” The Boy Scouts of America have participated at the laboratory of “The Wizard of Menlo Park” since 1927. The Edison Memorial Tower was dedicated in 1938 and Boy Scouts were there. On October 24, 2015 they are “relighting” the Edison Memorial Tower and would
With an all-time high of $645,000 in Eagle Scout scholarships awarded last year, NESA’s scholarship program keeps getting better and better. This year will be no exception as the National Eagle Scout Association plans to increase the minimum value of scholarships to $5,000 from $1,000 and allow students at vocational trade schools to apply. Also
With all the recent “buzz” about the new Cub Scout rank changes, some may have missed that at the beginning of next year, Boy Scout rank requirements will also undergo changes. Click here for the details on the changes to the Boy Scout rank requirements. Click here for an overview of the changes.
Registration is now available via council webpage www.ppbsa.org , click on calendar/main council calendar/December 5, 2015/ University of Scouting Or go to http://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/1727035 Be sure to include University of Scouting in your fall unit calendar plans on Saturday, December 5, Randolph Middle School , 8:00 AM- 3:30 PM. Get the most out of our
Do you have an extra hour during the week (to volunteer)? Would you like to join us at the office in Cedar Knolls (nice people and hot coffee)? WE NEED YOU! To help assemble Onboarding envelopes for all the Cub Scout recruiting in October. An Onboarding envelope is filled with information that the new Cub
Elite Unit Will Serve as Official Eyes & Ears Of the 2015 Liberty Jamboree The following Scouts have been selected as members of Patriots’ Path Council’s newly established Media Patrol: Stephen Rozek Celeste Post Cameron Corey Shane Jones Tyler Chmiel Sam Brothman Melissa Sarcona Maximus Mercurio Emily Brothman Jennifer Sarcona The Media Patrol’s first
The 2015 fall Voice of the Scout survey is heading your way the first week of October! This is a brief survey that helps the Boy Scouts of America understand the impressions of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, their parents, district volunteers, council volunteers, and chartered organization representatives. If you hold one of these roles
Embark on the greatest winter camping adventure that will ever challenge you as a Boy Scout or Venturer! Operation Zero at Sabattis Adventure Camp in Long Lake, NY offers a beautiful setting for your exciting winter adventure. This premier winter event always sells out, so be sure to register early. Register now at www.scoutingevent.com?OpZero and
Saturday, November 21st at Brooklawn Middle School in Parsippany. Sponsored by Patriots’ Path Council Advancement Committee. The purpose of the Workshop is to introduce badges to the Scouts and to help them understand the Merit Badge process. for most of the Merit badges, Scouts will be able to obtain a “Partial” but will not be
Join your New York Red Bulls as they take on the Columbus Crew for Scout Night at Red Bull Arena. All scouts in attendance will be RECOGNIZED ON THE IN-STADIUM VIDEO BOARDS as they MARCH FIELD SIDE AT HALFTIME and will receive a LIMITED EDITION NEW YORK RED BULLS PATCH. As an added value, the
Dawn Chandler, formerly of the Watchung Area Council now Patriots’ Path Council, has received the prestigious Philmont Staff Association’s (PSA) Silver Sage Award. The award is “presented to those who have provided exceptional service to Philmont, its participants, the PSA, or any field of human endeavor that brings honor and credit to the legacy of
Our 2016 re-charter packets (with the exception of Munsee) will be available at the September roundtables. Black River 9/1/15 Fishawack 9/3/15 Munsee 9/1/15 Raritan Valley 9/16/15 Sussex 9/3/15 Watchung Mountain 9/2/15 Please visit your districts website for more information, http://www.ppbsa.org/districts/ Youth Protection training is required for ALL registered Scouters and expires every 2 years.
Due to the overwhelming number of applications that were received in 2014, the NESA scholarship committee has voted to move the NESA scholarship window up two months. The new deadline for submissions is October 31. Applications went online during the first week of August and applicants will have three months to fill out and submit
Webelos Woods is a program hosted by the Raritan Valley District , but open to all Webleos and families
We have extended the pre-order date for trading post orders until August 31, 2015. This is the last week to pre-order for the Liberty Jamboree Trading Post. The order form can be found at: http://shop.ppbsa.org/libertyjamboreetradingpost/Pre-order%20LJ%20Trading%20Post%20(3).pdf Pictures of the merchandise can be found at: http://shop.ppbsa.org/libertyjamboreetradingpost/LJ%20WEB%20PAGE.pdf Form can be e-mailed to email@example.com, mailed to 1 Saddle Rd.,
Saturday, November 7, 2015 More information coming soon For updates visit wm.ppbsa.org Click here for the save the date flyer.
Many of you have been asking for the former program helps, which contained the monthly themes for your den and pack meetings. To date, there is still nothing in print at the Scout shop. The below link will supply the themes for your Cubs until 2017. Feel free to download and use. http://www.scouting.org/Home/CubScouts/Leaders/CubmasterResources/PackMeetingPlans.aspx We will
SPACES STILL AVAILABLE! Additional Registrations will be taken until 9/8/15 Do you have Scouts (or leaders) who missed the deadline to register for the Jamboree? Do you have new Scouts who have just joined your troop and want to be a part of this historic event? IT IS NOT TOO LATE! We will be accepting
The Advancement Committee is seeking Counselors who can help out with introducing a MB subject to the Scouts in a classroom environment. We are putting together our schedule RIGHT NOW so we can start registering Scouts later in September. See the flyer; please SIGN UP ONLINE NOW to share your time and talent.
To become a trained as an Scoutmaster or assistant Scoutmaster, the following courses are required: Youth Protection Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specifics Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills To become a trained as a committee member, the following courses are required: Youth Protection Troop Committee Challenge Please see below for the upcoming training opportunities. Scoutmaster
The application deadline for the Jamboree Media Patrol has been extended until further notice to allow for those youth who were away this summer more time to apply. Skills are needed from all BSA youth to help create the first media patrol in Patriots’ Path Council! If you plan to attend the Liberty Jamboree, consider
Dutch Springs provides a safe and fun experience for Scouts, promoting strength, balance, trust, confidence, and problem solving skills, while also promoting the importance of play with our Scuba Diving experiences, Aqua Park and Sky Challenge! Link: http://www.dutchsprings.com/
September 25 – 27, 2015 http://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/1761104 This is a family camp out for Scouts, siblings, parents and guardians held at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Cost is $23 for all attendees. Leader and Parent Cub Family Camping Handbook We encourage all adults attending to have current Youth Protection training. All packs should be prepared to deliver a skit or
Registration for the August 30 Den Chief Training class is now open at https://scoutingevent.com/?OrgKey=BSA358&eventID=3953 A Boy Scout who serves as a Den Chief not only helps Cub Scouts have fun as he provides a valuable resource for Den Leaders, those working toward the ranks of Star, Life, or Eagle can also meet the Position of
All Scouts are welcome, especially those whose families came from either of these nations. Scouts will receive the Messenger of Peace patch. Both parades are in Edison. INDIAN DAY PARADE – Sunday, August 9th, arrive at 1:00 pm, parade goes from 2:00 to approximately 3:30 pm. PAKISTAN DAY PARADE – Sunday, August 16th, arrive at
Planning your annual unit program?? Don’t forget to include: Saturday, December 5 – University of Scouting, So all your leaders (youth and adult) will be able to go to Randolph Middle School for a day of Scouting education, camaraderie, and FUN!!! Click here for the flyer.
Does your Pack, Troop or Crew sell Popcorn? If they do not, YOU CAN. Earn money for Summer Camp, High Adventure Trips and Scouting Supplies and get Prizes too! Follow this link to get more information on joining the Popcorn Patrol http://www.give.ppbsa.org/popcorn/pdfs/2015%20Popcorn%20Patrol%20FINAL.pdf
Save the date! The Black River District 2015 Fall Family Cub Camporee will take place at Winnebago Scout Reservation, October 9-11. Bring the whole family as we enjoy a weekend of fun surrounded by beautiful fall foliage at Camp Winnebago. Registration will open in early July via district calendar, www.br.ppbsa.org. Click here for the flyer.
Attention all Troops, Crews, Ships, & Posts attending the 2015 Liberty Jamboree! Be sure to order all your Jamboree swag before the EPIC event starts!
Food Network is looking for the most talented kid chefs around the country who have what it takes to compete on Chopped. They are in search of young culinary masterminds between the ages of 9 and 17 who can take the heat in the kitchen and the competition! Click here for the flyer and click
Attention all Troops, Crews, Ships, & Posts attending the 2015 Liberty Jamboree! Be sure to catch the attest news on our three social media accounts… FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/2015libertyjambo TWITTER: @15LibertyJambo INSTAGRAM: 2015_Liberty_Jamboree Wait There Is More… The three units with the most “POSTS” by 7/15/15 will win one of the following Amazing Prizes: FREE PARKING PASS
Youth Protection Facilitator training will be offered at the council offices on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. This course allows you to train others in Youth Protection. Volunteers are needed to become facilitators and teach the Youth Protection course. This course will also serve to update your Youth Protection training if it is set to expire.
The NJDEP’s sixth annual NJ WILD Outdoor Expo will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13, at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. This fun-filled family event is designed for visitors to discover new ways to appreciate and enjoy New Jersey’s great outdoors.
The Advancement Committee is seeking Counselors who can help out by introducing a MB subject to Boy Scouts in a classroom environment. Putting together our schedule this summer so we can start registering Scouts in early September. See the attached flyer; COUNSELORS PLEASE SIGN UP AT http://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/1711928 NOW to indicate your interest in helping out. The
Make your Cub Scout leader job EASIER and MORE FUN! An enthusiastic, trained leader can make the difference between a den or pack that is struggling, and one that is ready to take on the world. Find out how to use the “NEW Cub Scout Adventure Leader Guides” and other resources available. After all, your
WHAT IS NAYLE? The National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is an exciting program where young men and women enhance their leadership skills through team building, ethical decision-making, problem solving and service to others. WHAT CAN I EXPECT? NAYLE is a very special experience. At Sea Base NAYLE, you spend several days and nights on
There are still spots open for Cub Scout Leader Specific Training for June 20, 2015. This course will deliver Cub Scout Leader Training based on the new syllabus released this Spring with breakout groups for Cubmasters and assistant Cubmasters, Den Leaders, and Pack committee. June 20, 2015 Registration begins at 9:00am, Classes begin at 9:30am.