Attention all teenage Scouts and parents! You are invited to come out to a free event on June 3, 2013 starting at 6:30 PM at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany. There will be prizes, raffles, and a forum to learn about various opportunities with scholarships, military, internships, jobs, high adventure, the college process and the
Two Fun-Filled Camping Weekends for Scouts and their Families Boy Scout Kinus: May 24-27, 2013 Cub Scout Kinus: June 7-9, 2013 Plentiful Shabbat Food, Skill Building and Merit Badge Sessions, Friendship and the Great Outdoors For more information and applications visit our website: NJKinus.org For the flyer, click here.
As described in the Patriots’ Path Council Den Chief Plan, to improve retention while introducing Cub Scouts to the interesting and fun activities of the Boy Scout program, troops need to begin identifying now, and finalizing the list by early June, those Scouts who will serve as den chiefs in the fall. They should have
If you belong to a service club or fraternal club please send an email to Dennis Kohl, Scout Executive at email@example.com. We have been maintaining a list of our Scouting volunteers who are affiliated with each club. Many of these groups have recognitions for members. Please check out our council website about the various awards.
Cub Scouts, friends, and families are all invited to a Science Belt Loop Workshop on Saturday, May 18th from 10 am-12 pm. Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to earn the Science belt loop. You will also have the opportunity to meet Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp Director Debbie Aker, Program Director Bill SanFilippo, and some
Week 6 of summer camp (August 5-9) is Magic Week. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are incorporated in fun and interactive ways in all of our programs. Special activities include robotics, model rockets, radio controlled vehicles, Cub Scout NOVA awards and more. For more information, visit http://www.camps.ppbsa.org/camps/wheeler/stem.htm.
This “Special Edition” Greenlight 1:64 scale car celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America in a traditional design window box. The car has a custom paint job featuring the Boy Scout and Eagle Scout emblems. Dates of 1910 to 2010 commemorate 100 years of Scouting, which is printed on sides of the car. The special emblem
All Scouts, family and friends pay one price $18. Includes free Scout patch. Information flyer found here http://cubopportunities.ppbsa.org/izod.pdf
On Saturday, May 11, 2013, hundreds of birders from around the globe will scour our state for birds. Scouts love the outdoors, Scouts love nature, and Scouts are committed to service, especially when it benefits the environment of New Jersey. Here is a great, fun, and rewarding way to combine all three! Enjoy a day
We will be hosting the Section NE-5A Section Conclave this year at Mt Allamuchy Scout Reservation on June 7-9. Come and join the brothers of our section for a weekend of fellowship. Everyone will receive a patch. If you want to order extra patches or a T-shirt use the order form on the section website
The Watchung Mountain District Spring Cub Family Camporee registration is now open! The event will be held at Winnebago Scout Reservation from May 31- June 2. Our theme this spring is Around the World. Join us for Archery, BB Gun Shooting, Fishing Derby, Rock Climbing Wall, Campfire, Live Animal and Reptile Show and more! Any
Are you the new advancement chair for your troop or pack? Do you need to learn how to use internet advancement? Well luckily your district advancement chairs have compiled tutorials for you! Click on the link for Cub Scouts if you’re in a pack, and the link for Boy Scouts if you’re in a troop,
Dr. Geoffrey Zoeller, Patriots’ Path Council Vice President for Membership and Relations, notes that “commissioners can make a huge difference in supporting and improving upon Cub Scouting programs. This in turn can lead to dramatic increases in Cub Scout retention within individual units and council wide.” Some of these ideas are shared in the Commissioners
The annual Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament at Winnebago Scout Reservation is June 8, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Parents and sons are invited to join us for the Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament. Enjoy a great day of fishing on Durham Pond. You are also welcome to bring a tent on Friday
CSP of the Month Club for May is featuring 5 council shoulder patches. They are Greater St. Louis, Nevada Area, Southwest Georgia, South Texas and Chicago Area. Get yours today! Like to join and get advance notice? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add you to our mailing list.
The Patriots’ Path Council’s Executive Board met on April 29, 2013 and voted to support the proposed “Boy Scouts of America Membership Standards Resolution” which is found below. The Executive Board also voted to express their feelings about the resolution in the statement which follows. Proposed Boy Scouts of America Membership Standards Resolution by National Youth
A rip-roaring time, June 2 at Wild West City in Stanhope, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Cub Scouts will test the skills they learned in earning their latest rank. Dens can bring their own wagon or you can mix boys of different ranks. Wild West City is open 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, so come
The Sweet 16 of The BSA Safety. This week we are looking at #6, Personal Safety Equipment. Few youth organizations encompass the breadth, volume, and diversity of physical activity common to Scouting, and none enjoy a better safety record. The key to maintaining and improving this exemplary record is the conscientious and trained adult leader
Many towns, counties and conservation groups plan clean-up and conservation community service projects during April. Please look at opportunities that might be planned in your local area and participate as Scouts. Wear a Scouting t-shirt and bring your unit flags and banners. Typically troops, packs, crews, ships and posts participate in community service, but are
We are pleased to announce that Marc D. Maratea has been selected to join the Patriots’ Path Council as our new Black River District Executive effective April 15th. Marc has previously served as a Learning for Life Director with the Greater New York Councils. Welcome Marc!
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:00 PM -8:00 PM Patriots’ Path Council Service Center, 222 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ For adults and youth interested in boating activities on ponds, lakes, rivers, and the ocean! Do you offer your youth these activities now? Would you like to in the future (above, in or under the
Black River District is pleased to announce that the 2013 District Award of Merit is being presented to… Click here for the flyer.
The Enright Melanoma Foundation is looking for Scout participants to ride (or hike or walk) in their annual Health TREK on Saturday, May 11, 2013 launching at Lewis Morris Park in Morristown. The biking distances could help you fulfill what you need to do for the Cycling merit badge! Check out http://friendraising.towercare.com/Markslist/site/displaySite.do?siteIdCode=RMHBGIN8 for more information
Did you know that you can support Scouting by underwriting expenses that are related to projects, activities or camps? Please visit www.stuffforscouts.org to find out what our Scouts, camps, council office, etc need. Your support of Scouting gives our youth memories that last a lifetime. Even more important, you give them the confidence needed to
Congratulations to Michael Griffin, Eagle Scout, Troop 153, Wantage for receiving the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams Council Award! He and his volunteers contributed 970 service hours to the project at Walkill River National Wildlife Refuge. His Eagle Scout project was a 100 seat outdoor amphitheater (complete with stage) built at Walkill River National
Check out the April edition of the Pathfinder! Topics include a report to the nation, Scouts lending a hand after Hurricane Sandy, a Cranford Eagle project, SERV awards, membership summit news, Operation Zero, awards recipients, and more! Please visit the Pathfinder page to read your copy today: http://programs.ppbsa.org/pathfinder/
One Car Donated Makes a Difference – Turning Car Donations into Charity Dollars – One Car One Difference
The Boy Scouts of America is proud to be working with Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), a company whose entire business revolves around taking in, managing, and auctioning vehicles. As such, they started an auto donation program called One Car One Difference that is making a difference for the Boy Scouts of America. When a donor
Patriots’ Path Council is now accepting individual applications and deposits for its 2014 Sea Exploring Adventure at Florida Sea Base, July 13-20, 2014. The crew of 20 will sail a Tall Ship in the Florida Keys under the guidance of a Captain and Mates, snorkel, fish, and take shore leave in Key West. The Sea
On May 17th, 18th and 19th the Area 5 VOA is hosting our Venturing “Back to Medieval Days” at Camp Acahela in Northeastern Pennsylvania Council. Remember, the price goes up as time goes on, so catch the early bird special! To participate in a weekend of fun and excitement you may register by April 30th
The Patriots’ Path Membership Committee has revised the fall recruiting plan to be more flexible to meet the needs of local Cub Scout packs and still be able to take advantage of having a unified outreach plan for the public. School Week for Scouting will be September 16th-20th. Training orientation sessions will be offered this
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of the Stampede! Join your New York Red Bulls as they take on Eastern Conference rival New England Revolution for Scout Night at Red Bull Arena. All Scouts in attendance will be recognized on the in-stadium video boards as they take a lap around the pitch
Join our patch of the month club and expand your collection! April’s CSP is the new Garden State Council patch. The Garden State Council Shoulder Patch is now available in our PPC Scout Shops. There are 2 versions. The first contains the “Jersey Devil” image, the second does not. Both have great images of the Jersey Shore. How many can