Monthly Archives: May 2019

ScoutingWire April 24, 2019 Newsletter

This newsletter is dedicated to the topic of Youth Protection. The BSA believes it is important for parents, volunteers, and employees to be equipped with the information needed to understand the BSA’s comprehensive approach to preventing abuse, as well as information needed to recognize, respond, and report concerns.

Articles include:

Click here for the complete online newsletter.

Tradeshow of Scouting

June 3, 2019, at the Birchwood Manor, Whippany, 5:45 PM – 9:00 PM

Registration is now open!

Register now for more door prize tickets.

Click here to register.

For info, contact patriotspathtradeshow@gmail.com or Art Lobdell.

Click here for the flyer.

My Cool Grandma/Grandpa

Sunday, June 9th at Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway.  From 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.  A special event for a Cub Scout and their grandparent.  Together, you will build either a bird house or a toolbox, shoot BB rifles, toast a marshmallow and roast a hot dog.  Rain or shine!  Our craft project will be indoors and the BB range is covered.  If it rains, you will need rain gear for marshmallows and hot dogs at campfire.  Cost = $15 per Cub Scout.  Grandparents are Free!  Registration closes June 8th at midnight.  Register at https://www.scoutingevent.com/358-Cool.  For more info, contact Al Thomas, al.thomas@scouting.org; 973-765-9322 x229.

Youth Fishing Challenge, Saturday, June 8, 2019

At Parks Lake, 73 Academy St. in Rockaway, 8:00 am – noon.  This is a statewide “free fishing” day – no licenses required.

Invite a friend who might want to join your pack or troop!  Boys & girls who join a pack or troop that day will receive a free fishing kit.

Prizes will be awarded!

Register at https://tinyurl.com/myfishchallenge.  For information contact, al.thomas@scouting.org, 973-765-9322 x229.

Would you Support the Leaders of Tomorrow by Rounding Up your Purchases as Donations?

It’s as easy as:

Text PPCFOS to 435-06 or visit https://ppcbsa.harness.com/roundup/

Step 1) Register and connect a card or cards
Step 2) Your everyday purchases are rounded up as donations to Patriots’ Path Council, Friends of Scouting.

If you need additional info please reach out, either via FB or email to mark.spaldo@scouting.org.

Thank You!

Fund Your Adventure – Sell Popcorn

POPCORN is right for every unit!

  • ENABLES you to raise funds from outside your fundraising base
  • ENHANCES the communication skills of the group
  • ENABLES your unit to stop worrying about money and concentrate on the youth
  • Less fundraising = MORE FUN !!!

WHAT could you do with the proceeds?

  • PAY for summer camp
  • GO ON that trip the Scouts always wanted to take
  • BUY new equipment

FOR your Scouts

  • INCREASES their confidence level
  • GIVES a sense of pride and achievement
  • PROMOTES leadership skills

If you would like to more about the popcorn sale contact in:

Camp Noble Cause

12th Annual Camp Noble Cause on June 22 & 23, 2019.

For more information, click here.