Category: Announcements

‘Scouting From Home’ Page Created

A new landing page has been created to help the Patriots’ Path Council Scouting community engage in BSA programs and resources right at home. Be sure to visit, like and share our “Scouting From Home” webpage https://ppcbsa.org/programs/scoutingfromhome/ and submit your creative ideas

Flintlocks Repair Dan Beard Treehouse

The Flintlocks repaired the Dan Beard Treehouse at Camp Somers in Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation over the winter. The Flintlocks are retired Scouters who volunteer every Thursday at Camp Winnebago. All it took was some lumber, some screws and some

The 2020 Tradeshow of Scouting

The 2020 Tradeshow of Scouting, planned for Monday, June 1, is about 67 days away. You don’t want to miss it. These council committees are already signed up, with all the info you need for your next Scouting activity or

Flintlocks make 32 new benches for camp

The Flintlocks recently made 32 new benches with pressure-treated lumber for the Council Ring at Allamuchy. The photos show the benches being assembled in the shop (where the magic happens), with Russ Jenkins and Chris Szymczak constructing the benches and

Flintlocks make Pinewood Derby cars for Scout Reach and Special Needs Kids

The Flintlocks obtained a grant and then purchased, cut and sanded Pinewood Derby cars, and donated them directly to schools with special-needs children. This is a good example of how the Flintlocks work with the council to provide outstanding services

Boy Scout and Girl Scout Sunday Mass Award Recipients

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were presented with religious awards during the annual combined diocesan Boy Scout and Girl Scout Sunday Mass February 23, 2020, in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Paterson, New Jersey.  The main celebrant

2020 Tradeshow of #ScoutingForward

SAVE THE DATE June 1, 2020 5:45 – 9:00 PM The Birchwood Manor, Whippany Click here for the flyer.

Meet the Flintlocks

The Flintlocks are a volunteer group of 26 retired Scouters who work at the camps every week all year-round. They provide 5,000 hours of work every year and have built almost everything you see at the camps. Most of the

Scouts from PPC and Beyond Attend Devils Scout Night

The New Jersey Devils held a Scout Night on February 16, 2020, at the Prudential Center. For early arrivals there was a Photography merit badge workshop with Mikal Celentano from Somerville.  All participants received a patch. Early arrivals may have

The Flintlocks Celebrate Joe Schott’s 98th Birthday

Joe Schott, who has been volunteering with the Flintlocks for 29 years, recently celebrated his 98th birthday. The Flintlocks, BSA, Inc., are 26 retired Scouters who are incorporated as a 501c3. They help build and maintain structures at the Patriot