Category: Important Announcements

New Youth Protection Program Letter

March 1, 2018 To all Patriots’ Path Council families; In Scouting, our first obligation is to provide a safe environment for our youth.  As an organization, we are committed to continuous improvement.  This includes our approach to youth protection.  As

Order Your 2018 Scouting Adventure Cards NOW!

The Scouting Adventure/ Camp Card is a terrific way for a Scout to earn their way to summer camp or it can be a great fundraiser for your pack, troop or crew!  This initiative is designed to help Scouts earn

2017 Eagle Scouts

Congratulations to our 424 new Eagle Scouts from 2017! This is a new record of Eagles in one year for the Patriots’ Path Council. To see the full list of Eagle Scouts, click here.

BSA’s Scoutbook Lite, which will replace Internet Advancement, debuts in early 2018

The BSA announced it will release Scoutbook Lite, a new tool for quickly inputting advancement data, in the second quarter of 2018. This free solution will replace the current Internet Advancement platform, which will be retired. Scoutbook Lite will feature

Family Scouting – January 2018 start of girls in Cub Scouts!

To: All Patriots’ Path Council Cub Scout Packs Subject: Family Scouting – January 2018 start of girls in Cub Scouts! As you hopefully already know, the BSA’s Board of Directors recently approved a plan to invite girls and young women

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops

National just released a new version of Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops. This updated syllabus is in the format of a Facilitator Guide and should help enable boys and leaders to deliver a better course. You can find the

Family Scouting – January 2018 Start for Girls in Cub Scouts!

As you hopefully already know, the BSA’s Board of Directors recently approved a plan to invite girls and young women into all Scouting programs.  Requirements for females in the Scouting programs will be identical to the requirements for males. Starting

DOES YOUR UNIT HAVE A “NEW MEMBER COORDINATOR” YET?!

All units do recruiting for new Scouts.  In fact, some units may have a committee member or parent who was unofficially designated as their “recruiter”. Well, now BSA has created a formal position on your committee for this job: “NEW

Hurricane María Relief

Last September, Hurricane María – a category 5 hurricane – slammed through Puerto Rico causing destruction throughout the island and significant damage to the Concilio de Puerto Rico – the local Boy Scout Council on the island. A patch set

#GivingTuesday #WeAreTheBSA

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 is #GivingTuesday. Help your friends and family celebrate the season of giving by posting, tweeting, and sharing what you are thankful for and the charities that have made a difference in your life and the life