Category: Important Announcements

BSA No Longer Supplying Printed Membership Cards

For about 4 years, the BSA has made it possible for a unit’s key 3 to print membership cards and certificates for their units. Effective January 1, 2019, the BSA will no longer supply the councils with membership card stock,

Thank You

Thank you to our units and families that have supported the 2019  Friends of Scouting campaign. Click  here to see the list of supporters.

Youth Protection Updated Version

At the end of February, the online YP Course will be replaced with an updated version. If you have started—but not completed—the current Y01 Youth Protection Training: You must complete the training before March 1, 2019, or any progress you

2019 Annual Meeting

Join us for the 2019 Annual Year in Review and Awards Celebration on Monday, February 25 at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. Click here for the flyer. As per our council by-laws, article III, section 3, the purpose of

Scouts BSA Launch

February 1, 2019 is the first time that girls ages 11 – 17 can register in a Scouts BSA troop. To celebrate we’re having a party that night to kick off this historic change in the BSA. Over 100 girls

FOS Campaign Progress Report

The FOS Campaign Progress Report as of 1/23/19. CONGRATULATIONS – Black River, Munsee, and Raritan Valley Districts and Council Campaigns.  You have met and exceeded the January benchmarks.  WAY TO GO!  KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!

2018 Year in Review

Click here for the 2018 Year in Review.

Fostering Resilience in Scouts Coping with Loss

The SCOUTStrong Healthy Living Initiative brings attention to the emotional fitness of Scouts.  Supporting Scouts during and after any type of loss is an essential skill for all Scout leaders.  “Of all the injuries from the dozens of campouts that

Upcoming 2019 Alumni Events

Please see below for the upcoming 2019 Alumni Events: (Click the links for the event flyers) 2019 District Alumni Gatherings Black River Date: Tuesday, March 12th Time: 7:00 PM Location: Rockaway River Barn Restaurant (11 Green Pond Rd., Rockaway, NJ)

Patriots’ Path Council Scouting Family

You may have seen the recent Wall Street Journal article stating that National BSA has hired a bankruptcy attorney for consultation in light of the costs of defending sexual abuse lawsuits.  I anticipate learning additional information in the days and