Category: Announcements

New District Structure – Staffing Plan to Support New Structure, Effective January 1, 2018

The council’s new structure will increase the number of professional staff, and significantly change the organization and roles of our professional Scouters. It will also change who our volunteers go to for support, depending on the function. The team of


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CUB SCOUT EXPO at the Tradeshow of Scouting!

Don’t Miss the Inaugural CUB SCOUT EXPO at the Tradeshow of Scouting! June 5, 2017 5:45 pm to 9:00 pm Birchwood Manor • Whippany, NJ For the first time we are bringing together and providing you easy access to all

Tour and Activity Plan Terminated

A cross-functional team (at the National level) has completed an evaluation of the BSA’s Tour and Activity Plan, resulting in a recommendation to terminate the plan effective April 1, 2017. Please take an opportunity to check out the FAQ’s.

The Commissioner’s Corner

Why do we need commissioners? I had the privilege of being newly elected as council commissioner of Patriots’ Path Council at the annual meeting this past February 27.  It is my honor to serve for the next three years and

2017 Abilities Digest Spring Issue

Please check out the 2017 Spring Issue of Abilities Digest. We hope you will find it helpful. The following articles are included in this issue: Adapting Activities Awareness Events Enhancing Awareness Adapting Advancements Recognizing Abilities A Peek Ahead Helpful Links

2017 Patriots’ Path Council Jamboree Shoulder Patch Fundraising Set


The Limited Edition 2017 National Scout Jamboree Fundraising Set is now available. Patriots’ Path Council is sending 4 troops and venturing crews to this once in a lifetime event at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. In keeping with

National Advancement Training Conference

Friday, March 17, 2017 from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9:00 am-5:30 pm Hildale Presbyterian Church, 85 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 Conference Fee: $30 per person Registration closes on March 10, 2017 or when maximum

What is Monthly Sunday SLIC?

SLIC is Scout Leader Intro to Climbing It’s a small, exclusive, free program, one Sunday afternoon each month, to introduce adults to BSA rock climbing skills,rain or shine, summer or winter, hot or cold, indoors or out, at Mt. Allamuchy Scout

Patriots’ Path Council (PPC) Climbing Instructor (CI) Training

What:  Highly skilled, outdoor hands-on program covering PPC Level II Climbing Instructor (CI) training.  By completing this training, you will be a qualified Level I CI and can help Level II CIs run exciting rock climbing programs!  With practice and