Category: Events and Activities

‘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 and submit your creative ideas

District Events

The Sussex District Merit Badge University is scheduled over two Sundays, March 29 and April 19, 2020, at Camp Somers. Twenty-one merit badges are being offered.  Registration is open; $10 per Scout with a maximum of four MB slots available. 

Morris County Park Commission Merit Badge Workshops

The Morris County Park Commission will offer two merit badge workshops for Scouts BSA members ages 11 and up. Both workshops will be held at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd., Chatham Township. Bird Study will be

Munsee Chess Tournament

The seventh annual Munsee Chess Tournament took place on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in Cranford, New Jersey. Thirty-one Scouts BSA members representing Black River, Fishawack, Munsee, Raritan Valley and Watchung Mountain districts participated in this year’s event. The winners were:

Patriots’ Path Council Chess Club

Calling all Scouters interested in developing a Patriots’ Path Council chess program.  Please gather with us at the service center, 1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, on Saturday, May 2, 2020, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Clearly chess is on fire

Be part of the NNJC/PPC Powder Horn on April 23-26, 2020.

Powder Horn is designed to expose Scouting adults and youth to activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor/High Adventure program. Program highlights may include: ATVs, backpacking, conservation, cycling/mountain biking, emergency preparedness, expedition planning, wilderness first aid, fly fishing,

Jewish Encampment at Winnebago

During the summer of 2019, the Patriots’ Path Jewish Committee on Scouting organized the first Jewish Encampment at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation.  During the week, the following Scouts worked on and received religious emblems: Andrew F., Joshua H., Lydia K.,

District Events

The Sussex District Cub Scout Freeze-O-Ree is being planned at the Skylands Ice Palace, March 15, 2020.  Registration is open.  $10.00 per person includes skates for one hour of open skating from 12:00-1:00 PM and various activities both indoors and


A Cub-O-Ree featuring camping and other activities in the Poconos in Pennsylvania will be held April 17-19. The event is sponsored by Whitewater Challengers and Patriots’ Path Council, BSA. The cost is $49 per person and activities include two nights


Whitewater Challengers and Patriots’ Path Council, BSA, will sponsor a Raft-O-Ree weekend April 17-19 in the Poconos in Pennsylvania. Cost is $70 per person and the weekend includes Friday and Saturday night camping, Saturday rafting on the Lehigh River, Saturday