Mary Lynne Capen Retirement Celebration

Please join us to celebrate Mary Lynne’s 25 year career with the Boy Scouts of America. Mary Lynne joined the Morris-Sussex Area Council in March 1993 as an assistant registrar. In 1994 More »

Spread the Word About Philmont Family Adventure

This summer, choose the ultimate family vacation. Choose Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico and skip the crowds, long lines, and expensive ticket prices. Philmont Family Adventure, new for 2018, gives families More »

3rd Annual Elective Extravaganza!

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winnebago Scout Reservation 102 Timberbrook Road, Rockaway, NJ 07866 NEW THIS YEAR: Condensed Tiger schedule   Check in starts at 8:00 am     Opening More »

Using Social Media to Market Your Unit!

Here are some points on how to better market your unit through social media and the local press. 1. Get Permission: There are permission release forms for parents to sign off in More »

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.  More »

Registration for 2018 College of Commissioner Science is Still Open!

There is still time to register for the April 14, 2018 NNJC/PPC College of Commissioner Science.  Our immediate past Area 5 Commissioner, Jeff Goldsmith, will be featured at the event. Go to the following link to register today: http://www.nnjbsa.org/ccs

National Youth Leadership Training

NYLT is the only council-wide youth training program that is not designed to be program specific.  NYLT is a rigorous youth leadership training program that provides skills for life and is designed to benefit and enhance the leadership teams of troops and Venture crews for both boys and girls.  It is fun, challenging and informative.

2018 Stars and Stripes Breakfast HONOR GUARD

Another active Scouting year is well under way and we are excited to announce that the 2nd Annual Stars and Stripes Breakfast will be taking place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. This year’s keynote speaker is American Legend and New Jersey native Joe Theismann. We are in need of Scouts to be part of our

Last Opportunity to Purchase the Eclipse Badge!

#641563 $1.99 Less than 20 still available.

BSA Logo Twill Cap

Item: 645050 Retail Price: $14.99 This handsome cap features the letters “BSA” on the front, in felt applique, and the Universal Emblem on the wearer’s left side. It also features a brown brushed heavy twill exterior for durability, a Velcro back strap for comfort, and a size of OSFA 58CM.

3rd Annual Elective Extravaganza!

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winnebago Scout Reservation 102 Timberbrook Road, Rockaway, NJ 07866 NEW THIS YEAR: Condensed Tiger schedule   Check in starts at 8:00 am     Opening Ceremony 8:30 am     Closing Ceremony 3:40 pm Scouts will work on up to 4 elective adventures during four sessions, with one hour for

2018 Camp Hall of Fame and Beefsteak Dinner

Join us on Saturday, July 21 at the Camp Somers Dining Hall at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation. This event will celebrate Bob Morris, Chris Szymczak, and George Van Dyke who represent over 100 years of camp service to Patriots’ Path Council. The beefsteak dinner following the celebration will raise funds for the Warren Wheeler Adventureship

2018 Stars and Stripes Breakfast

Another active Scouting year is well under way and we are excited to announce that the 2nd Annual Stars and Stripes Breakfast will be taking place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. This year’s keynote speaker is American Legend and New Jersey native Joe Theismann. We hope you will be able to join us at our

2018 Munsee Pinewood Derby Results

This past Saturday, March 3, at Cranford United Methodist Church you could hear the sounds of wheels spinning, cheering, and the anticipation of racing.  It was time for the Munsee District Annual Pinewood Derby. Seventy-one racers entered and three young men finished as the district’s overall fastest. Races this year were held for Lions, Tigers,

Using Social Media to Market Your Unit!

Here are some points on how to better market your unit through social media and the local press. 1. Get Permission: There are permission release forms for parents to sign off in order for any child to be shown in any media. Please be sure to have these signed annually by all Scouts. Action to

St. Patrick’s Day Patches

Will your Scouts march in a parade this month? Are you looking to recognize your Scouts? Check out the Scout Shop for patches starting at $0.99 each. Shown below is St. Patrick’s Day emblem at $0.99 Get yours before they sell out! Cedar Knolls Scout Shop 973-765-9322 ext. 233 Mountainside Scout Shop  908-654-9191

Nominations Now Open for Sussex STAR Awards

New for 2018, the Sussex STAR award is for all Sussex District leaders and Scouters who have showed exemplary service to the Scouts, the units or the district.  Award requirements include a minimum 2 years of service for award and they must be trained in their registered position. Nominations are due April 15.  Nomination forms

Registration Now Open: 2018 Black River District Fellowship & Recognition Dinner

Join us this May to celebrate the success and accomplishments of our many volunteers and our district at this year’s dinner. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 6:30 pm. This year’s dinner will be hosted by The Chandelier at Flanders Valley which is located at 80 Pleasant Hill Rd, Flanders, NJ 07836. 

Webelos Resident Camp

Calling all Webelos and their parents! Webelos Resident Camp is a 4 day, 3 night overnight camp experience designed for Webelos and their parent. Webelos have the opportunity to start working on adventures or activity badges, learn more about the world we live in, and develop a greater appreciation for the outdoors. Parents will have

Camp COLEY Open House

COME ONE, COME ALL! To Camp COLEY’s Fun Day Open House! The annual Camp COLEY Fun Day Open House will take place April 21, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm (rain or shine) at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation! There will be lots of great carnival-themed activities for the children while parents enjoy a tour of the

Cub Scout Pack Camping Incentives

Attention all PPC Cub Scout packs: Check out the 2018 PPC Cub Scout pack camping incentives!! Spread the word and register today!! You can find the flyer here.

Let’s Get Camping! Newsletter

Did you know we have a monthly e-newsletter with short articles about Patriots’ Path Council camps? If you’re not receiving Let’s Get Camping! click here to join the mailing list: http://bit.ly/LGCsignup

Watch LIVE! The 2018 Spring Membership Breakfast

Join us to learn about the latest membership updates at our breakfast to be held at PPC Service Center on April 7 at 8:00 am. Hear the latest in membership: The new member coordinator position for all unit committees, Family Scouting, and the Lions program for Cubs. The event is free and includes a free

Black River Cub Scout Spring Camporee

The 2018 Black River District Spring Cub Scout Camporee will be held the weekend of May 18-20, 2018.  The camporee will be about traditional Scout activities – fishing, shooting sports, nature activities and fun for all.  The camporee will be held at Camp Somers, MASR and cost will be $25.00 with dinner and $20.00 without

2018 Seasonal Generic Emblems

  Pinewood Derby 2018 – 65 Years of PWD (dated) # 642871 Retail: $1.79 Scouting for Food #647874 Retail: $1.79 Blue & Gold # 647870 Retail: $1.79

PPC Outfitters Cub Package

Special Package Price $137.99 Package value $156.96 Package includes: • Canyon 30 Liters backpack • Tikkina 150 Headlamp • Sleeping bag (35 degrees) • Nalgene Water bottle 16oz. Click HERE to place your order now! Please contact Steve Beirach at sales@ppcoutfitters.com for ordering or for more details. Colors may vary. Not valid with other offers.

PPC Outfitter Webelos Package

Special Package Price $175.00 Package value $207.40 Package includes: • Tikkina 150 Headlamp • Red Rock External Frame Backpack 34Liters • Sleeping bag (35 degrees) • Nalgene Water bottle 32oz. • Strapits- Sleeping bag straps • Mess kit with utensils and bag Click HERE to place your order now! Please contact Steve Beirach at sales@ppcoutfitters.com

Speakers and Presenters Needed!

This site: https://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2323560) is used to register speakers and presenters for Explorer Post 3737 chartered to the City Of Woodbridge, meeting at Colonia Library, 607 Inman Ave Colonia, NJ 07067. They meet on Monday evenings twice a month. The post consists of dynamic young people looking at careers in Engineering or STEM fields.    Presenters

March Popcorn Pricing Madness!!!

Make sure to get your popcorn for all the games!!! Click here to see the popcorn prices.

Fishawack Cub Family Spring Camping

The 2018 Fishawack Cub Family Spring Camping event will be held on the weekend of May 5-6, 2018 at Winnebago Scout Reservation.  Cost per camper will be $18.50, which includes dinner in the dining hall; for those who those to cook in their campsite the cost will be $10.00 per person (6 and under is

AmazonSmile Triple Rewards

Three times your impact! Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase – through March 31! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3661431 and Amazon donates to Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America. Not signed up for Amazon Smile? Let’s get started! All you have to do is sign up here. If successful, Amazon should

Volunteers Needed for Scouting’s 5K

June 16,  Duke Island Park Race Director Physical Arrangements Registration Greeting/Directions/Parking Water Stops Please register as a volunteer today!   http://ppbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2338198 For questions call Art Lobdell at 973 965-9322 ext. 228  art.Lobdell@scouting.org.

UPDATED: BOY SCOUTS 2018 REQUIREMENTS BOOK, NOW IN STOCK!

Updated for 2018! The Boy Scouts Requirement Book gives you up-to-the-minute information on the latest rank requirement changes. You’ll also be current on all revised requirements and minor updates affecting merit badges. This replaces previous #641568 2017 Boy Scout™ Requirements Book. 2018 Boy Scouts Requirement Book #641568 $ 5.99

Personal shopper service e-mail addresses have changed at your PPC Scout Shops.

Don’t have time to spend picking out awards for your next pack meeting or court of honor? Let your Patriots’ Path Scout Shops’ Staff do it for you. Your new orders only addresses are: 358scoutshoporderscedarknolls@scouting.org 358scoutshopordersmountainside@scouting.org Information we need. 1. List of items and quantities (or attach your internet advancement). 2. Send to the store

Munsee Chess Tournament Recap

The fifth annual Munsee District Chess tournament was held on Saturday February 24, 2018 at the Cranford Community Center. Thirty-seven Scouts and two girls from throughout the council came to compete and test their skills. A Swiss-system tournament is a non-eliminating tournament format which features a set number of rounds of competition. In a Swiss tournament, each competitor does

Munsee Shooting Sports Recap

On Saturday February 24, 2018, Munsee District held their annual Cub Scout BB and Archery shooting sports event at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation. More than 20 Cub Scouts from throughout the district participated in this event to test their marksmanship. Special thanks go out to Scott McCabe and Trish Plummer for coordinating this year’s event.

The Scouting Adventure Card is Here

The 2018 Scouting Adventure Card Program is underway. From now through July 29, 2018, Scouts may sell adventure cards to family, friends, neighbors, etc., to help them fund their camp experience. The program is simple to administer. The Scout sells each card for $10.00 by cash or check. (The check is made out to the

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 our understanding of these threats has evolved, so has our approach to keeping youth safe. 

Save The Date! 2018 Youth Protection Symposium: Opioid Awareness, Protecting Our Teens!

You’re Invited!  On a biannual basis, the Patriots’ Path Council Hosts its Youth Protection Symposium.  The event will take place on Friday May 11, 2018 at the Boy Scouts of America Service Center in Cedar Knolls, NJ. This year’s topic is Opioid Awareness, Protecting Our Teens! The Symposium will begin with check in and breakfast

2018 Patriots’ Path Council Tradeshow of Scouting and Cub Scout Expo

Are you ready for the 2018 Tradeshow of Scouting?  Of course not, but the Tradeshow committee is getting ready for you! The committee has been meeting to plan another great Tradeshow taking place June 4, 2018. Various council committees are or have received invitation letters regarding how to sign up for a display table. We

Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament

Saturday May 12, 2018 at Winnebago Scout Reservation, Rockaway, NJ The Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament is a fun filled day of fishing open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and their parents. The event is from 8 am till 3 pm. Lunch is also included for just $30.00 a person. Boats are available to

Munsee Klondike Derby 2018 Recap

The annual Munsee Webelos and Boy Scout Klondikes took place on Saturday February 10, 2018 in the “Loop” area of the Watchung Reservation. Under the leadership of Ed Novak and Dan Turano, 20 patrols from 10 packs totaling 109 Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts tested their Scouting skills in various areas including fire building

Sussex Boy Scout Spring Camporee

The 2018 Sussex District Spring Boy Scout Camporee will be held the weekend of May 4-6, 2018.  The theme of the camporee is a ‘Catastrophe-O-Ree’ and will focus on first aid skills and resourcefulness in emergency situations. The camporee will be held at Lodestar Park in Fredon and will cost $12.00 per person. Contact Dave

Fishawack Pinewood Derby Championship

The 2018 Fishawack Pinewood Derby championship will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Alfred Vail School on Speedwell Ave. in Morristown. The competition is open to all Fishawack Cub Scouts who finished in 1st through 3rd place in their age group in their pack’s derby. Registration for the event is $5.00. and

Philomont 2018 Individual Registrations

Patriots’ Path Council is currently accepting individual registrations to attend Philmont Scout Ranch in 2018 as part of one of five contingents on a 15 day trip to Colorado and New Mexico.  The trip will include an action-packed two-day tour of the front range of the Colorado Rockies (Air Force Academy, Garden of the Gods,

Philmont 2019

Patriots’ Path Council is currently accepting additional applications for crews to attend Philmont Scout Ranch in 2019 as part of one of four contingents on a 15 day trip to Colorado and New Mexico.  The trip will include an action packed two day tour of the front range of the Colorado Rockies (Air Force Academy,

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 their way to Cub Scout day camp, Webelos resident camp, Boy Scout resident camp, national

Raritan Valley Pinewood Derby and Cub Scout Games

Racers start your engines. The Raritan Valley Pinewood Derby and Cub Scout Games are here. The top finishers in your pack are eligible to race. Cost is $10.00 per Scout. This year’s races will be on March 24th at Saint Anne’s Church, 45 Anderson Street, Raritan, NJ 08869. Registration starts at 8 am and races

Watchung Mountain Klondike Results

The Watchung Mountain District held their annual Klondike derby on January 27, 2018. Over 300 Scouts and leaders converged on the Watchung Reservation to test their Scouting skills. Skills tested included first aid, fire building, map and compass, knots and lashing, tomahawk throw, and wilderness survival. Senior Scouts and Scouts competed to earn nuggets to

Raritan Valley District Scout and Webelos Klondike

Saturday February 3, 2018 was cold and sunny as more than 100 Webelos and 300 Boy Scouts traveled to the Watchung Reservation for their annual Klondike Derby. Klondike governor Dave Robbins from Troop 154 along with a dedicated staff of volunteers set up various stations to test Scouts and Webelos in rope skills, sled races,

Boy Scout Recruitment Plans

February 1, 2018 Subject: AOL to Boy Scout/ Boy Scout Recruitment Plans Dear Scoutmaster: Are You In?  Let’s Get More Boy Scouts! We appreciate all the hours you put in to provide the best program possible for our Scouts.  In 2018, the council membership committee would like to help every troop provide their program to

Save The Date: Spring Membership Breakfast!

We had an awesome last two years of membership growth, and with all the exciting changes occurring in the future, we want to keep the growth going in 2018! Mark your calendars and spread the word for Saturday, April 7th from 8 am to 12 noon!  The day will cover spring recruitment materials, Family Scouting

Updated: Boy Scouts 2018 Requirements Book, Now in Stock!

Updated for 2018! The Boy Scouts Requirement Book gives you up-to-the-minute information on the latest rank requirement changes. You’ll also be current on all revised requirements and minor updates affecting merit badges. This replaces previous #641568 2017 Boy Scout™ Requirements Book. 2018 Boy Scouts Requirement Book #641568   $ 5.99

Personal Shopper Service-New E-mail Addresses

Personal shopper service e-mail addresses have changed at your PPC Scout Shops. Don’t have time to spend picking out awards for your next pack meeting or court of honor? Let your Patriots’ Path Scout Shops’ Staff do it for you. Your new orders only addresses are:    358scoutshoporderscedarknolls@scouting.org and 358scoutshopordersmountainside@scouting.org Information we need: List of items and quantities

Rangemaster Training

Attention Cub leaders:  Do you need to get volunteers trained to staff your shooting ranges for spring camporees? The shooting sports committee is holding BB and Archery Rangemaster Training on Saturday April 7 at Camp Wheeler. This certification is good for two years and is open to registered Scouters 18 or older.  Registration and further