Monthly Archives: January 2020

Cub Scout Winter Shooting Sports Event

Munsee District will host a winter Cub Scout BB shooting sports event Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation Dining Hall, 750 Waterloo Road, Stanhope, N.J. 07874.

Range shooting times will be given on a first-come, first-served basis as registrations are received.

This is a great opportunity for Cub Scouts to do BB shooting and have fun at the same time. This event is open to Tiger through Webelos.

Registration is by unit ONLY; cost is $10 per person.

Registration link is

For more information or questions, contact Trish Plummer at [email protected]; Dave Depczynski at 908-482-2101 or

Will Adams at 973-765-9322, ext. 234, [email protected]

New York Knicks vs. Miami Heat

Join Patriots’ Path Council for a night of NBA action when the New York Knicks take on the Miami Heat on Sunday, April 5 at 5 p.m. at Madison Square Garden.

Tickets start at $92.

To purchase tickets, visit

If you would like to purchase 12 or more tickets, contact Frank Coppola at 212-631-5262 or via email at [email protected].

New York Rangers vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Join Patriots’ Path Council for a night of NHL hockey when the New York Rangers take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at Madison Square Garden.

Tickets start at $87.

To purchase tickets, visit

If you would like to purchase 12 or more tickets, contact Frank Coppola at 212-631-5262 or via email at [email protected].

2020 Electives Extravaganza

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Devils Scout Night with Photography Merit Badge Workshop


Come out and enjoy a night with family and friends for Scout Night when the New Jersey Devils take on the Columbus Blue Jackets Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. at Prudential Center in Newark. Tickets will sell fast so be sure to purchase ASAP using the following link:

Patriots’ Path Council photography merit badge counselors will be on hand at the game for a photography merit badge workshop.

All Scouts must bring a signed Blue Card to the workshop. Not all the badge requirements will be completed on-site. Photo assignments during the game and around the Prudential Center will follow counseling work prior to the game.

Being a ticket holder for the Feb. 16 Devils game is a requirement for participation in the merit badge workshop.

This ticket purchase includes a Devils drawstring bag, Devils patch, troop welcome on the scoreboard, and post-game ice access for a group photo.

Only the first 100 to order through the link will receive a Scout patch. On-ice activities may sell out due to capacity.

Tickets must be purchased through the link above to receive the benefits listed.

In addition, the game has a “WWE Night” theme and the first 9,000 fans will receive a P.K. Subban “Subbanator” bobblehead courtesy of RWJBarnabas.

Munsee District to Host Chess Tournament

Munsee District will host a chess tournament on Feb. 22, 2020. Cost is $15 per participant. It is open to both Scouts and non Scouts.

The tournament will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford, N.J.

Registration is $15; note that this is a non-rated tournament.

Limited to 40 players age 11 and older who must know how to play chess.

This tournament meets the 6a requirement for earning a chess merit badge.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers. Medals will be awarded to all participants.

For more information, email Jim Parlapiano at [email protected] or Will Adams at [email protected], or call 973-765-9322, ext. 234.

Register at:

Munsee District Webelos Klondike Derby

The Munsee District Klondike is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020.

The event will be held in the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, N.J., from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Webelos will then have the opportunity to visit the other event sites.

Registration closes Feb. 2, 2020.

Register at:

Den Chief Training

One of the best helpers for a Cub Scout den leader or Webelos leader is a den chief, a Scout who can help with activities, advancement, ceremonies, crafts and other den events. And the best den chief is one who has attended Den Chief training to learn about games, songs, tricks, puzzles and other things that help a den chief do a better job.

Pack Leaders: Ask your local Scouts BSA troop to provide den chiefs. You won’t regret it! You’ll have better dens and better Webelos-to-Scouts BSA transition results.

Troop Leaders: Being a den chief qualifies as a leadership position for rank advancement.

Webelos den chiefs are especially useful for teaching the Scouts BSA parts of Webelos advancement requirements and give the boys and girls a friend in the troop when it’s time to graduate. You will get a valuable assistant leader.

Den Chief Training Dates

  • April 4, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. to noon – Cranford United Methodist Church, Cranford, N.J.
  • May 9, 2020 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Patriots Path Council Office, Cedar Knolls, N.J.
  • Aug. 30, 2020 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Summit Jewish Community Center

Registration Link: Click Here to Register for Den Chief Training

Sussex District Klondike

On the weekend of Jan. 24-26, 2020, the Sussex District Klondike was held at Winnebago Scout Reservation.  Approximately 300 Scouts, adult leaders and staff participated in the event. Sixteen troops attended.

The weather did not cooperate and Klondike competition was suspended after noon.  Most troops remined on site and attended the dinner and “campfire” in the dining hall.

The Sussex District Activities Committee did an outstanding job in preparing for the Klondike, but was unable to control the rain.  Karl Grogaard and Gary Carlson chaired the Klondike with support from the entire committee.

Black River District Klondike

The Black River Klondike was held at Camp Akelaland Trexler Scout Reservation on the weekend of Jan. 24-26, 2020.  More than 500 Scouts, adult leaders and staff attended the Klondike, with 29 troops from Black River, Fishawack and out of council participating.

Unfortunately, the rains came and made operations difficult.  In spite of the weather, it was a good time and everyone enjoyed an outstanding dinner once again.  The Klondike was chaired by Dave Curtis, Howard Gordon and Larry Gersten, who were supported by an outstanding group of volunteers.