Category: Announcements

Scoutbook Expert to Present Training

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 8 to 10 p.m., members of the Patriots’ Path Council will have the opportunity to hear from a leading national expert on using Scoutbook. The live broadcast will feature Scott Fisher, the founder and

National Recruitment Webinar Planned July 9

A national recruitment webinar titled “Tech Hacks – Making BeAScout and Online Registration Work for You” will be presented Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 8 p.m. The webinar is for unit leaders, commissioners, council staff and anyone involved in welcoming more

Den Chief Training Offered to Scouts

The August 30 session of Den Chief training will take place via teleconference from 1 to 4 p.m. Information will be sent to the registration contact prior to the start of the course. While there is no cost, registration is

NYLT Now Accepting Registrations for November Program

Patriot Path is still accepting registrations for the National Youth Leadership Training program (NYLT) in November. The dates are Nov. 6-8 and Nov. 13-15, and the program will be held at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Participants must attend both weekends to

The Franklin Institute Reopens to Visitors

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia will open to visitors on July 8, 2020. Face coverings and no-touch temperature checks are required for staff and visitors ages 3 and up. Advance tickets are required for ALL guests, including museum members, with

Shop with AmazonSmile to Support PPC

AmazonSmile customers can now support Patriots’ Path Council in the Amazon shopping app in iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations: Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device Go into

New Scouts BSA Adult Training Available August 3

A new online Scouts BSA training for adult positions has been developed by the National office and will be available on August 3. If you are currently in the middle of completing the training, please complete prior to this date

Woodsman’s Thong Planned in October

Woodsman’s Thong, planned October 24-25, 2020, at Winnebago Scout Reservation, is an  unique outdoor training course for adults and Scouts 13 years old and First Class rank.  For information and registration, visit Woodsman’s Thong registration. Woodsman’s Thong, developed by Scouters

Plan a Scavenger Hunt for Cub Scouts

Cub Scout leaders are facing some challenges in recruiting new Cub Scouts – the COVID-19 virus and the fee increase that National will apply starting on August 1, 2020. Also, as the bankruptcy case involving our national organization goes forward,

Adults Needed To Help With Chess Program

Calling all adults interested in creating a Patriots’ Path chess program. Jersey Jam, merit badges, summer camps, district and troop chess activities have shown that Scouts are interested in and enjoy chess. Now is the time to put together a