Category: General Announcements

Virtual 5K Run Raises $4,800

A big thank you to the 100 participants, 23 donors and the top five sponsors who came together in May and raised over $4,800 during Patriots’ Path Council’s virtual 5K run/walk. The four key sponsors for the fourth annual event

Watchung Mountain Cub Scouts Enjoy Camporee

The Watchung Mountain District Spring Cub Camporee was held the weekend of May 14-16, 2021, at Winnebago Scout Reservation. There were 332 attendees from 13 Cub Scout packs. In addition to a variety of activities, the day featured a Scout

Sussex Cub Scouts Have Fun at Winnebago

On Saturday, April 17, about 90 Cub Scouts, siblings and parents participated in the Sussex District Cub Scout Adventure Day at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Program areas included Duty to God, Scouts in the Wild, Scouting Necessities, and Duty To Country. 

Munsee Scouts Enjoy the Outdoors at Klondike Challenge

This year’s Munsee District Klondike Challenge was held on April 17, 2021, at the Loop Area of Watchung Reservation. COVID-19 forced the district to split the event into a morning and afternoon session, each competing in the same four skill

Non-Registered Adults Removed From ScoutBook

As of April 12, all adults who are not registered as a member in the BSA will have been removed from your unit’s Scoutbook adult leader roster. This does not affect parent connections to their Scouts. Parents will still receive

Raritan Valley Klondike Attended by More Than 350

A total of 33 units with over 370 Scouts, adult leaders and support staff participated in the Raritan Valley District Klondike on Saturday, March 20, at Winnebago Scout Reservation. From older Scouts teaching Webelos and Scouts BSA troops competing against

Fishawack District Holds Klondike at Camp Somers

On March 20, the Fishawack District Klondike was attended by 180 Scouts BSA and 40 adults at Camp Somers. To reduce any chance of COVID-19 transmission, everyone wore masks, sleds were omitted, and Scouts remained in pods.  Teams of between

EPA and BSA Create New Award for Youth

The Environmental Protection Agency, as part of a public awareness campaign to celebrate its first 50 years, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to create an award for members of troops, crews and ships. This new award will

Training Offered for Youth Leaders

In response to the needs of youth leaders in troops and crews, Scouting U has released two new virtual training programs for Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), and Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC). These new temporary instructional training programs are

Invite New Members to Your Unit Via Virtual Recruitment

A step-by-step plan is now available to guide unit leaders through running a recruitment event virtually. For more information, click here.