Category: Important Announcements

Fowler Passes OA Lodge Reins to VanLangen

This year the Woapalanne Lodge of the Order of the Arrow has provided great service to our New Jersey camps. Most recently, members set up canvas tents in preparation for resident camp at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Lodge Chief Mike Fowler, left, was

PPC Honors Adult Volunteers and Youth Leaders

Over 100 people came out to Winnebago Scout Reservation on June 19 for the Patriots’ Path Council Awards Celebration. The council presented the 2021 Silver Beaver Awards (recipients pictured at left), Trailblazer Awards, Youth Leadership Awards, Medal of Merit Awards,

Scouting Forward Breakfast to Feature Bart Oates

The Patriots’ Path Council is inviting you to hear Bart Oates, three-time Super Bowl champion, at the 2021 Scouting Forward Breakfast. It will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021, starting at 6:30 a.m. with Lee Rouson, a two-time Super

Raritan Valley Cub Scouts Enjoy Pinewood Derby

Raritan Valley District held it annual district Pinewood Derby on June 19. It was a fun event for all the attendees, particularly for those Scouts that went home with a trophy. We hope to see you at next year’s district

Guidelines Help Provide a Safe Environment for Scouts

This year as we celebrate the National Safety Council’s 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, the Patriots’ Path Risk Management Committee encourages all Scouts and Scouters to review some of the important guidelines and procedures available to help you provide

Watchung Reservation Reopens for Overnight Group Camping

The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that it is reopening the Scout Camping Area in the Watchung Reservation for overnight group camping.  Applications are being accepted now for overnight camping that will occur on or after

Online Registration Transfers Available

Updates from Mike Wellech, PPC registration manager: Online Transfers Unit to Unit or Council to Council Moving out of the area? You can process your transfer to another council using your My.Scouting account. Just like transferring Scouts or adults to

Fall Workshops to Focus on Merit Badges

This year’s Merit Badge Introduction Workshop will include four virtual Saturday morning sessions this fall – November 6, November 13, December 11 and December 18. Online registration will open on September 30 through the council calendar at The purpose

Raritan Valley Cub Scouts Have Fun at Camp

From June 4 to 6, Raritan Valley District held its spring Cub Scout family camporee event at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Over 250 Scouts, siblings and parents enjoyed a weekend of shooting sports, fishing, a petting zoo, and pony rides. Over

New Eagle Scouts Recognized at Brunch

The Patriots’ Path Council held its 2021 Eagle Scout Recognition and Reunion Brunch on Sunday, June 6, at Camp Winnebago. Over 300 guests were excited to be out and recognize the new Eagle Scouts and 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees.