Category: Important Announcements

Watchung Reservation Reopens for Overnight Group Camping

The Union County Department of Parks & Recreation has announced that it has reopened the Scout Camping Area in the Watchung Reservation for overnight group camping, and applications are now being accepted. The Scout Camping Area can be utilized by

Featured Scouts: Andrew and Alex Noviello

Andrew and Alex Noviello are twin brothers who recently became Eagle Scouts and earned the BSA William T. Hornaday Silver Medal. The brothers are pictured at left with Patriots’ Path Council Scout Executive Marc Andreo. Through completing numerous conservation-service projects

PPC Sends Record Number of Crews to Philmont

It has been an amazing summer so far as three of our seven contingents have either returned home or are preparing to leave Philmont in the days ahead. Our first contingent to travel to Philmont just returned. Between delayed crews

Scouts Learn Leadership Skills at NYLT

During the week of June 27 through July 3, a total of 62 Scouts from PPC and several other councils attended the National Youth Leadership Training program at Winnebago Scout Reservation. The Scouts were split into two troops and learned

Scouts Enjoy Raritan Valley Rocket Launch

On June 27 at North Branch Park in Bridgewater, Raritan Valley District held its annual rocket launch. Both parents and Scouts had a great time, and with over 42 rockets successfully built and launched, this year’s rocket launch was a

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,

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

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