Category: Announcements

Updated Advancement Guide Features 11 Key Changes

A recent article from Bryan On Scouting explains key changes in the 2021 Guide to Advancement. A total of 11 key changes are highlighted in the online article. Feedback from volunteers from across the country was incorporated into the new

NYLT Program Planned in November

All Scout troops are reminded that the November National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) program will take place at Winnebago Scout Reservation on the weekends of November 5-7 and November 12-14, 2021. This program will give Scouts an opportunity to learn

Districts to Hold Fall Scouts BSA Camporee

Troops and crews are invited to the Fishawack-Sussex Fall Scouts BSA Camporee on October 1-3, 2021, at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation. The event will have a STEM theme. Stations are expected to include Rockets, Backwoods Engineering, Mad Scientist,

Jamboree-on-the-Air Planned October 15-17

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. Scouts of any age can participate, from Cub Scouts

Operating Hours at Scout Shops, Service Center

The Patriots’ Path Council Scout shops and service center recently updated their operating hours. PPC’s Cedar Knolls service center, located at 1 Saddle Road, will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday.

Now’s the Time to Recruit New Scouts

It’s time to recruit new Scouts! School has begun and the Scouting year has started. With that comes families looking for activities for their youth to join. Scouting is a great family activity as you already know, and we have

Recharter Season is Just Around the Corner

A message from Mike Wellech, council registrar: Recharter season is coming. In September, your district executive will send an email out to the committee chairpersons, Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Venture leaders, Skippers and Explorer Post advisors with information on how to recharter.

Scouts Enjoy All the Summit Has to Offer

Patriots’ Path Council had 30 youth and six adult advisors – representing all six PPC districts and 16 units – attend the Orion Project at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia the week of July 18-24. The group participated in

Register Now for Scouting Forward Breakfast

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

Denville Troop 17 Honors 12 Eagle Scouts

Scouts BSA Troop 17 in Denville recently held an Eagle Court of Honor for 12 new Eagle Scouts. The event was held in Dragonetti Auditorium on the Randolph campus of County College of Morris. The ceremony featured a slideshow of