Category: Camping

Summer Camp is Around the Corner

Patriots’ Path Council proudly offers a variety of programs for all ages, from day programs to resident camping for older Scouts. Bus transportation is provided from many locations throughout Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Union and Middlesex counties. Younger campers, grades 2-5

Hazardous Weather Training is Important Year-round

With ice and snow recently in the forecast, it is an important reminder to ensure there is adequate coverage with individuals in your unit with Hazardous Weather Training. Please note Hazardous Weather Training is also applicable to any regular day

Get Ready for the 2023 National Jamboree

Get ready for the 2023 National Scout Jamboree planned July 18-28, 2023, at Summit Bechtel High Adventure Base in West Virginia. More than 17,000 Scouts from around the country and the world will attend the event, which will include stadium

Calling All Campers for Summer Programs

Calling all campers! Patriots’ Path Council has programs for all ages, from day programs to resident camping for older Scouts. Bus transportation is provided from many locations throughout Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Union and Middlesex counties. PPC is big on safety

COVID-19 Modifications to be Rolled Back

As of March 1, 2022, all temporary changes made to Scouts BSA advancement requirements to address the COVID-19 pandemic will expire, and there will be a return to the standard rules for Scouts BSA advancement. This includes deferment of some

Give the Gift of Adventure

Is there a birthday, graduation or special event coming up? Maybe a “just because” opportunity? Now for a limited time, you can obtain a gift certificate for a Scout to use on a variety of Patriots’ Path Council-sponsored programs. This

Apply Now to Join Summer Camping Team

Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America, employs over 250 people every summer at our five summer camp facilities. If you like being outdoors and working with kids, we have the job for you! For more information and sign-up link,

Youth Waitlist Option Offered for Florida Sea Base Adventure

Patriots’ Path Council is offering a Florida Sea Base Exploring Adventure August 14-21, 2022. Youth registration is now full, but the waitlist option is available. The group will live onboard a sailing vessel, snorkel, and sail the waters surrounding the

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

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