Category: High Adventure

Adult Leader Training Opportunities

A few weeks ago at our Program Launch, we released dates for our upcoming courses.  Please see below for current offerings.  Check out our training page for the most up-to-date information:   Cub Scouts Cub Position-Specific Training – a-half

High Adventure Interest Form

Are you interested in attending a high adventure camp either as an individual or together as a unit?  Please fill out the interest form and we will contact you as openings become available or during the council contingent planning stages.

Introduction to Backpacking

Patriots’ Path Council High Adventure Committee will present an introductory course on backpacking for Scout Leaders with an emphasis on backpacking with Scouts or venturers. This class is open to all registered adult Scouters (Scoutmasters, ASMs, Advisors and Assistant Advisors)

National Jamboree Leader Opening

This summer, the National Jamboree as part of our council contingent has an adult leader opening.  Candidates should have a strong knowledge of Scouts BSA troops, be over 21 years of age, and fully commit to being a strong supporter

8 Ideas for Staying Warm While Cold-Weather Camping

Do your toes get cold while going outside in the winter? Putting on a hat can help. Do you like baggy clothes? That’ll serve you well if you’re outside in cold weather. What are the three W’s of cold-weather camping?

Philmont 2024 – Registration is Open!!!

With the end of 2022 fast approaching it is time to start the planning and preparations for your unit’s 2024 adventure at the “Pinnacle of Scouting” – Philmont Scout Ranch in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in New Mexico. The

Operation Zero 2/18 – 2/20

Registration for Operation Zero is OPEN!  This is a winter camping adventure you won’t want to miss!  On President’s Day Weekend 2023 (February 18-20) Scouts and Venturers will build and sleep in Quinzees, go snowshoeing, sledding, ice fishing, and more!

2023 National Jamboree Early Bird ends October 31st!!!

Book your spot before by October 31st, to avoid National’s $215 increase! We still have spots open, and it is not too late to register! There are currently timely items for 2023 National Scout Jamboree planned July 18-28, 2023, at

How to purify water in the wild

There are few places in North America where you can safely drink water from a lake or stream. So unless you camp where safe drinking water is readily available, you’d best bring your own. But at about 8 pounds per

CPR / Wilderness First Aid Spots Available

There are currently spots available for CPR training on Friday, June 3rd and Wilderness First Aid on Saturday-Sunday, June 4-5.  The cost of the classes for Patriots’ Path Council members is $30 and $70 respectively.  Having a valid CPR certificate