Category: Events and Activities

PPC Seeks Torch of Gold Award Nominations

Patriots’ Path Council is now accepting nominations for the annual Torch of Gold. The Torch of Gold is a council-level distinguished award of the Boy Scouts of America to recognize adults for exceptional service and leadership in working with Scouts

Special Needs Scouting Service Award Nominations Sought

Nominations are now being accepted for the Special Needs Scouting Service Award. The award recognizes and may be earned by adult volunteers and professionals whose active and outstanding service Involves working with Scouts who have disabilities or special needs Promotes awareness

Order Online for Scout Shop Pick-Up

Are you ready to get your unit’s advancement order? Let us help! Please use this link below to fill out an online order form. When you submit, it will come directly to us, we’ll get your order together and let

Proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Merit Badge Delayed

The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts

Don’t Forget Your Pinewood Derby Emblems

Getting ready for the big race? Don’t forget to get your 2021 Pinewood Derby emblems. Contact Wayne at the Mountainside Scout Shop or Steve at the Kurland Family Scout Shop in Cedar Knolls to place your order. They can also

Limited Extensions Available to Earn Eagle Rank

Effective January 1, 2021, local councils will have the authority to grant limited extensions of time to complete Eagle, Quartermaster or Summit requirements. These extensions are available only to youth members who qualify under the three tests listed on BSA

EPA and BSA Create New Award for Youth

The Environmental Protection Agency, as part of a public awareness campaign to celebrate its first 50 years, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to create an award for members of troops, crews and ships. This new award will

Woods Services Award Deadline Extended

The Woods Services Award is a national-level recognition for volunteer adults who provide outstanding service to Scouts with special needs. Nominees must be currently registered as a member of the Boy Scouts of America and have three or more years

Limited Number of Scout Sunday Patches Available

Celebrate Scout Sunday 2021 with a cool patch. Visit the Mountainside Scout Shop or the Kurland Family Scout Shop in Cedar Knolls. Can’t get to the Scout Shop? Email us at [email protected] to place your order. Patches are $2.99 each.

Showcase Your Community Service Projects

The PPC Community Service Committee would love to hear about your unit’s service projects so it can share and inspire. Please send any pictures and a brief description to: Linda Cummings, Community Service Committee chairperson, at [email protected]