Category: Featured

Scoutbook Expert to Present Training

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 8 to 10 p.m., members of the Patriots’ Path Council will have the opportunity to hear from a leading national expert on using Scoutbook. The live broadcast will feature Scott Fisher, the founder and

National Recruitment Webinar Planned July 9

A national recruitment webinar titled “Tech Hacks – Making BeAScout and Online Registration Work for You” will be presented Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 8 p.m. The webinar is for unit leaders, commissioners, council staff and anyone involved in welcoming more

Den Chief Training Offered to Scouts

The August 30 session of Den Chief training will take place via teleconference from 1 to 4 p.m. Information will be sent to the registration contact prior to the start of the course. While there is no cost, registration is

NYLT Now Accepting Registrations for November Program

Patriot Path is still accepting registrations for the National Youth Leadership Training program (NYLT) in November. The dates are Nov. 6-8 and Nov. 13-15, and the program will be held at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Participants must attend both weekends to

New Scouts BSA Adult Training Available August 3

A new online Scouts BSA training for adult positions has been developed by the National office and will be available on August 3. If you are currently in the middle of completing the training, please complete prior to this date

Woodsman’s Thong Planned in October

Woodsman’s Thong, planned October 24-25, 2020, at Winnebago Scout Reservation, is an  unique outdoor training course for adults and Scouts 13 years old and First Class rank.  For information and registration, visit Woodsman’s Thong registration. Woodsman’s Thong, developed by Scouters

Plan a Scavenger Hunt for Cub Scouts

Cub Scout leaders are facing some challenges in recruiting new Cub Scouts – the COVID-19 virus and the fee increase that National will apply starting on August 1, 2020. Also, as the bankruptcy case involving our national organization goes forward,

Adults Needed To Help With Chess Program

Calling all adults interested in creating a Patriots’ Path chess program. Jersey Jam, merit badges, summer camps, district and troop chess activities have shown that Scouts are interested in and enjoy chess. Now is the time to put together a

Membership Carnivals Coming Soon

In the past at this time of the year, everyone usually is finishing up their program year and preparing for the big summer break. Recruiting has always been an integral part of our service to the youth and our communities

Youth Membership Fees to Increase

The National Council, Boy Scouts of America’s Executive Board, at its annual business meeting, recently approved a youth membership increase that will be phased in over a three-year period. They also approved several increases to the national fee structure. Scouting