Category: Training

Updates Made to Incident Reporting and Safety Guide

Scout safety is our top priority! Since the beginning of August, the Boy Scouts of America has made updates to incident reporting and to the Guide to Safe Scouting. All incident reports must be filed with the Boy Scouts of

University of Scouting Will Be Held in December

Patriots’ Path Council will hold its University of Scouting on Saturday, December 4, 2021, in person at Our Lady of Peace Elementary School, located on South Street in New Providence. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the opening

Youth Protection Topics for Youth Recently Released

Just recently, the national office released resources for youth to participate in different topics with Youth Protection. Curriculum can be worked on either at home or with the different rank or age criteria. Any previous curriculum for youth has already

Woodsman’s Thong Course Planned at Winnebago

Woodsman’s Thong, a unique training course developed by Scouters from Patriots’ Path Council, will be held October 23 and 24, 2021. The training course is designed to increase your knowledge of the outdoors and the skills you need to keep

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

Only One Spot Left for November NYLT Program

At press time, only one spot remains for the the November National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) program, which will take place at Winnebago Scout Reservation on the weekends of November 5-7 and November 12-14, 2021. If registration is full, please

Scouts Learn Leadership Skills at NYLT

During the week of June 27 through July 3, a total of 62 Scouts from PPC and several other councils attended the National Youth Leadership Training program at Winnebago Scout Reservation. The Scouts were split into two troops and learned

Guidelines Help Provide a Safe Environment for Scouts

This year as we celebrate the National Safety Council’s 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, the Patriots’ Path Risk Management Committee encourages all Scouts and Scouters to review some of the important guidelines and procedures available to help you provide

Fall Workshops to Focus on Merit Badges

The 2021 Merit Badge Introduction Workshop will be held on three separate dates – November 6, November 13 and December 11. Virtual classes will be available via Zoom on all three dates, and some in-person classes will be offered on

Simple Fix for Restoring Access to Record Advancement

A note from Mike Wellech, council registrar: I’m still getting a lot of emails and phone calls about why a volunteer has lost his or her access to record advancement. It’s a simple fix, but it can only be assigned