Category: Training

Eagle’s Nest Workshop Planned at Camp Somers

Eagle’s Nest Workshop will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 14 and 15, at Camp Somers at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation. The weekend schedule features Emergency Preparedness offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Citizenship in the Nation offered from 9 a.m.

Welcome to Start of 2021 Popcorn Season

Patriots’ Path Council is halfway through its schedule of virtual popcorn trainings, but there is still plenty of time to sign up. Learn about the different types of sales, what the products are, and how to use the Camp Masters

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

This year’s Merit Badge Introduction Workshop will include four virtual Saturday morning sessions this fall – November 6, November 13, December 11 and December 18. Online registration will open on September 30 through the council calendar at www.ppcbsa.org. The purpose

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

Scoutbook’s Leader Invite Process to Change

Effective March 1, 2021, Scoutbook’s leader invite process will perform a check for a BSA issued Member ID and active BSA registration when being invited to connect with the unit roster. Prior to March 1, unit leaders should check their

Scouting U Modules Implement New Software

Scouting U is always looking for the latest in technology and tools to make learning the best it can be for its audience. Recently, the modules implemented a new and improved computer-generated audio software that is much more natural sounding

BSA Introduces Distinguished Conservation Service Award

Conservation and the Boy Scouts of America have been partners for a long time. Camping, hiking, and respect for the outdoors are a part of the Scouting heritage. Many of the requirements for advancement from Tenderfoot through the Eagle Scout

Training Offered for Youth Leaders

In response to the needs of youth leaders in troops and crews, Scouting U has released two new virtual training programs for Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), and Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC). These new temporary instructional training programs are