PPC Camping

Patriots’ Path Council is proud to offer a wide variety of camping options for you and your family. We have summer day camp and resident camp programs for scouts and non-scouts, boys and girls, as well as numerous year-round camping activities and programs! Safety is paramount at all our camps. All camps are nationally accredited and our lifeguards are certified. Our camp staff are trained in CPR and First Aid and all of our summer camps have a certified EMT or Nurse on staff. 

Patriots’ Path Council camps and facilities are available for rental to outside organizations and programs. If you have any questions please call us at 973-765-9322.

Financial Assistance

The Warren Wheeler Adventureship is available to help families who need help covering the camp costs.

Cub Scout Summer Camp

Patriots’ Path Council is proud to offer a wide variety of summer camp options for boys and girls. Whether you’re looking for day camp, evening camp, or overnight camp we have an awesome adventure for your child! Our day and evening camps are open to ALL boys and girls grades 2 – 5. Tigers are welcome to join with a legal guardian.

Day camps run for six weeks from July 2 through August 10 and offer outstanding activities for a full day of fun, learning, safety, and adventure. Our campers are divided by gender into small, well-supervised groups. Our boys are grouped in Cub dens and the girls are grouped in Wildflower dens. Free busing is provided to Camp Wheeler (Stanhope, NJ) and Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp (Mountainside, NJ) from many locations in the surrounding counties.

We also offer Webelos Resident Camp – an overnight camp for Cub Scouts entering grades 4 or 5 in the fall with their parents or adult leaders. Join us for one or both of our 4 day/3 night sessions. The dates are Sun 8/5 to Wed 8/8 and Wed 8/8 to Sat 8/11. Camp begins early afternoon on the first day and ends in the morning of the last day. Special Wednesday activities are available for those staying for the full week.

In addition, we have Camp COLEY, a co-ed, one-week resident camp open to all boys and girls entering grades 3-12.

Camp Wheeler
750 Waterloo Rd

Stanhope, NJ 07874
973-765-9322 x430 (busing)
973-347-4877 (for non-busing during normal, in-season business hours)
Questions? Contact Bridget Capen ([email protected]) or call 973-765-9322.

Located on the 1,000-acre Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation in Stanhope, N.J., Camp Wheeler has been operating for more than 40 years. Camp operates Monday through Friday during July and August, from 8:45 A.M. – 4:15 P.M.

Come for one or more weeks! We offer an action-packed day with lots of fun — and some learning too. Our nationally accredited staff is youth protection trained and includes many teachers and college students majoring in education. We maintain a staff to youth ratio of 1:5 or better.

Bus transportation is provided from more than 45 locations throughout Morris, Sussex and northwest Somerset counties.

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp
452 New Providence Road

Mountainside, NJ 07092
973-765-9322 x431 (busing)
908-654-4510 (for non-busing during normal, in-season business hours)
Questions? Contact Bridget Capen ([email protected]) or call 973-765-9322.

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp is nestled in the scenic 1,945-acre Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, NJ and has been providing a high-quality camp program for more than 35 years.

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp offers a nationally accredited camp staff with a counselor to boy ratio of 1:4 and a trained Medical Officer on site.

Camp operates Monday to Friday from July 2 through August 10, 2018. Programs run daily from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm. We offer action-packed days with lots of fun and learning.

Webelos Resident Camp
102 Timberbrook Road

Rockaway, NJ 07866
973-983-9075

Webelos Resident Camp is an overnight camp for Cub Scouts entering grades 4 or 5 in September – and their parents or adult leaders. Join us for one or both of our 4 day/3 night sessions. The dates are Sun 8/5 to Wed 8/8 and Wed 8/8 to Sat 8/11. Camp begins early afternoon on the first day and ends in the morning of the last day. The staff always puts on an incredible program! Special Wednesday activities are available for those staying for the full week.

Boy Scout Summer Camps

Patriots’ Path Council is proud to offer numerous summer camp options for Boy Scouts!

 

BOY SCOUT DAY CAMPS
Trailblazer Day Camp at Camp Somers in Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, N.J.

Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway, NJ.

BOY SCOUT RESIDENT CAMPS
Camp Somers 
at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ

Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway, NJ
Sabattis Adventure Camp in Long Lake, NY
Sabattis Treks in Long Lake, NY

Specialty Programs

  • Aquatics week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
  • Backwoods Engineering week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
  • Climbing week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
  • Cross Training week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
  • Eagle’s Nest week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
  • Shooting Sports week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
  • STEM week at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ

Provisional Camp Troop at Camp Somers, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, Stanhope, NJ
Provisional Camp Troop at Winnebago Scout Reservation, Rockaway, NJ
Trail to Eagle at Camp Winnebago, Rockaway, NJ

Camp Somers
750 Waterloo Rd

Stanhope, NJ 07874
973-347-2240 (in season)

Camp Somers is located in beautiful and historic Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation, in Stanhope, N.J. Summer camp here runs for five weeks, with an additional week set aside for Backwoods Engineering Camp and co-ed Camp COLEY. During summer, Camp Somers offers the following:

Sabattis Adventure Camp
1745 Sabattis Road
Long Lake, NY 12847
518-554-4030 (in season)

Sabattis Adventure Camp offers both a resident camp program where patrols are responsible for their own meals and an accredited high-adventure Adirondack Trek program with guided canoeing or hiking trek in Adirondack Park.

Sabattis is located in the heart of Adirondack Park near Long Lake, N.Y., and covers more than 1,250 acres with a 250-acre lake surrounded by wilderness. Sabattis has been providing adventures to Scouts and Venturers from all over the Northeast since 1957.

Sabattis Adventure Camp
1745 Sabattis Road
Long Lake, NY 12847
(518)554-4030 (in season) 

Sabattis Treks offers a full-service trek program. All of our treks are approved under the strict regulations of the New York State Health Department, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Boy Scouts of America. We follow the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace to ensure a trek that will be both educational and fun.

Sabattis Adventure Camp provides your group with food, permits, transportation from starting and finishing points, Kevlar canoes, paddles, most group equipment, and a hot shower at the end of your trek! A Sabattis trek is less than a quarter of the cost of a Philmont or Northern Tier trek.

Full base camp for pre and post trek needs. Trekkers are welcome to take part in Sunday and Friday camp activities including opening and closing campfires, Sunday barbecue, Friday afternoon field day or water carnival, and shooting programs when you return from your trek (14+). (Programs are not available during week 5 treks when summer camp is closed. Instead, enjoy the quiet solitude of the Adirondacks.)

Base camp includes patrol box, wall tents with platforms, dining fly, cots and cooking gear. Let us know in advance if you need base camp cooking gear. We also have a shower house and laundry facilities.

Winnebago Scout Reservation
102 Timberbrook Road

Rockaway, NJ 07866
(973) 983-9075 (in season)

Come join us at one of the finest and longest-running Scout camps in the USA. Situated in the heart of the Copperas Mountains in Rockaway NJ, Winnebago Scout Reservation is a hidden Boy Scout treasure. It is only 40 miles from the hustle of New York City and yet so quiet. The reservation encompasses more than 450 acres of woodland for camping, hiking and outdoor adventure. Durham Pond covers 60 acres for swimming, sailing, boating and amazing bass fishing. Winnebago has large, private campsites for a great summer camp experience. During the summer, we offer Troop Resident Camping as well as several programs for individual Scouts.

During summer, Winnebago Scout Reservation offers the following:

Year-Round Activities & Facilities

Patriots’ Path Council camping continues long after the summer ends! We are proud to offer a wide range of year-round camping activities and facilities.

Weekend and After School Activities
Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Winnebago Scout Reservation

Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation offers a variety of 1½ – 2-hour programs to Cub Scout and Webelos dens after school on any mutually agreed upon day and start time during the dates indicated below. All programs (except historic hike & trail) are held indoors in a heated facility. On-site, parking is available at the Kent Center.

Saturday programs are available at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation and Winnebago Scout Reservation to groups who are camping for the weekend or for day trips. A few programs are also held on Sundays. Classes and programs are either scheduled, self-scheduled or available upon request. Most are suitable for Cub Scouts and Webelos, and a few are for Boy Scouts only.

Backwoods Engineering at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation
750 Waterloo Rd
Stanhope, NJ 07874
973-309-3350

Backwoods Engineering is an awesome year-round program where individual Scouts and Units can practice pioneering skills and learn engineering principles. They have a great time while building large and exciting pioneering projects. Some of what we build includes towers, large bridges, cranes, paddlewheel rafts, aerial runways, trebuchets, and lots more.

Eagle’s Nest at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation
750 Waterloo Rd
Stanhope, NJ 07874
973-765-9322 x420

Eagle’s Nest is an area focused on mentorship style merit badges. Traditionally badges are conducted through group sessions where multiple Scouts work on requirements in a structured environment. Eagle’s Nest requires Scouts to work on their own, offering opportunities for exploration and research on a topic not normally available in structured sessions. Experienced Merit Badge Counselors are available to guide Scouts through their badge’s topic while adding instruction and supporting personal interests.

COPE & Climbing
Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Winnebago Scout Reservation

Patriots’ Path Council is proud to offer COPE, climbing and zip line challenges for individuals and groups. You don’t need to be a Scout to enjoy our outstanding programs! We offer activities at Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation in Stanhope, NJ and Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway, NJ. Both camps are accredited by the Boy Scouts of America.

Nestled between Mount Allamuchy State Park and Stephens State Park, Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation is one of very few Scout camps on the east coast that has natural rock climbing. With almost a thousand acres of property, there are climbing areas to meet any groups’ ability level. The camp boasts one of the most extensive COPE courses in the region.

Winnebago Scout Reservation is one of the finest and longest running Boy Scout camps in the USA. Winnebago is located in the heart of the Copperas Mountains in Rockaway NJ and has two 1,000 foot zip lines that cross Durham pond.

Shooting Sports
Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Winnebago Scout Reservation

Shooting Sports at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation and Winnebago Scout Reservation have ranges for .22 cal. single shot rifles, 12- and 20-gauge shotguns, BB guns and archery. The ranges and all necessary equipment may be rented by units who can provide certified instructors. The camps can also provide certified instructors for all programs at our ranges. Instructors are assigned based on their personal availability.

Outdoor Ranges
Covered outdoor ranges at both camps are available when the camps are open during the months of September to November and April to June. Outdoor ranges are closed during the winter months of December through March.

Zip LIne at Winnebago Scout Reservation
102 Timberbrook Road

Rockaway, NJ 07866
973-983-9075

Come to Winnebago Scout Reservation for an experience of a lifetime! Ride the 1,000-foot zip line across Durham pond and back for a truly exhilarating experience!

Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation Year-Round Facilities Rental

Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation is located on a nearly 1,000 acres in Stanhope, N.J. The reservation is available for weekend hiking and camping. MASR offers many activities for your unit to have an awesome weekend. On-site activities include COPE, climbing, and scheduled Saturday programs for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. MASR is within traveling distance to major ski resorts, a tubing park, and other area attractions.

We have many tent sites and cabins for rent.  The bath and shower house at Camp Somers is open year round.

Winnebago Scout Reservation Year-Round Facilities Rental

Winnebago Scout Reservation is situated on nearly 450 acres in the heart of the Copperas Mountains. The reservation is surrounded by a natural preserve of more than 200 acres, all of which is available for weekend hiking and camping. Winnebago Scout Reservation has activities for your unit to have an enjoyable weekend. WSR is within traveling distance to major ski resorts, a tube park, and other area travel attractions. There are many tent sites and cabins for rent. The bath and shower house is open year round. Year-round water is available at both the north and south ends of camp. All cabins and lean-tos have bunks with mattresses for the stated sleeping capacity.