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 Camp for Cubs, Webelos, & Families

Patriots’ Path Council is proud to offer a multitude of summer camp options for boys, girls, and families.  Whether you’re looking for day camp, evening camp, or overnight camp we have an awesome adventure for you and 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.
  • Family camping weekends are open to all families. 
  • Webelos Resident Camp Weekends are open to all Cub Scouts entering grades 4-5 in the fall with their parent or adult leader.

Camp Wheeler Summer Day Camp
Camp Wheeler, in Stanhope, NJ, runs for five weeks in July and August and offers outstanding activities for a full day of fun, learning, safety, and adventure. Our campers are divided by gender into small, well-supervised groups.  Free busing is provided to/from Camp Wheeler from many locations in the surrounding counties.

Regional Summer Day Camp
We are excited to offer 2 weeks of day camp fun in the following areas: Edison, Mountainside, and Somerset. Our regional summer day camps also offer early drop-off and/or late pick-up for a nominal fee.

Specialty Nights at Camp Wheeler
Specialty Nights at Camp Wheeler in Stanhope, NJ is an evening program running for five weeks on Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Each week Specialty Nights will feature a different activity for participants to experience. These programs are open to all boys and girls and a parent who are interested in that evening’s programs. Activities include aquatics, shooting sports, and nature.

Webelos Camping Weekends
Webelos Camping Weekends at Camp Wheeler are weekend-long overnight camping experiences for Cub Scouts entering grades 4 or 5 in the fall with their parents or adult leader. Join us for one or both of our weekend sessions.

Family Camping Weekends
Family camping weekends will be at Camp Wheeler during two summer weekends.  Bring your tent, camping supplies, food, and your family and enjoy all Camp Wheeler has to offer (swimming, boating, hiking, shooting sports, and more!) for just $75 per family! 

Boy Scout Summer Camps

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

BOY SCOUT DAY CAMPS:

BOY SCOUT RESIDENT CAMPS

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.