CUB SCOUT CAMPING


Patriots’ Path Council is proud to offer a multitude 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.


Day camps run for six weeks from July 2 though 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 our day camps in Mountainside, NJ and Stanhope, NJ from many locations in the surrounding counties.


We are working with local businesses to bring more Cub Scout Day Camp bus stops to locations where parents work! If you work for a company that would be interested in this service for their employees (at no additional charge), give Keith a call at 973-765-9322, ext. 412.

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Summer Day Camp Bus Schedules

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Bus information for Day Camp programs

Bus Schedule for

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp

in Mountainside

Bus Schedule for

Camp Wheeler

in Stanhope.

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Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp

in Mountainside.
Serving Union, Somerset, SE Morris, Essex, and Middlesex counties.

Camp Wheeler

in Stanhope.
Serving Morris, Sussex, and NW Somerset counties.

Webelos Resident Camp

in Rockaway.
Serving Webelos of Patriots’ Path Council.

Tiger Rank-tTIGER CUBS entering first grade can register for Camp! All Tiger Cubs must attend with a legal guardian, with no cost to the guardian.

Day Camp Schedule

Daily Opening Ceremony — Scouts participate in raising the American flag and the New Jersey state flag.

Morning Program — The day begins with Den time before starting the program. Dens rotate through various program areas until lunch.

Lunch — Campers should bring a bag lunch.

Afternoon Program — Program continues until 3:30 pm when the entire camp gathers for the closing ceremony.

Daily Closing Ceremony — The Cubs retire the colors, learn to fold the American flag properly, and get ready to go home to rest up for another great day at camp!

Why Choose PPC Summer Day Camps?

Safety First
  • We offer nationally accredited camps inspected by local, state, and national organizations.
  • Staff is fully trained and background checked.
  • Lifeguards are certified.
  • Camps have an on-site, state certified, EMT or RN.
  • Parents have access to our emergency alert system.
Convenience
  • Busing provided from numerous locations throughout the surrounding counties.
  • For large groups, company location bus stops are available.
  • Early drop-off/late pick-up is available for a nominal fee in Mountainside.
Great Value
  • Affordable Rates
    • $336 – Early Bird Discount, paid in full by 4/22/18
    • $383 – Paid in full after 4/22/18
    • Reduced rate for Fourth of July week!
      • $269 – Early Bird Discount, paid in full by 4/22/18
      • $306 – Paid in full after 4/22/18
  • Free busing.
  • $25 discount when registering for more than one session (first session is at full or early bird price).
  • $25 discount for each additional sibling.
  • Active military families: take 50% off one camp session.

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

Fun & Learning
  • Archery
  • BB Guns
  • Boating
  • Climbing
  • Crafts
  • Cubmobiles
  • Family Campfire
  • Fishing
  • Nature
  • Scoutcraft
  • Sports & Games
  • STEM
  • Swimming
Mountainside Location Also Offers
  • Early drop-off/late pick-up for a nominal fee.
  • Trailside Nature & Science Center.
  • On-site waterslide.
  • And a trip to a nearby pool once a week.
Stanhope Location Also Offers
  • Archaeology
  • Funyaks
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Nerf Action Adventure
  • On-site Swimming
  • Zip line
Welcoming ALL Boys And Girls!

Patriots’ Path Council is thrilled to welcome ALL boys and girls, grades 2-5, registered scout or not! Bring your friends to camp and have a great time this summer!

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp

in Mountainside, NJ

452 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ 07092

About Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp is nestled in the scenic 1,945-acre Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, NJ. Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp 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.

Watchung Video

Special Activities

Cooking • First Aid • Service Projects • Trailside Nature & Science Center • Waterfun • Webelos World

Busing Service

Bus transportation is provided from locations throughout Union, Somerset, SE Morris, Essex, and Middlesex counties.

For details on busing to and from camp, check the Resources page.

Before and After Care

For a nominal fee, campers may be dropped off between 7:30 and 8:00 am and/or picked up between 4:30 and 6:00 pm.

Camp Wheeler

in Stanhope, NJ

750 Waterloo Rd
Stanhope, NJ 07874

About Camp Wheeler

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.

Wheeler Video

Special Activities

Archaeology • Fishing • Funyaks • Hiking • Mountain Bikes • Nerf Action Adventure • On-Site Swimming Pool • Rafting • RC Vehicles • Slingshots • Zip Line

Busing Service

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

For details on busing to and from camp, check the Resources page.

STEM Week


August 6 – 10, 2018 at Camp Wheeler focuses on STEM –Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. All of Camp Wheeler’s great programs will incorporate STEM activities in a fun and interactive way. We will even have a few special programs too!

Highlights include:

  • Robotics – Create your own working robot.
  • Model Rockets – Forces, aerodynamics, propulsion, and physics.
  • Radio Controlled Vehicles – Mechanics and electronics.
  • Crafts – Mathematics behind bubble blowing.
  • Science – Make a motor and a circuit to illuminate a light bulb.
  • Pool – Chemistry – how water is so fascinating.
  • Archeology – Learning about volcanoes and the Earth.
  • BB Guns/Archery – Physics of projectiles; probability of hitting target areas.
  • Boating – Including trebuchets and catapults.
  • Mountain Bikes – Playing around with simple machines.
  • Scoutcraft – Engineering of structures.
  • Nova Awards – Work on the four Cub Scout Nova awards.

wildflower-tThe Wildflower program is a day camp for girls entering grades 2-5 in the fall. The girls are divided into groups of 6-10 members and will participate in similar activities as the Cub Scouts, with a few activities exclusive to the Wildflower program. This program is offered at both of our day camp locations in Stanhope and Mountainside NJ, and can be found on each locations registration page.

Twilight Camp

Cubs Scouts youngest ranks get to explore and experience camp in this exciting program. Designed for Lion and Tiger Cubs, Twilight Camp at Camp Wheeler in Stanhope, NJ is an evening camp running from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Each evening Twilight Camp will showcase a different activity for participants to experience. Youth participants must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Pre-registration is required.

Specialty Nights

Specialty Nights at Camp Wheeler in Stanhope, NJ is an evening program running on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Each week, Specialty Nights at Camp Wheeler 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 evenings programs. Activities include aquatics, shooting sports, and nature. Pre registration is not required, but is recomended. $10 per youth participant, accompanying adults are included.

Webelos Resident Camp

in Rockaway, NJ

102 Timberbrook Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866

About Webelos Resident Camp


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.

Camp Program


During your stay at camp, have fun with BB guns, archery, waterfront activities (swimming, boating, and fishing), handicrafts, Scoutcraft, ecology, sports, games, water trampoline, Mager Mountain, batting cage, hikes and more. We even have a few special programs for the adults, including a ride on our dual 1,000-foot zip lines over Durham Pond.

The program has been designed to capture the interest of 9- and 10-year-old Scouts. Program goals are to give each Scout an opportunity to work on Webelos and Arrow of Light advancement, to learn more about the world we live in, and to develop a greater appreciation for the outdoors.

Camp Life


Webelos Resident Camp provides a natural bridge from Cub Scouting to the many activities in Boy Scouting. The Scouts and adults sleep on canvas cots in wall tents on platforms. Everyone will enjoy great food in our dining hall. The camp also features flush toilets and a shower house. Your evenings are spent around the campfire with songs and skits.

Webelos Resident Camp is a great opportunity for scouts to work on Webelos and Arrow of Light advancement!

Camp Leadership


Upcoming Webelos can attend camp with

  • their pack*
  • their den*
  • as an individual with a parent
  • as an individual with no adult: these Scouts are grouped together in our provisional packs, and Patriots’ Path Council provides trained adults to meet BSA’s leadership* requirement

* Adult leadership is required for all participants. Parents can come with their own Scouts. Or, you must have two adult den/pack leaders for the first eight Webelos and one more leader for every eight additional Webelos. The camp can also provide adult leadership.