Patriots’ Path Alumni & Friends


All friends of Scouting are part of our Alumni Association. We can help you enrich your life through special trips, opportunities, events such as special local Alumni events, supporting college scholarships for exceptional college-bound Eagle Scouts, hosting and attending our council’s annual Eagle Scout Recognition and Hall of Fame dinner and a special brunch for anyone who’s been to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico this summer.

We hope to see you at one of our events!

Past Award Recipients

PPC Alumni Scouter Award

2018 William Smith

 Adams Award

Patriots’ Path Council Winners
2018 Robert DiSanza
2017 Christopher M. Solan

2015 Schuler Michael Caffrey
2014 Ryan Moroney

Eagle Scout Alumni Association Merit Scholarship

Past Awardees
2018 Griffin Heyrich
2017 Andrew Chin

Alumni Committee

Sue Carter, chair
Elsie Hemmings, vice chair
Bob Carlson
Chris Szymczak
Hal Daumé
Mitch Erikson
Brian Haas
John Hein
Steve Kurland
Andy Jacobs
Larry Rosello
Bill Smith

Staff Advisors

Dennnis Kohl
973.765.9322 x 245
Amy Schwartz
P 973.765.9322 x 246

2018 Alumni & Friends District Gatherings

Come enjoy fellowship, hors d’oeuvres and beverages with your fellow Scouters at no charge. This year we will have a short, fifteen minute program. If you cannot come to your district’s gathering, please attend another one. RSVP using the link below. Dress is casual, no uniforms. Hope to see you!


March 6, 2018   Watchung Mountain
March 19, 2018  Black River
April 3, 2018 Sussex
April 5, 2018 Fishawack
April 26, 2018 Munsee
May 3, 2018  Raritan Valley

Alumni Committee Meeting Dates

January 17, 2018
March 28, 2018
May 16, 2018
June 1 – Tradeshow of Scouting
July 25, 2018
September 26, 2018
November 14, 2018
December 1, 2018

We always welcome Alumni to our committee meetings. Please RSVP to Sue for time and location.


2018 Alumni & Friends Events and Trips (PDF)

All Alumni, family and friends are welcome to attend our events. Alumni include former Scouts, current Scouts, parents of Scouts, leaders and friends of Scouting. 

January 5: Eagle Scout Recognition and Dinner –  Scouts that earned the Eagle Scout rank during 2017 will be recognized at this event which includes dinner. Additional, adult Eagle Scouts will be inducted into the Eagle Scout Hall of Fame.  Check back later for more information.
Attendees: Alumni & Friends     Dress: Adults-business, 2017 Eagle Scouts – Class A     Fee: yes Click to register. Click for flier.

2018 Alumni & Friends District Gatherings – New this year: short fifteen-minute program introducing your volunteer district leaders and upcoming events in your area. Enjoy fellowship, food and beverages with Scouting friends!  
Attendees: Over 18. Dress: Non-uniformed event. Fee: FREE

Tuesday,   March 6 at 7pm      Watchung Mountain  –  Chimney Rock Inn, Gillette
Tuesday,   March 19 at 7pm    Black River  –                 Rockaway River Barn Restaurant, Rockaway

Tuesday,   April 3 at 7pm        Sussex    –                      Mohawk House, Sparta
Thursday, April 5 at 7pm        Fishawack  –                   H2Ocean, Cedar Knolls
Thursday, April 26 at 7pm      Munsee   –                       Galloping Hills Golf Course, Kenilworth
Thursday, May 3 at 7pm         Raritan Valley –               Fox Hollow Golf Club, Branchburg

March 18, Sunday:             Trip to see A Chorus Line on Broadway.    A musical centered on seventeen Broadway dancers that are auditioning for spots on a chorus line. The story follows the dancers as they must tell the director about themselves to land the part. The audience begin to see each dancer’s individuality through the stories they tell. First debuted in 1975, today A Chorus Line is still funny, heartbreaking, and refreshingly honest.
Attendees: All Alumni, Family & Friends. Dress: Casual. Fee: $80 Must pay and register in advance.

April 19-22, Thursday-Sunday:     Colonial Williamsburg Trip
We hope you and a guest will join us for the Alumni & Friends trip to Colonial Williamsburg. We’ll tour historic Colonial Williamsburg throughout the weekend. Hotel, bus transportation, breakfast for all three days, Friday dinner and Saturday reception and dinner is included in price.
Attendees: All Alumni, Family & Friends. Dress: Casual. Fee: $900 single; $600 per person double. Must pay and register in advance.

August 18, Saturday:          Unique day trip to the SteelStacks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

We will tour the 46 feet tall and 2,000 feet long Hoover-Mason Trestle. Once used to carry materials needed to make iron from the ore yard, it is now part of the museum and open to visitors year-round. We’ll take in a show at Levitt Pavilion and tour the visitors center.
All Alumni, Family & Friends. Dress: Casual. Fee:  TBD.  Must pay and register in advance.    


October 20-28, Saturday-Sunday:    New Mexico and Philmont Scout Ranch
We hope you, your spouse, friends, and fellow volunteers will join us for a one week spectacular fall vacation in New Mexico. We will spend time in Albuquerque, the old mining town of Madrid, historic Santa Fe, the Taos Pueblo, the mountain men rendezvous village of Taos, wild west town of Cimarron and Philmont Scout Ranch. We promise an exciting insider’s view of New Mexico. Whether you are joining us alone or bringing a guest(s) this will be a best in class vacation at a stunning low price!
Attendees: All Alumni, Family & Friends. Dress: Casual. Fee: $1387.00 per person (double Occupancy) and $1897.00 for (single occupancy) Must pay and register in advance. Register using flier. 2018 A Scouter’s Vacation in New Mexico Unless noted Alumni and Friends should be 18 and older. For More Information: Visit contact [email protected] at 973.765.9322 ext 246.

November 4, Sunday. Philmont Alumni Brunch at Perona Farms.
Attendees: All Alumni, Family & Friends. Dress: Business Casual. Fee: TBD  Please pay and register in advance.