Opportunities for Scouts

For Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Teens. Patriots’ Path Council offers so many fun activities throughout the year for Scouts of all ages. Get outside of your regular meetings, and join us at one or more of these great programs. Many of them are designed for dens, troops, crew. Some are suitable for the entire groups and and others are also available to individual Scouts and families.

MapleSyrup3Maple Syrup Making

This is a great activity for all Scouts and their families. Follow the process from tree tapping to gathering maple sap to how syrup is made. Top off the experience by making and eating all the pancakes that you want, topped with homemade syrup!

Fee is $55 per group of up to 15 people. Additional youth 5 or older or adults are $3 each. Maximum number of people per session is 50. Optional patches may be purchased at the event for $3 each. Fees must be paid in advance. Sorry – no refunds for this program. Dates: Saturday March 9, 16, 23, 30; Sundays March 10, 17, 24, 31, Three 90 minute sessions each day. Contact Tom Stoddard at 973.765.9322 x 413 or 973.347.5428 to reserve a time and place for your group.

Whitewater Challengers Raft-o-ree April 12-14, 2019

Whitewater Challengers- Raft-O-Ree

April 12-14, 2019  – Raft-O-Ree

Looking for an adventure? Whitewater Challengers package price of $69/person includes; camping on Friday and Saturday nights; Family Style Whitewater Rafting on Saturday (with wetsuits, if needed); a river lunch; Saturday afternoon & evening entertainment; & a Whitewater Challengers Scout patch and certificate of achievement! This promises to be a GREAT event. See you there! Register directly with Whitewater Challengers at: www.whitewaterchallengers.com Or call 800-443-8554. Make sure to mention Patriots’ Path when registering. Registrations should be done by the unit although individuals are also welcome to attend.  Click to register online. Click for flier.

Whitewater Challengers Cub-o-ree - April 12-14, 2019

Cub-O-Ree with Whitewater Challengers

April 12-14, 2019

Join Whitewater Challengers, along with Patriots’ Path and Munsee District for a Spring Cub-O-Ree weekend April 12

-14, 2019. For only $49.00 per person, this weekend includes: two nights of camping under the stars; a movie both nights; a tour of Eckley Miners’ Village, a local historic coal mining village (shuttle included); bag n’ go lunch; games and competitions; a nature show; group campfire and a Whitewater Challengers Scout patch and certificate of achievement!

Interested? Click here to check out Challengers website: or call 1-800-443-8554 to register or for further information. Be sure to mention “Patriots’ Path Council, BSA” when making your reservation. “It’s the most fun you’ll have all year!”                                  Click for flier.

Somerset Patriots - Save the dates

Save the Date  – Somerset Patriots

  • Friday, June 28 at 7:05 pm
  • Sunday, July 28th at 5:05 pm
  • Thursday, August 29th at 7:05 pm

All Scouts and Leaders will be invited on the field for a pre-game parade and remain on the field during the National Anthem. Upper Box Tickets Start at Just $8.50 For All Opportunities!

Click here for flyer.

 

Weekday Programs at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation- September-June
 Patriots’ Path Programs – Weekday Programs

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.

Rutgers Geology Museum

One World Observatory

Scouts Day at One World Observatorycubopsoneworld

Come SEE FOREVER at One World Observatory. Start at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, where you can truly feel the city’s invincible spirit! The package includes a Limited Edition OWO Scout Patch and a ticket to the Observatory.

Scouts of all ages are invited to this fun and educational outing at the top of the world. Call for info. To purchase, call (212) 602-4063 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit https://oneworldobservatory.com/groups/scout-troops/

Historic Trails

Historic Trails

We have several historic trails that let Scouts explore New Jersey’s rich history. Several historic trail hikes are suitable for Cub Scovictory trail medal with pinuts.

Liberty Hall Museum - Scout Programs

Liberty Hall Museum – Cub Scout Programs

  • Art Adventure (Webelos elective adventure: Art Explosion
  • The Forest Around Us (Webelos elective adventure: Into the Woods)
  • Scouts, Spies and Soldiers:  A Revolutionary Adventure (Wolf elective adventure: Code of the Wolf)
  • Green Thumbs (Wolf elective adventure: Grow Something)
  • Marble Mania (Bear elective adventure: Marble Madness)
  • Fur Real! That’s for the Birds!  Or a closer look at our furred and feathered neighbors. (Bear elective adventure: Fur, Feathers and Ferns)
  • Tall Tales of the American Revolution (Tiger elective adventure: Tiger Tales)

For more information, visit http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall/visit/cub-scouts or call 908.527.0400.

STEM in a Box

STEM in a Box

Looking for a great way to get your Cub Scouts started on their BSA Nova Awards? The Patriots’ Path Council STEM Committee has assembled self-contained BSA Nova Award program boxes complete with program materials and leader’s guides for select Cub Scout NOVA Awards: • Science Everywhere  • Tech Talk  • SWING!  • 1-2-3 Go! Each STEM box can be reserved thru the council service center in Cedar Knolls. This FREE resource does require a $20 deposit just to make sure all items are returned and received back on time (within one week). The STEM committee welcomes the deposit as a donation to keep the STEM boxes filled with equipment for years to come. Click here for the request form to reserve a box. For more information on STEM in Scouting,  visit https://ppcbsa.org/committees/stem/

Scouts BSA Opportunities

Scouts BSA Opportunities

 

Jack Frost / Big Boulder Ski Area Scout Sundays

JFBB has many dates for Scout Sundays from December through March. Pricing for groups of 15 or more includes lift ticket, lessons and rentals. For more information, click here for flyer.

Patriots' Path Family 5k Run/Walk

June 15, 2019

Raft-O-Ree

April 12-14, 2019

Cub-O-Ree

April 12-14, 2019

Maple Syrup Making

Saturday March 9, 16, 23, 30; Sundays March 10, 17, 24, 31

Ski Shawnee

JFBB Ski Area

PPC Weekend Cub Scout Programs

Ongoing

PPC Weekday Cub Scout Programs

Ongoing

Historic Hikes for All Scouts

Ongoing

2 SPECIAL SCOUT EVENTS AT SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN –
“Come as a Troop or Better Yet, Come as a Family”
Shawnee Mountain continues to offer these great events to Scouts of all ages in 2019; Super Scout Sunday on February 3 and Scout Weekend, March 9 & 10.  The best Scout discounts of the season; buy advanced tickets to save more. New, free activities for 2019! Click here for more details.

 

Scouts BSA Opportunities

Save the Date  – Somerset Patriots

  • Friday, June 28 at 7:05 pm
  • Sunday, July 28th at 5:05 pm
  • Thursday, August 29th at 7:05 pm

All Scouts and Leaders will be invited on the field for a pre-game parade and remain on the field during the National Anthem. Upper Box Tickets Start at Just $8.50 For All Opportunities!

Click here for flyer.

 

Whitewater Challengers- Raft-O-Ree

April 12-14, 2019  – Raft-O-Ree

Looking for an adventure? Whitewater Challengers package price of $69/person includes; camping on Friday and Saturday nights; Family Style Whitewater Rafting on Saturday (with wetsuits, if needed); a river lunch; Saturday afternoon & evening entertainment; & a Whitewater Challengers Scout patch and certificate of achievement! This promises to be a GREAT event. See you there! Register directly with Whitewater Challengers at: www.whitewaterchallengers.com Or call 800-443-8554. Make sure to mention Patriots’ Path when registering. Registrations should be done by the unit although individuals are also welcome to attend.  Click to register online. Click for flier.

Ongoing Activities

Historic Trails

We have several historic trails in our council area that let Scouts explore New Jersey’s rich historyvictory trail medal with pin.

Scouts Day at One World Observatory

cubopsoneworld

Come SEE FOREVER at One World Observatory. Start at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, where you can truly feel the city’s invincible spirit! The package includes a Limited Edition OWO Scout Patch and a ticket to the Observatory. Scouts of all ages are invited to this fun and educational outing at the top of the world. To purchase, call (212) 602-4063 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit https://oneworldobservatory.com/groups/scout-troops/

Cub Scout Opportunities

Winter / Spring Cub Scout Activities
our district volunteers are planning

Cub-O-Ree with Whitewater Challengers

April 12-14, 2019

Join Whitewater Challengers, along with Patriots’ Path and Munsee District for a Spring Cub-O-Ree weekend April 12

-14, 2019. For only $49.00 per person, this weekend includes: two nights of camping under the stars; a movie both nights; a tour of Eckley Miners’ Village, a local historic coal mining village (shuttle included); bag n’ go lunch; games and competitions; a nature show; group campfire and a Whitewater Challengers Scout patch and certificate of achievement!

Interested? Click here to check out Challengers website: or call 1-800-443-8554 to register or for further information. Be sure to mention “Patriots’ Path Council, BSA” when making your reservation. “It’s the most fun you’ll have all year!”                                  Click for flier.

Ongoing Activities

STEM in a Box

Looking for a great way to get your Cub Scouts started on their BSA Nova Awards? The Patriots’ Path Council STEM Committee has assembled self-contained BSA Nova Award program boxes complete with program materials and leader’s guides for select Cub Scout NOVA Awards: • Science Everywhere  • Tech Talk  • SWING!  • 1-2-3 Go! Each STEM box can be reserved thru the council service center in Cedar Knolls. This FREE resource does require a $20 deposit just to make sure all items are returned and received back on time (within one week). The STEM committee welcomes the deposit as a donation to keep the STEM boxes filled with equipment for years to come. Click here for the request form to reserve a box. For more information on STEM in Scouting,  visit https://ppcbsa.org/committees/stem/

 

Patriots’ Path Programs

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. Visit the Camping page for Weekday Programs.

Weekend Camp Programs
Saturday programs are available to groups who are camping for the weekend or for day trips. A few programs are also held 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. Visit the Camping page for Weekend Programs.

Liberty Hall Museum – Cub Scout Programs

  • Art Adventure (Webelos elective adventure: Art Explosion
  • The Forest Around Us (Webelos elective adventure: Into the Woods)
  • Scouts, Spies and Soldiers:  A Revolutionary Adventure (Wolf elective adventure: Code of the Wolf)
  • Green Thumbs (Wolf elective adventure: Grow Something)
  • Marble Mania (Bear elective adventure: Marble Madness)
  • Fur Real! That’s for the Birds!  Or a closer look at our furred and feathered neighbors. (Bear elective adventure: Fur, Feathers and Ferns)
  • Tall Tales of the American Revolution (Tiger elective adventure: Tiger Tales)

For more information, visit http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall/visit/cub-scouts or call 908.527.0400.

Scouts Day at One World Observatorycubopsoneworld

Come SEE FOREVER at One World Observatory. Start at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, where you can truly feel the city’s invincible spirit! The package includes a Limited Edition OWO Scout Patch and a ticket to the Observatory. Scouts of all ages are invited to this fun and educational outing at the top of the world. To purchase, call (212) 602-4063 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit https://oneworldobservatory.com/groups/scout-troops/

Historic Trails

We have several historic trails in our council area that let Scouts explore New Jersey’s rich history. Several historic trail hikes are suitable for Cub Scovictory trail medal with pinuts.

Save the Date  – Somerset Patriots

  • Friday, June 28 at 7:05 pm
  • Sunday, July 28th at 5:05 pm
  • Thursday, August 29th at 7:05 pm

All Scouts and Leaders will be invited on the field for a pre-game parade and remain on the field during the National Anthem. Upper Box Tickets Start at Just $8.50 For All Opportunities!

Click here for flyer.