Recruiting & Membership


PPC Membership Plan

Download the latest PPC Membership Plan which provides Council’s key goals and suggested tactics on how to achieve them.

Submit your unit incentive form.

VIP Info for All Unit Leaders

The following are the key actions you need to take to successfully recruit youth to your unit.

  • Ensure that your Unit ‘Pin’ information is correct. Info Sheet (PDF)
  • Identify a parent willing to serve as your unit’s New Member Coordinator (i.e. recruiting / membership chair) and have them take the position specific training. Provide your NMC contact info to your District Executive.
New Member Coordinator Position

Sustaining strong membership in a unit depends not only on having new members join the unit, but also on engaging youth and their families in the unit experiences so that they feel Welcomed and want to stay. The role of the New Member Coordinator is to ensure that both keys to success take place.

Recruiting For Cub Scouts

The following presentations and resources will provide Pack Membership Chairs and New Member Coordinators with the knowledge and tools to successfully recruit new youth to their units.


Recruiting For Scouts BSA
PPC Recruiting Materials

Patriots’ Path Council has a wide variety of materials like lawn signs, information booklets, etc available to units at no cost. Please visit our Resources page for more details.

National Council Recruiting Resources

Visit BSA’s Recruitment page for the latest BSA approved marketing materials (pictures, logos, etc), recruiting tips and webinars.

PPC Membership Committee

Dan Stringham
VP, PPC Membership

Lawrence Morris
PPC Membership Chair

District Membership Chairs

John Marshall 
Black River

Michelle Blanchfield 

Beth Wynn St. Louis

Sorah Mandella 
Raritan Valley

Alicia Warner

Steve McCabe
Watchung Mountain

Rich Peterson
PPC Advisor