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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.

Whitewater Challengers for Boy Scouts/Teens

 

Hosted by Munsee District – Council Camp; District Spring Camp-O- Ree Weekend

April 27 – 29, 2018  –  Our camporee this spring is a joint venture with Whitewater Challengers.

Looking for an adventure? Whitewater Challengers, along with Patriots’ Path and Munsee District are hosting a Spring Camp-O-Ree weekend April 27 – 29, 2018! The 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 Munsee District/ 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.

Munsee Camp–O-Ree for Cub Scouts with Whitewater Challengers

April 27-29, 2018

Join Whitewater Challengers, along with Patriots’ Path and Munsee District for a Spring Cub-O-Ree weekend April 27 – 29, 2018. For only $49.95 per person, this weekend includes: two nights of camping under the stars; a movie both nights; a tour of  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 book 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.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament

Robert Tunnell Memorial

Fishing Tournament

 Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8am-3pm at Winnebago.

Open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scocubopsfishtourneyuts and Venturers and their parents. $30 per person -lunch is included. Bring a tent and spend the weekend camping with your son. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call 973.983.9075. Boats are available for the first 20 parent/son partners or bring your own rowboat (only with oars or electric motors).

Click for flier.

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.

Cub Scouts - Create Amazing Videos with Mixed Reality and 3D - April 13, 2018 -
Sign Up for the Cub Scouts Create Event

April 13, 2018. Create Amazing Videos with Mixed Reality and 3D at the Microsoft Store at the Bridgewater Mall from 4:30 to 6:00 pm

Learn new ways to create video stories with Paint 3D and Photos, one of the newest Windows 10 creativity apps. Play with mixed reality by taking a picture of a 3D monster your friends and add it to your video.Or play with 3D effects like lightning and bubbles. Held at the

Signups can be done on a den, pack, or single Scout basis. Maximum number of Scouts: 20 (2 per computer). Parents or designated adult must be present at each session.  No drop-offs are allowed. Scouts must wear their Class A uniform.  A $5 donation per Scout is requested to support Scouting. Click for more information and to register.

Boy Scouts - Robotics Merit Badge April 6, 2018

Robotics Merit Badge

April 6, 2018, 4:30-6pm at the Microsoft Store at the Bridgewater Mall

** The robotics merit badge requires the Scout to bring or share a robotics kit: Lego Mindstorm kit, Cloudbit starter kit, Arduino coding kit, Rule your room kit, Gizmos and Gadgets kit.  Kits can range in price from $100 to $350.  Sharing is limited to no more than 4 Scouts. Click for more information and to register. 

 

Boy Scouts - Movie Making Merit Badge April 20, 2018

Movie Making Merit Badge

April 20, 2018, 4:30-6pm Microsoft Store at the Bridgewater Mall

– Signups can be done on a patrol, troop, or single scout basis. Maximum number of Scouts: 20 (2 per computer)
– Parents or designated adult must be present at each session. No drop-offs are allowed. Scouts must wear their Class A uniform
– There are no prerequisites. The purpose of the Workshop is to introduce this merit badge to the Scouts. Scouts will be able to obtain a “Partial” but will not be able to complete the Merit Badge.
– A $5 donation per Scout is requested to support Scouting. Click here to register and for more information.

Cub Scouts - Fishawack Pinewood Derby - April 21, 2018

Fishawack Pinewood Derby – April 21, 2018

District Championship for cars that finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd for their rank at their pack’s pinewood derby.

Informational Flyer
Pinewood Derby Rules
Click Here to Register for the Pinewood Derby

Boy Scouts and Webelos - Greenbar Camping April 20-22, 2018

Raritan Valley Greenbar Camping

April 20-22, 2018, at Watchung Reservation, Scout use area (green house)

Senior Scouts helping younger Scouts become better Scouts!  Join us for a weekend of FUN! Cost: $10 per Boy Scout; $10 per Boy Scout adult leader.  Free for Webelos and Webelos adult leaders

While the Camporee is targeted to Boy Scouts, Webelos are allowed to attend with a troop.  Webelos must register as part of that troop.  Camporee activities are categorized as “Stations” (which are only for Boy Scout Patrols) and “Fun” (which are available for all attendees).  Webelos are also allowed to observe “Station” activities.  Two adult leaders must accompany the Webelos at all times. Click to register.

Questions – contact Don Androwski at 732.752.8997 or [email protected]

Cub Scouts (Wolf-AOL) - Elective Extravaganza - April 28, 2018
Elective Extravaganza!

April 28, 2018
Check in starts at 8:00 am. Opening Ceremony at 8:30 am. Activities from 8:45 am – 4:00 pm for Wolves, Bears, Webelos & AOLs. Activities from 8:45 am – 3:00 pm for Tigers

This program is for registered Cub Scouts only. Please note there are no sessions for Lions. There will be 4 sessions during the day with a one hour lunch break.  Each class ends 15 minutes before the next session to allow for traveling between activities. You may arrive late or leave early if necessary. Cost: $10 per Scout (The Webelos – AoL Elective Adventure: Build It SS has an additional $5.00 fee). You can also register to camp overnight. Registration deadline is April 15, 2018. Click here for more information and to register.

Boy Scouts - Den Chief Training - April 21, May 19 or August 26

Den Chief Training

Click here to register.

Den Chief Training – Cranford
Saturday 04-21-2018 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cranford United Methodist Church

Den Chief Training-Cedar Knolls
Saturday 05-19-2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Patriots’ Path Council Service Center

Den Chief Training-Summit Jewish Community Center
Sunday 08-26-2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Summit Jewish Community Center

Spring Cub Scout Camping - Save the Dates 2018
Spring Cubelos 2018 – Save the date!

Black River – May 18-20, 2018
Fishawack – May 5-6, 2018
Munsee – June 8-10
Raritan Valley – June 8-10
Sussex – June 1-3, 2018
Watchung Mountain – May 11-13, 2018

If your unit is unable to participate in a home district camping event, please participate in another district’s event.

Cub Scouts - Fishawack Cubelos - May 5-6, 2018

Fishawack Spring Cubelos – May 5-6, 2018

Registration opens 3/3/18 and closes 4/25/18. ONE PERSON SHOULD REGISTER ALL ATTENDEES FROM YOUR PACK – CAMPERS & DAY TRIPPERS

Activities will include BB, Archery, Bouldering Wall, Cubmobile Run, Batting Cage, Slingshots, Fishing on the Camp Fishing Dock, Softball Mini-Golf, District Pinewood Derby, Winnebago Cub Scout Trail Hiking, optional Saturday Night Dinner in the Dining Hall (or cook your own).

Arrive any time after 8:00 am on Saturday.  Stations are open from noon to 5:00 pm but packs who arrive early will be given earlier times for BB and Archery. Time slots for BB & Archery will be assigned as packs check in. The pack’s coordinator should register all campers and day trippers. 

 

Cub Scouts - Raritan Valley Family Camping - June 8-10, 2018

Raritan Valley Cub Family Camping

June 8-10, 2018 at Akelaland Cub Scout Camp
288 Camp Trexler Rd  Kunkletown, PA 18058

(Webelos will be welcome, but RV Webelos Woods is a different event at WSR on May 18-20, 2018.)
Jake Hardin, Chair Contact Jake to join the planning committee at [email protected]

Pinewood Derby World Championships - June 30, 2018
World Championship Pinewood Derby

Marriott Marquis, Times Square, NYC, June 30, 2018

All pinewood derby finalists may attend. A finalists is a Scout that finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their respective rank in the district or council pinewood derby. Click here for more information.
Official 2018 World Championship Rules

Boy Scout Greenbar Camporee

April 20-22, 2018

Whitewater Challengers for Boy Scouts/Teens

 April 27-29, 2018

Cub-O-Ree

 April 27-29, 2018

PPC Weekend Cub Scout Programs

Ongoing

PPC Weekday Cub Scout Programs

Ongoing

Historic Hikes for All Scouts

Ongoing

Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Open to all Scouts

Pinewood Derby World Championship

June 30, 2018

Boy Scout Opportunities

Whitewater Challengers

Hosted by Munsee District – Council Camp; District Spring Camp-O- Ree Weekend

April 27 – 29, 2018  –  Our camporee this spring is a joint venture with Whitewater Challengers.

Looking for an adventure? Whitewater Challengers, along with Patriots’ Path and Munsee District are hosting a Spring Camp-O-Ree weekend April 27 – 29, 2018! The 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 Munsee District/ 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.

Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament

 Saturday, May 12, 2018 8am-3pm at Winnebago.

cubopsfishtourney

Open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers and their parents. $30 per person -lunch is included. Bring a tent and spend the weekend camping with your son. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call 973.983.9075. Boats are available for the first 20 parent/son partners or bring your own rowboat (only with oars or electric motors).   Click for flier.

Robotics Merit Badge**

April 6, 2018, 4:30-6pm at the Microsoft Store at the Bridgewater Mall

** The robotics merit badge requires the Scout to bring or share a robotics kit: Lego Mindstorm kit, Cloudbit starter kit, Arduino coding kit, Rule your room kit, Gizmos and Gadgets kit.  Kits can range in price from $100 to $350.  Sharing is limited to no more than 4 Scouts. Click for more information and to register. 

 

Movie Making Merit Badge

April 20, 2018, 4:30-6pm
Microsoft Store at the Bridgewater Mall from 4:30 to 6:00 pm

– Signups can be done on a patrol, troop, or single scout basis. Maximum number of Scouts: 20 (2 per computer)
– Parents or designated adult must be present at each session. No drop-offs are allowed. Scouts must wear their Class A uniform
– There are no prerequisites. The purpose of the Workshop is to introduce this merit badge to the Scouts. Scouts will be able to obtain a “Partial” but will not be able to complete the Merit Badge.
– A $5 donation per Scout is requested to support Scouting. Click here to register and for more information.

Den Chief Training

Click here to register.

Den Chief Training – Cranford
Saturday 04-21-2018 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cranford United Methodist Church

Den Chief Training-Cedar Knolls
Saturday 05-19-2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Patriots’ Path Council Service Center

Den Chief Training-Summit Jewish Community Center
Sunday 08-26-2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Summit Jewish Community Center

 

Raritan Valley Greenbar Camping

April 20-22, 2018, at Watchung Reservation, Scout use area (green house)

Senior Scouts helping younger Scouts become better Scouts!  Join us for a weekend of FUN! Cost: $10 per Boy Scout; $10 per Boy Scout adult leader.  Free for Webelos and Webelos adult leaders

While the Camporee is targeted to Boy Scouts, Webelos are allowed to attend with a troop.  Webelos must register as part of that troop.  Camporee activities are categorized as “Stations” (which are only for Boy Scout Patrols) and “Fun” (which are available for all attendees).  Webelos are also allowed to observe “Station” activities.  Two adult leaders must accompany the Webelos at all times. Click to register.

Questions – contact Don Androwski at 732.752.8997 or [email protected]

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

Munsee Camp–O-Ree with Whitewater Challengers

April 27-29, 2018

Join Whitewater Challengers, along with Patriots’ Path and Munsee District for a Spring Cub-O-Ree weekend April 27 – 29, 2018. For only $49.95 per person, this weekend includes: two nights of camping under the stars; a movie both nights; a tour of  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 book 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.

 

 

Sign Up for the Cub Scouts Create Event

April 13, 2018. Create Amazing Videos with Mixed Reality and 3D at the Microsoft Store at the Bridgewater Mall from 4:30 to 6:00 pm

Learn new ways to create video stories with Paint 3D and Photos, one of the newest Windows 10 creativity apps. Play with mixed reality by taking a picture of a 3D monster your friends and add it to your video.Or play with 3D effects like lightning and bubbles. Held at the

Signups can be done on a den, pack, or single Scout basis. Maximum number of Scouts: 20 (2 per computer). Parents or designated adult must be present at each session.  No drop-offs are allowed. Scouts must wear their Class A uniform.  A $5 donation per Scout is requested to support Scouting. Click for more information and to register.

Pinewood Derby image

The council does not run a council-wide pinewood derby. Several districts offer a district pinewood derby. See below for the World Championship Pinewood Derby. The Scout Shop carries a full line of Pinewood Derby accessories, decorations and program planning material. The 2018 Pinewood emblem is available for $1.50 in the Scout Shops while supplies last.

Fishawack Pinewood Derby – April 21, 2018

District Championship for cars that finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd for their rank at their pack’s pinewood derby.

Informational Flyer
Pinewood Derby Rules
Click Here to Register for the Pinewood Derby

World Championship Pinewood Derby

Marriott Marquis, Times Square, NYC, June 30, 2018

All pinewood derby finalists may attend. A finalists is a Scout that finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their respective rank in the district or council pinewood derby. Click here for more information.
Official 2018 World Championship Rules

Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament

 Saturday, May 12, 2018 8am-3pm at Winnebago.

cubopsfishtourney

Open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers and their parents. $30 per person -lunch is included. Bring a tent and spend the weekend camping with your son. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call 973.983.9075. Boats are available for the first 20 parent/son partners or bring your own rowboat (only with oars or electric motors).   Click for flier.

Spring Cubelos 2018 – Save the date!

Black River – May 18-20, 2018
Fishawack – May 5-6, 2018
Munsee – June 8-10 2018
Raritan Valley – June 8-10
Sussex – June 1-3, 2018
Watchung Mountain – May 11-13, 2018

If your unit is unable to participate in a home district camping event, please participate in another district’s event.

Fishawack Spring Cubelos – May 5-6, 2018

Registration opens 3/3/18 and closes 4/25/18. ONE PERSON SHOULD REGISTER ALL ATTENDEES FROM YOUR PACK – CAMPERS & DAY TRIPPERS

Activities will include BB, Archery, Bouldering Wall, Cubmobile Run, Batting Cage, Slingshots, Fishing on the Camp Fishing Dock, Softball Mini-Golf, Winnebago Cub Scout Trail Hiking, optional Saturday Night Dinner in the Dining Hall (or cook your own).

Arrive any time after 8:00 am on Saturday.  Stations are open from noon to 5:00 pm but packs who arrive early will be given earlier times for BB and Archery. Time slots for BB & Archery will be assigned as packs check in. The pack’s coordinator should register all campers and day trippers. 

 

Raritan Valley Cub Family Camping

June 8-10, 2018 at Akelaland Cub Scout Camp
288 Camp Trexler Rd  Kunkletown, PA 18058

(Webelos will be welcome, but RV Webelos Woods is a different event at WSR on May 18-20, 2018.)
Jake Hardin, Chair Contact Jake to join the planning committee at [email protected]

Ongoing Activities

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.