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Check out Programs and Activities for Cub Scouts and Webelos

Patriots' Path Council offers lots of planned fun activities throughout the year for Cub Scouts. Get outside of your regular meetings, and join us at one or more of these great programs. Many of them are designed for dens. Some are suitable for entire packs and others are also available to individual Cub Scouts and families.

Take a look at the slides on the left and click on the ones that interest you. Scroll down for more ideas and get out and have some fun! Be sure to bookmark this page and check back often for updates.

Pinewood Derby Central


at Patriots' Path Council Scout Shop
image Patriots' Path Council Scout Shop at Cedar Knolls has a Pinewood Derby track for you to test your cars on as well as a scale to weigh them. Stop in and practice! Have fun. Bring your Pinewood derby car when you visit our Scout Shop! The Scout Shop carries a full line of Pinewood Derby accessories, decorations and program planning material.


Upcoming Events


Click for events in date order.


New Events


NJ Devils Hockey vs Columbus Blue Jackets March 6, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus Extreme March 12-15, 2015. at the Prudential Center.

Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus March 20, 2015. at the Izod Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs NY Islanders March 21, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

New York Spring Spectacular with the Rockettes March 26-May 3, 2015. live from Radio City Music Hall.

NJ Devils Hockey vs Anaheim Ducks March 29, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

Red Bulls vs San Jose Earthquakes April 17, 2015- Scout Night at Red Bulls Arena

2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross April 25, 2015. at MetLife Stadium.

Somerset Patriots Baseball May 2, 2015. 7:05 pmat TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus May 15, 2015. at Sun National Bank Center

Summer STEM Institute July 6-10, 2015 (first of 6 weeks) at Patriots' Path Council.

Somerset Patriots Baseball July 11, 2015. 7:05pm at TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Lakewood BlueClaws Scout Nights June 7, July 25, August 8 and August 17, 2015. at First Energy Park, Lakewood

Sussex Miners Baseball Scout Night and Sleepover June 27, 2015. at Skylands Stadium

Lakewood BlueClaws Scout Sleepover Night Saturday, July 25, 2015 and August 8, 2015. at First Energy Park, Lakewood

Somerset Patriots Baseball August 20, 2015. 7:05pm at TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Camp-In October 3, 2015. at Liberty Science Center

Cub Scout Events October 3, 2015. at Liberty State Park



Performances and Shows


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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
presents Circus XTREME

March 12-15, 2015
Prudential Center, Newark


Scout Night March 12, discounts on March 13-15 - show times very, check flier.
Scout ticket prices range from $10-$95.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus March 20, 2015 at the Izod Center

Check out the video.

Ticket prices; $22 and $25- includes patch and exclusive access to the pre-show.
Click for flier.


IZOD Center is a marketing partner of Patriots' Path Council.


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
presents Circus XTREME

May 15, 2015, 7:00pm
Sun National Bank Center, Trenton NJ


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Scout Night- Save the date
Scout tickets on sale January 8 $15 per person.
For more information, contact Ashley Perna at aperna @ snbcenter.com



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March 26-May 3, 2015 live from Radio City Music Hall.


For tickets, click here and use code SCOUTS.
To read the Variety review, click here.

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2015 Monster AMA Supercross, April 25, 2015
at MetLife Stadium
The Pit Party will run from 9am - 2pm and the event begins at 2:30pm.



Monster Jam June 13, 2015 Fans have the chance to see the trucks up-close and in person, meet the drivers, get autographs, and take pictures. Food, beverage and merchandise are available for purchase.

Tickets will be sold using above link starting February 16. Tickets are $25. Click for flier.







Sporting Events

Many local sports teams offer special Scout events. They often include discount admission and special programs.


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New Jersey Devils hockey team vs:


NJ Devils Hockey vs Columbus Blue Jackets March 6, 2015 at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs NY Islanders March 21, 2015 at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs Anaheim Ducks March 29, 2015 at The Prudential Center.

To order tickets, click link above and use code SCOUTS.
BONUS: Organize a group of 15 or more and receive group seating, welcome on big screen and Devil's group gift.
Questions, or to order 15 or more seats call Tom Stocky, Devils Group Sales, at (973) 757-6179.
For flier, click here.
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Red Bulls Soccer Scout Night - April 17, 2015 7pm Red Bulls vs San Jose Earthquakes. All Scouts will receive a patch and will be recognized as take a lap around the pitch at halftime.




Somerset Patriots Baseball offers several Scout days with discounted baseball tickets, a patch, and on the field pre game activities.
For tickets, call or email Tom McCartney
at 908-252-0700 or tmcartney at somersetpatriots.com

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Somerset Patriots Scout Nights from Somerset Patriots on Vimeo




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Lakewood BlueClaws Scout Nights and Scout Sleepovers at First Energy Park, Lakewood
Prices: $9.00 per Scout. Includes pre-game parade and patch. Adult tickets $10.00, sibling tickets $8.00, sleepover fee $10/person
To order tickets, call Kyle Volp at 732-901-7000 ext 142 or kvolp at blueclaws.com

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Sussex Miners Baseball Scout Night and Scout Sleepovers at Skylands Stadium
Save the date - June 27, 2015 - more imformation coming!

Museums & Attractions

Many area museums and attractions offer special day and overnight programs for Cub Scouts.


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Liberty Science Center Camp-in! October 3, 2015 (co-ed). includes exploring hundreds of hands-on exhibits (walk across a skyscraper I-beam 18 ft in the air), a RealD 3D movie in the nation's largest IMAX Dome Theater, live science demonstrations. Click for flier

Mountain Creek Come to Mountain Creek for winter fun- skiing, boarding and tubing.
Discounts for groups of 10 or more. Check out the 30 lane snow tubing park.
For more info call group sales at 973-864-8100 or visit mountaincreek.com/groups.

Ongoing Scout Programs


Rockaway Bowling -bowling carpet for your meeting free ($50 deposit) from Rockaway Bowling Special bowling rates at Rockway Bowling. See flier for more details.

Summer Camp


Cub Scout Summer Camps  camp
Day camps for all Cub Scouts have weekly sessions.  We also have two resident camps for Webelos going into grades 4 and 5. Sign up as an individual.

Featured Events


Summer STEM Institute - starting July 6, 2015 (six week-long sessions)
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We're STEMulating Young Minds into STEM Scholars

Neil Armstrong. Marie Curie. Alexander Graham Bell. Before they changed the world, they played. They let their curiosity loose. They explored their world. Explore your world this summer at the Summer STEM Institute run by the Patriots' Path Council, open to all boys and girls entering grades 3-5 this September. Space is limited.

For more information and to register,
click here.

Jack Frost Big Boulder
Skiing - Snowboarding - Snowtubing

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For more information on groups and Scout Sundays, click here.



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Cub Scout Events at Liberty Jamboree
October 3, 2015 at Liberty State Park

Click for flier




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Liberty Science Center Camp-in! October 3, 2015 (co-ed). includes exploring hundreds of hands-on exhibits (walk across a skyscraper I-beam 18 ft in the air), a RealD 3D movie in the nation's largest IMAX Dome Theater, live science demonstrations. Click for flier

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New Jersey Devils hockey team vs:



NJ Devils Hockey vs Columbus Blue Jackets March 6, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs NY Islanders March 21, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs Anaheim Ducks March 29, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

To order tickets, click link above and use code SCOUTS.
BONUS: Organize a group of 15 or more and receive group seating, welcome on big screen and Devil's group gift.
Questions, or to order 15 or more seats call Tom Stocky, Devils Group Sales, at (973) 757-6179.
For flier, click here.

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Planning your 2015-16 program year?
Attend the Tradeshow! It is free! It is educational! You come away with lots of program ideas.
Meet your district volunteers while snacking on free food. For more information, click here.

Cub Scouts 2015 - New Cub Scout Program


Cub Scout

Deep Dive Presentation

To view the Deep Dive Presentation, click here.



Upcoming in-person presentations schedule:
Each session is open to Scouters from all districts.
To register for one of the remaining sessions, click here.

  • Wednesday, March 18 - 7:30-9pm at the Cranford United Methodist Church, 201 Lincoln Avenue East, Cranford
  • Thursday, March 19 - 7:30-9pm at the Union Hill Presbyterian Church Hall, 427 Franklin Road, Denville
  • Thursday, March 31 - 7:30-9pm at the Berkeley Heights Fire Department, 411 Hamilton Avenue, Berkeley Heights

Program Update Provides recorded webinar sessions for orientation on the new Cub Scout advancement program, roundtable programs, memos, flyers and more.. Cub Scout Program Updates

List Serve Sign-up for the list serve to get all the latest information as it becomes available. Sign-up for the latest information.

New Cub Scout Advancement requirements effective 9/1/15. To view the requirements, click here.

For program changes in a nutshell, click here.




Cub Scout Fun


Districts and council conduct many Cub Scout fun events throughout the year. District websites and monthly district roundtables are a great source of information for pack and den leaders. Be sure to bookmark your district website.


Black River, Fishawack, Munsee, Raritan Valley, Sussex, Watchung Mountain


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Rocket Launch at North Branch Park, Bridgewater July 18, 2015 - 9am-2pm. - includes rocket and patch. Open to everyone - Scouts and non-Scouts - boys and girls from K-5th grade. Great membership recruitment event!


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Maple Syrup Making Saturdays and Sundays in March. Also includes pancakes. Fee is $45 per group of up to 15 people. Additional youth or adults are $3 each. Maximum number of people per session is 30. Optional patches may be purchased at the event for $2 each.


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Raritan Valley 2015 Cub Scout Games and Pinewood Derby
March 7, 2015 at 8:45am-1pm at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Edison.
Pinewood Derby and at least six individual events scored by rank. (Events may include doubles dash, broad jump, crab walk, lay-ups, cart race and rain gutter regatta.)
To register, click here.

Belt Loop Bonanza  Winnebago Scout Reservation- 8:00am-3:00pm 4/11/2015 rain or shine.
Activities will be held throughout the camp. (Be prepared to get some exercise!) Each Scout will work on 4 belt loops during 4 one hour sessions. There will be an hour lunch break.

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Fishing Tournament   Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8am-3pm at Winnebago. Parents and sons are invited to join us for the Robert Tunnell Memorial Fishing Tournament. $30 per person -lunch is included.

Pinewood Derby


The council does not run a council-wide pinewood derby. Several districts offer a district pinewood derby.

image Patriots' Path Council Scout Shop at Cedar Knolls has a Pinewood Derby track for you to test your cars on as well as a scale to weigh them. Stop in and practice! Have fun. Bring your Pinewood derby car when you visit our Scout Shop!



The Scout Shop carries a full line of Pinewood Derby accessories, decorations and program planning material. image

Munsee Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10am-3pm

Raritan Valley 2015 Cub Scout Games and Pinewood Derby
March 7, 2015 at 8:45am-1pm at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Edison.
Pinewood Derby and at least six individual events scored by rank. (Events may include doubles dash, broad jump, crab walk, lay-ups, cart race and rain gutter regatta.)

To register, click here.

Watchung Mountain Pinewood Derby Saturday, March 21, 2015.

For Webelos Only
Activities for 4th and 5th grade boys



Webelos Woods


Webelos Woods

Spring Raritan Valley Webelos Woods May 1-3, 2015 at Winnebago Scout Reservation.

Weekend Camping

Packs are invited to camp with us on weekends in the spring, winter and fall. We have cabins and tent sites available and we can also provide weekend programs.  Visit the weekend camping page for details.

Family Camping/Cubelos

Whether it is called a Cub Camporee, Cub-e-los, or Cub Family Camping, each district offers a fall and spring weekend. Programs and activities vary by district and date, but everyone will have a great time.


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Watchung Mountain Spring Cub Family Camporee  May 15-17, 2015 at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Events: Cub Cars, BB Guns, Boating, Crafts, Nature Hike, Archery, Obstacle Course, and more.

Join us for a weekend of fun and adventure. Bring a friend and show him what Scouting is all about.

Munsee Spring Cub Family Camporee  June 5-7, 2015 at Winnebago Scout Reservation. Join us for a great weekend in the outdoors.

Sussex Spring Cub Family Camporee  June 5-7, 2014 . A fun-filled weekend of Cub family excitement for the whole district.

Raritan Valley Spring Cub Family Camping  May 1-3, 2015 at Winnebago Scout Reservation, Rockaway.

Historic Trails

New Jersey is full of history and we have several historic trails that let Scouts explore that history. Several historic trail hikes are suitable for Cub Scouts.


Jockey Hollow Trail  has a 5 mile Cub Scout trail at Morristown National Historical Park

Victory Trail  -pick your own date to hike this historic 13 mile urban trail from Elizabeth, NJ to Springfield, NJ. The route follows the British advance into New Jersey that was stopped at the Battle of Springfield. View the trail map Complete the hike questionnaire and order medals online.

Winnebago  has a Cub Scout historic trail - 2 miles

Allamuchy offers a guided weekday or self-guided weekend 4-5 mile hike and a shorter historic site hike.

Summer Camp

Cub Scout Summer Camps  Day camps for all Cub Scouts have weekly sessions. We also have two resident camps for Webelos going into grades 4 and 5. Sign up as an individual.

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