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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.

Cub Scout Program


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New Cub Scout Books and Merchandise
are in the Patriots' Path Scout Shop


Upcoming Events


Click for events in date order.


New Events


Cub Scout Summer Camps Summer 2015 

Blue Mountain Frontier Adventure Camps Summer 2015

Summer STEM Institute July 24-31, 2015 (fourth of 6 weeks) at Patriots' Path Council.

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

Staten Island Yankees Baseball August 1, 2015. 7:00pm Scout Night

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

Sussex Miners Baseball Scout Night and Sleepover August 22, 2015. at Skylands Stadium

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

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

Fishawack District Cubmobile October 10, 2015. at William Mason School, Montville

Cub Scout Fall Camporees September-October
September 25-27, 2015 - Raritan Valley Fall Family Camporee October 9-11, 2015 - Black River Fall Family Camporee
October 9-11, 2015 - Sussex Fall Camporee- Chuck O'Brien Memorial Event
October 16-18, 2015 - Watchung Mountain Camporee
October 17-18, 2015 - Fishawack Fall Cubelos
October 23-25, 2015 - Munsee Fall Cubelos

The Great Pumpkin's Zoo Animals October 24-25, 2015. at Camp Wheeler

NJ Devils Hockey Sunday, November 8, 2015, vs Vancouver Canucks 5pm at Prudential Arena

NJ Devils Hockey Tuesday, December 29, 2015 vs Carolina Hurricanes - 7pm at Prudential Arena

NJ Devils Hockey Sunday, February 14, 2016 vs LA Kings at 12:30pm at Prudential Arena

NJ Devils Hockey Saturday, April 9, 2016 vs Toronto Maple Leafs at 7pm at Prudential Arena

Black River District Klondike January 30, 2016. Camp Akelaland

Sussex District Pinewood Derby March 19, 2016.


Performances and Shows



Sporting Events

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



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Staten Island Yankees Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 7pm. The team is a class A affiliate of the NY Yankees. They are offering two Scout days with discounted baseball tickets and a patch. Post-game free raffle for SI and NY Yankee memorabilia Post-game sleepover on the field featuring a movie on the big screen. All kids 12& under run the bases after the game. Post-game fireworks. Click above for order form and program options and prices. Prices range from $16-$31.

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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
For flier, click here.

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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

New Date: August 22, 2015 - all earlier reservations will be honored. Additonal reservations now accepted.
To register, click here

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.


Blue Mountain Adventure Camp

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Give your child a summer filled with adventures at Blue Mountain Frontier Adventure Camp! Blue Mountain Frontier Adventure Camp is a fun-filled program aimed to help your child connect with nature, while building confidence, self-esteem and lifelong friendships. Day Camp, for children 8 to 14 years old, runs weekly from June 29 - August 10th from 9am - 5pm.

Activities include high ropes courses, climbing walls, ziplines, kayaking, archery, outdoor laser tag and more. There are off-site field trips for horseback riding and whitewater rafting. Blue Mountain Frontier Adventure Camp allows campers to choose a "track" based on their personalities and interests. The Cougar Track focuses on athletics, the Bear Track is for curious learners and the Fox Track is designed for creative and crafty campers. Choose your child's track and sign up for a summer of outdoor fun in the Poconos.



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

Click for flier Camp out at Liberty Science center after your day at the Jambo!




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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 - save the dates! Sunday, November 8, 2015, vs Vancouver Canucks 5pm; laser show before the game

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 vs Carolina Hurricanes - 7pm; Photo on Ice

Sunday, February 14, 2016 vs LA Kings at 12:30pm; Pre-game clinic - Science/tech of Ice and Hockey

Saturday, April 9, 2016 vs Toronto Maple Leafs at 7pm (last game of season) ; Post game event



Cub Scouts 2015 - New Cub Scout Program


Cub Scout

Deep Dive Presentation

To view the Deep Dive Presentation, 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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The Great Pumpkin October 24 and 25, 2015. Teams of 7-10 people will explore Camp Wheeler while finding and counting pumpkins throughout the camp. It is fun for the entire family and all participants receive a goodie bag to take home. Cost: $4 per person


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Fishawack Cubmobile November 1, 2014, 12:00pm-3pm at William Mason School in Montville. Cost $7 ($9 for walk-ins) - includes patch. Registration opens September 1.


Pinewood Derby


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

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

Sussex District 2016 Pinewood Derby Saturday, March 19. 2016
More information to follow.

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

Klondikes- the following district Klondikes are open to Webelos and will have special activities for Webelos.

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Black River Klondike Saturday, January 30, 2016.


Webeblos can attend as guests of a Boy Scout troop. Ask your Webelos leader for more information.

Webelos Woods


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Fall Raritan Valley Webelos Woods
September 25-27, 2015 at Winnebago Scout Reservation.

Fall camporee for older Cub Scouts and their families.

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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Raritan Valley Fall Family Camporee  September 25-27, 2015 .

Black River Fall Family Camporee  October 9-11, 2015 .

To register, click here.
For more info, contact Marc Maratea, [email protected], 973-765-9322.


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Sussex Fall Camporee- Chuck O'Brien Memorial Event  October 9-11, 2015 Winnebago Scout Reservation, Rockaway.



Watchung Mountain Fall Cub Family Camporee  October 16-18, 2015


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Fishawack Fall Cubelos  October 17-18, 2015 at Camp Somers. For more info, contact Al Thomas, [email protected], 973-765-9322 x229.

Munsee Fall Cubelos  October 23-25, 2015

To register, click here.

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.

Page last updated: 07-27-2015 04:11 pm