Cub Scout Activities

Have Fun With Cub Scouting

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.

Upcoming Events


Click for events in date order.


New Events


NJ Devils Hockey vs Pittsburgh Penguins January 30, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

Seton Hall vs Xavier Musketeers Saturday, January 31, 2015 12pm

World Championship Ice Racing February 6, 2015. at SunCenter, Trenton

NJ Devils Hockey vs Vancouver Canucks February 20, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs Columbus Blue Jackets March 6, 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.

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

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

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

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


Cub Scouts 2015


Cub Scout 2015 The new Cub Scout program will completely change the way Cub Scouts progress through the ranks! Learn about the program. For more information, click here.
Cub Scout Program Updates

Performances and Shows


Monster Jam Scout Night January 30, 2015 Fans have the chance to see all 16 trucks up-close and in person, meet the drivers, get autographs, and take pictures. Food, beverage and merchandise are available for purchase. Cost: #23.
Check out the video.
Click to order tickets. izod

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World Championship Ice Racing

February 6, 2015, 7:30pm
Sun National Bank Center, Trenton NJ

World Championship Ice Racing
Scout tickets $13/lower level, $8/upper level per person. Purchase tickets online with code SCOUT,
click here for tickets.
click here for flier.


For more information, contact Ashley Perna at aperna @ snbcenter.com

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


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 Pittsburgh Penguins January 30, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs Vancouver Canucks February 20, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

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

Seton Hall vs Xavier Musketeers Saturday, January 31, 2015 12pm
Special Scout, friend and family price: $29 per ticket. Purchase tickets by January 21, 2015
See flier for ordering tickets and Scout Day Experience information.

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

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! January 24, 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.

Featured Events

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Liberty Science Center Camp-in! January 24, 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 Pittsburgh Penguins January 30, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

NJ Devils Hockey vs Vancouver Canucks February 20, 2015. at The Prudential Center.

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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Adventure Parties, camps, summer activities, skiing.
Select for more information:
Adventure Parties
Adventure Camps
Summer Group Activities
Group Skiing


Cub Scout Fun

In addition to the Cub Family Camporees, districts conduct Cub events throughout the year. District web sites and monthly district roundtables are a great source of information for pack and den leaders. Be sure to bookmark your district web site.

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




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Winter Cub Scout Event - Shooting Sports February 14, 2015 Camp Wheeler.
For more information, click here.




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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.

Pinewood Derby

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



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

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

Fishawack Klondike Saturday, January 31, 2015.
This year, the Fishawack Klondike will feature special activities for Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts.
Registration opens January 1st - through the Fishwack Calendar at PPBSA.org.
For flier, click here.

Munsee Webelos Klondike Derby CompetitionSaturday, February 7, 2015 at The Loop, Watchung Reservation
All Webelos Scouts, 4th and 5th graders, are invited to participate in this Webelos Klondike Derby competition. The event will test their skills as a patrol in five categories: Event Conditions Preparedness * Orienteering Skills * Knot Tying * Fire Building * First Aid *
Registration at headquarters building begins at 9am. For more information: Dan Turano at [email protected]

Raritan Klondike Saturday, February 7, 2015 at "the Loop" in Watchung Mountain.
The Raritan Valley district Klondike includes activities for both Webelos I and Arrow of Light (II) Cub Scouts. This is a great opportunity for your Webelos to be part of one of the major annual Boy Scout Troop events. Feedback from previous Webelos participants has been extremely positive (3.9 out of 4.0).
For flier, click here.

Black River Klondike Saturday, January 24, 2015.
Webeblos can attend as guests of a Boy Scout troop. Ask your Webelos leader for more information.

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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.

Page last updated: 01-22-2015 07:56 pm