SPARTA, NJ – If your family wants to shoot off rockets, get messy making STEM slime, or go fishing, we have events for you!  The Sussex County Boy Scouts’ invite boys currently enrolled in kindergarten through 5th grade to take part in these family joining events, free of charge. The joining campaign is aimed at introducing families to the Scout’s positive and fun-focused program called Cub Scouts, which is open to boys in kindergarten through fifth grade.

In Cub Scouts, boys learn leadership and life skills while participating in adventures ranging from building pinewood derby cars and assembling robots to enjoying the great outdoors and

helping others through its strong focus on community service

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There are more then 20 Cub Scout packs in Sussex County, all holding their own family activity nights.   For more information on a Cub Scout Pack in your neighborhood, visit

For information on joining events, please contact Mike Loughman, program executive at

or 973-714-7308 or

About Patriots’ Path Council

The Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America (Council #358), is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preparing young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of good character, citizenship and personal fitness. Each year, the council serves more than 16,000 youth members and 5,000 leaders in the counties of Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union and parts of Middlesex, New Jersey. Some 400 local organizations have a Cub Scout pack, Boy Scout troop, Venturing crew, Varsity team or Explorer post as a part of their service to youth.