Be Prepared: Oct. 23 Meeting- Knot Relay

Scouts/Scouters and Families:  This week’s meeting will be a variety of activities.  We will be starting off with a meeting for those attending the Catamount Adventure park this weekend.  All others will be practicing the knots we went over last week. After the meeting we will have a Knot Relay as a Patrol competition.  Which […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 16 meeting- Parents Needed!

Theme:  Knots Knot sure of how to tie those knots?  Then this meeting is definitely for you! Knot only will we teach, tell you the history of and review the knots, but you’ll also get plenty of time to practice. Mr. Swigart, our Guest Scoutmaster, joins us for this meeting as we split up into […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 9th Troop Meeting

Meeting Focus – Physics Phun and Patrol Flag designs. Scouts should come prepared to have a Patrol Competition in designing two different vehicles: “One if by sea and one if by air!” Scouts will use materials provided to create a boat to withstand as much weight as possible and also create a launch vehicle out […]

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Catskill Backpacking – Sat/Sun Oct. 11/12

Join us for an overnighter in Catskills and grab a blast of Fall color! For complete details see Related Event below or look to the right sidebar for Catskill Backpacking and “click.”

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Reminder: No Meeting Thursday – Bike Ride

New Paltz district schools are closed on Thursday, September 25th.  A general operating procedure of troop 172 is, “if there’s no school, there’s no troop meeting.” But please note that a Bike Ride event is schedueled on Thursday at 4:30 pm. More details here.  

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Welcome to the New Scout Year!

Welcome back! On Sunday, Sept. 7th, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, we’re beginning the 2014-2015 Troop 172 scout year with a pot-luck get-together at the Springfarm Pavilion near Mr. Longbotham’s house. Click here for full details. They’ll be fun, games, socializing and an overview of activities being planned for the coming scout year. Mark your calendars now!  5:00pm – 8:00pm. Come as […]

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New Photos: Stevie Branche’s Eagle Project Completion

Stevie Branch completes his Eagle Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the “Branche Trail” located at Woodland Pond of New Paltz. Congratulations Stevie. Click to see photos.

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Mitchell Rigano – Troop 172’s Newest Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Troop 172’s newest Eagle Scout…Mitchell V. Rigano. Well done Mitchell! For those who may not know, Mitchell is leaving this Friday to spend a year in Belgium as a foreign exchange student. Have a fantastic time Mitchell, we look forward to your return.

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New Photos – M.J. Benenati Eagle Scout Court of Honor

M.J. Benenati celebrates earning Boy Scouting’s highest rank and honor — Eagle Scout! August 10, 2014. Congratulations M.J. Click to see photos.

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New Photos – Summer Camp 2014

The Music Merit Badge was very popular this year! Take a look in the Photo Gallery to see this year’s Summer Camp photos! …But first, take a look at a few summer camp videos.   Oooohh OooohhOooohh oooh oooh. Oooohh OooohhOooohh oooh oooh.   A New Take On, “All Present And Accounted For, Sir.”   Revolutionary […]

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M.J. Benenati – Eagle Court of Honor Aug 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

Eagle Scout Court of Honor Congratulations M.J. Benenati on attaining Boy Scouting’s highest achievement and honor! Click here for details on attending M.J.’s COH. Current and former Troop 172 Boy Scouts, Leaders and Families…are all welcome to attend! Even if you don’t know M.J., this is an ideal opportunity to see “one of our own” be awarded […]

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Congratulations to Our Newest OA Members

Three of our boys; Tyler, Abe and Alec, spent the weekend at Camp TriMount going through their Ordeal, which included 24 hours of silence and “service with a smile” (meaning they worked their tails off!). The weekend culminated with an Initiation Ceremony and fun. Congratulations Arrowmen, the whole troop is proud of you.

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