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Be Prepared: April 28 Meeting- Welcome New Scouts / Scout skills Relay

Hello everyone- This week we welcome our five newest Scouts!  Congratulations to all of you!  We’ll be starting off with playing a name game and then we’ll be doing a Scout Skills Relay after reviewing some basic knots. Be sure to wear your Class A and bring your Scout Handbook. REMINDER:  This Saturday we’ll be […]

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New Paltz Clean Sweep- This Sat. Apr. 30!

Please join us this Saturday April 30th, 2016  at 8:30 for our annual participation in the New Paltz Clean Sweep. You’ll earn community services hours…but also, Mr. Nadareski (who leads the scouts during Clean Sweep) will point out and discuss various plant and wildlife. Scouts need to identity plant and wildlife to advance in rank. […]

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Abe Longbotham – Troop 172’s Newest Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Troop 172’s newest Eagle Scout… Abe Longbotham   Well done Abe! We’re all proud of you!     Abe is the 87th Eagle to come from Troop 172, New Paltz.

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Welcome New Boy Scouts!

Troop 172 is growing! Take a look in the Photo Gallery. Five Webelos II cub scouts participated in a Bridge Crossing Ceremony on Thursday April 21, 2016. We look forward to the contributions these boys and their parents will make to Troop 172. See you at the next troop meeting and get ready for an adventure!  

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Be Prepared: April 21 Mtg.- Fitness Night/ Dance Off

Hi everyone- This week brings a Fitness Night as we give some of the younger Scouts the opportunity to check off their fitness requirements and we all get a good workout as well.  WEAR your Class B’s!  We will also have a Dance Off planned for the second half with Max and Sam coordinating.  Practice […]

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Earn Merit Badge! Friday Apr 15th. Awesome!

Earn the Climbing Merit Badge in one session! Join us for a very cool overnight event at the Inner Wall in New Paltz. Come to the Inner Wall on Friday, April 15th at 9:00 PM. We’ll have fun and learn climbing skills until midnight! Then, sleepover and get picked up Saturday morning by 9:00 AM.   Important: Wear […]

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New Photos – First Aid Meet 2016

  New photos uploaded. Take a look.

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Be Prepared: Apr. 14 mtg.- Swim Night

Hi everyone- Due to a request by a number of Scouts, we have scheduled a Swim Night at the Kingston YMCA this Thursday from 6:20 – 8:00 pm.  The Troop will cover the cost.  Please be sure to bring a towel and your suit.  Meet in the main lobby downstairs at 6:20 and we’ll go […]

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Be Prepared: April 7 mtg.- Advancement work

Hi all, Requests have been made that we set aside a meeting to work on Rank Advancement Requirements. So, we are getting back to the first meeting of the month being Advancement Night. We will also be taking some time to play a Patrol game/activity and have some fun. Scouts 1st Class or below: look […]

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Be Prepared: March 31 mtg.- First Aid Scenarios/ Spaghetti Dinner Prep

Hello everyone- Share this with your son! This week’s meeting will bring one of our last big First Aid practices before the First Aid Meet next week (Sat. April 9).  We will be presenting Patrols with actual scenarios that they will get a chance to run through and then see a group demo afterwards.  ALL […]

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Be Prepared: March 17 meeting- OA Elections/ Bike Maintenance

Hi everyone- This Thursday we have a busy night planned!  First of all there will be a Mandatory meeting from 6-7 pm in the Meeting Room for everyone going on the NYS Bike Ride this Summer.  We will be talking about the trip, looking at a supply list and making a schedule of some training […]

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Be Prepared: March 10 mtg. Watch rare holographic films at SUNY

Hi Everyone, This week’s meeting will be a bit different! TIME CHANGE: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. LOCATION CHANGE: Meet at 4:45 pm inside Glass Welcome Center at SUNY New Paltz. We will watch rare holographic films and then the maker will discuss the machine he used to created them. Films will be shown in the SUNY Student […]

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