Be Prepared: January 29 meeting- Cabin trip plans

Hello All, This week we will be taking time to set the menu for those going on the cabin camping trip in the Adirondacks (Feb. 6-8). We will also be practicing more First Aid and having our SPL vote (hopefully!). Bring: Drawing for First Aid Meet patch Class A Handbook

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Be Prepared: January 22 Meeting – First Aid/ SPL Vote

Hello everyone, Our next meeting will be focused on two very important topics: 1) First Aid training 2) A vote for our new Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) Nathan has done a great job leading us these past 6 months and we look forward to see who will be picking up the torch for the next 6 months. […]

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Winterfest 2015

Troop 172 had two teams competing in this year’s Camp Tri-Mount Winterfest. Some of the Klondike derby events included Fire making, Survival scenarios, First Aid, tying a Spanish Windlass, puzzles, running an obstacle course with their sleds and more! Teams included Moose Patrol with Chris M., Jacob W., Ben W., Garrett T., Logan L., Warner […]

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New Photos: Eric Lawson Eagle Court of Honor

Congratulations to Troop 172’s newest Eagle Scout!   Take a look in the Photo Gallery New Paltz Times – Eric’s Eagle Project     Eric is Troop 172’s 85th Eagle Scout since 1962.

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Be Prepared: Jan. 15 mtg. – Winterfest Training

        Hi everyone- This week’s meeting will be chock full of events.  Check it out: Winterfest Training stations: (Whether or not you go- it is good practice) Fire Making- – using flint and steel Knots- review clove, taut line, square, two half hitches- learn figure 8 and sheet bend Tripod- Review and […]

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Be Prepared: January 5 meeting- Astronomy

This week we’ll be welcoming former Scoutmasters Mr. Eckert and Mr. Angstrom as they join us for an evening about the sky.  Do you have a telescope?  Bring it along! We’ll be heading out to Dressel field to set up and talk about constellations, using the stars to find direction and more.   Please bring: […]

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Eric Lawson – Eagle Scout Court of Honor Jan 3, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

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

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Happy Holidays from Troop 172!

Dear Families- I would like to wish all of you the best of Holidays this season and a Happy New Year.  I look forward to an active, productive and rewarding year in 2015.  This past year has been a great one for Troop 172 with many different activities, trips, community service events, Eagle projects and […]

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Be Prepared: Dec. 18 meeting- Holiday/Winter Party

Hi there everyone!  This Thursday looks like a fun time!  We’ll be having our annual Holiday/Winter Party.  Not only will we be having a Patrol Gingerbread house building contest, but we will have some festive stations setup including a fire to roast some mini hot dogs, a line rescue station to save the drowning snowman, […]

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Be Prepared: Dec. 11 Meeting – “The Great Egg Drop”

Well it is that time of the year again!  Time to dust off your sketches and plans for the Great Egg Drop vehicle that never was last year or that you always wanted to try.  You will be provided with materials, supplies and decorations to build a vehicle that will protect your egg for the […]

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Be Prepared: Dec. 4 Meeting – MOVED AGAIN!

  Yes, it is moved again.  Due to scheduling glitches, we are now meeting in the basement of St. Joseph’s Church.  This is the large grey building west of Hasbrouck Park.  Same time- 7-8:30 We will be setting up stations again and the older Scouts will be reviewing, teaching and practicing Clove Hitches, Round, Diagonal, Tripod […]

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Reminder: Scouting For Food…We Need Your Help!

Important! Your help is needed with Scouting For Food. We’re short on volunteers this year. Please take a little time out of your Saturday to help people in need.     Arrive at the Boy Scout Meeting Room no later than 8:30 AM on Sat Nov. 8th Scouts: Please wear Class A uniform The more volunteers, the sooner […]

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