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 […]
by jlongbotham on April 26, 2016
by jlongbotham on April 26, 2016
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. […]
by CSciandra on April 22, 2016
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.
by CSciandra on April 21, 2016
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!
by jlongbotham on April 17, 2016
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 […]
by CSciandra on April 13, 2016
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 […]
by CSciandra on April 12, 2016
New photos uploaded. Take a look.
by jlongbotham on April 11, 2016
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 […]
by jlongbotham on April 5, 2016
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 […]
by jlongbotham on March 30, 2016
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 […]
by jlongbotham on March 13, 2016
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 […]
by jlongbotham on March 8, 2016
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 […]