Hi Troop 172 Families, Can you *please* make your annual dues payment now? We need to forward to our Rip Van Winkle Council. Pay online using your credit card. Click links below… Pay at a troop meeting using your credit card. Pay at troop meeting with personal check made out to: BSA Troop 172. To pay at a […]
by CSciandra on November 4, 2015
by jlongbotham on November 15, 2015
Hello all- This week’s meeting will be an evening of Early American/Thanksgiving Trivia. We may also have some time to discuss, review and practice the EDGE method- an integral piece of the Scouting program. Be sure to bring your Handbook and wear your Class A (remember you earn points for your Patrol!) Mr. Longbotham […]
by jlongbotham on November 11, 2015
Hello everyone, I hope this finds you all well. It is that time of the year where our Troop helps out with surrounding Troops to sell Christmas trees at the Rite-Aid Plaza in New Paltz in order to support Camp Tri-Mount. Last year we brought in over $5,000 and our goal is to top that […]
by jlongbotham on November 8, 2015
Greetings everyone, This week’s theme is a Fitness Night and Games of Focus. Tyler and Mike will be preparing items for a “Kim’s Game” style game. Sam will be preparing items for “Minesweeper” or “Zapped” style game. REMEMBER: If you have time Monday 11/9 anytime from 3-5 we need help putting together the Tree stand at Rite Aid […]
by jlongbotham on November 1, 2015
Hi! This week the boys will work on knots, first aid, flags, lashings, lightweight stove use and more. Have your son review requirements in his Handbook and come prepared to demonstrate skills. ADULTS: we need your help to staple tags on bags for Scouting for Food. PLEASE BRING STAPLERS AND STAPLES IF YOU HAVE THEM. Boys, bring your Handbook and […]
by CSciandra on October 19, 2015
Take a look in the Photo Gallery to see photos from our recent Duck Pond overnight and our Egg Drop troop meeting. Note: If you went to Duck Pond bring your Scout Book to the next troop meeting to get completed rank advancement requirements signed off.
by CSciandra on October 15, 2015
Help is needed Saturday for this very important event. PLEASE SIGN UP AT TONIGHT’S TROOP MEETING! Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County will host its third annual Accessibility Awareness Day Saturday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Walkway Over the Hudson. We need: 5-10 Scouts to help at this community event Earn […]
by Alec Sciandra on October 1, 2015
I spoke with Mr. Longbotham and we decided to push back the Duck Pond overnight one week to October 10th. Because of all the rain we’ve had the campsite will be quite soaked and finding dry firewood may be difficult. ADULT LEADERS NEEDED TO ATTEND! PLEASE! BUT WE’RE STILL ON FOR OCT 10th. See […]
by CSciandra on September 22, 2015
Sign up now! Please let Nina Hein know you’re going. Please sign this online waiver. It only takes a few seconds. Please pay $50 via credit here or bring check (to: Troop 172) to next meeting. COMPLETE INFO HERE.
by CSciandra on September 3, 2015
Troop Meetings for the 2015/16 scouting year will begin on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm. As a reminder, Troop Meetings are held every Thursday at 7:00 pm at the New Paltz Reformed Church Education Building. If there is no school on a Thursday (example: snow day) there will not be a Troop Meeting that […]
by CSciandra on September 3, 2015
Take a look in the Photo Gallery to see photos of Troop 172’s week at summer camp and our high adventure 50-mile canoe trek. Note: If you took Summer Camp photos that are not diplayed in the the photo gallery, please contact us so we can get them posted to the blog. Thanks!
by CSciandra on June 24, 2015
Thursday June 18, 2015 was the final scout meeting of the 2014-2015 scouting year. We said goodbye to seveal boys who have completed their time in scouts and will be off to college (and their bright futures) in the fall. There were awards, celebration, and a good time had by all. Take a look […]