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Be Prepared: May 28 mtg- The Great Golden Spatula Patrol Cookoff

Hello fellow cooks and eaters! This week’s meeting brings the 1st Annual Great Golden Spatula Patrol Cookoff!  (Cue the dramatic music!)  Each Patrol will be provided certain ingredients along with a Patrol Box of pans and utensils and stove and you will work together to produce a dish that will be presented to judges.  It […]

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Be Prepared: May 21 mtg. – Oceanography MB Part II

Hello all- This week’s meeting will be Part II of Mr. Eckert’s Oceanography Merit Badge.  We’ll be going “into the field” this week, so be sure to wear Class B’s.  We’ll be walking down the street to the Nyquist Sanctuary to look at some creatures in the Wallkill Oxbow. Be sure to bring:  Workbook packet, […]

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New Photos – West Point 2015

Take a look in the Photo Gallery to see photos from the West Point Camporee, May 1-3, 2015.

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New Photos – Philadelphia Trip

Take a look in the Photo Gallery to see photos from our Philadelphia Trip – April 17-19, 2015.

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Stevie Branche Eagle Ceremony

EAGLE COURT OF HONOR You are cordially invited to an Eagle Court of Honor for Troop 172’s newest Eagle Scout: Stevie Branche. Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 12 noon. Woodland Pond 100 Woodland Pond Circle New Paltz, NY 1256 Reception following ceremony. Scouts please attend in Class A uniforms.             Please RSVP by […]

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New Paltz Clean Sweep!

Please join us this Saturday April 25th 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. Here’s a chance […]

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Be Prepared: April 16 mtg. – Eel Research/Scout Skills

Greetings- This week’s meeting will bring back Mr. Kerpez and environmental educators from DEC to help us understand about the Eel Research program that we’ll be helping with on Tuesdays.  We’ll learn all about eels and what needs to happen as we work with these amazing creatures.  NOT to be missed!   We’ll also be […]

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Eel Reseach – Earn Community Service for Rank Advancement

Attention new scouts! This is an activity we do every year. It’s fun, interesting and you’ll earn community service which is required for rank advancement. Walk in water without getting wet!  Catch tiny transparent eels that have traveled all the way from the Bermuda Triangle! Be a scientist for a couple of hours, and most […]

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Be Prepared: April 9th Meeting- Oceanography Merit Badge

Hello everyone- I hope that you had a relaxing and enjoyable Spring Break.  This week’s meeting looks to be an interesting one as we have a guest Scoutmaster joining us.  Mr. Eckert will be doing Part I of a 2 part Troop-wide Oceanography Merit Badge session.  As this topic is a passion of his as […]

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Be Prepared: March 26 mtg. – Welcome New Scouts! / West Point prep

Hello everyone-      On behalf of Troop 172, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Scouts in the Troop 172 family!  It is great to have you onboard.  We’ll be playing a quick name game at this week’s meeting to help everyone learn each other’s names.  We’ll also be doing an […]

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Spaghetti Dinner – We Need: Baked Goods, Desserts and Your Help!

Hi Troop 172 family!  Can you please help? 1) Baked goods, desserts. We need Baked Goods for our Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser that is taking place this Friday, March 27th, from 5:00 to 8:30 in the basement of the New Paltz Reformed Church, 92 Huguenot Street, New Paltz. We’re going to set up a Baked Goods table to […]

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Welcome New Boy Scouts!

Troop 172 is growing! Take a look in the Photo Gallery. Six Webelos II cub scouts participated in a Bridge Crossing Ceremony on Thursday March 19, 2015. 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 […]

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