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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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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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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Be Prepared: Nov. 6 Meeting – Advancement Night

This week we will be offering 4 Merit Badge sessions as well as Scout Skill opportunities, which will include knots, lashings, first aid, flag etiquette, and more. The four Merit Badges offered will be Music, Camping (Eagle required), Space Exploration and Graphic Arts.   Please bring: Notebook and pen/pencil, Handbook.

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Be Prepared: Oct. 30 Meeting- Halloween Party!

Hello Everyone: This Thursday we’ll be having our Halloween Party…Scout style.  We’ll have some old fashioned games planned, pumpkin carving, board games and some treats to enjoy. What to bring:  wear a costume and you may win a prize… Most Terrifying, Most Comical, Most Original, and others. ALSO, please bring a treat to share.  Healthy […]

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Eric Lawson – Troop 172’s Newest Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Troop 172’s newest Eagle Scout… Eric J. Lawson. Well done Eric! We’re all proud of you!

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Be Prepared: Oct. 23 Meeting- Knot Relay

Scouts/Scouters and Families:  This week’s meeting will be a variety of activities.  We will be starting off with a meeting for those attending the Catamount Adventure park this weekend.  All others will be practicing the knots we went over last week. After the meeting we will have a Knot Relay as a Patrol competition.  Which […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 16 meeting- Parents Needed!

Theme:  Knots Knot sure of how to tie those knots?  Then this meeting is definitely for you! Knot only will we teach, tell you the history of and review the knots, but you’ll also get plenty of time to practice. Mr. Swigart, our Guest Scoutmaster, joins us for this meeting as we split up into […]

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Be Prepared: Oct. 9th Troop Meeting

Meeting Focus – Physics Phun and Patrol Flag designs. Scouts should come prepared to have a Patrol Competition in designing two different vehicles: “One if by sea and one if by air!” Scouts will use materials provided to create a boat to withstand as much weight as possible and also create a launch vehicle out […]

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Catskill Backpacking – Sat/Sun Oct. 11/12

Join us for an overnighter in Catskills and grab a blast of Fall color! For complete details see Related Event below or look to the right sidebar for Catskill Backpacking and “click.”

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