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Want to earn BSA Solar Eclipse Patch? Act now!

Note: Please let Nina Hein know if you intend to earn this patch. She has a small window in which to order the patches. Order cuttoff data is August 25th. A total solar eclipse is a rare event. A total solar eclipse whose path crosses right over the heart of the United States? Even rarer. On […]

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Plant & Animal ID List from NP Clean Sweap

Attention boys who attended clean sweep 2017. If you need to identify 10 plants and animals for rank advancement, copy the lists below and bring to a troop meeting with your scout book for signing. Animals: 1. American Robin and egg on ground 2. Mallard Duck (male) 3. Garter Snake (in stream) 4. Canada Goose […]

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New Paltz Clean Sweep 4/29 - We Need Your Help

New Paltz Clean Sweep 4/29 – We Need Your Help

We need your help on Saturday, April 29th 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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Welcome New Boy Scouts!

CORRECT LINK (Sorry)! Take a look in the Photo Gallery. Seven Webelos II cub scouts participated in a Bridge Crossing Ceremony on Thursday March 16, 2017. 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!

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Overlook Mountain Hike. Sat. 8am. Philmont Training.

What: Five mile hike, great views, 13 yrs and up Where: Meet at Scout parking lot, carpool to Overlook Mountain When: 8:00am – 2:00pm. Saturday, March 4th Comments: Dress for cold conditions, but in layers. Total mileage 5+ miles. 1300+ ft elevation gain. Good training for Philmont. Moderately strenuous. Should be back in New Paltz […]

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