Author Archive | jlongbotham


Be Prepared: February 5 mtg.- First Aid Stations/ Yo Yo Night

Hello all- We will continue practicing our First Aid skills tonite as we split up and rotate through 4 different stations to hone our skills: Splinting (legs and arms/short and long)    –  Daniel Stretchers/Carries (4 handed seat, Fireman, Blanket drag)-  Ezra and Max Bandaging (Limb, Head, Ankle, Sling and Swath, Burn)-  Bravo 911 Calls […]

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Winterfest 2015

Troop 172 had two teams competing in this year’s Camp Tri-Mount Winterfest. Some of the Klondike derby events included Fire making, Survival scenarios, First Aid, tying a Spanish Windlass, puzzles, running an obstacle course with their sleds and more! Teams included Moose Patrol with Chris M., Jacob W., Ben W., Garrett T., Logan L., Warner […]

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Be Prepared: January 5 meeting- Astronomy

This week we’ll be welcoming former Scoutmasters Mr. Eckert and Mr. Angstrom as they join us for an evening about the sky.  Do you have a telescope?  Bring it along! We’ll be heading out to Dressel field to set up and talk about constellations, using the stars to find direction and more.   Please bring: […]

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Happy Holidays from Troop 172!

Dear Families- I would like to wish all of you the best of Holidays this season and a Happy New Year.  I look forward to an active, productive and rewarding year in 2015.  This past year has been a great one for Troop 172 with many different activities, trips, community service events, Eagle projects and […]

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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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