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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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Summer Camp 2017

Greetings! Our Troop has signed up for week 1 at Camp Tri-Mount. The theme for camp this year is Sasquatch. The dates are July 2, 2017 – July 7, 2017. That’s right; pickup this year will be Friday after the Closing Campfire ~8:30 pm. Summer Camp is a GREAT way for your Scout to get […]

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Scout Swim Night

This was a great time for the guys that showed up.  We went to the YMCA in Kingston and worked on rank requirements, practiced and refreshed skills and had some fun in the water.  Big thanks to Mr. Zapotoski for coaching! Look for another Swim Night in the Spring.  

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Saranac Canoe Trip – Adirondacks – Amazing!

This trip is going to be AWESOME! Leave Sunday, August 4th at 9 am from the Reformed Church. Return to New Paltz Friday, August 9th at 5 pm. REQUIREMENTS:  Swimming Merit Badge  (Can obtain at Tri-Mount week before.) Camp at Campground Sun. evening Camp on island sites Mon. – Thurs. (group sites and/or 2 tent sites) […]

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Summer Camp Signup Time is Here!

Summer Camp Signup has arrived. I am very excited to announce that I will be the Scoutmaster at camp this summer. (Major thanks to Mr. Fullam these past two summers for showing me the ropes. I have big shoes to fill!)  Troop 172 has already reserved Seneca camp at Camp Tri-Mount for the week July […]

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