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Alec Sciandra Eagle Court of Honor

Celebrating Troop 172's newest Eagle Scout, Alec G. Sciandra. January 7, 2017. Congratulations Alec.
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Bridging Ceremony 2017

Welcome New Boy Scouts! Pack 272 Webelos II Cub Scouts bridge to Troop 172 Boy Scouts. March 16, 2017. Get ready for adventure!
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Gettysburg Trip 2016

October 28-30 we visited historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A good time was had by all. Some thought it was cold Friday night. :)
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Summer Camp 2016

Camp TriMount Summer Camp. A week of fun, earning merit badges and the great outdoors.
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End Of Year Court of Honor - June 2016

Scouts, families and friends gather for an outside pot luck dinner, recognition awards and recap of the scouting year. Also, Abe Longbotham Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Congratulations Abe.
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Bridging Ceremony 2016

Pack 272 Webelos II Cub Scouts bridging to Troop 172 Boy Scouts. April 21, 2016.
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First Aid Meet - April, 9 2016

This event was put on by Troop 172 and held at Rondout Valley High School gym.
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Egg Drop - October 2015

The is one of the most spirited meetings of the year. Maybe it has something to do with throwing eggs out a 3rd story window. (?)
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Duck Pond - October 2015

Annual overnight for our newer scouts. A great opportunity to work on rank advancement requirements. A fun time was had by all. Thank you Mr. Nadareski for leading the boys on Plants & Wildlife. Thank you leaders and parents for your participation. Thank you Alec S. for stepping up to lead this trip.
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50 Mile Canoe Trek - July 26-31

2015 Canoe Trek. Day 1: Started at Long Lake, stayed at Rodney Point. Day 2: Paddled the Raquette River, grueling portage, stayed near Raquette Falls. Day 3: Service project cleaning campsites, caught fish for dinner, camped on Raquette River. Day 4: Long paddle and portage over Indian Carry, camped on Buck Island. Day 5: Fished for dinner, rope swing, took naps, swam and relaxed after 50+ miles of canoeing and portaging gear. Day 6: Paddled a few miles to Fish Creek Campground, headed to Golden Corral for a lunch after a great trip.
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2014-2015 End of Year Court of Honor

Several boys have completed their time in Boy Scouts and will be off to college in the fall. Good luck Stevie, Ritchie, Michael, Eric and Brandon. We wish you all tremendous success!
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Philadelphia - April 17-19, 2015

Spectacular weather, terrific crew and totally awesome experiences. An excellent trip!
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Bridging Ceremony 2015

Pack 272 Webelos II Cub Scouts bridging to Troop 172 Boy Scouts. March 19, 2015.
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Scout Show - March 7, 2015

Troop 172's exhibit demonstrated scouting skills to introduce Cubs to Boy Scouts.
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Winterfest 2015

It was cold, but a good time was had by all!
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Eric Lawson Eagle Court of Honor

Celebrating Troop 172's newest Eagle Scout, Eric Lawson. January 3, 2015. Congratulations Eric!
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Elting Library Community Service

Thanks for your help tearing down (on the hottest day of the year) after the Library Fair.
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Stevie Branche's Eagle Project

Ribbon cutting ceremony for the "Branche Trail" at Woodland Pond community.
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Eagle Scout Court of Honor - Aug 2014

Celebrating Troop 172's newest Eagle Scout, M.J. Benenati. August 10, 2014. Congratulations M.J.
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Camp TriMount - 2014

A week in the great outdoors. July 27 - August 2
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Winter Cabin Camping 2014

March 2014. The boys braved the elements...and had a blast!
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Bridging Ceremony 2014

Pack 272 Webelos II Cub Scouts bridging to Troop 172 Boy Scouts. March 20, 2014.
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First Aid Meet - Feb-15-14

About 75 boys competed. Congratulations to Troop 172 -- two of our teams, both divisions, came in 2nd Place! Thanks to Mr. Yellin, Mr. Benenati and Mr. Longbotham for their time and dedication that went into planning and managing the event.
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Eagle Scout Court of Honor - Jan 2014

John Fullam earns Eagle Scout. Boy Scouting's highest rank and honor. January 4, 2014. Congratulations John!
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Scouting For Food - Nov 2013

Annual Scouting for Food community service event.
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Egg Drop 2013

Egg drop competition at Troop meeting, November 21, 2013.
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Eagle Court of Honor - June 2013

Four of Troop 172's finest young men are awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. This is Boy Scouting's highest honor.
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Memorial Day Parade 2013

Troop 172's annual march in the Memorial Day Parade
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West Point Camporee 2013

Scout troops from all over the USA participated in the weekend camp out/event. There were displays, competitions, and demonstrations. Troop 172 came 3rd PLACE in the competitions!
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Eel Research Project - Apr-2-2013

Hudson River American Eel Research Project - Eel field study conducted at Black Creek.
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Cabin Camping - Feb 16-18, 2013

An action-packed weekend of fun was had by all!
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First Aid Meet - Feb-16-13

About 100 boys competed. Congratulations to a Troop 172 team for coming in 3rd place! Thanks to Mr. Benenati, Mr. Yellin and Mr. Longbotham for planning and managing the event.
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Egg Drop Competition - Jan-24-13

Thanks to everyone who brought supplies, assembled egg-drop "kits," and managed the competition.
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Battleship Cove - Nov 10-11 2012

Fantastic World War II Naval History...and the best place to play hide-and-seek. A good time was had by all.
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Denning - Oct-20-12

Hike and overnight tent camping. Boys earned requirements for rank advancement. Take away: Bring extra socks!
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Camp Tri-Mount 2012

39 scouts and 8 leaders attended this year's week-long scout camp. Over 100 Merit Badges were earned! Four boys earned Scout Rank! Congratualtions Chris M., Cris P., Liam P., and Sam K.
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Memorial Day Parade - May-30-2012

Troop 172's annual march in the Memorial Day Parade
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Clear Lake Cabin Camping - March 2012

The Agatha A. Durland Scout Reservation (previously Clear Lake Scout Reservation) in Putnam County, has 1,400 acres of largely undeveloped land with many campsites and miles of hiking trails. Two lakes offer boating and swimming opportunities in season.
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Eel Research Project - Mar-27-2012

Hudson River American Eel Research Project - Eel field study conducted at Black Creek.
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Bridging Ceremony 2012

Pack 272 Webelos II Cub Scouts bridging to Troop 172 Boy Scouts. March 15, 2012.
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Climbing Merit Badge - Dec-2011

Working on Climbing Merit Badge at Inner Wall in New Paltz. December 11, 18, 2011.
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Battleship Cove - May 2011

Battleship Cove, located in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial that traces its origins to the wartime crew of the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts.
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Winterfest - 2011

Winterfest a Camp Trimount. Survival skills training.
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