Fun Night Out: The Cliffs at Valhalla

Troop 173 took to the heights of the Cliffs at Valhalla on the evening of Veterans Day. read more →

Blue Star Plaque Dedication

On November 11th, scouts from Pack and Troop 173 were invited to participate in the dedication of a Blue Star Memorial at Patriot garden in Yorktown. The marker highlights a millstone that dates back to the Revolutionary War and was originally located at a farm owned by a veteran of that war. At the ceremony.. read more →

11 Nov 2019
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Veterans Day Parade

An important aspect of Scouting is giving back to the community. We seek to incorporate this value into activities planned throughout the year. One such event that Troop 173 enjoys participating in annually is the Veterans Day Parade to honor our area’s military veterans. read more →

2020 Scout Dues

Annual dues for 2020 are $130.00 for the year. These dues cover the normal operating costs for the Troop such as: patches, merit badges, rank badges, advancement cards, troop equipment maintenance and repairs, and any other materials the Scouts may need during the course of the year in order to put on a quality scouting program for our scouts. These fees.. read more →

October Court of Honor

On October 28th, Troop 173 held our fall Court of Honor. In addition to awarding nearly 100 merit badges and 14 rank advancements, Troop m173 ASM Harry Zhou received his Wood Badge Beads as part of the ceremony. read more →

September Campout at Camp Bullowa/Stony Point

For the first campout of the new scouting season, the Troop stayed for our first time at BSA Camp Bullowa in Rockland County. We stayed from Friday through Sunday and on Saturday we took a tour of nearby Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site. read more →

Camp Read Adventures, 2019

Every year, we enjoy a week up at the Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation. In addition to tons of merit badge courses, our Scouts take part in white water rafting, hiking up to the top of Mount Stevens, climbing, zip-lining and a variety of other fun activities! Below please find a selection of photos from.. read more →

Intrepid & Con Ed Tours

On June 27th, Troop 173 headed down to Manhattan to take a tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum followed by a private tour of a nearby Con Ed facility. We’d like to thank Mr. Muggeo for setting up the Con Ed tour, which was very interesting. Unfortunately, photographs were not allowed to.. read more →

Troop 173 Goes to Boston!

On April 12th, Troop 173 and their families went up to Boston for the weekend. We camped at the New England Base Camp. On Friday we headed in to visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, followed by a trip to Fenway Park to see the Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles… read more →

St. Patrick’s Nativity Setup and Takedown

Every year the Troop helps support St. Patrick’s Church, our charter organization, by setting up and taking down the Christmas Nativity. This Nativity is a beacon of hope for the community during the holiday season! Here are some photos from the set-up in late November: And here are some from the taking down in mid.. read more →