Halloween Shootout Campout at Ten Mile River Scout Campground

This past weekend, October 15th and 16th, our Scouts participated in the Halloween Shootout camping event at Ten Mile River. Over a dozen troops from the tri-state area participated in a day of activities which included various firearms, archery and axe throwing, followed by a celebratory banquet. From our Troop Historian:Some scouts camped Friday night.. read more →

Eagle Scout Project Dedication at the Yorktown VFW

On Sunday, October 9th, Veterans from Yorktown VFW Post #8328 gathered along with Scouts from Troop 173 to hold a dedication ceremony for their new fire pit, which was designed and installed thanks to the hard work of our scouts and friends. The project was Matthew M.’s Eagle Scout project, and included memorials honoring each.. read more →

Holiday Wreath Sale

Help Support Our Youth and Join in the Spirit of the Holidays! The 13th Annual Holiday Wreath Sale is co-sponsored by the St. Patrick’s Cub Scout Pack 173 and BSA Scout Troop 173. These beautiful, fragrant, long-lasting holiday wreaths are handmade and shipped fresh from Minnesota. Order yours by October 28th – Our target date.. read more →

Troop 173 at Fright Fest – Six Flags New England!

This past Saturday, 10 scouts and their families spent the day at Six Flags New England, including a behind the scenes tour of Superman – the acclaimed roller-coaster which includes a 213 foot drop and reaches speeds in excess of 77mph! Troop Eagle Scout Matt Buck was able to secure this tour for our scouts.. read more →

Kick-off Campout at Durland!

On the weekend of September 17th, our scouts kicked off the new scouting year with the first campout of the season! This was a great campout to start the new scouting year, with lots of cool activities. With the newly assigned patrol positions, many of our younger scouts were introduced to the patrol method for.. read more →

Fall Car Wash

The Troop held our annual fall car wash this past Sunday, and despite the weather we had a lot of fun helping our community out with this great fundraiser. We do this every spring, and have added this fall version the last two years as well. This year we had Town Councilman and friend of.. read more →

There’s Still Time to Get Your Holiday Wreaths!

These evergreen products make great gifts – have one delivered to friends, family or business associates anywhere in the country! Simply order through www.GiftItForward.com and use the code PK173NY001 The 12th Annual Holiday Wreath Sale is co-sponsored by the St. Patrick’s Cub Scout Pack 173 and BSA Scout Troop 173. These beautiful, fragrant, long-lasting holiday.. read more →

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 →

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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 →