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 →

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 →

2019 Northern Districts Klondike

This past weekend, a handful of our scouts braved the weather to attend a campout at Durland and participate in the 2019 Klondike. The scouts used a handmade backpack containing the tools they needed to compete against other troops in several scout skill challenges. Overall the team scored 36 out of a possible 40 points!.. read more →

Advancement Day

On Saturday, December 8th, many of our scouts got together at the Stone Church to work on (or help others work on) rank advancement skills. From knot-tying to cooking, patrol method and roles to fire-starting, all attending scouts below the rank of first class were able to make progress on their rank advancement, and our.. read more →

Fall Court of Honor

Troop 173 scouts and families gathered on Monday, October 29th to celebrate our Fall Court of Honor. 5 of our scouts advanced to the Tenderfoot rank, having learned some basic first aid skills and how to tie knots and improving their physical fitness. 2 scouts earned the rank of Second Class. These scouts have participated.. read more →

Thunderbird Games 2018

On October 13th, the Westchester Putnam Council held the annual Thunderbird Games, and once again Troop 173 helped provide a fun friendly event for Cub Scouts across the region. We want to thank all of the Scouts, leaders and parents who helped make our station successful! read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scout, Ryan H!

Congratulations to Troop 173’s newest Eagle Scout, Ryan H. James is the 2nd scout to earn his Eagle in 2018 and the 96th young man from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. For his Eagle Scout project, Ryan designed and built platform step-benches for the classrooms at St. Patrick’s School, designed to help.. read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scout, James D!

Congratulations to Troop 173’s newest Eagle Scout, James D. James is the 1st for 2018 and the 95th young man from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. For his Eagle Scout project, James built a new stick-built shed for St. Patrick’s Church. Way to go, James! read more →

Memorial Day Parade 2018

This year, Troop 173 continued our annual participation in the Yorktown Memorial Day Parade. Over 20 of our scouts and 10 leaders gathered on Front Street and marched up to the Jack DeVito Memorial Field to honor those who died serving in our country’s armed forces. After cermeonies on the field, the scouts enjoyed hot.. read more →