Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

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Strengthening Youth Through Scouting.

Open House Photos

Troop 173 hosted our Annual Webelos Open House on January 9th. The event was a great success and we were so happy to see so many young boys excited by S couting.

Scout Shabbat – January 27th 7:30pm

2017 Scout Shabbat Services Friday, January 27 7:30 PM Temple Beth Am, Yorktown Scout Shabbat offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program.

National Scout Sunday – February 5, 2017

National Scout Sunday February 5, 2017 12:30pm Mass St. Patrick’s Main Church We invite all scouts and their families to join us as we celebrate National Scout Sunday and honor all our scouts, leaders and volunteers. All scouts are to meet in the Parish Center of the New Church at 12:00pm to line up for…
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Troop 173 Luncheon and Court of Honor – February 25th!

Scouts and their families are invited to join us at our annual February Court of Honor. This year’s luncheon will be held at St. Patrick’s Church Parish Center form 12pm to 4pm on Saturday, February 25th, 2017. The deadline to RSVP is February 17th. Penne a la Vodka, Meatballs, and Italian and American Wedges will…
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Manitoga-Muscoot Fall Camp-O-Ree Recap

This past weekend, Troop 173 attended the November District Camp-O-Ree, hosted by Troop 911 of Yorktown. Troop 173 hosted the previous district event, the Lash-O-Ree which was focused on knot tying and lashings. This camp-o-ree was focused mainly on First Aid skills. This event was divided into two segments. During the morning segment, scout patrols…
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Scouting Citizen of the Year: Fred Compton!

On October 20th, a special dinner was held to honor two members of the Westchester-Putnam scouting community. One of the honorees was our former Scoutmaster and current Life to Eagle Coordinator and committee member, Fred Compton!

Eagle Scout Court of Honor – Tomas and Robert

On October 9th, an Eagle Scout Court of Honor celebration was held for 2 of Troop 173’s most recent Eagle Scout Honorees: Tomas C. and Robert Serafin. Numerous Eagle Scouts and Troop 173 alumni were in attendance to share in the festivities. Several current Troop 173 Scouts were also in attendance and a few participated…
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Troop 173 Visit to Gettysburg

On October 14-16th, Troop 173’s Scouts took an educational trip to Gettysburg, camping on the outskirts of the site and touring the many battlegrounds and monuments on Saturday. Some photos are below.

September Campout

The scouting season’s first campout was held at Durland Scout Reservation. Scouts worked on a number of skills for advancement during the day, and also fished and took a 2.5 mile hike.

Fred Compton to be Honored on October 20th

On Thursday, October 20th at the Bull & Barrel Brewery in Mahopac, our former Scoutmaster Fred Compton is going to be honored as one of this year’s Scouting Citizens of the Year! Please consider joining in the celebration – the flyer for this event is found below. Click to view an enlarged version.