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 →

Rocket Night – June 15

Rocket night will be held on June 15 beginning at 7:00pm in the St. Patrick’s upper parking lot. Advance reservations is required! COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES Each family will need to stay in their parking spot. Each scout can come up to the stand and shoot off their rocket but only the scout with his or.. 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 →

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 →

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 →

Camp Read 2018

From August 6th to 12th, Troop 173 spent its annual week at Camp Buckskin. While at camp, our scouts took up to 6 merit badges each, and participated in various planned activities. The scouts all had fun ziplining, rock climbing, and white water rafting, and took part in other camp games like the pie eating.. read more →

Troop 173’s New Scout Campout

On Saturday, 5/4, Troop 173 held the New Scout Campout. This campout is geared towards helping the newest scouts in the troop earn requirements for their ranks. New scouts participated in activities such as fire building, flag ceremonies, a campfire, cooking, lashing, and knot tying to help them achieve their Scout rank. While the younger.. read more →