Pitch in for Parks Wrap-up

On April 24th, Troop 173 went to Blue Mountain Reservation to help out with Pitch in for Parks. Scouts and leaders helped out by clearing up fallen branches, placing tree tubes, and removing barberry from a hiking trail. We had a turnout of over 15 scouts and adults who pitched in and worked hard. read more →

Nooteeming Campout – March 19, 2021

This year’s March campout at Camp Nooteeming was filled with lots of activities. Jack V and Patrick G cooked meals for the entire campout, including mac and cheese, pancakes, and cheese quesadillas. The troop made s’mores, went fishing, and there was a hike led by Timmy V. read more →

2021 Patrona 500 – Race Day February 15th!

Please stay tuned for more information regarding registration for this event. All scouts are invited to bring their remote control cars to the St. Patrick’s parking lot to test your racing skills on some of the most iconic race tracks in the immediate area!On Monday, February 15th at 2 pm, at the St. Patrick’s parking.. read more →

Hawaiian Klondike – January 23

Aloha! Join the Manitoga and Muscoot districts for some summer fun (in January) this Saturday at Durland Scout Reservation! Registration has closed for this event. Many years ago men traveled across the frozen wilderness of Alaska’s Klondike searching for gold using sleds pulled by dogs and carrying gear on prospector frame packs. The 2021 Manitoga/Muscoot.. read more →

Trunk-Or-Treat at the Jefferson Valley Mall

On Halloween we had an amazing turnout of volunteers for this years Trunk or Treat at the Jefferson Valley Mall. Thank you to everyone who pitched in and showed their volunteer spirit! Special thanks to Mr. Zhou who displayed his Halloween spirit by sporting an awesome dinosaur costume! 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 →

Health and Safety Policies

With Covid-19, safety is a shared responsibility. Please review the following health and safety guidelines before participating in Scouting activities.     CDC requirements list for every meeting: Scouts will be asked to bring the following: Masks – Scouts and adult leaders will wear masks at all times.  Camp chairs – Everyone will bring their own.. 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 →

Online Merit Badge Workshops

Earn Merit Badges Through Online Workshops We continue to learn about more organizations offering merit badge classes and are happy to share them with you. As always, please check in often as new classes are added frequently. As a reminder, be sure to earn your Cyber Chip before participating in online Scouting activities. The Cyber.. 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 →