Troop 173 is extremely active with Troop events and community service projects in the greater Yorktown area. Please check out calendar for all upcoming events. The news items below highlight recent and upcoming events and are authored by the participating scouts.

Eagle Scout Court of Honor – Matthew

On Saturday, November 4th, Matthew Buck celebrated becoming our newest Eagle Scout. Troop 173 Leaders, Scouts, friends and family were there to honor Matt on this special day. Several local political dignitaries attended and praised Matt for his accomplishment as well. Congratulations Matt! read more →

October Campout – Zombie Apocalypse District Event

On Friday, October 27th, Troop 173 departed to battle the Zombie Apocalypse. The scouts participated in a series of activities that helped teach first aid, marksmanship, and other vital skills to help them defend themselves and others during a Zombie Apocalypse. The scouts all had fun and enjoyed themselves. read more →

September Site 35 Campout Photos

On Friday, September,15th, the troop had its first campout of the scouting year. The campout took place at Durland site 35.These photos depict the fun had at this event. read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173 ‘s newest Eagle Scout, Matthew B.

Congratulations to Troop 173 ‘s newest Eagle Scout, Matthew B. Matthew is the 5th this year, the 26th this decade, the 51st this millennium, and the 93rd young man of all time from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scout, Ian!

Congratulations to Troop 173 ‘s newest Eagle Scout, Ian S. Ian is the 4th this year, the 25th this decade, the 50th this millennium, and the 92nd young man of all time from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. It Runs in the family! Well Done, Ian! read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scout, Jarrett!

Congratulations to Troop 173‘s newest Eagle Scout, Jarrett S. Jarrett is the 6th this year, the 25th this decade, the 48th this millennium, and the 91st young man of all time from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. Well Done, Jarrett! read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scout, Josiah!

Congratulations to Troop 173‘s newest Eagle Scout, Josiah W. Josiah is the 5th this year, the 24th this decade, the 47th this millennium, and the 90th young man of all time from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. Well done, Josiah! read more →

Photos from Camp Read

The scouts of Troop 173 are spending a week at Camp Read – here are some photos. We’ll add more as they come in! Here is a video of the boys as they assemble: Troop 173 Marching read more →

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scout, Ross!

Congratulations to Troop 173 ‘s newest Eagle Scout, Ross M. Ross is the 4th this year, the 23rd this decade, the 46th this millennium, and the 89th young man of all time from Troop 173 to earn the Eagle Scout Rank. Well done, Ross! read more →

Good Turn Coffee

Good Turn Daily has a single mission: to provide Scout Units with a fund raiser that’s easy, simple, and supports the sale of high quality coffee at a reasonable price. All proceeds are directed towards the Boy Scouts of America, enriching the scouting experience and ensuring that every child who wants to be a Scout has.. read more →