Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Author: Troop 173 Web Admin

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Holiday Wreath Sale 2023!

Help Support Our Youth and Join in the Spirit of the Holidays! The 15th 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 wreaths are handmade and shipped fresh from Minnesota. Our target date for delivery for in-person orders placed…
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Congratulations to our Newest Eagle Scout – Giancarlo O!

Congratulations to Giancarlo O, who achieved his Eagle Scout Rank and became our 1st Eagle Scout advancement of 2023, and Troop 173’s 110th Eagle Scout overall! Giancarlo’s project involved designing training materials for prospective altar servers at St. Patrick’s Church. These materials including directing a video instruction guide, printed materials and actual training for several…
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2023 Klondike Derby

Congrats to our Troop as we placed third in the District Klondike event! It was a fantastic group effort and everyone should be very proud! We finished with 412 points overall, just a few points behind the second and first place finishers!

Troop Chef Competition – 2022

This weekend we held our 4th Annual Troop Chef Competition. This year the event took place at VFW Post 8328 in Yorktown. 5 teams of scouts (and one team of scout leaders) took part in a judged challenge, with cub scouts from around the area invited. The secret ingredient that our teams needed to incorporate…
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Congratulations to our Newest Eagle Scout – William H!

Congratulations to William H, who achieved his Eagle Scout Rank and became our 6th Eagle Scout advancement of 2022, and Troop 173’s 109th Eagle Scout overall! William’s project featured a new signage kiosk built at FDR park at the start of a new training course for disc golf players. Congratulations, William!

2022 Nativity Set-Up

This weekend, the Troop gave back to St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown by working together to complete our annual Nativity set-up.

Congratulations to Troop 173’s Newest Eagle Scouts – Giancarlo and Alessandro!

Giancarlo and Alessandro become the 4th and 5th Eagle Scouts of 2022, and the 107th and 108th overall for the Troop! Both of them did separate but related projects in Angle Fly Preserve to offset flooding on trails created by beaver migrations. Giancarlo guided the construction of a bridge to cross a rerouted rivulet and…
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Global War on Terror Memorial Dedication

Troop 173 – Yorktown Heights, NY was honored to participate in Yorktown’s Veterans Day ceremony, where a new memorial for the Global War on Terror was unveiled. Our scouts and scouting families are so grateful to the men and women who have sacrificed and served our country. Thank you to our town government and VFW…
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Honor Flight

It was an incredible honor for members of our Troop to be able to send off, and then welcome back veterans who traveled to Washington DC for a tour that included several war memorials at the DC Mall. We met veterans who served in World War ll, Vietnam and Korean wars. The day was made…
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Troop 173 – Fall Court of Honor

On October 24th, Troop 173 held our Fall Court of Honor. 19 Scouts earned over 80 Merit badges plus additional awards, including two BSA Scuba Awards, a National Outdoor Achievement Award, a Paul Bunyan Woodsman Award, two Recruiter Awards, one Cyber Chip and a BSA World Conservation Award! We also awarded four scouts with rank…
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