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Troop 172 is a very active troop.  We meet regularly on Sunday afternoons at St. Jude Catholic church, located at 930 Ashland Terrace in Chattanooga, TN.  Our members participate in camping and other scout related activites at least once a month.

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Poinsettia Sales

Posted on Oct 24 2016 - 8:14am

All scouts should plan to sell poinsettias after Mass at St. Jude.

This is a good way to promote troop 172 and to make sure there are plenty of poinsettias on the alter at Christmas.

Ski Trip in January/February -headcount needed

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 11:47am

Both Beech and Sugar mountains are willing to help us with the snow sport merit badge. Both places are asking for a rough headcount now and a firm headcount 45 days before the trip and a deposit. We will need to have a firm commitment to book the trip as lodging is involved and instructors etc. It will be in the January/February timeframe. It is on the planning calendar for February 10 - 12, but that date may change depending on snow. If you are interested in going on this trip, please sign-up now. Also, in the notes section let us know if you have not snow skied before or what your experience level is (beginner, intermediate, advanced).

St. Jude Parish Picnic and St. Luke Parish Festival Saturday October 29

Posted on Oct 17 2016 - 12:20pm

The troop will be making paracord bracelets at the St. Jude Parish Picnic and at the St. Luke Parish Festival. Please brush up on your bracelet makin

Advancement and Merit Badge Deadline for Christmas Party COH

Posted on Oct 9 2016 - 7:49am

All advancement items and completed merit badges should be emailed in by December 4th (Poinsettia Pick Up day) to Mrs. Wheatley and Mrs. Perryman -use the email link on the troop website or advancement@bsatroop172.org.

Pumpkin Chuckin Camporee November 4 - 6

Posted on Oct 2 2016 - 6:30am

The Mountain District 2016 Fall Camporee will be held at blowing Springs Farm, which is located at the base of lookout mountain. The scouts will need to build a device to hurl pumpkins across an open field.

Piney River November 12 & 13

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 7:28am

If you can help with preparing the food at the campsite (fried turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, corn), please let Mr. Carey know. Also, if you can pull the scout trailer, please let Mr. Carey know. The activity consent form is attached below (you have to be signed in to get to the form).