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Troop 172 is a very active GOLD level 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.

If you would like to find out more about our troop, fill out the Contact page and let us know!

Cell Phone Policy

Posted on Sep 15 2020 - 3:38pm

To All Scouts and Parents of Troop 172,

We live in a digital age (fortunately or unfortunately), and there are certainly many pros and cons that can be argued for allowing or not allowing scouts to have cell phones with them at meetings and outings. However, it has always been Troop 172's position that cell phones are not only NOT allowed but, more often then not, NOT needed at meetings or outings. It is difficult enough for our youth leaders to try and run a meeting with 10+ or 20+ scouts of varying ages and ranks, but imagine trying to run a meeting when scouts are on their phones. It's almost impossible. It is difficult enough for our adult leaders to try and supervise a meeting or an outing where scouts are distracted by their devices and/or distracting other scouts with their devices.

Troop 172 COVID Policy

Posted on Aug 31 2020 - 3:47pm

Troop 172 COVID Policy

Face masks will be worn by all participants when 6 feet social distancing cannot be maintained

Do not come to scouting activities if you have a fever over 100.4 or any of the following symptoms, COVID exposure, chills, body aches, nasal congestion, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of smell or taste

Payment options

Posted on Aug 26 2020 - 11:39am

There are several ways you can pay for your Scouts activities.
1) Check- made out to Troop 172. You can give the check to the Treasurer, Jennifer Gibbs, at a meeting or at the event

Advancing and Staying Engaged During a Pandemic

Posted on Apr 14 2020 - 7:12pm

Hello parents and Scouts.

There are several things you and your Scout can be doing during this time to keep advancing though the ranks and staying connected.

New Parent Helpful Hints

Posted on Apr 1 2019 - 8:20am

Welcome to all of our new parents and scouts!
Please feel free to click around this website as it is full of information. We try and update it weekly so it is good to get in a habit of checking it often. Here are some helpful hints.

REMINDER: RSVP on every event with attendance or regrets

Posted on Jan 5 2019 - 1:18pm

Help out those in charge of our events and RSVP to every calendar event. This information is used for planning for food, volunteers and cost. Sometimes events are cancelled if not enough interest is shown and/or they are not planned again. Even if you plan on not attending, RSVP with regrets. If you are questionable on an event, put a note next to your son's name. You have up until the Wednesday prior to an event to cancel without being charged. The more information the better! Many thanks.

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