Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 167, Pittsford, New York

Welcome to the Website for Boy Scout Troop 167, Pittsford, New York

This website will be your primary source for news and information on Boy Scout Troop 167.

Only Troop 167 Scouts and their families will have access to the protected areas of the web site.

If you are visiting us, please see our “About Us” web page for information on troop. Everyone has access to that page.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments, please send email to info@pittsfordtroop167.org. This is the primary e-mail address for Boy Scout Troop 167.

Thanks...and I hope you enjoy the site!!

David Ziebarth, adult webmaster

Ian K., Scout webmaster


2nd Annual Field of Honor

Posted on Jul 25 2016 - 7:27pm

The 2nd Annual Field of Honor is this fall, this event is a tribute to our military, veterans, police officers,
fire fighters, and medical first responders. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Mercy Bridges, a ministry that provides tutors who teach basic literacy skills to adults for whom English is a Second Language.

Volunteer info:

Flag Assembly

August 31st @ 2:00 PM
Volunteers meet at St. Catherines Church in Mendon

If you are interested sign up here by August 17th

Flag Vigil / Closing Ceremony Help

Volunteers are also needed to keep vigil over the flags at Mercy High School on Blossom Road.

(three people per 2-hour shift)

4pm-10pm Thursday evening  September 8;
4pm-10pm Friday evening  September 9; 
8:00am-10:00pm Saturday September 10; 
11:00 to 3:00 on Sunday September 11.
1437 Blossom Rd. Rochester NY
If you are interested in signing up for a vigil position or helping out during ceremonies, please fill out the attached form and email it to eabmail@frontiernet.net
Further information about the event can be found on the troop calendar, and information about Healing Field, the hosts of the event can be found at http://www.healingfield.org/rochester16/

Personal Management Merit Badge

Posted on Jun 13 2016 - 1:33pm
Personal Management Merit Badge
Mr. Santowski is a merit badge counselor for the Personal Management merit badge and is offering to have Scouts sign up for this merit badge.  One of the key requirements for the Personal Management merit badge is 13 weeks of tracking income, expenses and savings against a prepared budget.  As many Scouts earn money during the summer through various jobs, he is requesting that Scouts who are interested in this MB sign up by sending him an email with your contact information (name, email address and phone number) so they can take advantage of this time frame.  Once the signup is complete, he will send out information to the group regarding this budget tracking requirement.  The balance of the requirements will be covered during a merit badge meeting at the beginning of the new Troop year (September, most likely).
Note:  This is open for up to 10 scouts and is on a first come first serve basis. 
Please email Mr. Santowski at rsantowski@aol.com if you wish to sign up.

Shirts & Fleeces!

Posted on Jun 5 2016 - 12:12am
Shirts & Fleeces!
We are placing an order for Class B, Troop 167 shirts and fleeces.  The tshirts are $15 and the fleeces are $35.  You can order a full zip (it has pockets! ) or a 1/4 zip (no pockets).  Please email Kris Waldman at kjwaldman@yahoo.com to place your order.  I am placing the order on Thursday, 6/9.  If possible, bring a check to the picnic for the shirts.  

White Water Rafting Campout !!

Posted on May 10 2016 - 3:29pm


Join us for the white water rafting trip May 20-May 22.  This is always a great time and you don't want to miss it! We'll be camping at Lake Durant State Campground for Friday and Saturday night.  On Saturday, we drive down to the Adirondack Outfitters who will our hosts and take us down river for 17 miles in class 2 and class 3 rapids.

Leaving: Friday, May 20, @ 3:00pm

Campground: Lake Durant State Campground, 3444 State Rd, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812

Cost: $95 per person   Sign up Here!!   Deadline is May 15!

Images from last year's trip: http://bsatroop167.mytroop.us/image/tid/1190

Medical Forms DUE!

Posted on May 10 2016 - 10:15am

Camp Medical Forms

 It’s that time of year again when the troop needs to collect the annual medical forms for each scout. Leaders and any adult attending Camp Massaweppie also need to hand in completed medical forms. Please complete and hand in all 6 pages with the necessary signatures by June 6th.

Anne Holahan and Terri O’Gara will collect forms at the start of troop meetings up until June 6th.

BSA MEDICAL FORM click here-  Annual Health And Medical Record (for Council Overnight Camps)

In addition to filling out the medical and adult escort information please note:

                  Part A – Parent and Scout signatures are required (page 1)

                  Part B- Parent and Physician signatures are required (pages 2-3)

                  Part C- Physician signature and address stamp are required (page 4)

  • Note the doctor signs in two parts – B and C.

MEDICATION PERMISSION FORM click here - Medication Permission Form

Scouts and adults need this form to be completed and signed by a physician. (page 5)

Attach a copy of your medical insurance card (front and back). (page 6)

All Med/Allergy Camp forms are at  http://www.senecawaterways.org/scoutingforms/

Tougher than a Boy Scout

Posted on Apr 25 2016 - 9:34am


Tougher Than A Boy Scout Challenge Weekend! 
April 22-24

The weekend is an entirely a patrol focused weekend.  Everything, is oriented toward the patrol.  Menu planning, Shopping, Cooking, Competitions, Campfires, etc.  Patrol Leaders, you are in charge of making sure your patrol sets the budget.

What is the Tougher Than A Boy Scout Challenge Weekend?

This is a patrol competition based weekend where patrols compete against patrol for points and awards.  This event is structured similar to the television show of the same name.  Patrols will be given a map with a destination marked which contains their ‘next challenge’.  The patrol must work together to locate that challenge location, then work together to successfully complete the challenged.  Once the challenge is completed, their next challenge is identified on the map.  Patrols are scored on how successfully the completed the challenge and time.  The patrol with the ‘most’ points wins the competition.

There have typically been about 9 to 10 challenges for the scouts to find and complete.  These are located all over the camp property.  Last year, we did have a couple challenges all together to determine which patrol got to head out first on the course. 

Where is the Tougher Than A Boy Scout Challenge Weekend held?

This is being held at Camp Babcock-Hovey.  It has many great resources for an event like this.  It has served us well each year.

Registration deadline is April 11, so register here!

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