Welcome to Troop 156

Boy Scout Troop 156 meets on Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM usually in the Gideon Welles School cafeteria. Boys from 10 to 17 are always welcome to join. Just come by and see us on most Wednesdays. Please check our Calendar or contact us at scoutmaster@troop156.org, because we’re often out camping or having fun in some other way!


Yawgoog Tournament Champions 2017

Yawgoog Tournament Champions 2017

Klondike Derby 2016

AT Hike 2014

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 In front of the George Washing Bridge on the '14 Urban Hike



Our chartering organization is
The Congregational Church
in South Glastonbury.

Scouts of all Faiths
in our Troop

Scouting Returns!!!

Posted by jditomasso on Aug 13 2017 - 9:02pm

The first Troop Event is the TLT (Troop Leadership Training), Saturday August 26th.  

  • This is required training for all First Class Scouts and above, and is completed each year. The training will be from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (may end as early at 2:30), at South Church.
  • Lunch will be provided. 
  • In addition to leadership training, leadership assignments will be made, new leaders will be trained, and Patrols will be formed.

Regular Troop Meetings will resume on Wednesday, Sept 6th, at 7:00 pm, in the Gideon Wells Cafeteria. 

  • Scouts get their Patrol Assignments, pick Patrol Names, Patches, Flags, and Yells. 

Yawgoog Re-cap

Posted by jditomasso on Aug 13 2017 - 8:10pm

31 Scouts and 10 Adults spent time at camp this summer.  Highlights include:

  • WE WON THE TROOP TOURNAMENT, AGAINST TROOP 1 GREENVILLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Started 2 new chants in the dining hall
  • 3 Mile Swimmers
  • 1 Scout - 600 situps - not kidding... not a typo!!!
  • 81 Merit Badges  earned


  • The ONLY Troop in Yawgoog with our own sofa!!!!

Thank you to all that made this week possible!!!!

Yawgoog Tournament Champions 2017

Also, Did I mention that WE WON THE TROOP TOURNAMENT, AGAINST TROOP 1 GREENVILLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yawgoog Pond 2017

Block Island

Posted by jbyram on Jun 20 2017 - 8:25pm

The troop visited block island, biking around and hiking near tall sand cliffs, also visiting the north point of the island 

Archaeological Dig

Posted by jditomasso on May 16 2017 - 9:07pm

The Glastonbury Historical Society would like to host another Scout Day, and they are gauging interest.  If you are interested in participating in the dig on Aug 22nd from 10am-3 pm, please let me (scoutmaster@troop156.org) know, and we will get it setup. 

Brownstone Park Scouts Day

Posted by zkhan on May 10 2017 - 5:46pm
Brownstone Park will be having Scout day on June 3rd and 4th which will allow groups to come in at 20% off instead of 10%.

West Point

Posted by jbyram on May 5 2017 - 2:57pm

Last month our troop went to West Point Military academy. They were pushed to the test with long marches waving their flag proud and fire building from scratch.

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