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!

 Signup night is Wednesday Sept 6th, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the Gideon Welles School cafeteria

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

AT Recap

Posted by dditomasso1 on Nov 20 2017 - 7:32pm

11 scouts climbed to the top of Caleb's Peak to enjoy beautiful views during the cold weekend. Temperatures dipped as low as 12 degrees, but a good time was had by all.

More photos are available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BfCJ970wOhC0XZYKeP62NulNfXMyxvFl  

Rest Stop Recap

Posted by dditomasso1 on Nov 20 2017 - 7:28pm

Thank you to all who made the rest stop fundraiser a huge success!!!

I-84 Rest Stop Fundraiser - SIgnups & Baked Goods

Posted by rmoy on Nov 13 2017 - 11:13pm

For this weekend's Troop fundraiser (Nov 18 &19 at the I-84 Rest Stop in Willington,CT), we still need additional scouts for Saturday afternoon (11:30-3pm).  Also if you can lend a coffee urn, donate baked goods, or help with Dunkin Donuts pickups, please contact Rob Moy (rob.moy@cox.net).

We will offer travelers free hot coffee, hot chocolate, tea, lemonade, water, fruits, along with donuts and home baked goods.  

Signup (8 scouts & 5 adults) for each shift (8am-11:30 or 11:30-3pm) on the website calendar.  Scouts will earn % of profits towards fundraising.  We will also need a few coffee urns, generator, tables, and baked goods (nut free cookies, brownies, muffins, etc.). 

If you are able to lend us equipment, help with Dunkin Dounut pickups, and/or contribute baked goods, please contact Rob Moy (rob.moy@cox.net) 

CT Rivers Council Merit Badge Day!

Posted by jditomasso on Nov 6 2017 - 7:55pm

The CT Rivers Council Merit Badge Day is November 18th. Registration goes until Tuesday, November 14th. $25 per Scout. Each Scout needs to bring a bagged lunch and blue card signed by Scoutmaster. No blue card, no participation in accordance with National advancement policies. Eight merit badges are being offered at Asnuntuck Community College, Mystic Seaport, Project Oceanology, and the United States Coast Guard Academy. Scouts are able to choose one merit badge session to participate in. Registering for the event does not guarantee completion of the chosen badge, Scouts still need to come prepared and actively participate during the sessions in order to complete them. If the Scout brings evidence of completing the prerequisites below and participates they should be able to complete the merit badge on the 18th. Directions will be emailed to participates on Wednesday, November 15th. https://www.ctrivers.org/event/merit-badge-day/8108

  • Astronomy, Mystic Seaport- #6(b) (don't wait until a couple days before the event in case of inclement weather), #9
  • Chemistry, U.S. Coast Guard Academy- #1(c), #4(a), bring glass eye dropper & 2 liter soda bottle
  • Citizenship in the Nation, U.S. Coast Guard Academy- #2(d), #8
  • Electricity, U.S. Coast Guard Academy- #2, #8, #9(a)
  • Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy- bring an item for #1, be prepared to discuss #9
  • Oceanography, Project Oceanology, Groton- #8 will not be able to be completed that day, counselor will give information to submit after the day and receive completed blue card back.
  • Public Speaking, U.S. Coast Guard Academy- come prepared for #1 and #2
  • Welding, Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield- 14 years or older only. Wear leather boots and cotton clothes. Read Welding merit badge and be well prepared to discuss the discussion requirements.

Ski Butternut scout discount for any group containing troop 156 member

Posted by rmoy on Oct 30 2017 - 7:49pm

I have again registered our troop (by last name only) with Ski Butternut in the Berkshires for discounts throughout this winter season. Anyone in the group (family, friend, etc) is entitled to the discount. The discount is good all the time (including Christmas week) EXCEPT the 3 day MLK and 3-day presidents weekends. Simply show up at the group booth and identify yourself with Glastonbury Troop 156.

Assignments for Halloween Party

Posted by zkhan on Oct 28 2017 - 9:12pm

Griffins Patrol - Drink/Chips

Thomas's Patrol - Candy

Vijay's Patrol - Candy

Spencer's Patrol - Drinks

Leo's Patrol - Chips and dip

Upcoming Events