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

Rest Stop Fundraiser

Posted by rmoy on Oct 13 2017 - 9:04pm

On Nov 18 & 19, our Troop will be holding a fundraiser at the I-84 Rest Stop in Willington,CT.  We will offer travelers free hot coffee, hot chocolate, tea, lemonade, water along with donuts and home baked goods.   Please signup for shifts (8am-11:30 or 11:30-3pm) on the website calendar.

Jon Hecker's Eagle Project

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 27 2017 - 6:47am

Service hour opportunity

Jon Hecker is seeking help constructing his eagle project. The project consists of building 2 donation bins for the sports locker.  All scouts welcome, we will have all tools and materials on site at our house (300 Main Street). The project will be 10:00-12:00 Sunday, Oct 1st.  Please call or text Jon (860)808-4100 if you can come. We will have pizza and drinks afterwards.  Depending on how much is completed, there may be another day, the following weekend.  We will need someone with a pickup truck to transport it to academy school.

Date changed to Sunday Oct 1st

Equipment Demonstration

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 13 2017 - 10:54pm

We will be doing an Equipment Demonstration for the adults at the Troop Meeting on Sept 20th… so if you are a new parent and you need help in decided what equipment is needed, what’s good equipment, etc, please come...  we will show you.

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 

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