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

Ski Butternut Discounts-scouts and friends

Posted by ejohnson1 on Oct 19 2018 - 8:37am

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, friends, etc) is entitled to the discount. The discount is good all-season (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.

Martha's Vineyard Re-cap

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 27 2018 - 7:28am


22 Scouts biked 22+ miles, on the way to, and on Martha's Vineyard. The Scouts enjoyed ice cream, volleyball at the campground, as well as the gorgeous weekend. 

Add your own pictures to the Vinyard Photo Album.

Many thanks to the Smiths, for coordinating the trip!!

Apple Festival - Service Hours Opportunity

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 26 2018 - 5:46pm

The Apple Festival is looking for volunteers on Oct. 12-14th. While this is not being organized by the Troop, it's a good organization, and will count for service hours.  You can sign up at:


There are 3 days to sign up for and the last spot is for the 5k run that still needs volunteer. You can toggle between days at the top of sign up genius.  Our very own Besty Reed (Nate's mom) will be manning the Pie Booth on Saturday.

Soup Kitchen Volunteers

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 9 2018 - 9:43pm

Please help support the South Park Inn Soup Kitchen.  It's a great way to give back, and it's one of the few Troop Sponsered community service projects that will satisfy the requirement for the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge (6 hours for a single organization).

The Soup Kitchen effort is over 3 days, from Monday, Sept 24th, through Wednesday Sept. 26th.  You may sign up for 1, 2 or 3 days.  If you need 6 hours, you will need to sign up for all 3 days. We are looking for both Adult and Scout volunteers. 

Alison Arborio is coordinating, but will not be able to volunteer.  Please contact her for questions at ajarborio@hotmail.com. 

Lake George Recap

Posted by dditomasso1 on Aug 25 2018 - 9:06am

This year for our high adventure trip we went camping on an island in Lake George. We went cliff jumping, canoed to Bolton Landing, hiked to the top of Black Mountain (As seen in the picture above), and many other activities. Fun was had by all.

More Photos at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/MAJ6CQuVtZ1ea6Jv7 

Yawgoog Re-cop

Posted by jditomasso on Jul 16 2018 - 11:20pm

This will be the last eblast of the summer.

  • Troop 156 was once again the WINNERS of the Troop tournment!!!!  
  • The weather was awsome.
  • Brad Sobelman somehow got Troop 156 to MARCH at the dress parade (truely amazing).
  • A lost and found will be in a beige box on the side of the Scoutmasters house (310 E. Opal Dr).  Please be careful around the construction debris.
  • More photos can be found at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/imWfA7KEUcKr4Mgh6.  I believe that this link will allow you add your own photos. 

Troop 156 was once again victorious!!!!! WINNERS OF THE 2018 Yawgoog Troop Tournement!!!!!

A good time was had by all!

Sunrise on Yawgoog Pond, on the morning of Friday the 13th.   Jason was nowhere to be seen :-).

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