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 first though because we’re often out camping or having fun in some other way!

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

South Park Inn, Soup Kitchen

Posted by zkhan on Oct 25 2016 - 4:22pm

On Wednesday, September 28th Troop 156 served dinner to 125 men, women and children at South Park Inn in Hartford. Thanks to Garrett Molinari, Zuhayr Khan, Jordan Murphy, Andrew Kimmel and Zach Disette who all took a part in shopping, preparing and serving the meal. And a huge thank you to Ray Murphy who once again prepared the meal with the scouts and went to South Park Inn to have the meal ready to serve. The scouts were so polite, energetic and respectful! They represented our troop at the highest level. It is always a very rewarding night and much appreciated by all the people who enjoyed the dinner.  The next time the troop serves at the soup kitchen is April 26th. - Alison Arborio

Winter Trek & Klondike - Rescheduled

Posted by rmoy on Oct 7 2016 - 3:46pm


Due to the Jan 6-8 session being sold out, on Wednesday's troop meeting we decided to switch the Winter Trek to Feb 3-5 and do a troop Klondike on Jan 13-15th. 

Winter Trek

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 11 2016 - 8:05pm

The Winter Trek will again be held the weekend of Jan 7th, 2017.  This year, we have confirmed that it does NOT interfere with Mid-Terms.  If you have not gone, it's like a mini-sumer camp in the Winter.  There is rock-climbing, rifle shooting, cross country skiing, and more.

If you are interested, please sign up and pay by Sept 28th, and the fee will be $100.  After the 28th, you may still sign up, if space is available for $115.  You will not be considered registered, until you have paid, since the Troop needs to pay in full inorder to register.  Refunds will only be granted if your space can be filled.  

Calling ALL Gear

Posted by jditomasso on Sep 11 2016 - 7:21pm

If you still have Troop Gear from last year, please bring it to the 1st Troop Meeting of the year, this Wednesday (Sept 7th), at Gideon Wells School. 

T156 Troop Meeting - Sep 7th 7pm

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 10:57pm

Troop 156, Hope everyone had a nice summer.  Reminder that our first troop meeting is on Wednesday Sep 7th.  Have a great start to the school year and Labor Day.  See you all on the 7th!

Advancement Activity: Fall Merit Badge courses offered - Citizenship in the Community and Communication

Posted by gjohnson2 on Aug 23 2016 - 8:51pm

Hello Everyone,

I hope you are enjoying your summer.

Troop meetings start in a few weeks.  Leadership training for all First Class scouts and above is this Saturday.