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

Winter Trek & Statue of Liberty

Posted by jditomasso on Oct 11 2015 - 12:33am

Winter Trek

  • Date Changed -again- We will be going the weekend of Jan 8th - As our preferred date was sold out. 
  • The cost will be $105 per person.  Drivers will be reimbursed.
  • Registration is closing on Oct 15th.  Register here
  • Still need a Trip Coordinator.

Statue of Liberty

  • Cost has not been determined, but is estimated to be $40.
  • Registration is closing on Oct 15th.  Register here.

Troop Meeting at Neipsic Campground

Posted by jditomasso on Oct 3 2015 - 12:22pm

This week, we are trying something different... We are having our Troop Meeting at Neipsic Campground, across from Eastbury School.  Park in the Eastbury lot, and we will walk in.  We are meeting an hour early (6 pm), due to the light.  We will be walking out in the dark, so bring headlamps. In case of rain, we will be meeting at Buckingham Church.  

Order of the Arrow Centuries of Service Award

Posted by gjohnson2 on Sep 28 2015 - 11:22am

Congratulations to Christian Palacio, Daniel Johnson and Glenn Johnson on earning the Arrowman Service Award this weekend at the OA Fall Fellowship which took place a Camp Workcoeman in New Hartford, CT.   

New OA Brotherhood Member, Christian Palacio

Posted by jrbancroft on Sep 13 2015 - 9:33pm

Congratulations to Christian Palacio for completing the requirements for the Brotherhood Honor in the Order of the Arrow! Christian became a Brotherhood Member the during a ceremony at Tschitani Lodge's Sept. 11-13 Ordeal weekend at Camp Webster where he also provided leadership as an Elangomat.

Weekly E-Blasts are resuming for the New Scout Year!!!

Posted by jditomasso on Aug 10 2015 - 10:40pm

Look for upcoming events like the TLT on Aug 29th, sign up night on Sept 2nd, and the first campout the weekend of Sept 19th.  The rest of the calendar is working, and should be complete by next week (8/18).

Camp Sikorsky 2015

Posted by jditomasso on Aug 10 2015 - 10:40pm

Camp Sikorsky 2015 will be held October 2 - 4. This event offers scouts an opportunity to camp at and see the incredible, and incredibly large, Sikorsky helicopter facility, home of the Black Hawk helicopter. Scouts also work toward merit badges under the guidance of employee experts who volunteer to teach them. Scouts get to camp on the front lawn, eat all of their meals in Sikorsky’s cafeteria, hear from experienced professional pilots and engineers, and participate in an exciting plant tour on Sunday.  The event offers Scouts the opportunity to attend 2 (of 21) different merit badge classes, including American Business, Computers, Electricity, Engineering, and of course, Aviation.  

Open to scouts eighth grade or higher and First Class or higher scouts, plus 2 adults. Cost is $50.00 per person.  Scouts are to be in full Class A uniform for the weekend.