Welcome to Troop 776!

Troop 776 is located in Encinitas and meets at St. John the Evangelist Church on Encinitas Blvd. Our Scouts reside in the surrounding communities of Encinitas, Leucadia, Cardiff, Carlsbad, Olivenhain and San Marcos.

If you are looking for a troop to join, please visit us during any of our  regular troop meeting times or contact us for more information. Click on the Boy Scout Parent Handbook attachment (below) for an overview of our Troop. 

Our troop meets on Tuesday evenings. Here is our normal Tuesday night monthly meeting schedule:

1st Tuesday of the month: Regular Troop Meeting(7PM)
2nd Tuesday of the month: Regular Troop Meeting(7PM), Committee Meeting (7PM)
3rd Tuesday of the month: Regular Troop Meeting (7PM), Board of Review (BOR)(7PM)
4th Tuesday of the month: No Regular Troop Meeting but instead there is a Patrol Leader's Council Meeting (7PM) & Scoutmaster Meeting (6PM)

If there is a 5th Tuesday in a month, the troop does not meet that day.

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Summer Camps - Register now! Mataguay (July 9-15) and Fiesta Island (July 30-Aug 5)

Posted on Feb 24 2017 - 10:10am

We will hold a special "early meeting" prior to the regular Troop Meeting on Tue, March 7 to introduce the two summer camps offered for all troop scouts this summer.

Meeting starts at 6:30pm on Tue, March 7 and PIZZA will be served!!

Online payments for Summer Camp now accepted! (see left side bar "Online Payments"). See the following calendar links for details of each summer camp.

Summer Camp Mataguay: http://www.bsatroop776.org/node/4811

Summer Camp Fiesta Island: http://www.bsatroop776.org/node/4768

13th Annual Bear Mountain Scout Day (Snow Sports MB)

Posted on Feb 10 2017 - 2:12pm


This ski/snowboard trip has been changed from a weekend trip to a DAY TRIP. Transportation is on your own.

Reservations are DUE to Mrs. Sylvester by Fri, Feb. 17

The 13th Annual Bear Mountain Scout Day is on March 4, 2017 from 8:30am - 4:00pm. This offer is available for both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. All scouts participating on Scout Day will receive a Bear Mountain Scout Day Patch 2017.

BSA Merit Badge counselors will be on hand to evaluate Scouts and help them work towards their Snow Sports Merit Badge. To participate, Scouts must bring their Snow Sports Merit Badge workbook and Blue Cards.

A Day at the Seminary, Sat, April 29

Posted on Feb 10 2017 - 12:15pm

The Day at the Seminary is  Sat, April 29 from 9am - 2pm. All are welcome!

The "Day at the Seminary" is a wonderful day of meeting other scouts and youth-minded priests in a fun filled afternoon on the campus of the University of San Diego (USD), Francis Center. This event is open to all scouts and scout families. Most of the Catholic Religious Emblem candidates will be attending as well. 
If you want to attend this special event, please register on your own:  http://ccsbsa.weebly.com/day-at-the-seminary.html

Register now for Troop 959 Merit Badge Day! (April 1)

Posted on Feb 10 2017 - 11:53am

Registration is open for Merit Badge Day, April 1, 2017. This event is sponsored by Troop 959 and cost is $38.

From Troop 959:

In putting on this Merit Badge Day, Troop 959 strives to create a quality Merit Badge program that includes skilled trades, life skills, general enrichment and Eagle-required Merit Badges.   In small-classroom settings, Scouts will learn from carefully recruited professional counselors. There will be no on-site registration or walk-ins.

Register Here:


NYLT National Youth Leadership Training Course Sign-up

Posted on Feb 9 2017 - 4:12pm

NYLT National Youth Leadership Training Course Sign-up Now Open on Council on Website


Tuesday 2/7 Court of Honor

Posted on Feb 3 2017 - 2:53pm

 COURT OF HONOR Tuesday 2/7 7PM-8PM

Scouts & Families are invited to our 2/7 Court of Honor at St. John's Auditorium 7-8pm

Our ceremony will include rank advancements and merit badges of scouts earned since September. We will also have transition of SPL ceremony and our Friends of Scouting from Council. 

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