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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 via Zoom until further notice. The Zoom passcode will be shared each week.

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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Troop 776 New Parent Orientation

Posted on May 15 2020 - 2:33pm

Troop 776 Advancement Coordinator Victoria Erickson will conduct a "New Parent Orientation" on Thursday, May 21 from 7-8pm.  Join and learn about  how our Troop handles rank advancement and merit badge procedures.  Have your son's Scout Handbook while in the Zoom meeting for reference.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87926107305

Eagle Letters of Recommendations get Mailed to District Advancement Chair

Posted on May 6 2020 - 3:17pm

All Eagle Letters of Recommendation now get mailed to the District Advancement Chair. Work with your Eagle Counselor to make sure you have the correct Eagle Recommendation Form and use the mailing envelope template located on our Troop website  (Files > Forms).

If you already have requests out to your letter writers with Mrs. Sylvester's mailing address, that is okay. They will all get sent to the District Advancement Chair.

Links to Practice the Scout Rank Knots

Posted on Apr 28 2020 - 8:48pm
Hi All,
 
As we discussed in the Break out Room tonight, those who are trying to earn the Rank of Scout should practice their knots.  Some could develop frayed nerves trying to practice Knots, whipping and fusing, but that is why we need them. 

National Camp-In

Posted on Apr 26 2020 - 9:07am

The National Camp-In will be Saturday May 2nd

Join us for a day of adventure! From friendly competitions to campfire singalongs, this virtual event will bring the best parts of Scouting to life with activities all can enjoy from their living room or backyard. This event is open to all families, so invite your friends, neighbors, and colleagues to join the fun!

Scouting for Food, Please Help!

Posted on Apr 24 2020 - 10:17pm

It is Scouting For Food time again!  The St John Food Pantry needs our help!  They served 135 families last week, an increase from 80 families prior to the pandemic.  In keeping with the stay-at-home order, boy scouts will do things slightly differently this year.  Instead of going door to door personally collecting food donations, GET CREATIVE in safely telling family, friends, and neighbors to directly donate to St John Food Pantry!  Consider posting a sign in your driveway for those walkers on your street.  Send an email to your friends and family.  Post an announcement on your social media.  Write some postcards and send through postal mail.  **A scout is helpful and kind**

Join the Scouts BSA Camp WingIt! April 17-18 (Tonight!)

Posted on Apr 17 2020 - 10:01am

Scouts and Scouters,

Here is an opportunity to stay connected with Scouting by participating in this District "camp out" in your own home! There are more activities as well (merit badges too).  Please see the District website for the details:  https://ranchosanluisrey.weebly.com/scouts-bsa-camp-wingit.html

Contact Mr. Szepesy if you would like to register for this fun, safe event.

Mr. Szepesy: jnszepesy@gmail.com

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