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. 

The Troop does not meet regularly for summer due to summer camps and activities. 

Here is the 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 (6PM)
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 typically does not meet that day.

BoyScoutParentHandbook2020.pdf2.05 MB

St. John Church 75th Anniversary Event

Posted on Nov 14 2021 - 9:12am

Reception and Advent Concert - all are welcome! See attached flyer.

Nov 23: Last day to RSVP to the church office: 760-753-6254

Dec 4: 5-7pm, Celebration in the Main Hall

            7-9pm, Concert in the church

"Taking Care of Business" - Medical Forms, Annual Dues, and YPT

Posted on Nov 5 2021 - 11:20pm

“Taking Care of Business Day” - Fall update of records continues at next troop meeting on Tuesday November 9

 1.  Medical Forms (Parts A and B) must be updated.  Part C should be submitted if you plan to attend a camp this year that is at least 72 hours (3 days).  For example, Colorado River Trip in Nov 2021, or summer camps next summer 2022.  Submit forms to pamelawong2013@gmail.com.

Volunteers needed: 2nd Sunday at 6:30am and 12pm at St John Church

Posted on Oct 11 2021 - 8:30am

The Ladies of the St. John Altar Society is requesting volunteers to help them on 2nd Sundays each month.  They set up Marian Ministries sales of religious items, rosaries, statues, prayer books, jewelry, etc. in front of the parish hall on 2nd Sundays.  They would like a boy scout to arrive at 6:30-6:45 a.m. to set up the 5-6 tables in front of the parish hall, and another boy scout volunteer at 12:00-12:30 p.m. to help them pack the items away and fold up the tables.  

Merit Badge Day - POSTPONED

Posted on Oct 11 2021 - 8:14am

The Merit Badge Day that was proposed for Saturday Oct 23 at St John has been POSTPONED.  Stay tuned for the new date, hopefully it will be rescheduled soon.

Host Coffee and Donuts at St. John Church

Posted on Sep 30 2021 - 10:21pm

St John Church has a tradition of hosting coffee and donuts after the Sunday morning masses.  The new outdoor pavilion provides parishioners a place to gather and meet.  Various ministries will take turns each week setting up and hosting the coffee and donuts.  Our troop will host on the 5th Sundays of the month on the following dates:

Color Guard for State of the City - Oct 12 at The Alila Marea Resort (free dinner!)

Posted on Sep 28 2021 - 4:54pm

Our Troop has been conducting the color guard for the State of the City event the past several years.  It is a true honor, and provides great recognition for our troop and for scouting in general.  This year's event will be held on Tuesday Oct 12 at the new Alila Marea Beach Resort. Free dinner is included at a nearby eatery!

We need at least 4 scouts to volunteer, more than 4 is fine.  We also need 2 adult volunteers. We will determine where to meet to get to the resort in one vehicle.

Please sign up on the calendar event (Oct 12).

5pm: All arrive in one vehicle to set up flags and holders, and to rehearse.
5:30 - Dinner closeby
6:45pm - All arrive in one vehicle to perform the ceremony at 7pm (if dinner is close enough, all can walk to the resort).

Adults: We need one to drive and both to bring the flags, flag stands, help the boys rehearse, and to chaperone.  

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