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Troop 76 Camping & Community Service Guidelines during Covid-19

Updated BSA Covid-19 Guidelines

Help the Troop:
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QM Room:
- Procedures
Requisition Form

- Menu Planner &
   Duty Roster

Scout Oath, Law, Slogan and Motto

Service Projects

How to:
- tie knots

- use a compass
- fold the U.S. flag

Troop and Personal Gear (where to get scout stuff)

Weather Forecast

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or visiting Troop 76?
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Weekly Meetings
Tuesday May 18th at 7:00 p.m.
Agenda: Environmental Science experiments and rank advancement.
Please bring tents (aired), Patrol Boxes (cleaned) and any other gear to the meeting so that SM Trotman can load this back into the QM in a single trip.
Scoutmaster Trotman's Backyard (44 Wilton Rd, East)

Two Eagle Courts of Honor in June
Troop Eagles Vivek Bagal and Grady Griffin invite fellow scouts, family and friends to their Court of Honor ceremony on Sunday, June 13th from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at 162 Danbury Rd. in Ridgefield.  Ceremony to be followed by refreshments from Chez Lenards.  Please RSVP.

Eagles Ajay Natarajan, Ellie Hankla, Evan Kaye and Lucas Kaye are planning their Eagle Court of Honor for Saturday, June 19th.  Details on location and time to be announced.

Camp Sequassen: Important Deadlines Approaching
May 15 - Deadline to sign up for Sequassen here.
May 15 - Deadline to submit the following forms with full payment to Nicole Genna:
     Troop 76 Camper Information Form (mandatory)
     Code of Conduct Form (mandatory)
     Merit Badge Selection Form (mandatory).  Weblos who have just crossed over must select the Wilderness Patrol options and one afternoon merit badge.
June 1
- Medical Forms due to Nicole Genna.  Medical Forms (mandatory, parts must be completed and signed by a doctor based on a recent physical)

ASAP - Parents.  Sign up here to help supervise.   Parents will need to up to date Youth Protection Training in order to chaperone.

It's a tradition for Troop 76 to spend a week at this great Scout camp.  This summer, the troop will attend the week of July 18th - July 24th.  Camp Sequassen is a great opportunity for Scouts to practice skills, earn merit badges and have lots of fun being together as a Troop.  Click here for full details.

Scoutmaster Announcements
Webelos Adventures
On Mondays, May 24th, we have an opportunity to help Webelos of Pack 74 with their Webelos Adventures, as they attempt to wrap up their Cub Scouting experience.  Needed are 2-3 scouts for the meeting which will run from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Ridgebury Elementary School.  Please reach out to Scoutmaster Trotman directly to volunteer.

End of School Year Big Trip?
If our troop organizes a Big Trip camping event for the end of the school year, are you interested and available?  We would love to have your feedback. Please take a moment to complete this survey.

Permission Slips
Please note that the troop requires permissions slips to be signed for every troop campout. These slips must be filled out by all families, whether a parent attends or not.

Rank Advancement Requirements
Mrs. Breitenbach has offered to conduct sessions for the Family Life and Communications Merit Badges, for interested scouts. If interested please email SPL Joey and SM Trotman.

Covid-19 and the Troop
In addition to state guidelines, the troop leadership developed a set of guidelines for us to follow which allow our scouts and parents to stay safe during our camping and service events.  Please review the troop guidelines by clicking on the link near the top of the left column.

The Troop wants everyone to understand that participation in these in-person activities is completely voluntary and scouts are not required to attend any in-person events.  This is a personal family decision which Troop 76 respects.  We will continue offering virtual gatherings for those scouts who are more comfortable with limited social interaction.

We are hoping these options offer our scouts ways to remain engaged with one another.  Troop 76 leadership is incredibly proud of the work our troop has done during these last three months, we have still been able to come together and offer a scouting program that encourages personal growth and advancement.  BSA and Troop 76 are dedicated to giving Scouts a strong and meaningful program during a pandemic. 

Sign up for Community Service projects on the activities page

Financial Assistance
If a scout family is in need of financial assistance at any time, please contact Troop Committee Chair Tiffany Carlson.  All financial assistance requests are kept strictly confidential.


Merit Badge Counselors Needed
Our troop needs parents to become Merit Badge Counselors to help scouts earn merit badges.  Most needed is Environmental Science but please go to the merit badge page and please let us know if you're interested in another badge.  There are many many other badges as well.  If you have any interest in becoming a Merit Badge Counselor, please reach out to Ms. Chris Sullivan.




Merit Badge Info

201Troop 76 Parents Guide

Troop 76 Uniform Policy

Frequently Asked
Questions by
New Scouts & Parents

How to Advance in rank, earn a Merit Badge and other useful info

Eagle Scout page

BSA Resource, scouting glossary, etc.

Hiking Trails in Ridgefield

Boy Scout application

Youth Protection Training

Guide to
Safe Scouting

About this Site

Privacy & Legal Info


Troop 76 offers outdoor adventure, friends, fun and leadership training in an atmosphere of support and positive values.  We're an active troop committed to help scouts become successful, independent and morally strong adults.


This page last updated on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 09:43:07 AM.  For information, e-mail or
Troop 76 is a member of the Scatacook District in the Connecticut Yankee Council, and sponsored by Jesse Lee Memorial Church, 207 Main St., P.O. Box 441, Ridgefield, CT 06877

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