Oceanography Merit Badge
Saturday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 4th, Sandy Hook, New
For scouts not eligible to participate in Camp Sikorsky, we have an
opportunity to earn the Oceanography Merit Badge. We'll travel to
Sandy Hook, New Jersey where that state's Sea Grant Authority offers
Oceanography and other merit badges specifically for Boy Scout
troops. Check out this unique opportunity on the "activities"
up for Adirondack High Peaks Hiking
October 23rd - 25th, Adirondack Loj Lodge near
Lake Placid, NY
One of the top adventures of the year is this
adventure in the Adirondack Mountains. We've reserved the
entire lodge, located in the middle of the High Peaks region, for
Friday night (10/23) and Saturday night (10/24). For more
information and to sign up, click on the "activities" link above.
Troop Dues are Due
The scouting year has kicked off to a great start with a lot of fun
meetings and weekend activities. The annual troop dues for
scouts help pay for all that we offer.
troop subsidize trip expenses, purchases merit badges, rank badges,
BSA membership fees, camping equipment and other items or services.
2015 - 2016 Dues:
$175 per scout
$300 for 2 scouts in the same family
$375 for 3 or more scouts in the same family
Please send a check with your dues made out to Troop 76 to the Troop
Year Round Campers
Only a few troop scouts have earned the Year Round Camping Patch for
camping out every month of the year. If you attended Sequassen
and the New Scout Campout, you've already earned two months.
Keep going. Anyone interested should contact
We need parents with pickup trucks to
help move logs and wood for the
ongoing firewood fundraiser. Please contact
Bill Griffin if you have a
truck. In addition, please let him know about any fallen trees or
piles in town that may be possible sources of raw material.
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Stay on top
of troop happenings by clicking on the "calendar" and "activities"
links near the top of this page.