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Troop 76 Camping & Community Service Guidelines during Covid-19

Updated BSA Covid-19 Guidelines

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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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Upcoming Meeting
June 15: Final PLC of 2020-2021 School Year, Scoutmaster Trotman's house
For all troop leaders, including Patrol and Assistant Patrol Leaders.  We'll organize themes voted on at the 6/1 meeting into a calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.  And we'll cover any additional planning for Camp Sequassen.  Also, scouts can take the Camp Sequassen swim test from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Scoutmaster's backyard.  If you're taking the swim test, bring swim trunks and a towel.

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.  Please bring chairs if you plan to attend.  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 at 10:00 a.m. in Jesse Lee Memorial Church.  This ceremony will be followed by sandwiches and refreshments.

Rolling Stone magazine recognizes Troop 76 Eagle Scout
Singer/Songwriter Jack Shields was named among the country music picks for the week of June 7th for his bluegrass song about Willie Nelson.  Jack earned Eagle in 2015.

Camp Sequassen
Sunday, July 18th - Saturday, July 24th

Parents, create lasting memories with your sons by signing up to help supervise scouts at Sequassen.  Keep in mind that adults must have completed Youth Protection Training within the last year in order to supervise.  (click on link to Youth Protection Training on the right column of this page).  Please check out our dedicated summer camp page for all things Sequassen.

Scoutmaster Announcements
June 11 - 12: Philmont scouts overnight camping/hiking on the Mohawk Trail in Northwest, Connecticut

June 12 - 13: New Scout campout - Sturges Park, Ridgefield.
Opportunity for all scouts to get in some camping, and introduce our newest scouts to Troop76 camping and rank advancement. 2pm start on 6/12, we will finish by 8 on 6/13. TTSU Posted. Click on "sign up sheets" link on the top left column on this page.  Planning meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 9th at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.

June 13: Eagle Court of Honor
Scouts Grady G. and Vivek B.  10:00 a.m. at 195 Danbury Road. All scouts are encouraged to attend and celebrate this milestone with these accomplished young men. Class A please.  Bring chairs.

June 15: Final PLC of 2020-2021 School Year
All troop leaders, including Patrol and Assistant Patrol Leaders. We will organize themes voted on at the 6/1 meeting into a calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. Any planning required for Camp Sequassen.  Also, scouts can take the Camp Sequassen swim test from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Both the PLC and the swim test will be at Scoutmast Trotmanís house.

For sale: Camping Gear including useful items for Camp Sequassen
Contact Kelley Griffin at, if interested.

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 Wednesday, June 09, 2021 01:56:00 PM.  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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