Welcome to Troop 156

Boy Scout Troop 156 meets on Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM usually in the Gideon Welles School cafeteria. Boys from 10 to 17 are always welcome to join. Just come by and see us on most Wednesdays. Please check our Calendar first though because we’re often out camping or having fun in some other way!

In front of the George Washing Bridge on the '14 Urban Hike

Resting on the Summit of Mt. Monadnock at 3165 feet, Usually a Yearly Event.
It Never Rains on Our Troop, Note Blue Sky!


A Week of Pure Fun Every July at
Camp Yawgoog on the Connecticut/Rhode Island border


Yawgoog Troop Picture 2012 

Our chartering organization is
The Congregational Church
in South Glastonbury.

Scouts of all Faiths
in our Troop

Down Payments for Camp Yawgoog Summer Camp (July 6th to 13th 2014) due by April 15th!!!

Posted on Apr 13 2014 - 9:43pm

Our annual summer camp experience at Camp Yawgoog in Rhode Island is only four and a half months away!  The cost per Scout is 410.00.  If brothers are attending, there is a 40.00 discount for each brother (a payment of 370.00 per Scout).  A 25.00 non-refundable deposit is needed by April 15, 2014, with the final payment in full due by the May/June Court of Honor.  Please make checks payable to "Troop 156".  Each Scout and adult Scout leader who attends is required to have a completed 2014 BSA Annual Health and Medical Record Form (Parts A, B and C, four pages total) signed by a physician or D.O.  and dated AFTER .July 6, 2013.  (please note: Per camp policy an up to date medical form, with all three parts completed is required for ANYONE staying overnight at camp)  Please give any payments and completed BSA Medical Forms to Mr. Galiette.  If anyone is dropping off payments or forms with Mr. Galiette please note WE HAVE MOVED.  Our new address is 106 Benton Lane in Glastonbury, CT.  Please call (860) 652-9604 to be sure someone is home before dropping off a payment or forms.   Thanks!!!  

Venturing Crew/Venture Patrol Meeting

Posted on Apr 3 2014 - 10:39pm

Scouts in grades 8-12 will meet during the April 9 Troop meeting to discuss the upcoming caving and Venturing APEX trips. 

2014 High Adventure Trip

Posted on Apr 3 2014 - 10:38pm

Troop 156's high adventure trip this summer will be to the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The week-long program will include Canopy Tour, Challenge Course, Skateboard Park, Mountain Biking, BMX Courses, Archery, Shooting Sports (pistol, shotgun, rifle, pellet), Climbing, and Kayaking. Each evening there will be programs in the Summit Center. 

South Park Inn Soup Kitchen Community Service Opportunity

Posted on Mar 20 2014 - 6:25pm

The Troop has been asked to prepare and serve a meal at South Park Inn located in Hartford by the South Congregational Church, our Chartering Organization.  We will be planning for, preparing, and serving a meal at South Park Inn in Hartford, CT the night of Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from roughly 4pm to 8pm. This is a great way to give back to the community and to our Chartering Organization while also having the opportunity to earn Community Seriice hours towards merit badge or advancement requirements.

Please make sure to check back here for more details as the date gets closer.

Eagle Scout Fundraiser for Dominic DiTomasso

Posted on Mar 16 2014 - 8:23pm

Party Lite Candle Eagle Scout Fundraiser!

Come enjoy some good camp treats (Mom’s helping!) learn about my project and spread a little light by purchasing a party lite candle!

How does this help the Eagle Scout Project?

  • All      candle proceeds in this sale go to the Eagle Scout Project
  • All      consultant profits are being donated too

When/ Where is it?

  • Tuesday,      March 18th at      6:30
  • Senior      Care of East Hartford, 144 Main St. East Hartford Connecticut
    • The       site of the project!

Can’t go to the project, but would still like to contribute.... go online to: WWW.PARTYLITE.BIZ/JESSICABOLDUC

Any Questions?

Eagle Scout Candidate Contact Information:

Dominic DiTomasso

Home Phone: 1 (860) 633-7202

E-mail: DiTomassodominic@gmail.com

Adult/Leader Training

Posted on Mar 16 2014 - 7:42pm

All Parents and Adult Leaders,

We invite you to learn more about scouting and how you can assist your sons and others in scouting.  There are several good options for this including: