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. 

Our troop meets on Tuesday evenings. Here is our normal 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 (7PM)
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 does not meet that day.

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St. John Altar Society Needs Help Sat, Dec. 10, 9am-12noon - Service Hours!

Posted on Dec 8 2016 - 10:18am

Need service hours for your next rank and/or for high school or for college apps?  The ladies of the St John Altar society NEED HELP to clean the church this Saturday morning, Dec 10 from 9am to 12noon.  They ask the scouts to help them clean the pews (shorter scouts needed!) and windows (taller scouts needed!). Sign up on the troop calendar so we know how many scouts to expect.

Contact Debbie Rull for any questions

Board of Review (BOR) on Tue, Dec 13, Requests due Sun, Dec 11

Posted on Dec 7 2016 - 9:07am

Board of Review (BOR) is Tue, Dec 13, Requests for a BOR is due Sun, Dec 11.

Scouts must email bor@bsatroop776.org by Sun, Dec 11 to schedule a rank advancement Board of Review for Tue, Dec. 13.

If Blue Cards are needed for BOR rank advancement, turn the Blue Cards in to Mrs. Magnuson by Wed, Dec. 7.

Wreaths Across America, Dec. 17 at Miramar or Ft. Rosecrans

Posted on Dec 7 2016 - 8:34am

Wreaths Across America is a great organization that puts wreaths on the graves of our fallen military during each December. Our troop has been part of this awesome opportunity to place wreaths for several years. The event for this year is Sat, Dec. 17 at Miramar National Cemetery and at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery. Come out and join us!

The event starts at 9am but GET THERE BY 8am for PARKING! Parking is extremely limited at Ft. Rosecrans and can get crowded quick at Miramar.

No need to formally register at the local wreath site (http://www.waasandiego.com/) but sign up on our troop calendar. When you sign up, state the location you plan to attend so we know to find each other while there.

BSA uniform is not required but shows great respect if you can wear it.

SDIC-BSA sponsored camp for scouts - Three sessions of the camp, March 27-31, April 3-7, and April 10-14, at Fiesta island

Posted on Dec 1 2016 - 4:59pm

We are reaching out to you as Assistant Scoutmaster in the hopes that you may know of Scouts suited for our Spring Eagle’s Camp.  

2016 Encinitas Turkey Trot, Thanksgiving Morning - November 24th

Posted on Nov 23 2016 - 11:25pm

Meet at 6:30 AM in front of the La Paloma theater on Highway 101 in Encinitas. We need helping hands!!

2016 Encinitas Turkey Trot - Troop 776 Scouts & Family come one, come all!  This is not only the best way ever to start your Thanksgiving Day, it benefits local Food Banks as well as a considerable donation to our Troop!  We have been blessed for the past few years to be the only local organization to volunteer at this event.  It is a great community interface for our scouts and BSA.  All participants will be provided donuts, coffee and/or water and a free Encinitas Turkey Trot 2016 T-Shirt.  Please sign up now on the troop site and start your Thanksgiving off the best way ever.  Please contact ASM Adessa w/questions 760.815.1930. 

Eagle Court of Honor, Sat, Nov 26 from 10am to 12 noon

Posted on Nov 23 2016 - 11:25pm

Four Boy Scouts will be awarded the coveted Eagle Rank at a joint Court of Honor on Saturday, Nov 26, from 10 am to 12 noon, at St. John Parish Hall.

Please join Chad Hinojosa, Matthew McCaw, J.D. Carney, and Michael Hobrock for their Eagle Rank ceremony. Mr. Eldon Staggs will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.  Cake and coffee will be served immediately following the ceremony. The event can be found on the Troop calendar.

All Scouts and family members are welcome to attend.

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