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 Monday evenings during the 2015-16 school year. Starting in Sep 2016, we will move our weekly Troop Meeting Nights to Tuesday evening at 7pm. For now, here is our normal Monday night monthly meeting schedule:

1st Monday of the month: Regular Troop Meeting(7PM), Committee Meeting (7PM)
2nd Monday of the month: Regular Troop Meeting(7PM)
3rd Monday of the month: Regular Troop Meeting (7PM), Board of Review (BOR)(7PM)
4th Monday of the month: Patrol Leader's Council Meeting (7PM), Scoutmaster Meeting (6PM)


If there is a 5th Monday in a month, the troop does not meet that day.

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St. John Swap Meet - NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS? Get a couple helping out the Ladies of the Alter Society, they will love you for it!

Posted on Jun 13 2016 - 4:26pm

St. John Swap Meet THIS SATURDAY - NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS?  Get a couple hours helping out the Ladies of the Alter Society, they will love you for it!

Medical Forms for Summer Camps Require a Doctors Signature

Posted on Jun 1 2016 - 5:55pm

Just a reminder that if a scout or parent is attending a summer camp that Part A, B and "C" of the medical form is required.  Part "C" requires a doctors visit and signature by the doctor.  Plan accordingly and make your doctor appointment now.  

ILST for scouts attending NYLT or becoming SPL/ASPL, June 5

Posted on May 27 2016 - 12:50pm

Mr. Szepesy will conduct the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) course for those attending NYLT or becoming SPL/ASPL. Sunday, June 5 from 2:30-4pm at the Scout Trailer at St. John Church
Sign up on troop calendar for June 5

posted by: Mrs. Sylvester

New Rank Requirement 2016 Rules

Posted on May 27 2016 - 12:50pm

Effective 2016, Rank Requirements have been updated (summary insert in attached pdf). PLEASE take the time to understand the changes in requirements and assess what transition rules apply to your son based on his current rank progress and when he started scouts. Please note that effective 1/1/2017, ALL Scouts MUST adhere to the new requirements for all ranks.

St. John Fiesta, SAVE THE DATES - Aug 6-7 - Mandatory Participation!

Posted on May 27 2016 - 12:50pm

St. John sponsor's our Troop and this annual Fiesta event is St. John's special event. This is a mandatory event so come help to show support. Scouts typically man the game booths and take out trash and recyclables. Lunch tickets will be provided so each scout can get a meal after his shift.  DO NOT pick these dates (Aug 6-7)  to work on an Eagle Project or other community  service!

Saturday, Aug 6 will have shifts from 4pm - 10pm

Sunday, Aug 7 will have shifts all day.

Scouts that attend Camp Fiesta Island are to sign up for Aug 7 shift regardless of when their Patrol signs up.

Sign ups will be posted to the troop website in late June.

Point of Contacts:  Mr. Addessa and Mrs. Sylvester

Save the Date! Sep 23 COH at the Youth Aquatic Center (YAC)

Posted on May 27 2016 - 12:49pm

Have a great summer but save the date for the Fri, Sep. 23 at the Youth Aquatic Center (YAC) near Fiesta Island.

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