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Latest Troop 56 News

September 27th, 2016

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A Successful Troop

We are an active Boy Scout Troop with a history going back more than 60 years. Our Troop comprises of a diverse boy-led group with different backgrounds and nationalities. Our team is dedicated to developing Scouts according to the high aims and standards of the Boy Scouts of America.
Whether you are a prospective Scout or parent or an existing member of the Troop, this is an ideal place for you to be. On our website you can learn more about the purpose of Scouting, many details about the Troop and how it operates, our activities, see pictures and press articles, find out more about the larger Scouting Community and get information on how to join our Troop.

The Scout Oath & Law

All of Scouting is designed to promote physical, mental, and spiritual excellence to the benefit of the Community. Troop 56 lives this. Everyone of our Scouts is individually important as a valuable member of the Troop. He holds himself to these standards:

  • Trustworthy
  • Loyal
  • Helpful
  • Friendly
  • Courteous
  • Kind
  • Obedient
  • Cheerful
  • Thrifty
  • Brave
  • Clean
  • Reverent

Merit Badges

Merit badges are awards earned by youth members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), based on activities within an area of study by completing a list of periodically updated requirements. The purpose of the merit badge program is to allow Scouts to examine subjects to determine if they would like to further pursue them as a career or a vocation.

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