(updated 03/30/20)

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, Apr 2, 6:00p, via conference call.

Troop Campout - Apr 3-5 -- cancelled.

(No Troop Meeting on Tue, Apr 7 - virus prevention)

(No Troop Meeting on Tue, Apr 14 - virus prevention)

(Other activities shown below may be cancelled or rescheduled for virus prevention)

Court of Honor - Tue, Apr 21, 6:30p, SJD main sanctuary.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Apr 28, 7:00p, Scout Room.  Games and FCT at 6:30p.



At the Court of Honor on Tuesday, Feb 25, Troop 55 presented rank advancements and merit badges earned during the previous month.  In addition, Cade McMillan and Caden Perry received the Eagle Scout rank. 

The next Courts of Honor will be on Tuesday, Apr 21 at 6:30p.


Merit Badge News

Counselors Wanted: If you are interested in being a Counselor for any of the Merit Badges, please contact Merit Badge Coordinator Tevia McLaren via email or stop by the sign-up table on a Tuesday evening.

Did you know the Troop has a recommended sequence for Scouts to take merit badge courses? Take a look the Troop Handbook on the Troop website, to see what history has taught us about age-appropriate merit badges.


Summer Camps in 2020
Information is available regarding summer camps planned for 2020.  Click on "Summer Camps" in the index.  To register for a camp, click this registration link.

New warehouse location
The troop's gear is being moved from the warehouse on Conti St to a new warehouse at 1213 W. 20th St., unit #5.  From SJD, go north on N. Shepherd, cross I-10, and left on W. 20th St.  For map, click here.  Tom Scotty has volunteered to be our new warehouse manager (adult quartermaster).

Advancement reports
Troop 55 uses the "Scoutbook" software system for tracking advancement, addresses, camping nights and other info.  Each scout and his parents can access the Scoutbook system to view that scout's advancement report.  If you need guidance to access Scoutbook, please contact Karen Coveler, our Advancement Chair, at advancement@troop55.org.


first class trail

FCT Advancement Sessions
All FCT session are held at SJD unless otherwise stated.



Youth Training:
NYLT, Jun 7-12 & 14-19   ►   Link

Adult Training:
Fast Start, online course   ►   Link
This is Scouting, online   ►   Link
Youth Protection, online   ►   Link