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Our Site is Back!

Posted on May 19 2023 - 11:32am

Our Troop Web Site is back up and online...    Shortly we'll be adding content to it to more accurately reflect our current calendar, events, and email distribution.   


Stay tuned!

If you don't have an account to login, please click the link, and we'll send you a reply with instructions for resetting a password.

Please do login, and use the Calendar Sync to synchronize your device with our live calendar - That way you'll always have the latest updates.

Parent Meeting next week

Posted on Mar 22 2023 - 10:58pm

We did postpone the day event we'd originally put on our calendar for this Saturday.  

Next week we're having a parent meeting during our normal Troop Meeting.   Please plan to have a parent attend if at all possible and we'll discuss upcoming events including:

  • April Adirondack camping at JNW
  • May East of the River Camporee at JNW
  • June FundRaiser
  • June Camping and Ropes Course
  • July Summer Camp

See you next week!

Troop Open House Joining Event

Posted on Mar 22 2023 - 10:54pm

We had a very successful Troop Open House Joining Event tonight with many visitors.    Everyone seemed to have a lot of fun.

A big Thanks to all the Scouts who ran the meeting and 3 stations:   First Aid, Tents, Walking Tacos.

And a big Thanks to all the leaders for talking to the parents and Webelos.   A special Thank You to Mr Kapralos for planning and communicating this event!

Troop meeting and upcoming dates

Posted on Mar 15 2023 - 11:06pm

We had a great Troop meeting tonight with a bit of everything, including Merit Badges, Scout skills, two visitors who decided to join us, rank advancements, and even time enough to end with a game.

Congratulations to James for earning TenderFoot, and Joe for earning Second Class!

Keep an eye on our calendar, and for announcements about upcoming events including our PLC meeting this Sunday, Open House Joining Night next week, and parent meeting the week after (details to be announced) where we'll discuss upcoming events including:

  • April Adirondack camping at JNW
  • May East of the River Camporee at JNW
  • June FundRaiser
  • June Camping and Ropes Course
  • July Summer Camp

Fundraiser June 10,11

Posted on Mar 15 2023 - 10:34pm

Hello Troop 186!


I am excited to report that the State Department of Transportation has accepted our application do a rest-stop fundraiser the dates of Saturday June 10 & Sunday June 11, providing free coffee and food at the I-84 EASTbound rest stop in Willington.


For those of you new to our Troop this is a fundraiser that we have done several times now and found it to be not only lucrative for our Troop, but also a lot of fun! Each Scout along with a parent comes out to the rest stop for a shift over the two days and helps give out free coffee, tea and snack food to travelers. We're not able to sell anything, but travelers have been very generous with donations in the past.  This is a mandatory event for all Scouts as all the money earned at this fundraiser is used to fund our Troop activities.   


I will soon send out a schedule where each Scout family can choose a slot on Saturday or Sunday that is convenient for them. 

As you can imagine, a weekend event like this requires a logistical plan including obtaining donations from local stores like Dunkin Donuts. If anyone is interested in helping us out with organizing and picking up donated items, shopping, or lending us a generator, please let me know.  We'd appreciate the help.  

I'll be in touch soon with further details and a sign-up schedule.


Many Thanks,

Your Treasurer

Carolyn Bilelis


ILST was a success!

Posted on Mar 8 2023 - 11:35pm

We had our own ILST (Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops)   training tonight.

A big Thank You to all the Scouts and adults who help it be such a success.

Team building exercises, leadership skills, a working PLC meeting, and cookies!

BSA Troop # 186

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