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Welcome to Troop 764!

We are BSA Marina del Rey Troop 764, based at the Venice Japanese Community Center.

If you're either looking for a troop to join or are just curious, click on About Us. You can send us a message by clicking on Contact Us.

Check out this video: We are Troop 764!

If you're a current member, click the login link at the upper left. Your username is your first initial and your last name. If you don't remember your password, use the "Request new password" link to receive a reset email.

 

Sign up on the Troop website to reserve your spot at Emerald Bay Summer Camp 2023

Posted on Nov 26 2022 - 12:49pm

Sign up on the Troop website calendar for Summer Camp 2023 to spend a week on Catalina Island at Emerald Bay.

First timers can work on merit badges like Art, Woodcarving and Nature while 2nd year and older Scouts can take more challenging Eagle required classes like Environmental Science, Camping and Shotgun Shooting. Older Scouts may want to consider the Rugged Adventurers programs where they can spend the week scuba diving or mountain biking or canoeing around the island.

How to complete your Rank Advancement

Posted on Nov 16 2022 - 7:14pm
Scouts are responsible for completing their rank advancements as follows:

How to enroll and earn a Merit Badge

Posted on Nov 16 2022 - 7:14pm
Scouts are responsible for requesting and completing a Merit Badge as follows:
 
To sign up for a Merit Badge
  • Review the Merit Badge information and confirm that you meet the prerequisites (age, rank, skills, etc.) to take the class.
  • Check with your parents and your calendar that the merit badge dates and locations work for your schedule.
  • Email your Assistant Scoutmaster (cc your parents) to ask for permission to take the Merit Badge class; your ASM will enroll you in Scoutbook online.
  • If approved, sign up for the Merit Badge class on the calendar event on our website. If Scouts who sign up exceed capacity, we'll manage a wait list using the time you signed up.
 
To review the Merit Badge requirements
  • Ask one of our Librarians to borrow the correct Merit Badge book. Here's a list.
 - OR -
  • The Merit Badge Counselor sometimes may distribute a workbook or list of requirements.
 - OR -
  • Log into Scoutbook online.
  • Go to "My Dashboard" and then click on your name.
  • Scroll down and click on the link labeled "Advancement".
  • Find and click on the Merit Badge in the list. It should bring you to a list of the requirements.
  • If you wish, you can mark the requirements when you complete them, but you should not click the final approval/completed button (nor have your parent do so).
 
To receive credit for a completed Merit Badge - Please note your parent may not approve your Merit Badge in Scoutbook for you.
  • Check with your Merit Badge Counselor that you have completed all requirements. Your MB Counselor will approve you in Scoutbook online.
  • Email your Assistant Scoutmaster (cc your parents) with the name of the MB and that you have completed all requirements. Your ASM will approve you in Scoutbook online.
  • Email advancement@troop764.com with the name of the MB and state that your MB Counselor and ASM have approved them.
  • Please give Mrs. Oldoerp a few days to confirm that everything looks good. She may reply to your email or you may ask her at a Troop meeting.

 FAQs

How to log into our Troop website

Posted on Oct 4 2022 - 8:14am
Remember to log in regularly to stay up to date on news and calendar events. Here's how:

How to sync the Troop calendar to your smartphone

Posted on Oct 4 2022 - 8:14am

Here's how to sync the Troop 764 calendar to your smartphone or desktop calendar:

  1. Click here: Sync Calendar (you may be prompted to log into our website)
  2. Choose the calendar type from the dropdown (choices are: iPad/iPhone, Apple iCal [Mac], Google Calendar or Android phone, Microsoft Outlook, or Hotmail/Live
  3. Click all the categories that apply to you (at a minimum: Troop, [your Patrol], and Parent Club if you're a parent)
  4. Click the button at the bottom
  5. Follow any further directions

When done, it may take a while for your calendar to sync up. Once active, it should update once or twice a day. You can go into your calendar settings to change the color of the Troop 764 calendar items so they appear distinct from other items on your calendar.

Required BSA Medical Forms

Posted on Oct 4 2022 - 8:14am
BSA Medical Forms are required for participation in Scouting and Troop 764. They are attached to this message.