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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.

 

How to complete your Rank Advancement

Posted on Jun 8 2022 - 9:42pm
Scouts are responsible for completing their rank advancements as follows:

How to enroll and earn a Merit Badge

Posted on Jun 8 2022 - 9:41pm
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.

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In-Person Meeting Guidelines / COVID-19 Health Safety Check Form

Posted on Apr 22 2022 - 9:05pm

Please refer to these two documents when meeting in person. Complete the COVID-19 Health & Safety Check form and bring a copy to your meeting.<

Scoutbook and Website - Use and Login Information

Posted on Apr 20 2022 - 8:39am
​Hi Scouts and Parents,
 
Troop 764 is now using Scoutbook to track our Scouts' rank advancements, achievements, and merit badges. We have received many questions about access to our website and Scoutbook. Please refer to the information below, which covers both Scouts and Parents. Thank you!​
 
Troop 764 Website
  • All Scouts and Parents have login access to our website, https://www.troop764.com
  • All Scouts and many parents have an official BSA ID number, which you can view by logging onto our website and clicking on "My Profile". If you have an ID, it will appear at the bottom of your contact card.
  • All Scout Leaders and Patrol Leaders have access to add events to our calendar (instructions).
Scoutbook - Scouts (except Venturing Crew)
  • Troop 764 is now using Scoutbook at https://scoutbook.scouting.org/ to track all rank advancements and achievements (including merit badges).
  • All Scouts have a Troop 764 profile in Scoutbook that you should check for accuracy.
  • If you have already logged in to Scoutbook and are using it, congratulations!
  • If you haven't used Scoutbook before, please log in and start using it as follows.
  • First try to retrieve your account (if you do not remember your username or password or whether you even have a Scoutbook account):
    • Click the Login button and then the link "Forgot password or my.Scouting username"
    • Enter your email address and click "Send new password".
    • If the system does not recognize your email address, follow the steps in the next section to create a new account.
    • If the system does recognize your email address, you already have an account. Scoutbook will send an email with password reset instructions. Do NOT create a new account!
    • If your existing account isn't linked to your Troop 764 profile please contact Elton Doi at eltonmdoi@gmail.com).
  • If after the above you're sure you don't have an existing or forgotten Scoutbook account, create a new account with your parent's help:
    • Click the Login button and then the link "Create account"
    • Enter your correct name, date of birth, and zip code. Click Next.
    • Scoutbook should show a popup window matching you to an existing record. If not, cancel and try again with another email if you have a different one. Check that the BSA ID is correct (the email may not be; you can correct it later).
    • If the match is correct, click the "Retrieve information" button. If not click "None of the above" to cancel the process - and let us know (Elton Doi at eltonmdoi@gmail.com).
    • Proceed entering additional information - email, address, security questions, and login option.
    • Press the "Create account" button. This should successfully create your account. Remember your login info!
Scoutbook - Venturing Crew
  • We are checking with the council on how your profiles are being created and associated with Troop 764.
  • Please stand by for further details.
Scoutbook - Parents
  • Parents may log into Scoutbook at https://scoutbook.scouting.org/ to track all rank advancements and achievements (including merit badges) for Scouts.
  • The parents ​at the bottom of this message ​already have ​one or more ​Scoutbook account​(s)​ linked to Troop 764. Please follow the steps to retrieve an existing account. Do NOT create a new account!
  • In some cases, parents have two accounts, likely because you forgot about an old one or created a new one to complete Youth Protection Training. We are working with Scoutbook support to merge the duplicate accounts into one and will let you know when complete. In this case, you can log in to one of the accounts if you remember, otherwise please do NOT create a new account.
  • If your name does not appear below, you may ​still ​have a Scoutbook account not linked to Troop 764 (for example, if you came from another Troop or Cub Pack​, or completed YPT without specifying Troop 764​). Please follow the steps to retrieve an existing account before creating a new one!
  • First try to ​​retrieve your account (if you do not remember your username or password or whether you even have a Scoutbook account):
    • Click the Login button and then the link "Forgot password or my.Scouting username"
    • Enter your email address and click "Send new password".
    • If the system does not recognize your email address, follow the steps in the next section to create a new account.
    • If the system does recognize your email address, you already have an account. Scoutbook will send an email with password reset instructions. Do NOT create a new account!
    • If you have an existing account but it isn't linked to Troop 764, please contact Elton Doi at eltonmdoi@gmail.com.
  • If after the above you're sure you don't have an existing or forgotten Scoutbook account, create a new account:
    • Click the Login button and then the link "Create account"
    • Enter your correct name, date of birth, and zip code. Click Next.
    • Scoutbook may show a popup window if it finds a match to an existing record. Check that the BSA ID is correct (the email may not be; you can correct it later).
    • If the match is correct, click the "Retrieve information" button. If not click "None of the above" to cancel the process - and let Elton Doi know at eltonmdoi@gmail.com).
    • Proceed entering additional information - email, address, security questions, and login option.
    • Press the "Create account" button. This should successfully create your account. Remember your login info!
Parents with accounts in Scoutbook linked to Troop 764 (includes duplicates). Please try to retrieve your username/password and do NOT create a new account.

Kim Beard
Kimberly Beard
Matthew Beard
Matthew Beard
Keith Beckstead
Keith Beckstead
Tomoe Beckstead
Baron Brady
Baron Brady
Baron Brady

Required BSA Medical Forms

Posted on Feb 14 2022 - 8:11am
BSA Medical Forms are required for participation in Scouting and Troop 764. They are attached to this message.
 

How to log into our Troop website

Posted on Jan 27 2022 - 7:05pm
Remember to log in regularly to stay up to date on news and calendar events. Here's how: