Welcome to Troop 777 (Northville, MI)

Next Event - Best Event Ever - Dec 4th, 2015


Located in Northville, MI since 1999, we average between 40-60 registered Scouts.  

The troop meets every Tuesday night during the school year at 7:30pm in the First United Methodist Church gym on 8 Mile Rd.

For more information, please send our Scoutmaster a message at the Contact Us page.

WEBELOS DEN LEADERS, visit our Cub Pack Relations page to learn about our Webelos events.

Note to 777 members: you will need to log in to access the secure areas of this site.

Alaskan Adventure - Deposits Due

Posted on Nov 23 2015 - 11:08pm

Hey Scouts.  The Alaska outfitter has filled their 2016 calendar and is holding a few spot for Troop 777 but we need to get your deposits in ASAP.  You don't want to miss this awesome adventure.  Register at this link and make a $300/person deposit to Mr. Tischler.  

We are limited to a 12 person crew and have 3 spots remaining.  So please get your deposit in on Tuesday.

See the link above for participation requirements and on-line registration.

Mr. Tischler / Mr. Walker


Posted on Nov 23 2015 - 10:53pm

The Best Event Ever permission slip has been posted.  Please sign-up online, bring printed permission slip and payment to Tuesday meeting.  Paypal option also available.  

NOTE: Scouts that camped both nights at Feast = FREE.  

NOTE: Fall in is at SkyZone Canton. Parents MUST SIGN an online waiver or waiver at SkyZone. 

Merit Badge College at University of Dayton (Dayton Ohio)

Posted on Nov 18 2015 - 10:03pm

Students at the University of Dayton (Dayton, Ohio) are putting on three dates for Merit Badge Colleges:

Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Posted on Nov 18 2015 - 9:55pm

Hello Scouts and Scout Parents,

 In an effort for the Scouts to help lower the registration costs of summer camping activities the Patrol Leaders Council (PLC), Scoutmaster, Troop 777 Committee, and District Council have all approved a Yankee Candle fundraiser (see attached document).

Advancement Process Reminder

Posted on Oct 30 2015 - 2:28am

Hey Scouts, 

Just a reminder on a couple of advancement related processes:

Merit Badges

Step 1 - Merit Badge Pamphlet - review the merit badge and the requirements.  You can buy them at Nankin Hobby or check them out from the Troop Librarian.  Pamphlets are not available on-line.
Step 2 - Blue Card - Obtain a signed card from the Scoutmaster BEFORE meeting with a Merit Badge Counselor.  Be ready to discuss the merit badge.  The Scoutmaster can give you a list of approved Merit Badge Counselors to work with.
Step 3 - Merit Badge Counselor - contact one of the approved counselors and make arrangements to meet.  Be prepared to show evidence of your work for each requirement.  Obtain a signature on the blue card for each requirement completed. How Counselors are assigned
Step 4 - Merit Badge Worksheets - these do NOT replace the merit badge pamphlet but are a handy way to document your work - Worksheets Link
Step 5 - Signatures - after you complete all requirements, obtain a final signature from your Counselor and Scoutmaster.  
Step 6 - Turn in Blue Card - to the troop Advancement Chair (Mr. Bresson) at the Front Desk.  

Rank Advancement: 

  • Requirements: All requirements completed, signed, and dated in your handbook except Position of Responsibility, Scout Sprint, Being Active - these are signed off by a Scoutmaster in your Conference
  • Advancement Plan: Obtain the Troop 777 Advancement Plan form from the Advancement Chair (Mr. Bresson) and complete before scheduling a Scoutmaster Conference.  Onine version here
  • Scoutmaster Conference: Contact the Scoutmaster to schedule a Scoutmaster Conference (Note: Life and Eagle ranks are done outside regular meetings).
  • Board of Review: Contact the BoR Coordinator (Mr. Grimmer) to request being added to the next available Board of Review.  Meetings are pre-scheduled every week prior to normal meeting times (see process below).
  • Turn in Advancement Plan: following the BoR, obtain all signatures and turn in the form to the Advancement Chair.  Ranks are usually awarded during the meeting.  Credentials are given at the Court of Honor.


  • Eagle Advisor:  Schedule an initial meeting with one of the Eagle Advisors after earning Life rank to learn about the special advancement processes for Eagle
  • Trail to Eagle Presentation:  Click here


New BoR Schedule:

Troop 777 Fall Service Project - Oct 24th

Posted on Oct 21 2015 - 2:16am

Our troop-wide service project is Oct 24 from 9 am - noon at FUMC.

We will be preparing the FUMC grounds for winter.  Bring gloves, rake, trimmer, blowers, safety glasses and work boots.  Refreshments will be provided.

Let us know how many to expect - register on line http://www.troop777northville.org/node/1859 

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