Welcome to Troop 777 (Northville, MI)

Next Activity - Sygar Triathlon
June 18-19, 2016


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.

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Kristen and Peter Goodman Leading the Memorial Day Parade

Posted on May 27 2016 - 9:40am

The troop traditionally joins other troops in participating in the Northville Memorial Day Parade. 

The troop will need to carry both the Troop and US flags.  Scouts should be in full Class A uniform.  Starting location is the North/East side of race track parking lot at 9:30 am.

1st Year Scouts can earn credit toward their Second Class 1a requirement.  After the Parade, there is free ice cream at Casterline's.  Sign-up Here

Senior Patrol Leader Election on Tuesday

Posted on May 24 2016 - 12:57am

Attend Tuesday's meeting and cast your vote for your next SPL

Troop 777 NYLT Scholarship Available - Due May 24th

Posted on May 24 2016 - 12:48am

The Troop 777 Committee has approved one $112 scholarship for the 2016 National Youth Leadership Training program.  This is roughly 1/2 the registration cost. 

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, six-day course, action-packed program designed to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Scouts aspiring to become Senior Patrol Leader are encouraged to complete this course in the year prior to running.

Interested Scouts should read the attached requirements and submit the below application before the end of patrol meeting on May 24th. 

  • Minimum age 13
  • Minimum First Class Rank
  • Hold a Troop level leadership position (Preferred)
  • Active at meetings and campouts (>60%)
  • Have completed the Introduction to Leadership Skills training
  • Has not attended NYLT or held the SPL position previously
  • Scoutmaster Approval

Bike Shakedowns (Tues and Sun). Permission Slips Due. Drivers Needed

Posted on May 10 2016 - 1:00am

All participants in the Bike Hike must complete Cycling Merit Badge requirements 1 and 2 prior to the campout.  .(others are suggested) 

Tuesday, we will work on requirement 1 below (and 2 if you are not attending Sunday's shakedown)

Sunday, 5pm at D&D bike shop, Matthew Martin has arranged with D&D Bikes to complete #2 below.  Afterward, the group will ride to Ford Field for  pizza.

Cycle MB requirement    

Senor Patrol Leader Nominations Due May 10th

Posted on May 10 2016 - 12:57am

Candidate nominations (requirements and form attached) for the Summer-term SPL are due to the Scoutmaster for review by May 10th  

Approved candidates will be announced at the conclusion of the May 10th meeting, 

SPL elections will be held on May 24th.

  • Active camper
  • Leadership experience sufficient to run the troop
  • Plan and attend summer camp
  • Plan and attend annual planning meeting
  • Committment to meet minimum participation requirements

Registration Open - Career Day Breakfast and Troop Service Project - May 14 (8 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Posted on May 5 2016 - 11:12pm

Please complete this survey so we can better plan for this event - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Troop777 

Breakfast served by the FUMC Men's Club followed by an opportunity for Scouts to learn about different career professions such as:
Sales and Marketing
Human Resources
Aerospace Engineering
Electrical Engineer (automotive)
Commercial Pilot

This is a great opportunity to network and develop contacts with professionals that value and support the Troop 777 Scouting program.  Sign-up here 

At 10am, the troop service project is helping FUMC with the Spring clean-up.  Dress is Troop 777 Class B for both. Sign-up here

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