BSA Troop 42


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BSA Troop 42 was formed in San Mateo in 1958, and met regularly at the Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo until 2014 when the Troop moved to St. Bart's Catholic Church in San Mateo. The linked Girls Troop 4042 was founded in 2020.
 The Troop was founded on the basic principles of the Boy Scouts of America with emphasis placed on:

  • Development of outdoor and scout craft skills
  • Character development
  • Mental and physical fitness
  • Patriotism and citizenship training
  • Community service
  • Provide and Encourage Advancement
  • Scout led - Adult supervised
  • Patrol Based
  • Scout and family cooperative effort and involvement for a planned and enjoyable program

June Court of Honor is Coming Tues June 11th!

Posted on May 22 2024 - 10:26pm

Scouts and Families!

our Annual Troop Pot Luck and Court of Honor (awards and ranks given) is TUES JUNE 11th at 6pm!

Troop Pot Luck and Court of Honor scheduled for  Tuesday night (06/11) at 6:00pm. The CoH will be held in the St. Bart’s Parish Center Auditorium. Everyone, including family members (no pets) are encouraged and welcome to attend.

- This is our year end awards ceremony!

Board of Review Parents needed!

Posted on May 22 2024 - 10:46am

Hello parents!


We need parent help for board of reviews!

This is your chance to contribute to the troop at our last regular Troop meeting of the year!

Memorial Day Service Projects! [help needed]

Posted on May 16 2024 - 10:43pm


We NEED your help to fulfill our civic duties over Memorial Day weekend!!
All scouts are expected to attend at least ONE project and hopefully more!

Scout Rank Class!

Posted on May 10 2024 - 7:56am

All scouts who have not yet earned your Scout Rank and all Seniors who can help teach a skill:

Please sign up for May 22nd class! this is your chance to earn your first Scouts BSA rank!
Scouts review the info in advance and Parents, there is a section you MUST review with your scout before the class. 

Scoutmasters Conference and Rank Advancement signups

Posted on May 3 2024 - 8:13pm

Scouts, if you are ready for rank advancement, you must sign up on the Troop website by the deadline by MAY 8th! This is coming SOON!

If you are eligible for rank advancement at the  JUNE COURT OF HONOR (all rank advancement requirements signed off except for Scout Spirit, Scoutmaster conference and Board of Review items), register here to sign-up for a Scoutmaster conference. Scout rank does not need to be signed up here.

Royaneh Early Registration and Merit Badge Class Selection **NOW OPEN**

Posted on Mar 2 2024 - 2:40pm

If you register AND make payment to attend Royaneh by March 20, not only will you save $30 per week of camp but you will also be getting a FREE Royaneh T-shirt!  CLICK HERE

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