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

Board of Review Parents THANK YOU!

Posted on May 29 2024 - 9:38pm

THANK YOU parents for all your help in making Board of Review a success! Without your help we could not do this!

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

Camporee is Coming in April!

Posted on Feb 26 2024 - 8:10pm

Time to start looking at your calendars!

Camporee Sign ups are open now! Space is limited!
This is the most fun patrol based competition of the year!
Show your Troop and Patrol spirit this year at the Magic Themed Camporee!

Edgewood Park 5 Mile hike

Posted on Feb 25 2024 - 10:37am

Hello Scouts,

If you would like to work on your 2nd class rank requirements 3a, 3b, or 3c or would just like to go on a hike, then please join us for a 5 mile hike at Edgewood Park on Mar 17th.

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