BSA Troop 42

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 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

Enter the troop 60th Anniversary patch design contest!

Posted on Jan 16 2018 - 10:23am
This is your chance to go down in the history books of our Troop! Be the creator of the winning design of this commemorative patch for all to wear.  See the deadline calendar entry for more information and the template form.

Sign Up for the STEM Outing!

Posted on Jan 1 2018 - 10:59pm

Registration is open for the 2/3-4 STEM outing where scouts will be launching model rockets they assembled themselves in conjunction with the Livermore Unit of the National Assocation of Rocketry (LUNAR) at their special high-altitude launch site in Gold Rush country.  Participation is limited to 40 youth and adults so sign up soon!

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