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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. In January 2020 the Troop moved to Baywood Elementary School 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

Second Harvest Food Bank Food Sorting Service Project - Dec 22

Posted on Oct 18 2021 - 9:18pm
 More Service Opportunities! WEDNESDAY Dec 22nd 9am -12 pm @ Second Harvest Food Bank In San Jose

Scouts older than 14 years old (Second Harvest requires all volunteers 14yo or older), this is a terrific opportunity to help your community during this holiday season while having a great time sorting food, assembling boxes of food, and working with your fellow scouts as a team. We will be working for 3 hours from 9AM - 12 PM.  We will arrange transportation as we get closer to the event and parents are welcome. If you are interested in going, PLEASE sign up now! (you can give up your spot later if you cannot attend). Spots FILL UP quickly. 

National Good Turn Service Project - Food Drive Nov 7 and 13th

Posted on Oct 17 2021 - 10:06pm

As one of our 2 major Troop wide service projects, Our Troop will be collecting food for Samaritan House from our Aragon/Baywood Neighbors.

Merit Badge Counselor Training with Pam Fosnes on 10/27

Posted on Oct 17 2021 - 10:24am

To Troop Parents and Adults,
The next Merit Badge Counselor training is on Wednesday, 10/27 at 6:30pm.  We'll need new Merit Badge Counselors over the next year, so now's your chance to participate.  Please be sure to check the 10/27 calendar entry as forms and youth protection training (YPT) are required.

Eagle Court of Honor for Ryan Brinson, Lucas Kasper, and Milo & Nicco Wolter

Posted on Oct 15 2021 - 2:46pm

Please join us for the upcoming Eagle CoH festivities at St. Barts Auditorium.

Medicine merit badge ending Fall 2021

Posted on Sep 29 2021 - 2:14pm

For anyone interested in starting the medicine merit badge, please request a blue card from Mr. Swami or Mr. Mattos in the next month or so. (And find a counselor) Boy Scouts of America will be discontinuing this merit badge and replacing it soon with the healthcare professions merit badge.

Summer 2021 Camp Royaneh Recap

Posted on Aug 23 2021 - 9:54pm

Camp 2021 Royaneh Wrap Up!

As we head towards a new scouting year, here are the photos and a great recap of summer camp!Google Photo Album

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