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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

Early Summer Camp (Royaneh) Registration Deadline - December 15th

Posted on Dec 1 2019 - 8:07am

Early registration for Camp Royaneh is now open. As announced at the Court of Honor, the deadline for sign-up and payment is much earlier this year (December 15, 2019).  Any payments not received by then will be subject to a higher fee and your registration for camp attendance will not be guaranteed.

Sign-up for STEM Merit Badge Midway Begins December 7th

Posted on Nov 30 2019 - 9:48am

Be ready to register on the Skyline Council's site for the merit badge classes you want to take during the Saturday, December 7 STEM Merit Badge Midway. Classes fill up in the blink of an eye so be prepared with your first, second, and third choices.   You can still try register after October 7, but high demand Merit Badges may be full.  STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.  A 1-day event for Scouts to earn new STEM Merit Badges and to finish incomplete ones.  Check the Oct 7 and Dec 7 calendar entries for details.

Urban Outing Registration Deadline - December 3rd

Posted on Nov 24 2019 - 10:05pm
San Francisco Waterfront and China Town

Urban Outing Saturday 12/14

Check out the troop photo and video collection!

Posted on Aug 13 2019 - 2:25pm

The troop maintains photo albums for all our outings and video playlists for selected events -- all linked to from our website.  Check them out at Links->Photos and Links->Video.

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