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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

Horseback Riding Outing March 16-17

Posted on Feb 19 2019 - 8:24pm

** Horseback Ride Update **

Registration has been re-opened to make room for any remaining scouts still hoping to join our horseback ride. Registration will officially close on 2/28/19.

San Mateo Little League Opening Day Flag Ceremony Help

Posted on Feb 16 2019 - 11:38pm

The San Mateo Little League needs at least 3 scouts to help with their Opening Day Flag Ceremony. Scouts should wear their full dress uniform including sash.  Donuts will be priovided to the helpers. This event counts towards the Second Class flag ceremony requirement as well as an hour of community service.  Please sign up in the calendar event. Any questions contact Joyce@Joyma.com.

Need Rider Details with Registration - Horse Ride Outing 3/16/19

Posted on Feb 16 2019 - 7:32am

For those planning to attend the horse ride, we still need the following rider info:

  • Age
  • Height
  • Weight

Please include along with your online registration (under Notes section) on T42 site, or if prefer you may email directly to Mr. Livingston

Nuclear Science Day on March 30, 2019

Posted on Feb 6 2019 - 3:25pm

The Nuclear Science Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will host the next Nuclear Science Day on March 30, 2019. This is a free opportunity for all scouts in 8th-12th grade to learn the ABC's of Nuclear Science, tour the Advanced Light Source, and learn about radioactivity in our daily lives. BSA Scouts may earn the Nuclear Science merit badge.  Sign-up by February 27th so we can ensure that our registration makes the deadline.

Council Eagle Scout Reception & Dinner

Posted on Jan 20 2019 - 3:29pm

Troop 42 Eagle scouts, the council Eagle Scout reception and dinner is February 26 (reception 5-7pm, dinner 7-9pm).  2018 Eagle Scouts receive a registration discount.  Come to this event to network with fellow Eagles and long-time dedicated BSA council members.  You never know how networking is going to pay off in life but it always does.  For more info and to register see the council website.

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