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

Parent / Scout Outing Registration Now Open

Posted on Sep 11 2019 - 4:42pm
Sunset State Beach, 201 Sunset Beach Rd Watsonville, CA 95076, (831) 763-7063

Intro to Leadership Skills Training (ISLT)

Posted on Sep 3 2019 - 10:30pm

Come join us at Anthony Chabot Regional Park for our annual Introduction to Leadership Skills Training program. Registration is open

Troop 42 Registration for 2019-20 Year Open - Early Registration Deadline September 12, 2019

Posted on Sep 1 2019 - 12:04am

We are announcing that early registration has now opened for the 2019-20 Scouting Year.

Early Registration

Merit Badge Counselor Training Night (10/8)

Posted on Aug 17 2019 - 10:30am

Parents and Adults: Our Scouts rely on us to be counselors for key Eagle required Merit Badges.  To get you started, a special Merit Badge Counselor training session will be conducted for parents and adults during the Troop meeting on October 8.  Please sign-up on the calendar event and review the list of high priority Merit Badges.

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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