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

Sign up for the Yosemite Outing!

Posted on Feb 21 2018 - 6:21pm

Yosemite, here we come!   This May we'll hike the beautiful Chilnualna Falls in Yosemite National Park.  Spots are limited, so reserve early.

Mystery Trip

Posted on Feb 20 2018 - 4:05pm
The Mystery Trip this spring is just around the corner. Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 21 to April 22, 2018. 

Registration is open, check-it out for more details, and sign-up!

Exploration Camp for Merit Badge fun during Spring Break

Posted on Feb 20 2018 - 12:03pm
Exploration Camp is a fun and exciting daily program sponsorted by the San Francisco Bay Area Council that provides the opportunity for boys and girls ages 11-18 to explore hobbies, educational interests and useful social and personal skills during Spring Break.  The program utilizes the various Boy Scout Merit Badge topics as its "curriculum" for program activities.

Orienteering - Your Only Chance this Year!!! - April 14

Posted on Feb 20 2018 - 12:01pm

Details and sign-up in the calendar event.

2018 High Adventure Mt. Shasta Mountain Climb!

Posted on Feb 13 2018 - 2:09pm

High school scouts sign up for the first ever troop mountain climb of Mt. Shasta!  This incredible weekend experience in June before the start of summer camp will take you to the top of one of the highest peaks in the continental US with a 360° view of the entire northern part of the state.  See the calendar entry for more information and to register.

Get Ready for the Merit Badge Midway

Posted on Feb 9 2018 - 6:53pm

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Where: Ralston Middle School, 2675 Ralston Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002

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