Welcome To Troop 42 of New Fairfield!

sponsored by the New Fairfield Lions Club, and a member of the Scatacook District of the Connecticut Yankee Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Join Us!

We are a boy-led troop, offering a Scouting program with emphasis on camping and outdoor skills. Our Scouts actively practice the leadership skills they'll use as adults.  All boys age 11 to 17, in grades 6 or higher, are welcome to join us or to visit a meeting.   Please contact our Committee Chairman or Scoutmaster to arrange your visit to a meeting - we believe you'll become one of our newest members.

News You Can Use:

  • All meetings starting in April will be in person. Here are some upcoming important dates:
    • March 25th- Final BoR before the CoH
      April 1st- all Advancement is due for the CoH
      Saturday April 17 Court of Honor
      April 23-25- Campout at Sequassen

  • 2021 Camp Sequassen
    When: Week 6 (August 1-7)
    Where: Camp Sequassen
    How much: $470 per scout
    $420 for a sibling (Can be coupled with T-179)
    Adults: TBD

    Due dates:  Any Scout that is paid in full by 4/1 gets a free hat.
               All scouts must be paid in full by May 1st.

    You can only register and pay for Camp with the Troop through the scoutmaster. Please Venmo your commitments ASAP @NFTroop42. 

    Only Scouts that are paid in full can register for summer camp program.

    ****As always, no scout should miss out on the summer camp experience due to financial hardship. Please contact the treasurer at treasurer@nftroop42.org****
    Medical Forms: The medical records coordinator will be reaching out to you regarding all medical forms. Any questions- please email scoutmaster@nftroop42.org
  • Link to CYC Covid Guidelines. https://www.ctyankee.org/council-news/overnight-camping-guidance-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
  • Going forward, we are going to be using TroopMaster for campout registration/permission slips. To access TroopMaster, go to https://tmweb.troopmaster.com/Website/Home
  • Beginning on Monday, January 28, 2019, after-school access to the middle and high school will be restricted to the main entrance of the high school. All other exterior doors, including those used to enter the gym and cafeteria lobby, will be locked.
  • When a weekly scout meeting calls for "Uniform: Class B", All scouts are expected to wear the appropriate Class B uniform with no exceptions. This will be strictly enforced going forward.  A Class B uniform consists of a scouting tee-shirt or other troop or camp shirt and Scout pants or shorts. Uniforms can be purchased from the official on line store or a local store
  • The Troop Controlled Substance Policy is now available
  • Support the CT Yankee Council - if you make purchases on Amazon, use this link to get to Amazon and the Council will receives a percentage of your purchase.
  • Parents of new Scouts are encouraged to review the Parents page, especially the Parents Welcome Letter and Handout and the Troop Information and Handbook.

2019 Campout