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:

  • Updated equipment return information is posted under "Shanty Rules" available under the equipment section of the Camping page.  There's also information on what to do when you take home equipment after a camping trip in the Troop 42 Equipment Maintenance Procedures.  The procedures can be found under the equipment section of the Camping page or in the camping section of the Forms page
  • Merit Badge College finishes on Apr. 28 with the badges below.  Please contact the merit badge coordinator if you have any questions.
    • Digital Technology and Moviemaking (scouts will actually work on 2 badges)
    • Wilderness Survival
    • Personal Fitness
    • Safety - All  NEW scouts that just bridged into the troop will be working on this badge
    • Family Life OR Communications
    • Photography
    • Personal Management - Scouts signing up for this badge must currently be in high school
  • Our May camping trip to ConnJam will cost $20 per Scout, with the remainder of expenses paid using troop funds.
  • Troop 42 Class B Sweatshirts from the Salesmanship Merit Badge are still available for $25 each. Contact the sweatshirt coordinator if you would like a sweatshirt or have any questions
  • The annual Lion's clean-up at Camp Candlewood is scheduled for May 27.
  • Stay warm and comfortable as we camp in the cold weather by reviewing the Tips for Cold Weather Camping.  
  • 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 encourage to review the Parents page, especially the  Parents Welcome Letter and Handout and the Troop Information and Handbook.

Our Newest Eagle

Dorothy Day Collection

New Scout Bridging
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Mohawk Mountain