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:

  • The Troop now accepts Venmo. 
    March Permission slip is up! The activity will be tubing (conditions permitting). Troop will cover cost. If your scout cancels after registration you will be responsible to re-imburse the Troop any non-refundable amount.
  • Summer camp registration is open.  Please make your non-refundable deposit by 3/13.
    Cost: $485 before discounts
           $435 for siblings before discounts
        +$50 Discovery Program (14 & Older)
    Dates:  3/12 Commitments & $50 Non-refundable deposit due or Regrets
              4/1 All scouts paid in full will receive a T42 SEQ Hat   
            Pre-req list should be published
                           5/1 All Scouts must be paid in full
             6/2 Summer Camp meeting following announcements
             6/25 Paperwork needs to be handed in. Merit badges must be chosen.
  • Going forward, all Gear must be returned on the first Tuesday immediately following a campout
  • 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