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 Family Campout at Lime Rock Park is this weekend!  Please check all of the updated information on the Family Camping page. 
  • If you are not attending the Family Campout, attend the New Fairfield Day scout activities.
  • Hahlawah Preserve Clean Up is planned for Sept. 27 (corrected date) from 9:00 to 10:30.  Bring work gloves, rakes and loppers. Sign up at a troop meeting.
  • The next Court of Honor is coming up soon. Make sure to see the Merit Badge Coordinator about partials you want to get done before the blue card deadline
  • We will be assisting with canoeing demonstrations at the Girl Scout Encampment on Sept 27.  Please contact the Senior Patrol Leader if have the Canoeing Merit Badge and would like to volunteer to help.
  • Sign up for the West Point Game and November camping which will be Friday Nov 21 - Sunday Nov 23.  There will be tours run by Cadets and scouts will have a chance to see many of the Cadet's fun "toys."  Tickets to the noon game against Fordham are $25 per person, with payments to be collected in September).  Seats are in the North End Zone Section 23.  Contact the trip coordinator to sign up or ask questions.  In case of financial hardship, please speak to the Troop Treasurer.  No boy will be refused because of financial hardship.
  • The New Fairfield Lions Car Show is on Oct. 12.  We will be helping park cars and other jobs. Work shifts are from 8:00 a.m to noon and noon to 4:00 p.m.  and get you free admission.  Please contact the Committee Chairman to sign up.
  • Equipment returns are still outstanding from both Summer Camp and Green Island. Parents.   Patrol leaders, make sure to get any overdo equipment back.
  • Patrol Leaders: Last call for Patrol Camping Planner for September is on Sept 16.  Make sure you have turned in all your paperwork.
  • The Pancake Breakfast has not yet been rescheduled.  Announcements will be made when a new date has been set.
  • Parents of new Scouts are encourage to review the Parents page, especially the  Parents Welcome Letter and Handout and the Troop Information and Handbook.
  • Parents, please sign up as a backup driver for one camping trip during the year and update your Annual Motor Vehicle Checklist and return it to our Outdoor Coordinator, who maintains the information in confidential files. 
  • Pack 142 is looking for more Den Chiefs. It's a great leadership position.  Contact the Scoutmaster if you're interested in getting trained.

Green Island - Candlewood Lake


Camp Minsi


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