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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:

  • Please note that dues are $114 and should be brought in by October 10th
  • The first Court of Honor will be 7pm October 10 at New Life Church. All scouts should wear Class A uniforms
  • October 15th 1pm (at Shanty): Shanty day, all patrol leaders and/or asst. patrol leaders must attend. Each patrol must have a representative
  • The date for the NF Lions Club Car Show has been changed to Sunday October 15 due to inclement weather in the forecast. The 25th Annual NF Lions Club Car Show is being held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Squantz Pond State Park, 10:00am-4:00pm. Gates open at 9:00am.  If you can help out the Lions always appreciate it, as it is one of their largest fundraisers!  Please wear Class A uniform.
  • The next campout will be October 20-22 at Camp Sequassen. Permission slips are due on or before October 10
  • Wreath and Poinsetta sales- Dates to note (see information at the top of the order form): Early orders & monies turn in Sat Nov 4, All other orders and monies turn in Sat Nov 18, Pickup of early orders (requested, to be confirmed) Mon - Wed Nov 20 - 22 Pickup all other orders for delivery Dec 1 - Dec 3,  Store Front sales days Sat Nov 25 and Sat Dec 2. See Order form and Flyer
  • The troop is planning a special event to celebrate Troop 42 Eagle scouts (past and present) . Saturday November 25th 3-5 PM Company A Firehouse. Directions here.   If you are an Eagle Scout from Troop 42 please email t42eaglealumni@nftroop42.org with your latest contact information so you can be added to the list. If you know any Eagle Scout from Troop 42 please pass this information along. 
  • 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.

2017 National Jamboree on the way to West Virginia.                                                                 Eagle Project 

2017 July 4th Parade







Assateague 2016