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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:

  • 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.  PLEASE RSVP IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING
  • The troop will be camping on December 2-3, 2017 at Camp Sequassen. We were originally scheduled for December 9-10, 2017. NOTE THIS IS A SHOOTING PROGRAM. Permission slips are due by 11/28
  • 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.  The Troop will need adult help with store front sales – please put them on your schedules.  Two adults are needed for each patrol shift during the two days (Nov 25th  and Dec 9th). See Order form and Flyer
  • 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