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:

  • Summer Camp Parents - if you have not received a copy of the Summer Camp Phone Tree or you would like to change your contact information, please contact the webmaster.
  • Canoeing Merit Badge sessions are scheduled for July 8, July 29, and Aug. 5.  You must have passed your summer camp swim test to attend these sessions.  Contact the Canoeing merit badge counselor for more information.
  • Kayaking Merit Badge sessions are scheduled for July 10, Aug. 7, and Aug. 14.  You must have passed your summer camp swim test to attend these sessions.  Contact the Kayaking merit badge counselor for more information.
  • The crutch drive coordinated by Jeremy P runs through August 1. Bring your crutches, canes and walkers to collection boxes at Stop and Shop, the NF library, or Dr. Biles office.  Please support the drive if you can.  Send a note if you would like more information.
  • Sign up for Family Campout at Lime Rock Park which will be Friday Sept. 19 - Sunday Sept. 21.  We will camp in the track infield and watch the Trans-Am Season Finale Races.  Costs will be $16 for admission and approximately $10 for food.  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.
  • 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 list of merit badges currently offered by the troop is updated and available on the Advancement page.
  • The list of Merit Badge Books in the Troop Library has been updated. To check out any of them, for free, contact the Merit Badge Book Librarian.
  • Parents of new Scouts are encourage to review the Parents page, especially the updated Troop Information and Handbook.
  • An updated list of merit badges with counselors is available on the Advancement page.
  • Parents, if you will be driving Scouts this year. please update your Annual Motor Vehicle Checklist and return it to our Outdoor Coordinator, who maintains the information in confidential files. 

Eagle Court of Honor

Five Eagles
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Harriman AT/West Shelter


Applebees