About Troop 39
Welcome to Mattituck Boy Scouts of America Troop 39. This Troop has over 90 years of service to the boys and the community of Mattituck since 1924. The troop traces its official Suffolk County Council membership to Dec 1924. However, there are County historical papers the mention the Mattituck Boy Scouts as early as 1911.
This troop’s Chartered Organization and sponsor is the Mattituck Fire Department.
Troop 39 Meets at Scouters Lodge on Wednesday night between the hours 7pm - 8:30 pm Sept through May.
The Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmasters, and the Troop Committee are committed to providing the best scouting program following the ideals of scouting. The Scout Oath, The Scout Law, Scout Motto, Scout Slogan, and the Outdoor Code provide a young man a road map for success in scouting and his growth into adulthood. The Scouting program follows the Patrol Method. It teaches leadership by using the principle of Scouts Leading Scouts under the Guidance of Adult Scouters. The ideals of scouting teach and help a scout to follow the path to responsible citizenship.
An important part of scouting is the outdoor program. The troop tries to campout at least once a month. Some examples are Boston freedom trail, Philadelphia freedom trail, ski trips, white water rafting, canoe trips, a week at summer camp, and other places and adventures chosen by the boys each year. Along the way they earn patches, medals, merit badges, rank advancement, and leadership skills holding troop leadership positions. The Scouts follow the Eagle Trail. They start a Scout, then advance up the trail earning Tenderfoot, Second class, First Class, Star, Life, then Scouting highest award of Eagle scout.
So, take a minute, look the website over, give us a call or email and come visit us. See what scouting has to offer. These famous people all got their start in scouting and became Eagle Scouts.