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Troop 399 is a Boy Scout troop based in North Babylon, NY.  Troop 399 is a member of the Sagtikos District of BSA's Suffolk County Council.  The unit is sponsored by the North Babylon Lions Club. Originally chartered in 1975, Troop 399 has been serving the community, turning boys into leaders and giving families the opportunity to participate in Scouting for over 40 years.  The troop meets weekly in the cafeteria of Marion G. Vedder Elementary School on Thursday evenings.

Mission Statement

It is the purpose of Troop 399 North Babylon to provide boys (ages 10-18) and their families the opportunity to participate in Boy Scouting.  The purpose of the program and troop is to encourage family understanding, working with others, proper sportsmanship, doing your best, showing scout spirit, personal growth, and simply to have an enjoyable time.

Troop 399 serves families of the North Babylon area by educating the minds, molding the hearts and developing the leadership skills and talents of young men in the community. More than an institution of standard scouting, Troop 399 offers young men an opportunity for moral, spiritual, athletic, and social growth.

Our mission is clear. Every boy, unique in their own talent and abilities, should have an opportunity for a scouting experience in a community in which respect is always the top priority. Therefore, we strive to provide an environment where each scout is accepted and challenged to reach his potential in achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

Meeting Information:

Troop meetings are held on the 2nd through 4th Thursday evenings that schools are open at 7:30 pm in the Marion G. Vedder Elementary School cafeteria.

Committee meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm in the Parliament Place Elementary School faculty lounge.

Patrol Leader and Scoutmaster Council meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm at Marion G. Vedder Elementary School in the cafeteria.