Flag Retirement at Highland Tavern Saturday October 21st 9am Bring your worn American flag and participate in the honorable decommissioning of it and other flags with the Troop. What: T179 has been asked to lead an American flag retirement ceremony. This will be a special event and an opportunity for allContinue Reading

Boy Scout Troop 179 Food Drive Collection   Sun Nov 5, 12 to 2 pm   Help collect and put away food for one of our area’s primary food pantries. On average, 40 families a week are provided food donations from this much-needed service.   Here’s all you need toContinue Reading

2017 Caving and Hiking in Carlisle PA Overview This is a car camping trip. We’ll briefly xplore the Conodoguinet Cave in Carlisle and then go on a couple of day hikes. Troop 179 last did this in 2015.   Troop boys should arrive at Westmont Methodist at 3:30pm on FridayContinue Reading

Connor Stine’s Eagle Scout Project Come support Connor Stine’s Eagle Scout Project this Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 2-6pm at the playground at Newton Lake Park. We will be building a kiosk at the playground (on Lakeshore Dr., just beyond Lees Ln) and installing 8 mile markers. Please come for as long asContinue Reading

Haddon Township Annual Block Party – September 23, 2017 The Troop has been asked to construct the rope bridge as we’ve done the last several years.  This really does take a lot of hands to make work – including any parents too. Set-up 8:30am – 12noon Bridge guides:     12noonContinue Reading

We will host Cub Scout Pack #179 on Saturday, May 13th from 5:00-6:00. Webelo-II cubs will bridge over to the Troop, let’s give them a warm welcome!   Please arrive at 4:30 to help prepare.  Continue Reading

The selection is in. From the scouts we heard from, the majority have chosen Rodney, which is down along the Chesapeake Bay waterfront. Both Mr Mallgrave and Mr. Stine are available this week too. The August 6-12 is Rodney’s last week of camp and typically the number of scouts thatContinue Reading

February 11th and 12th, 2017.   It’s opened for Scouts, Scout families and a friend too. We meet at the Westmont United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 11th at 8:00 am and we will leave at 8:15. We will ski/snowboard throughout the day.   GPS Address: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area,Continue Reading

Another Klondike is under our belt and, while we have no ribbons to show for it, there were many things for T179 to be proud of….: Our two Klondike sleds were led by Erik N. and Matthew B. Both did a great job.  There have been “melt-downs” in the past,Continue Reading