Great job to the members of Troop 179 who biked today! Mile 0 Lloyd Hall/Art Museum    Park on Sedgley Drive  (parking lot has 2 hour enforced maximum) Parking, Bathrooms. Mile 4.6 Regal UA Main Street Theatre, Manayunk, Parking.   Start for riders wanting a shorter ride. Mile 5.6 MainContinue Reading

Due to COVID-19 lockdown, BSA Troop 179 was unable to plant flags at Calvary Cemetery on Memorial Day for veterans and their families. The Troop instead gathered for the task on July 3rd. Thanks to all that attended! Photos from the event are on the Troop OneDrive:    Continue Reading

The Troop welcomes Webelos from Cub Scout Pack #179!   Thanks to everyone that joined the bridging ceremony on June 30th. We’re looking forward to sharing our Scouting adventures with you!   Photos from the evening are available at the Troop photo site  Continue Reading

Camp Connected by the Garden State Council Opens Today (May 29)   Garden State Council’s CAMP CONNECTED presents: VIRTUAL SCOUTS BSA SUMMER CAMP Get ready for a fun, interactive camp experience like no other! Choose 4 merit badges per week from our list of 14 offered during camp! Plus, virtualContinue Reading

Unlike past years, the Troop was unable to work with the VFW to plant flags at Cavalry Cemetery for Memorial Day at the graves of veterans and their families. Because Scouts across the USA are all in a similar situation due to COVID-19, The BSA has called for Scouts toContinue Reading

May and June, 2020 Please contact the Troop at if you would like to support the effort of one of our senior Scouts, working toward his Eagle.     I need your help with my Eagle Scout Project. My project is to make 150 masks for people experiencing homelessness in Camden. Continue Reading

All for One, One for All The Troop has been busy, with everyone working remotely and independently! The Troop would like to thank the older scouts that already have that MB. Your attending, listening and providing input is valuable and makes all the difference to those New Scouts. It strengthensContinue Reading

On April 9, we are having a virtual meeting at 7pm via Teams ( The exact connection link will be sent out shortly before the meeting time. There are 3 matters before the troop: Troop Elections Service How the Troop will conduct business during these days of quarantine.    Continue Reading

Troop 179 will cancel the following: Troop Meeting on March 17th. Cabin Camping Trip on March 21st. Troop Meeting on March 24th.   The Troop is responding to responsible calls for reductions in group meetings and events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Things to do: while maintaining social isolation, check inContinue Reading