It is an honor to present Troop 179’s most recent Eagle Scout, Mr. Harris R. Mr. R. has been in Scouting since Cub Scouting, and has been an active member and leader of Troop 179 since 2014. He has had many leadership roles within the troop. His Eagle service projectContinue Reading

Cold weather camping in search for the Gettysburg Ghosts. November’s camping trip is on the weekend of 13-15! It will be an exciting trip to Gettysburg! We will camp at a local Boy Scout camp and visit the museum, town, and battle field! It’s been reported many of the GettysburgContinue Reading

    Troop 179: We have had our Parvin reservations cancelled. They have closed some campsites for the weekend. We will change to a day trip bike trip. Details as follows: We will meet at Westmont United Methodist Church at 7:30 AM on Oct 25. Bring a lunch and aContinue Reading

Lehigh River White Water Rafting, Sept 18-20 Car camping Fri and Sat nights at Hickory Run State Park. Meet at church Fri 6:00pm. Depart at 6:30. Patrol cooking. Rafting trip Sat morning. Explore Boulder Field Sat. afternoon. So far, adults going include Conway x 2, Dezii, Snoke, Atkins, Craft andContinue Reading

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: http://link.bsa179.org/photogallery    Continue Reading