July 22 to July 25 Thurs – Sun. Meet at Dr. Conway’s house 10 Pershing St. On this trip we will be day hiking and scrambling over rocky trails in The Shawgunks of New York (“The Gunks”).   This will be the 3rd Gunks trip for T179. Trip leaders areContinue Reading

May 28 6:00pm   The troop traditionally honors veterans this weekend with flag placements on the graves of soldiers at Calvary Cemetery off Route 70.  Usually done on Saturday morning- we are now doing this on Friday night at 6 pm to accommodate the weather for the weekend.  We shouldContinue Reading

Due to COVID-19 constraints, the trip this year is cancelled. We’re working on some alternative activity ideas. If you would like to share an idea, please email the Troop.   Sorry, and thanks.  Continue Reading

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