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GPS Address: 384 Watsons Mill Rd, Elmer, NJ 08318 or 384 Watsons Mill Rd, Elmer, NJ 08318 Roosevelt Campmaster: Rob Brookwood 856-358-8555 We are now finalizing the trip for summer camp on July 21st-26th (Week 4). We use the Haddon Township Police Station parking lot to do all the finalContinue Reading

Sat, Sep 17, 2022 8:00 AM   Parvin State Park, 701 Almond Rd, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318   The Jersey Devil Century (metric century) is the club’s premier ride. The ride takes place when temperatures are starting to cool and summer traffic has ebbed. Registration, parking, ride start & finish, are at the Thundergust picnic area of Parvin State Park. The routes wander through the rural country side and a few small towns of Cumberland and Salem counties. The terrain is is mostly flat with just enough climbs to challenge new riders and add interest for the experienced rider. Mail-in pre-registration is $25. Start anytime between 8 am to 9:00 am and ride at your own pace with two options of 31 or 62 miles. The 62 mile route has a food/rest stop (with bathrooms) located about half way through the route. An extra water stop is provided about 3/4th’s of the way through each loop. A few stores and deli’s are located along the way. After tackling either route, the rides return to the park for some of the best “century” food of the summer.  Continue Reading

Congratulations to Ryan Craft for completing his Eagle Board of Review! The Board of Review was drawn from members of Garden State Council, Troop Committee, and former Eagle Scouts from T179. The Board approved in a unanimous vote on August 14.   Thank you to Asst. Scoutmaster Snoke for introducingContinue Reading

Congratulations to Thomas Dezii, and to his family for contributing, in the earning of the Eagle Scout rank! Thomas’ Court of Honor took place on 6 August. Best wishes to him as he goes forward!      Continue Reading

Holy Savior Gymnasium (50 Emerald Ave, Haddon Township, NJ) July 9th, from 11am to 1pm. We will be constructing “Blessing Bags” for Volunteers of America, an organization that assists our local homeless community. Blessing bags are quart sized plastic bags filled with personal hygiene products, non-perishable foods, and miscellaneous itemsContinue Reading

July 24 – July 30 After being held back for two years, Troop #179 is ready to travel and adventure! Mark your calendars! We are heading to Camp Yawgoog in Rhode Island.   Important Links for 2022 Camp at Yawgoog 2022 Yawgoog Merit Badge Schedule 2022 Yawgoog Merit Badge Pre-reqsContinue Reading

Blue Mountain Summit to Lehigh Gap (13.6 miles) April 2nd – April 3rd   Appalachian Trail (AT) backpacking trip Sat. and Sunday over Knifes Edge and Bake Oven Knob. This is a “rugged” section of the AT, but T179 has done it before and it’s a blast. Some hard work,Continue Reading

February 12, 2022             Check in:                            7:00-8:00 a.m.             Sled Inspection:              7:30 to 8:30a.m.             OpeningContinue Reading

Date: January 29 Deadline for commitment to participate: Jan-25. Get ready to ski!   Meet at WUMC 7:30am for roll-call and then to caravan-travel together to the lodge.   Due to COVID-19 considerations, the Troop will not stay overnight for this trip, it is a one-day event.   Lift ticketsContinue Reading

Note: This is a date change from the original date of Jan-25.   Join us for the formal recognition with families, friends, and the public in attendance of Troop members that have advanced.      Continue Reading

2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 8:30AM – 12:30 PM Litter Clean-up and Invasive Plants Removal   What: MLK Day of Service – Cooper River Park Litter Clean-up and Invasive Plants Removal. A volunteer event for the entire family. Dress for the weather. YouContinue Reading