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 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

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

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

December 21 7:00pm 10 Pershing Avenue   T179 Holiday Party and Yankee Gift Exchange. Make a home-made, scout-oriented gift and put it in an un-marked paper bag. We will select and “steal” gifts from each other. Put some thought into what your gift will be. There will be a fireContinue Reading

MERIT BADGE COLLEGE December 3, 4 and 5, 2021 Additional Details Merit Badge College Schedule and Info (view “2021” items)  Note Location is now in Pine Hill! Pine Hill Scout Reservation, 120 Watsontown, New Freedom Rd., Pine Hill, NJ 08021   Merit Badge College is our next camping trip. ThisContinue Reading

December 12. 3:00pm – 6:15pm Lutheran Church of Our Savior 204 Wayne Ave, Haddonfield, New Jersey 08033 Troop 179 Community Service Opportunity The Scouts from T179 have been asked to prepare a complete dinner for the clients at My Father’s House (MFH) in Gloucester City (https://www.rehab.com/my-fathers-house-gloucester-city). MFH is a nonContinue Reading

September 17-19 We will meet at Parvin, stay overnight, and begin the ride with 2 loops. Short ride – 25 miles Long ride – 50 miles   Organized and hosted by the SJ Wheelmen organization.Continue Reading

Klondike Derby Season Returns for 2022! 1/14/2022: Pine Hill District Klondike, Pine Hill Scout Reservation   More information to come! Mark your calendar!   https://scoutingevent.com/690-pinelandsklondike22 A Klondike Derby is a competitive event that uses sledges and Klondike Gold Rush themes to complete a multiple “city” course and sledge race, challenging each sledContinue Reading