December 3-5 Merit Badge College at Mount Misery (Methodist camp). All participating troops are being asked to offer merit badge classes so more scouts will be enticed to attend. Visit http://www.bsa179.org/merit-badge-counselors/ to see how easy it is to help the Troop by becoming an MBC.    Continue 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

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