The Scouts will be greeting, helping to serve and cleaning-up from our meal. The contributions earned from the fundraiser will help sponsor their trip to Camp Yawgoog in Rockville, RI.  This will be the third year attending this camp and they have a blast swimming in mountain lakes, building andContinue Reading

Congratulations to Ryan Craft, Troop 179, friends, and his family for contributing to his earning the Eagle Scout rank! Ryan’s Court of Honor took place on 8 April 2023. Best wishes to him as he goes forward!    Continue Reading

Please join Troop 179 Scouts, families, and friends as new Ranks are awarded to Scouts. Formal Merit Badge recognition as well as new ranks will be presented. See you there! 2023-March-16 7:00pm Westmont United Methodist ChurchContinue Reading

March 4, 2023 Check in:                            7:00-8:00 a.m. Sled Inspection:              7:30 to 8:30a.m. Opening Ceremony:      8:30am Sharp Troop 179 returns to the Klondike Derby, ready to compete and win theContinue Reading

Online registration is now set: Garden State Council – Scouts BSA Winter Merit Badge College See the Class Catalog for all 23 badges offered. If there are pre-requesities for this badge, it’ll give you what requirements they are in here.  The Class size is also here.   See the BadgeContinue 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 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