Welcome to Troop 479!

On my honor, I will do my best 
To do my duty to God and my country 
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To Keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.

Our Troop: 
Troop 479 is part of the Rancho Mesa District in the San Diego-Imperial Council. We are comprised of scouts living in the Poway, Ramona, Scripps Ranch, Rancho Bernardo areas, but all boys are welcome. Our troop is full of scouts and leaders who love to have fun while embodying the scout law, oath and motto.  

For more information about Troop 479, please contact our Scoutmaster: Karl Norvell

Build muscle and camaraderie using a fitness plan designed by Scouts, for Scouts

Posted on May 14 2018 - 4:33pm

One of the key tenents of scouting is to keep yourself Physical Fit.  Here is a program put together the the scouts and leaders of Troop 111.  

It takes determination and camraderie, but through repetition and by challenging themselves these scouts are getting into shape!

BSA unveils name of program for older boys and girls, launches ‘Scout Me In’ campaign

Posted on May 4 2018 - 3:09pm

The wait is over, and we now know what we’ll call the program for 11- to 17-year-old youth when girls can begin joining during the scheduled launch on Feb. 1, 2019.

10 historic BSA moments every Scouter should know

Posted on Apr 27 2018 - 5:14pm

A trail sign, a footbridge, a favorite campsite — points on a pathway remind us where we have been and help us figure out where to go next.

The Boy Scouts of America has historic landmarks, too. Here are 10 important events along the Scouting trail that made a difference.

Eagle Scout wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography

Posted on Apr 20 2018 - 10:30am

Ryan Kelly, who received a 2018 Pulitzer Prize for his chilling photo of a car plowing into a group of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., is an Eagle Scout.

In getting accepted to Yale, his Eagle Scout project video was ‘a difference-maker’

Posted on Apr 19 2018 - 8:47am

Yale challenged applicants to demonstrate “a community to which you belong and the footprint you have left.” Justin Aubin had the perfect response: a four-minute documentary about his Eagle project.


Southwest Airlines pilot does a Good Turn for Scout flying back from Philmont

Posted on Apr 6 2018 - 9:29am

Helping others, leading a team and doing more than what’s expected.

Just a typical day for an Eagle Scout like Capt. Dan Reilly of Southwest Airlines.

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