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

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.

Eagle honored with Medal of Valor bravery award at White House

Posted on Apr 6 2018 - 9:28am

A couple of years ago, Eagle Scout Sean Ochsenbein and his wife came across a devastating head-on collision in East Tennessee while driving home from a ski trip. Ochsenbein, an EMT at the time, quickly noticed flames coming from both vehicles and the drivers were still inside.

Want to test your First Aid knowledge?

Posted on Apr 2 2018 - 9:16am

Studying the First Aid merit badge pamphlet is great, but to really Be Prepared you need to put everything you think you know to the test.

Ever wonder about the first BSA First Aid Kits?

Posted on Apr 2 2018 - 9:13am
Badge of Safety: The Story Behind Boy Scout First Aid Kits

Wilderness Survival Tips and Tricks

Posted on Mar 29 2018 - 11:02am

So you are lost...  I would start by asking how that happened, but lets ignore that for now.  

What do you do?  Here are some suggestions:

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