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

Film Fest at REI San Diego, Saturday 6/19 at 7 PM

Posted on Jun 8 2018 - 1:05pm

Join REI San Diego for a series of short films under the stars! We will be showing an array of REI produced short videos about climbing, adventures in the outdoors, opting outside, what it means to be a Force of Nature and much more. Bring your blankets and your camp chairs. We'll bring popcorn and other treats!

Be Cyber Safe (and Smart)

Posted on May 26 2018 - 2:37pm

Think twice — or maybe even three times — before you post that.

Would you really want your mother to see that?  


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.

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