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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

These Seattle Scouts Stopped a Wildfire

Posted on Oct 20 2017 - 11:04am

A wildfire might not be a normal part of a hiking experience, but every year, thousands of Scouts go hiking, and, while they don’t always know what they’ll encounter on those hikes, a good Scout knows it’s important to be prepared.

Time Magazine Names Boy Scouts of America One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for

Posted on Oct 9 2017 - 11:09am

Boy Scouts of America is committed to delivering fun, character-building programs youth can’t experience anywhere else. But what’s also great about Scouting is not only do the kids love experiencing the program, but the adults love to design and deliver it!

Honk if you love Scouting: Eagle Scout’s service project solves city’s traffic problem

Posted on Oct 5 2017 - 1:21pm

We adults like to complain about heavy traffic, poorly designed roads and ever-lengthening commutes.

One 15-year-old Boy Scout has actually done something about it.

Study links Scouting with better mental health later in life

Posted on Sep 25 2017 - 10:41am

Some benefits of Scouting show up right away. Others take months, years or even decades to be appreciated fully.

Into that latter category goes a new study from Great Britain that suggests adults who were in Scouting as young people have better mental health.

Found! Cub Scout uniform that washed ashore after Hurricane Irma belongs to...

Posted on Sep 22 2017 - 9:31am

... this officer in U.S. Navy.   Pat Gegg thought he had lost everything when Hurricane Irma took his cottage on Ponte Vedra Beach, southeast of Jacksonville, Fla.

November 18, 2017, Astra Sailing Regatta

Posted on Sep 21 2017 - 10:54am

Our Troop is participating in a sailing race on November 18th. We are limited to nine participants. Sign up now, will fill up fast.

http://seascouts.sdicbsa.org/program/sdic-sail-fleet/

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