Troop 79 has been proudly chartered by Hopewell United Methodist Church of Tyrone, Georgia since 1974. We provide a strong year-round Scouting program utilizing the ideals and methods of the Boy Scouts of America. As we “Do Our Duty” to God, our Country, and to our Community, we cheerfully give back what we have received in scouting… one scout at a time. Become a member of the Troop 79 online family by creating an account. Members share in our event calendar, Photo Gallery and other Troop 79 exclusive items. Please enjoy your visit and come back often.

Parker Eagle Project

Dec. 30 2017

Parker’s  Eagle Project to benefit the Real Life Center in Fayette county was held at Hopewell United Methodist Church. Some of the leftover items were also donated to the St. Matthews prison ministry. Click here for all the photos. 


Court of Honor

Dec. 10 2017

Our December Court of Honor included Wilvor Butler passing the torch on to out new scoutmaster Tom Sheehan. Thank you for your valued years of leadership, Wilvor! Click here for all the photos.




Yonah Mtn Hiking & Biking

Nov. 11 2017

Camping trip to Yonah mountain. The views from the top were amazing. We packed in a lot on this trip, it also included mountain biking on the mountain bike trail at Unicoi State Park. Click here for all the photos.


Fayette Fall Camporee

Oct. 7 2017

The boys had a blast at the Fayette District Fall Camporee at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) in Talledega, AL. To view all the photos click here.


Rise Against Hunger

Sep. 23 2017

Thank you to all the scouts who turned out to package food for Rise Against Hunger to help stop hunger worldwide. View all photos here.



Open House

Aug. 12 2017

Awesome Scout Open House & Back to School fun! At one point there were more kids lining up to be dunked in the dunk pool rather than throw the ball to get someone dunked.

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Tubing in Helen, GA

Jul. 15 2017

Fun tubing day trip in Helen, GA with Cool River Tubing.

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351 Jenkins Rd, Tyrone GA