Category Archives: Trip Report

Hard Labor Creek State Park Trip Report October 14-16, 2016

We met up at WCA at 6:00pm to pack the trailer and head just down the road to Hard Labor Creek State Park for a weekend that had pretty much perfect weather.  The primitive campsite #4 was very nice, but … Continue reading

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Philmont Pre-Trek Hike 1 Expedition 609-L Oct 1, 2016

The group going to Philmont Scout Ranch next summer has begun their training, crew building, and backpacking proficiency.  This weekend was the first of the training hikes that will be done to get everyone prepared for the 11 days backpacking … Continue reading

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Hunting Island Trip Report/Labor Day Weekend Family Sept 3-5, 2016

Nine scouts, six adults and three siblings left Westminster Christian Academy early on Saturday morning.  In spite of the recent passing of Hurricane Hermine, we enjoyed fantastic weather and beach conditions all weekend.  We took our time getting down to … Continue reading

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Navigation Overnight August 20-21, 2016

The trip started out Saturday afternoon as Scouts began arriving at Camp New Gilwell around 1:30pm.  The recent wet weather created some muddy area making it necessary to hunt for new, less messy, tent sites. While the tents were going … Continue reading

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Cooking Camping Trip May 13-15, 2016

Camp New Gilwell On Friday, May 13th, at 5:15pm the Scouts gathered at Herman C Michael Park for a long, 10 minute drive, to Camp New Gilwell in Watkinsville. The early start was to accommodate the need to begin cooking … Continue reading

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April 2016 Trip Report

On Friday afternoon the participants gathered at Westminster and quickly loaded the trailer. We made the trip New Gilwell without any difficulty. The scouts quickly went about setting up camp. They were able to get settled fairly quickly and had … Continue reading

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Wilderness Survival Weekend – March 18-20, 2016

Survival Camper Report Wells Property, Jackson County Scouts began arriving for Wilderness Survival Weekend about 5pm at WCA.  Due to some unforeseen but small delays, the group of 9 Scouts that were to go through the wilderness survival left a … Continue reading

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Philmont Introduction Hike Pine Mountain Trail January 17-18, 2016

We began gathering at WCA at 5:45am for  6am departure going south to Pine Mountain, Ga and FDR State Park.  We left with a slight drizzle that followed us south below Atlanta.  We arrived at a McDonald’s for breakfast just … Continue reading

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Shooting Sports Weekend – Nov. 13-15, 2015

Trip Report After a delayed start, the Scouts from Troop 7 left for CRM for the shooting sports weekend.  Arriving at camp after dark, the Scouts did a great job setting up camp and their adirondacks for the night.  Lights … Continue reading

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Snow Sport Trip Feb 2016

On a chilly Friday evening 11 scouts and 4 adults drove north. Three hours and  40 minutes later we arrived at the lodge at Ski Wolf Ridge. We quickly unpacked and settled down for the evening. We got up at … Continue reading

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