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Mountain Bike Camping Trip November 17-19

                We gathered at WCA at 5:30 on Friday evening making a quick load up of bikes and gear.  We made our way to Ft. Yargo State Park for camping, mountain biking and a good time.  We got some practice … Continue reading

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Expedition 609-L Chattahoochee Bend State Park January 28, 2017

Our 4th Pre-Trek hike in preparation for the 2017 Philmont Trip started at 6am at WCA Saturday morning.  We proceeded south in hopes of finding just a little warmer weather compared to the North Georgia mountains and the Appalachian Trail.  … Continue reading

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Lock-in December 16th, 2016

The annual December Lock-in or “all-nighter” was held on Friday, December 16, 2016.  We met at WCA  Friday evening and departed shortly after 6pm. We arrived at Funopolis in Commerce promptly at 7:00pm.  The kids were given instructions by the … Continue reading

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Philmont Expedition 609-L Stone Mountain Park December 3, 2016

Expedition 609-L met at WCA at 6am Saturday morning to brisk temperatures for a short trip to Stone Mountain Park.  Once at the Park, already busy with people exercising, we filled our water bladders, donned our packs and headed up … Continue reading

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Troop 7 Philmont Pre-Trek Hike November12, 2016

Our hikers met at WCA at 5:30am Saturday morning for our 2nd pre-trek hike in preparation for Philmont next summer.  After breakfast in Cleveland at the Chick-fil-a,  we arrived at Neel’s Gap, famous for the only structure that is actually … Continue reading

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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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