(There's no place like it.)
All Needed Documents
History of SWC
Cold Weather Camping
Pointers for stayin' warm.
Is it all about the beads?
(Answer: Yes & No)
Since 1968 Cobb County's
Districts and the SWC Scoutmasters have built upon a grand history of winter
create traditions that are unique to SWC. This section shares some of those
that make SWC the unique event that it is.
Even as the old Cobb District—Colossal Cobb—was broken apart in 1998, the three
resulting Districts continued to use SWC as a Tri-District event to bring Cobb
County Scouters together for training, fun and fellowship.
How it all started is best told from the words of the late Homer Powell,
the first Scoutmaster of SWC. Read his thoughts and struggles as
SWC began as an event to teach Scout Leaders that they could take their Scouts
camping in the winter.
Line: Coming in 2013
Basic chronology of each SWC since
1968 as found in the annual program.
Who makes up the Silver Claw Patrol? The former Scoutmasters,
that's who. Read the history of the SMs with a list of everyone since 1968.
Link to the Picasa
SWC Picture Gallery. If you have pictures to add (especially from before 2002), email them to Tom Morin at
Previous Game Details
One of the best things about SWC is the well
crafted and executed games. Just finishing a challenge, sometimes, is reward in
itself. Here's a list of previous game details for use in your Pack, Troop or
Is it all about the beads? Yes, no and maybe. This list tells you what
the colors mean. (Same link as the left one.)