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SWC Timeline 1980-1989

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BSA Heritage Trek & Frontier Rendezvous
January 13-15, 1989

SCOUTMASTER Bill Collier
Location Woodruff Scout Reservation
Weather Fri: 40°, windy
Sat: 35°, windy
Attendance 142 Scouters, 16 Patrols
Honor Patrol 1st Patrol *BBP, Troop 573
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights Very nice patch. Dan Worley #15 Golden Mustang. Silver Claws cooked a whole hog. Patrol visited from Florida, stayed the whole weekend. Had Saturday night pot luck dinner.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Eddie Gomez
Advisor Dan Worley
Support Staff Tom Chadwick
Larry Cupp
Philip Douglas
Fred Gates
Hart Gates
Bill Hill
Pete Huber
Bion Jones
Cliff McMahan
Glenn Mills
Pete Mitchell
Chris Newton
Curt Newton
Danny Palmer
Frank Stone
Bob Smith
David Smith
Mark Turner
Al Weatherly
 
 

Back to Nature
January 29-31, 1988

SCOUTMASTER Dan Worley
Location Woodruff Scout Reservation
Weather 1st date: snow
2nd: was 50°, sunny
Attendance 186 Scouters, 20 Patrols
Honor Patrol Loster, Troop 144
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights Postponed from January 8 due to 18” of snow. First year for patch. 20th anniversary. Saturday night pot luck dinner.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Ken Stadler
Advisor Ted Vinson
Support Staff Bill Collier
Philip Douglas
Hart Gates
Eddie Gomez
Bill Hall
Bill Hill
Pete Huber
Bion Jones
Henry Marshall
Harold Otwell
Brett Reece
Neil Stanford
Hank Thornburgh
Mark Turner
Al Weatherly
 

Pioneering...A Bridge
to Scouting

January 9-11, 1987
 

SCOUTMASTER Ted Vinson
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather 25° to 50°, very windy, little snow on Saturday night
Attendance 147 Scouters, 17 Patrols
Honor Patrol Space Pioneers, Troop 573
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights The BIG IDEA—the Luxembourger. Patrol challenge. Pot Luck dinner started.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Don Worley
Advisor Jim Vaughn
Support Staff Rex Allred
Jon Bridges
David Brown
Bret Butler
Philip Douglas
Steve Fisher
Dwayne Garriss
Eddie Gomez
Bill Hill
Bion Jones
Cliff McMahan
Jack Melton
Mark Pendergast
Ron Pennington
Scott Ranger
Bob Smith
Ken Stadler
Bud Williams
Lewis Wilson
 

Scouting Traditions
January 10-12, 1986
 

SCOUTMASTER Jim Vaughn
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather 25° to 60°, clear warm days, cold night. Short snow shower Saturday night.
Attendance 159 Scouters, 19 Patrols
Honor Patrol Lost Patrol, Troop 144
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights First year for SWC flag. Added bear claws to flag for each SWC Scoutmaster. Silver Claw patrol formed for the first time. SWC dedicated to Bill Barber. Powder Puffs arrived--complete with butler. Nancy Johnsen, Ginny Acocella, Fredricka Garlinghouse served tea while dressed in evening attire to Scoutmaster. Beignets served.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Ted Vinson
Support Staff Bill Barber
Malcom Bowles
Bill Collier
Bob Gagnon
Hart Gates
Eddie Gomez
Chuck Horner
Duncan Locke
Jimmy Payne
Dick Prang
Scott Ranger
Ken Stadler
Dan Worley
Chet Woronko
 

Put the "T" Back in Scouting-Teamwork
January 11-13, 1985

 

SCOUTMASTER Malcom Bowles
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather Kinda warm
Attendance 138 Scouters, 14Patrols
Honor Patrol Model T's
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights Silver Claws first camped together: Bill Hight, Bob Claunch, Tom Ogletree, Jim Moody, Hank Thornburg and ???


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Jim Vaughn
Support Staff Bill Barber
Bill Collier
Fred Droms
Richard Etienne
Hart Gates
Eddie Gomez
David Gordon
Bill Nordholz
Ken Stadler
Ted Vinson
Dan Worley
Chet Woronko
Joe Yeargin
 

Catch the Scouting Spirit
January 13-15, 1984
 

SCOUTMASTER Hart Gates
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather 40° to 50°
Attendance 113 Scouters, 15 Patrols
Honor Patrol Frosted Frogs, Troop 111
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights Ax and Knife throwing earned Jim Vaughn a Golden Mustang. Sweet rolls and plenty of them.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Malcom Bowles
Support Staff Bill Barber
Bill Collier
Mike Fletcher
Gary Hampton
Pete Mitchell
Bill Nordholz
Tom Ogletree
Jimmy Payne
Scott Ranger
Jerry Smith
Oscar Towns
Jim Vaughn
Ted Vinson
Dan Worley
Joe Yeargin
 
 

Back to Brownsea in '83
January 7-9, 1983
 

SCOUTMASTER Bill Hight
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather 30° to 60°
Attendance 145 Scouters, 15 Patrols
Honor Patrol Lost Patrol
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights First woman “snuck” in—it earned the Scoutmaster a Golden Mustang and the Pink Toenail. Flag left out overnight. Woodpecker Patrol yell.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Jerry Smith
Support Staff Bill Barber
Malcom Bowles
Bill Collier
Hart Gates
Alan Land
Bill Nordholz
Scott Ranger
John Sullivan
Dan Worley
Joe Yeargin
Ted Vinson
 
 

Camping in Winter
January 8-10, 1982
 

SCOUTMASTER Mike Fletcher
Location Dobbins AFB, Site 6
Weather Cold
Attendance Good Crowd
Honor Patrol Bookies
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights Base police wanted to move campsite in the middle of the night,. Gates and Hight “arrested” because Fletcher wasn’t there. Frog Gigging. Bean Holes.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Malcom Bowles
Support Staff Bill Barber
Charlie Barth
Bill Collier
Hart Gates
Bill Hight
Alan Land
Pete Mitchell
Bill Nordholz
Jimmy Payne
Jerry Smith
Joe Yeargin
 

Camping in the Cold
January 9-11, 1981
 

SCOUTMASTER Ron Roper
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather 12° to 38°, Windy
Attendance 60 Scouters, 7 Patrols
Honor Patrol ???
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights “Year of the Snake”. Staff cook did not show up. S.M. had to buy food at 24 hour Food Giant at 2:00 a.m. including pots and pans. SPL did the cooking. Biscuits froze in your hand. Jerry Smith came out for the day.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Bill Hight
Support Staff Bill Barber
Malcom Bowles
Bob Claunch
Bill Collier
Mike Fletcher
Hart Gates
Jimmy Payne
John Sullivan
 

Cold Weather Camping
January 11-13, 1980
 

SCOUTMASTER Bob Claunch
Location Camp Allatoona
Weather Low was 32°
Attendance 73 Scouters, 10 Patrols
Honor Patrol Snow Shoes, Troop 757
(picture unavailable)
Highlights & Lowlights “Year of the Bear”. First SWC at Allatoona. Staff area was on the point. Staff used bonfire to cook on.


STAFF

Senior Patrol Leader Ron Roper
Support Staff Malcom Bowles
Henry Branton
Ben Brown
Bill Collier
Mike Fletcher
Hart Gates
Dave Lipscomb
Jimmy Payne