Dear Scoutmasters and Venture Crew Leaders, please bring your final registration list and your two troop prizes to the Registration area when you arrive at Woodsmoke Rendezvous on Friday. If you have not yet paid the registration fee for your unit, or if additional Scouts in your unit will be attending and need to pay … More Rendezvous Reminders
The medallion for the 38th Woodsmoke Rendezvous is a beaver, the fur-bearing animal that opened Canada and the western United States to trappers and the mountain men. Beaver pelts were so valued that they were once used as a unit of currency. The North American beaver population was almost wiped out by 1930, but conservation measures … More Medallion for Woodsmoke XXXVIII
Woodsmoke Rendezvous Work Day for this year has been moved back one week, to Saturday, November 10th at 8:00 am. This is the only changed date; the dates for Woodsmoke Rendezvous will remain November 30th – December 2nd. Please make a note of this change, and come out and enjoy the fellowship on the 10th! … More Woodsmoke Work Day moved to November 10th
Boosway Fred Kurt “Hawkeye” Pierce and the members of the Woodsmoke Brigade are looking forward to a great 38th Rendezvous! This is a reminder that all unit leaders must bring the following items to the Registration tent upon arrival at Woodsmoke. Your final registration list with the names of all youth and adults attending Woodsmoke Rendezvous with … More Attention, all Scoutmasters!
Please mark these important dates on your calendar: Woodsmoke Rendezvous Work Day – 8:00 am on Saturday, November 3, 2018 All troops planning to attend Rendezvous are invited to participate in this important effort to prepare the grounds for the big event. Come and have a great time of fun and fellowship as we work together … More Woodsmoke XXXVIII is coming! Will you be ready?
The medallion for Woodsmoke Rendezvous XXXVII is fashioned in the shape of a heart-shaped aspen leaf containing the image of a wolf in a mountain scene. Click on the post to see the image. The first 200 registered Scouts and adults will receive one of these beautiful reminders of this year’s event. Registration lists and … More Woodsmoke XXXVII medallion
The Woodsmoke Brigade hopes that you and your troop are making plans to attend Woodsmoke XXXVII the weekend of December 1 – 3, 2017! In addition to the normal competitive events held on Saturday morning, the Brigade is planning to offer a limited number of hands-on events sure to interest Scouts! These events will take … More Plan now to attend Woodsmoke Rendezvous XXXVII!
Photo credits go to Mr. Jim Field of Troop 106, Dothan, AL. Click on the pictures to enlarge. Thanks, Jim!
Scoutmasters, your preregistration forms are due February 8 to reserve your spot at Woodsmoke Rendezvous! Cost is $18 per person ($25 per person if paying on-site). The first 200 Scouts and Scouters to register will receive the Woodsmoke XXXVI medallion pictured above. Forms and your payment should be sent to: The Woodsmoke Scribe, 102 Grayson … More Registration deadline is February 8
The official medallion for Woodsmoke this year is a representation of a gorget, which were crescent-shaped metal pendants worn around the neck on a chain, ribbon, or leather thong. Originally, the gorget was designed to protect the wearer’s throat from sword slashes, but in the 18th and 19th centuries became an indication of the wearer’ rank, or that he … More Woodsmoke XXXVI medallion