Dear Woodsmoke friends, The engraved coffee mug pictured here was found at the recent Council campout at Camp Rotary in Eufaula. It is engraved with “Runs With the Wind” and “Rendezvous XXXI” and the image of a mountain man. If you know who the owner is, please contact the Scribe at the Registration tent at … More Lost and Found
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
Boosway Fred “Counselor” Livaudais, Segundo Kurt “Hawkeye” Pierce, and the members of the Woodsmoke Brigade are looking forward to a great 37th 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 … More Attention, all Scoutmasters!
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
Dear Scoutmasters and Unit Leaders, Woodsmoke Rendezvous was postponed until the weekend of February 17 – 19, 2017 (President’s Day weekend) due to the recent fire ban. The Alabama Forestry Commission has lifted the burn restrictions, and the Brigade is planning for a great event! We hope that your unit will still plan to attend Woodsmoke … More Woodsmoke XXXVI to be held February 17-19, 2017
Woodsmoke XXXVI will be held at the Old Paul Place southwest of River Falls, AL on the weekend of February 17 – 19, 2017. The Woodsmoke Brigade hopes you are making your plans to attend! Cost of the event will be $18 per person for everyone who registers by November 15. The Preregistration form is downloadable by … More Come to Woodsmoke XXXVI!
There are many websites that deal with the Rendezvous era in American history. Click on the picture to see a list of sites where you can get ideas for your personal gear or rendezvous camp, or just to learn more about our fascinating ancestors and how they lived! Click on the highlighted links below to view the site. If you have … More Interesting websites