Glossary (Continued)

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Terminology Description Oak Flats Campsite, site is number 11 (c 1970), part of the Loomer Subcamp camping area Oh Wente Wente Scout Reservation camp song by Dan Paul, c 1984 Old Bogeyman Trail Mountain Bike trail from Corral to Bogeyman Old Meadow Road trail mirroring new road to upper meadow from just south of water tank Omega 19 foot sailboat used for many years O'Rileys Outpost Location on the south side of lake where black powder shooting is held Osprey’s Perch Old Stag tree across lake, top fell 2006 Outdock The floating dock for swimmers, also known as the diving dock. Palfreyman Shower house Shower house and toilet facilities across from Oak Flats campsite. First unisex shower house to be built at Wente. Named for named for Dick Palfryman, Council Commissioner Paul Bunyan Days Camp wide games, competition and activities on Friday afternoon (c 1970) Pear Orchard Springs Natural Spring on South side of Eagle summit near old Pear Orchard. Originally produced about 6 gallons of water per minute. The spring water fed into a small pond which then fed into a wooden spring box. The springs are also known as Haunted Springs due to an old shack that stood next to the orchard. 707-459-2110 Phone number for camp (c 1968 – present) GLendale 9-2110 Phone number for camp (1959-1968) Phraggle Rock Outpost climbing rock south of Eagle Summit Pirates The practice of sinking other sailboats by boarding their vessel PO Box 453 Post Office Box number for Wente Pomo Indians Northern Pomo Indian Tribes that traversed the Scout Reservation land Pomo Pools Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977, located at East end of camp down Salmon Creek Ponderosa Ghost Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977 Quarry Road Old overgrown road connecting the quarry to Tan Oak Cathedral Ranch House Old building from the Foley Ranch at Wente torn down in 1980, located at the auxiliary parking lot. Ranger's Road The back entrance to camp known as the rangers entrance Reception rock Large rock next to the spillway where a cell signal can be received Redwood Grove Area of redwood trees in NW corner of lake dedicated to Kyle S. Vincent in 1965 Reservation Roundup Camp-wide games and competition (c 1974) Reverence Rest Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977 Risin' W Corral Location where the horse program is held. Corral operations, name changed from Circle W in late 90s RR&D Brownsea II, Early Rise, Run down to lake & a Dip into the lake at 6:00AM Sabot First type of Sailboat donated to camp Sail-boat Bend tight turn in the camp road that large trucks get stuck on, notably one with boats Sailor’s’ Rest Campsite, site is number 3 one of the seven originals, part of the Salmon Creek Seasonal creek behind Eagle Summit that leads to Pomo pools and Tomki Canyon Scout Creek Creek formed by outlet from Scout Lake, aka Farp Creek Sheep Herder Wood burning stove for cooking meals jamboree style Site 1 (The Ridge subcamp) Big Dipper Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 18 campers Site 2 (Wagner subcamp) Wishbone Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 34 campers Site 3 (Wagner subcamp) Sailor’s Rest Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 42 campers Site 4 (Fire Trail subcamp) Sky High Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 26 campers Site 5 (Fire Trail subcamp) Madrone Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 30 campers Site 6 (Fire Trail subcamp) Moss Shadows Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 22 campers Site 7 (Fire Trail subcamp) Sunrise Ridge Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 28 campers Site 8 (The Ridge subcamps) Little Dipper Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 22 campers Site 9 (The Ridge subcamps) Trail’s End Campsite (built 1964), supports up to 20 campers Site 10 (The Ridge subcamp) Sleepy Hollow Campsite (built 1971), supports up to 20 campers Site 11 (Loomer subcamp) Oak Flats Campsite (built 1971), supports up to 50 campers Site 12 (Loomer subcamp) 12 O'Clock High Campsite (built 1971), supports up to 50 campers Site 13 (Loomer subcamp) Turkey's Roost Campsite (built 1998), supports up to 50 campers Site 14 (Loomer subcamp) Dimond-W Campsite (built 2008), supports up to 12 campers Skunk Works Trail Crew Group of dedicated mountain bikers that create the rugged bike trails Skunks Den Adult Leader retreat and training center, located in admin building Sky High Campsite, site is number 4 one of the seven originals, part of the Fire Trail subcamp camping area Slackers Grove Name of a small grove of trees below the Handicraft Building Slash Slide Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977 Sleepy Hollow Campsite, site is number 10, developed around 1969 Solo Hike Award given in 1983-1984 to staff or campers that exemplified the Scout Stan & Mike Two donkeys named after Stan Pisle and Mike Strain Stick On String Wente Scout Reservation Totem since 1990’s Stick-on-a-String Logo of Wente Scout Reservation Stranski Road Name give to the road to top of Bear Mountain where the neighbors live Straw Boss Third year camper Strawberry Fields Forever Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977 Suicide Trading Post soda fountain drink that contains equal parts of Coke, Sprite, Orange and Rootbeer. Sundown Trail Mountain Bike trail from mountain biking to parking lot that goes by Sunset Ridge Sunrise Ridge Campsite, site is number 7 one of the seven originals, part of the Fire Trail subcamp camping area Sunset Ridge Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977 Tan Oak Cathedral Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker from 1977 Tank Trap Trail Mountain Bike trail from below the dam to upper meadow The Grind Mountain Bike trail that connects Lake Loop and Meander trails The Lodge name for the lodge built by Mark McGuire foundation next to horse corral The Ridge Subcamp Area Camping area containing campsites Sleepy Hollow, Big Dipper, Little Dipper, and Trail’s End The Terrace shade structure off of the south side of the dining hall The Tower Waterfront Tower, built and dedicated in 1965 Three Amigos Name of the former staff village next to Admin building Tomki Canyon Salmon Creek empties into this canyon which is the headwaters of the Eel river Top Man Fourth year camper Trail’s End Campsite, site is number 9, part of The Ridge subcamp camping area Travis Trail closed trail between Scoutcraft and Campfire along the lake, named for Travis Louthain after being bit by a rattlesnake there. Turkey’s Roost Campsite, site is number 13 (c 1989), part of the Loomer Subcamp camping area 12 O’clock High Campsite, site is number 12 (c 1970) , part of the Loomer Subcamp camping area Two Clap Official camp applause Wagner Subcamp Area Camping area containing campsites Sailor’s Rest, Wishbone, Pirate’s Cove, and 3 Amigos. War Canoe Multiple canoes lashed together to form a floating platform for OA ceremonies Warehouse First structure built at Willits Scout Reservation. Originally used as the Commissary/Trading post until 1971. From 1971 until 2008 the building was used as the warehouse. The Rotary Club of Oakland financed and constructed the building in 1962. Waterfront Area of Camp where swimming and boating take place Wentathalon Competition held on Friday afternoons for camp wide games, started in 1997. Wente Scout Reservation Rededicated name for Willits Scout Reservation (1979 – present), named in honor of Carl F. Wente Wente Southern Annex Group Stakeholders group of the camp that does projects in the off season Wente Work Weekend Weekend work parties for anyone that wants to help Willits Scout Ranch First name given to the Scout Camp of the Oakland Council from 1959 to 1962 Willits Scout Reservation Second name given to the Scout Camp (1964 – 1978) Willits, CA City where Wente Scout Reservation is located Winawa Piranha Blue Gill in lake that bite toes Wishbone Campsite number 2, one of the seven originals, part of the Wagner subcamp camping area Woodpeckers Pantry Original Kali-Ama Trail Marker (597 meter) from 1977, large Wooly Wash Early morning swim in the lake AKA Polar bear swim, renamed because it is not cold enough for polar bears Zoomer Memorial Bridge Main bridge on county road that the camp medic, Army Medic Capt Zoomer accidentally drove off in 1980
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