SOUTHWEST TRAILBLAZERS 2018 CAMPOUT SCHEDULE
Friday Evening (Can of soup & bring own sandwiches)
(No cream soup)
MAY 18-19, Graner/ changed to Hamond Lake Camp ground
Friday Evening (Pot luck)
Conversations were abundant.
getting ready for the meeting.
Our president and Sec. enjoying a joke.
The Hosts did their usual good job.
The Saturday attendance had more of the drive ins in attendance.
There was a good turnout.
Fran and Earnest Fritz were celebrating their 59 anniversary on this 15th day of Sept.
Got to watch that you don't over cook the spaghetti!
And what about the garlic toast? I think Louise was moving to get out of the picture, got you.
One of the few times you can catch Virginia sitting down!
Here's the group in the hall listening to his venture.
This shows 2 buffalo fighting and if you look closely it tells the story of the Custer massacre.
An art selection of an octopus.
Outside on the north side of the building is a new work of a moose.
Boss Cowman Square.
On Friday evening Luther and Luana with the help of Bob Hatz and Wilbert a fish fry was the supper.
Oh, Oh, good!
tables were set up on the East side of the house.
Everyone had a wonderful time.
Here are the guys cooking the fish in hot oil.
On Saturday night we had a meat ball and mash potato supper prepared by Olivia & Bob, with every body providing the addional eats.
the cooks were the last to eat.
On Sunday those that stayed, caravanned to Regent and set up our campers than off to see the enchanted HI way. The Farmer sculpture the 1st one come North from Regent.
Number 2, is the sculpture of Teddy Roosevelt and the stage coach.
One of our guests from Velva ND, Vern Kelly took a closer look at the Stage Coach.
Number 3 Is the Pheasants.
Number 4 the Fish.
Number 5 the grass hoppers.
More of the grass hoppers.
Number 6 is the Deer.
And way back in there is a maze made of iron and steel.
These are some that are in Regent at the Enchantment center. We also had supper at the Enchanted Castle which has been built on the school grounds in the last few years. It has a restaurant, bar, and rooms to rent.
And number 7 is the sculpture of the geese as seen from I94.
A view of shelter with campers around.
The area had room for all 5 of our campers.
Bob was playing old - time music on his player.
Getting ready to have lunch.
Friday night main course was German krout with "nip", 5 doing the nips.
Was a beautiful view of the hills around the heart river.
Our group meeting at 9 am on Saturday
Those members in attendance.
members on the other side of room.
more participating in games.
The Committee and helpers
The Northern Lights chapter from Minot joined us.
Last campout of the year, we celebrate Christmas.
Wilber brought his smoker and cooked pork loins.
And this is how they turned out, Great!
Our Officers have started the meeting.
Those in attendance.
A different angle.
July 14 - 15 campout at Schoon's
Luther & Luana's home
20 campers were parked.
Who is after seconds.
Supper time Thursday evening.
Sitting round the fire. It was Olivia's birthday.
Went to Lemmon, SD to see sites they are noted for.
A metal artist made this out of scrap iron.
Saturday Morning breakfast in a bag.
June 17 and 18th campout at Pick City.
May 20 and 21 at Beulah 2016.
2nd campout of the year.
5 campers and those that drive in.
another view from the West.
and from the North.
Friday afternoon having coffee and relaxing.
Part of the host group.
President, Secretary, and treasurer.
Those in attendance.
Games and conversation.
More of the host group.
The back side view of the club house.
Those that were camping hooked up ready to depart Saturday night.
The club house at Glen Ullin (front side).
Having some fun, look at those smiles!
Friday evening pot luck.
President getting ready for the meeting, others finishing breakfast
Making a point!
Just starting the business meeting.
Attentive group at the business meeting.
Host Committee, not pictured is Harry (taking the picture). Almost looks like
they are praying for a good outcome.
The Gals on the committee do most of the work!
Luther, State director giving information about coming year.
There are those visiting and officers taking time to prepare for an upcoming meeting.
Those with campers set up North of the center.
Thursday night camping fire social.
A relaxing time.
Friday morning breakfast.
More of the breakfast.
Evening meal in Elgin.
Visiting in the kitchen.
Saturday night Hosts tail gate cooking.
Same, not as much smoke. You don't go away hungry!
Practicing the bean bag baseball.
When your tired you need to rest.
Cards and a chance to read the paper.
How about a puzzle!
Who's picking on who?
They look pretty serious.
It was a two day marathon but it got finished.
The beauty of the valley within walking distance of the hall.
Thanks to the kitchen helpers
Business meeting coming up, president is preparing.
It was a hot afternoon in August, good to be inside.
Got started doing puzzles, now we have at least one every camp out.
Mean while the girls are playing aggravation game,
2015 Samboree August 17 - 23
South West Trailblazers gals getting ready for the tea at Samboree
The serving items, fruit, nuts, and a cake.
The guests were usher in to the table to pick up the food and drink.
Soon they were seated and enjoying a skit and jokes read by Louise.
More of the gals, I think there were pretty close to 80.
More of the ladies attending.
The escorts. (not Ray, he was just an observer).
September camp out at Glen Ullin 2015
A few of us dry camped in the area just to the West of the main building.
A different view of how the campers were parked.
There was a screened shelter next to where we were camping,
and on Thursday night Luther and Luana provided a fish fry the rest of us brought the other things to go with it.
A good job by the hosts, as usual.
Enjoying the company, catching up with what our friends have been doing.
More views of those that were there.
As we usually do at our September meetings we celebrate a Christmas exchange of gifts.
Games, puzzles, and visiting.
Another table of card players.
The earlier picture of the gifts was before all had placed their gifts on the table.