Doeskin Symbols


1968

Beginning of doeskin tradition

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(8) girls, (2) counselors

Tripod for water ?
Set up tents?

Rain

Felled trees for building and fires

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Built table?

Unity, strength, working together

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Our Wildwood symbol

Beginning of doeskin tradition

Talisman

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New tradition?

Survival meals

(2) girls participated each Sunday Worship Service

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Crossed Mighty Mac, 4-day trip on Manistique River

Wildwood closing campfire

Closing Council Fire

Going home


1969

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Counselor

(9) girls set up tents

Felled trees for building and fires

(2) girls helped with 1st Sunday Worship Service

Building

Dishrack

Tripod for cooking

All working together

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(2) girls helped with 2nd Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

Built 5-sided table

1st Council Fire

(2) girls helped with 3rd Sunday Worship Service

3-day canoe trip on Boardman River

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Woodie at Heart Party

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Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

(4) girls helped with 4th Sunday Worship Service

Cooked meals

Closing Council Fire

Went home


1970

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Our beginning

Each member of our group

Tents and tent mates

Rain

Felled trees for building and fires

Wildwood Fire

Talisman, knot for each girl, unity

Sunday Worship Service

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Built stove/oven

Sunday Worship Service

3-day canoe trip on Boardman River

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Sunday Worship Service

Doeskin?

Northern Lights over camp

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Woodie at Heart Party

Sunday Worship Service

Tree Ceremony at Closing Council Fire, friendship symbol

Ending in unity


1971

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(14) girls, (2) counselors

Rain

Chopped wood for furniture

Hung doeskin

Moved oven/stove

Sunday Worship Service for 1st 2 weeks of camp

4-day trip to Canada. Lake Superior, Mt. hike

Woodie at Heart Party

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Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

Completed huge table

Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

Sunday Worship Service for 2nd 2 weeks of camp

Talisman

Storm, trees fall on WW tent

Closing Candle Ceremony in Fellowship Hall


1972

No Wildwood in 1972 - Inward/Outward Bound


1973

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Tree symbols for each person

Rain

Felled trees for building and fires

Moved oven

Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

Woodie at Heart Party

Visitors Sunday

Colors of love (individuals), Unity of group

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Trip to Agawa Canyon/RR Canada. Rain, 4 sunny days

Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

Story on doeskin, Wildwood fire

Talisman

Woodie-led Sunday Worship Service

Closing Council Fire

Shell symbols of strength

Our Wildwood symbol, pinecone representing friendship


1974

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Our beginning?

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees for building

Wildwood Fire

Talisman

Sunday Worship Services

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Built table based on the trinity

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Trip to Luce County

Woodie at Heart party

Built a new pulpit for the Chapel

Music in our lives

Our Wildwood sign

Rain

Closing Council Fire and Tree Ceremony


1975

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Coming together

Tents and tent mates

Trees for building

Ring Buoy - We all took "Lifesaving" together, Nancy was instructor

Talisman

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Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

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Our table

Sunday Worship Service

5-day trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Woodie-led Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day (Rainy day)

Woodie At Heart party

50th Year of Camp

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Sunday Worship Service

Council Fire

Our Wildwood Symbol

Leaving closer than when we arrived


1976

No Wildwood in 1976 - Windward


1977

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Coming together - circle of unity

Tents and tent mates

Rain (many days of rain)

Felled trees for building and fires

Wildwood Fire (Talisman received)

Talisman

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Table completed

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Sunday Worship Service

Protector?

2-Week Closing Council Fire

Pat leaves early

Backpacking trip to Agawa Canyon/Algoma Central Railway

Woodie-led Sunday Worship Services

Woodie At Heart party

Closing Council Fire and Tree Ceremony

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Going out separately with the tools we learned


1978

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Coming together

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees for building and fires

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Wildwood Fire (Talisman received)

Talisman

Sunday Worship Service

Table completed

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Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

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Sunday Worship Service

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Woodie At Heart party

Out trip

Sunday Worship Service

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Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

Sunday Worship Service

Council Fire

Woodie earned sailing "Skipper" rank

Our Wildwood Symbol


1979

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Coming together

Our Wildwood Symbol

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees for building and fires

Wildwood Fire (Talisman received)

Talisman

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Sunday Worship Service

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Table completed

Poison Ivy?

Sunday Worship Service

Out trip

Woodie At Heart party

Council Fire Ceremony

Leaving


1980

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Each tree we were given

Tents and tent mates

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1st Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

Felled trees for building

Wildwood Fire (Talisman received)

Talisman

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Sick porcupine in our camp. died a few days later

Table

Woodie-led Sunday Worship Service

Agawa Canyon trip

Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

Woodie at Heart Party

1st Vest Ceremony

Sunday Worship Service

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Two Woodies earned sailing "Skipper" rank

Closing Council Fire


1981

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Chosen symbol for our Wildwood

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees for building

Rebuilt stove/oven

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Wildwood Fire

Woodie-led Sunday Worship Service

Talisman

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Trip to Agawa Canyon; Dog followed us; Lots of rain

Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

Woodie Gallump during Thomas Doggett Day

Leslie leaves early

Christmas?

Male staff for dinner

Woodie at Heart party

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Two Woodies earned sailing "Skipper" rank

Council Fire & Tree Ceremony

Love/strong bond between us


1982

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Coming together

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees for building

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Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

Wildwood Fire

Table (Red Cross: had to repair broken bench)

Sunday Worship Service

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Two Woodies left early

Trip to the Porcupine Mountains

Woodie at Heart Party

Male staff for dinner

Closing Council Fire and Tree Ceremony

Our Wildwood Symbol


1983

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(11) of the (12) Woodies arrived at Camp (Kelli arrived later)

Tents and tent mates

Horse witch/saw table

The "Woodie Check” ~ a game we invented for Thomas Doggett Day to replace the Woodie Gallump

Wildwood Fire (Talisman received)

Talisman

Visitor’s Sunday

Rebuilt the Wildwood “refrigerator”

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Refrigerator Lid

26 Hours of rain - slept in the Dining Hall

Completed the table

Meteor Showers over Higgins Lake

Kelli Arrived

4 days hiking in Pukaskwa National Park, Canada

Sunday Worship Service (Rainy day)

Woodie Axe Chop during Lumberjack Day

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Male staff joins us for lunch

Woodie at Heart party

Closing Council Fire & Tree Ceremony

Anne and Alison earned sailing "Skipper" rank

Our Wildwood Symbol


1984

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Colors for each girl

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees

Built doeskin frame

Wildwood Fire

Talisman

Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Axe Chop on Lumberjack Day


1985

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Coming together

Tent assignments

Felled trees

Wildwood Fire

Talisman

Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Axe Chop on Lumberjack Day

Broken Table

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Repaired Table

Sunday Worship Service

Woodie at Heart Dinner

Apostle Island Trip – Protector was WAH

Male Staff Dinner

Vest Ceremony

Woodie-led Sunday Worship Service

Closing Campfire & Tree Ceremony

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Going Home – Wildwood in our hearts


1986

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Coming together in Wildwood

Tents and tent mates

Felled trees for building and fires

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Wildwood Fire

Talisman

Tree assignments

Table

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Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Axe chop during Lumberjack Day

Stove/Oven

July 4th Celebration?

Chapel Gates

Male satff for dinner

Council Fire Ceremony

Tree Ceremony

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Out trip

Woodie earned sailing "Skipper" rank

Love between us


1987

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Coming together in Wildwood

Tents and tent mates

Stormy Weather

Felled trees

Wildwood Fire

Talisman

Sunday Worship Service

Woodie Axe Chop

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Council Fire and Tree Ceremony

Triangular-shaped table (the first one broke)

4-day out trip canoeing, the "Pigeon River Hike" (Sam Simonetta (S2), Protector)

Council Fire Ceremony with tribal dancing

Woodie at Heart party

Symbol of our Wildwood Love