Fun Facts (Camp Glossary)

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Rancho Los Mochos, 18450 Mines Road, Livermore, CA  94550 Golden Gate Area Council-BSA, 800 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA  94523  | PH: 510.577.9000 email: info@rancholosmochos.org  |  www.rancholosmochos.org
18450 Mines Road Rancho Los Mochos Address 94550 USPS Postal Code of Rancho Los Mochos Acres, 686.4 Rancho Los Mochos Camp acreage Activity field Large open field near the auxiliary parking lot where activities take place like pioneering and camp-wide games, competitions and star-gazing take place Alta Mesa Trail Antelope campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Aqua Mesa Trail Arroyo Mocho Name of the creek that runs alongside Mines road Auto Machinists Union AFL Labor Union Local 1546 that purchased the property and donated the land known as Los Mochos to the Oakland Area Council in 1944. Badger Trail Bear campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Bear Flat Lower campsite Campsite name within Deadwood camping area Bear Flat Upper campsite Campsite name within Deadwood camping area Beaver campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Blue Oak Ridge Blue Oak Ridge-North Blue Oak Ridge-South Bobcat Basin campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Bobwhite campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Buckeye Trail Buffalo campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Bunk House Name of the small 6 room cabin above the pool. Originally it was the Nature Lodge Camp Dimond Name of the former Oakland Camp which closed in 1949 and where the pool sand filter and rangers residence where moved from Camp Masters Original name of sleeping area on the west end of Teel Lodge. Also Camp Masters were volunteer adult leaders that helped troops during weekend events Cardiac Hill Name of the hill across from the camp entrance where Order of the Arrow Ceremonies were held for 50 years Cedar Mountain Name of the ridge and mountain at the top of camp Ceremonies Rock Name of the Lodge rock formation on the hill across from the camp entrance where ceremonies where held. Chamice Trail Name of hiking trail from 1959 located above water tank Crow campsite Name of campsite at the top of Blue Oak Ridge Deadwood Name of the camping area at the north end of camp, Developed in 1967 Deadwood Springs Name of the spring at the end of the Badger trail. Dimond-O Room Name of the alcove in the dining room dedicated to the former Camp Dimond-O camp which closed in 1978. Eagle campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area EZ Livin’ campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Fence Trail Finch Flat campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Fox campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Gopher Gulch campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Hummingbird Hollow campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Los Mochos Original name of the camp from 1944 until 1949 Manzanita Flats Camping Area One of the two original camping areas from 1950. Located on the flat area south of the archery range and used as wilderness campsites Manzanita Trail Camp trail that starts at the entrance to camp and works its way up the creek to the Archery range and then the Manzanita Flats camping area Mary Teel Mary Teel was a teacher who donated her 4 acre estate to the Oakland Area Council in 1941 for use as Scout Camp. When the camp was sold, the proceeds were used to build Lodge named after her. Mile Post 14.95 Mileage marker on Mines road at the entrance to camp Mines Road Name of the main road outside camp Mocho Mesa Name of the flagpole meeting area across from the Rangers Residence Nature Trail Oakland Area Council Name of the Boy Scout Council when Los Mochos was donated to the scouts. Observatory Hill Name of the hill behind the dining hall. Originally an observatory was to be built at the top of the hill Owl campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Raccoon Ravine campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Rancho Los Mochos Rededicated name of camp from 1949 Raven campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Resource Room Name of the room at the south end of the dining hall building Shady Acres campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Soccer field Before the activity field an actual Soccer field was installed, but ultimately failed due to ground squirrels and the summer heat Sweetwater Springs Name of the year round springs on the western hill above the archery range which provides water for the entire camp Tarantula Terrance campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Teel Lodge Name of the building facing the pool. Contains the training room, health lodge, Camp office and West Annex Two Doves Campsite Name of the accessibility campsite above the Campfire area West Annex Name of the sleeping quarters at the west end of Teel Lodge. Originally called Camp Masters Windmill Trail Name of the trail from the Camp entrance on Mines road up to the Activity field Woodpecker Point campsite Campsite within the Manzanita Flats camping area Yellowjacket Point campsite Campsite name within Deadwood camping area
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