Summer Camp 2017

2017 Camp Meriwether Summer Camp For summer camp, the troop went to Camp Meriwether on the Oregon coast. Scouts enjoyed an exciting week full of various activities such as merit badges, hiking, competitions, water sports, shooting sports, high adventure, and more! Some highlights of the week were the beach party Thursday afternoon, the hullabaloo, and […]

Canoeing on the Willamette

Historian report by Timothy: From August 26th to 29th, 9  scouts went on a 50 mile canoe trip on the Willamette River. Starting in the town of Independence on Saturday morning, the first day of the trip was 23 miles to Willamette mission. After staying the night there, scouts pulled tires and trash out of the […]


Backpacking at Red Lake and Potato Butte The small group of scouts disembarked their cars at the trail head full of pent-up energy and more than ready to stretch their legs on a steep uphill climb. And that they did; each was carrying a full backpack filled with enough gear to stay overnight, and their […]

Water Sports

Water Sports at Camp Royce-Finel We arrived at Cullaby Lake County Park just as the sun dropped below the trees, pulled our backpacks out of our cars, and started along the trail. After about a mile of bushwhacking our way around to the east side of Cullaby Lake, we arrived at Royce Finel, finding campsites […]


Historian Report From May 5th to 7th, troops from around the district gathere at Camporee. On Friday night, scouts worked setting up the campsite, building a gateway, and constructing various camp gadgets using lashings. On Saturday, the patrols participated in various activities such as fire building, knot tying, and archery where they could earn points […]

Family Campout

2017 Family Camp Historian Report by Timothy During the weekend of April 7-9, both scouts and families attended family camp at Silver Falls State Park. The theme this year was ‘mystery’, so scouts participated in a mystery game, as well as an assortment of other fun games including candle making, scavenger hunt, sack races, A-frame […]

Scout Skills at Camp Lewis

  Historian Report: This March campout was a very memorable experience for all of the scouts. The scenery was great, trees, rain, river, rain, meadows, and more rain. All of the new scouts got a lot of requirements done and advanced farther through their Scouting journey. In total, 17 scouts earned their scout rank, which […]

Jarod’s Eagle Project

Snow Caving at Devils Half Acre

The troop met at St. Andrews with a group of nine overnight campers and three day hikers. The troop drove to Devil’s half acre campground at Barlow pass. Everybody got out of the cars and put on their snowshoes and put on their packs. We all took a mile hike to the campout ground. Once […]

Skiing at Nanitch Lodge

The troop arrived at Nanitch lodge for two nights at the lodge. The troop had to bring all of the food boxes and coolers up a 1/4 mile hike to be at the lodge. Next they all went back down to get personal gear and bring it to the lodge. The troop played board games […]