Youth Staff needed for Ft. Clatsop Day Camp

To Scoutmasters, Committee chairmen and Parents:
I am sending this “plea” to you!  John Doran – District Day Camp Onsite Coordinator – needs help with staff for Day Camp.
The Dates are June 25 (set up) and then June 27 – July 1.
I know that 1 troop is going to camp during that time.
This year they will be firm re: age of staff.
The boy/girl needs to be 14  years of age by June 25.
If you have any youth (boys or girls) that could help out will you please have them contact
John Doran  –
Phone number is: 302-270-3834

Camp Royce Finel Work Day

Saturday, April 23rd will be a work day at Camp Royce Finel.
If: you are 14 – 114
If: you volunteer at Council Camp Service Project
If: you fill in award card and get it signed
Then: you can earn Hodag Awards!
Royce Finel work day. Start at 8:30am.
Please bring a garden rake, shovel, hodag, broom
loppers and shears.

2017 National Jamboree Informational Meeting in Ft. Clatsop District

The next National Jamboree is right around the corner. It’s the perfect time to get more information and get signed up.

There will be an informational meeting in Ft. Clatsop District on Thursday, April 28th at 7pm. The location is yet to be determined.

Come meet Jack Branch, Cascade Pacific Council’s National Jamboree Chairman. Jack has also been the past scoutmaster of the Longview/Ft. Clatsop Jamboree Troop.

Any youth or adults interested in attending the 2017 National Jamboree should plan to attend. Youth should bring a parent with them.




Providence Seaside Hospital is assisting with volunteer coordination for this Friday’s memorial service for Sgt. Jason Goodding, and they are looking for additional help as family members, friends and the community pay their last respects.

Friday, February 12 – Memorial Service

Approximately 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Avenue, Seaside
Deadline: Volunteers must sign up by Wednesday, Feb. 10 at noon, in order to have enough time to arrange volunteer placement.

If you’d like to volunteer, please contact Providence Seaside Hospital Volunteer Coordinator Alana Kujala with your name and phone number. She can be reached at or(503) 717-7171.


Thank you for your consideration.



Kelsey Balensifer

Event Coordinator & Publication Editor

Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce

111 W. Marine Drive / PO Box 176

Astoria, OR 97103

503-325-6311 (office) / 503-325-9767 (fax)

Discovery Channel Seeks Families For Survival TV Show

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Discovery Channel Seeks Families For Survival TV Show

Think your family has what it takes to survive in the most remote places on earth? Ready to heroically battle the elements as you find water, forage for food, and build shelter?

From the creators of the Emmy Nominated Discovery series “Naked and Afraid” comes a brand new survival show for families.

Families will be clothed as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime to an international destination. They will work together conquering storms, starvation, predators and prey in their quest to survive.

Participating family members must be 18 or older. Families can be compact and nuclear, blended and extended, and may include grandparents, parents, children, partners, aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

To apply e-mail with “DISCOVERY FAMILY SURVIVAL SHOW” in the subject line:

  1. Names and ages of family members
  2. Phone number
  3. City and State
  4. Why do you nominate your family for this opportunity?
  5. How did you hear about this opportunity?
  6. Attach a few family photos

Nora Jobling
Casting Associate
Metal Flowers Media, LLC
Stop and smell the reality.
Mobile// 415.610.7286
Office// 323.380.6925
Twitter// @metalflowers 

Seaside’s Troop 642 to Recycle Christmas Trees

Seaside’s Boy Scout Troop 642 is once again partnering with the Necanicum Watershed Council to recycle Christmas Trees. Your trees will be re-used in local rivers as fish habitats.

Trees may be droppped off at the Outlet Mall or Columbia Bank in Cannon Beach. Or you can call 503-717-9563 to have your tree picked up.

Dates and times are
January 2nd and January 3rd from 9am-4pm

Suggested donation of $5 for drop off and $8 for pick up.

Trees may not be flocked and should have no tinsel, wire or ornaments.

Garlands and wreaths will also be accepted if they are all natural materials.

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Seaside Troop 642 to Wrap Gifts at Fred Meyer

Seaside’s Boy Scout Troop 642 will be wrapping gifts at the Warrenton Fred Meyer next week.

They will be available at the following times

December 19-23 from noon – 8pm

December 24th from 10am – 3pm

They will be accepting donations to be used toward summer camp fees and supplies. It’s a great opportunity to support local youth…and there is the added benefit of not having to purchase and store all that wrapping paper.

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