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Third Annual Dutch Oven Cookoff at Ft. Clatsop District Picnic

It’s that time of year again…come out and enjoy the fun at the Ft. Clatsop District Picnic…and check out the Dutch Oven Cookoff. Check out the rules at the end of this post and load up your Dutch Oven and favorite dessert supplies.

There will be games, fun and food. The District will provide hamburgers and hot dogs with the fixins as well as water. Bring your own favorite potluck side dish.

As in years past, there will be NO SWIMMING allowed at this event. There is also a $5 fee to park at Cullaby Lake.

We look forward to seeing everyone there.

2016 Ft. Clatsop District


Show off your favorite dessert


JULY 14th


Cooking Starts at 6:00 pm

Judging at 7:00 pm

Two Divisions Scouts and Scouters


Ft. Clatsop District

Dutch Oven Dessert Cook Off

July 14 2016

Cullaby Lake South Park


Entrants supply your own Dutch Ovens and Utensils

  1. Entrants supply all charcoal and starting materials.
  2. Everything must be prepared on site.
  3. Entrants must be able describe their creation as to how made and with what to the judges.
  4. Entrants can start bringing in their equipment and set up at 5:30 pm.  
  5. Preparation and starting of charcoals can begin no sooner than 6:00 pm
  6. Judging at 7:00 pm. All cooking ends and your plated dessert brought to the judging table.
  7. There will be 2 divisions.  Adult Scouters and Scouts
  8. This is a solo event, no teams or helpers.
  9. Judges will be judging on:
    1. Originality
    2. Taste
    3. Appearance
    4. There will be a points deducted for Cobblers and Dump Cakes in the Adult Division.
    5. Head Judge’s decision will be final.
  10. All cooking must be done in a Dutch Oven on site.  No more than 2 Dutch Ovens maybe used.
  11. Side items such as butters, sauces, jams should not be presented to the judges.
  12. Good fire safety practices must be maintained.
  13. Safe food handling practices must be maintained.

QUESTIONS??? Call or Text Victor Kee 503-791-5880




Ft. Clatsop District Day Camp Volunteer Staff Positions Available

We are looking for youth, age 14 and older, boys and girls. Great opportunity for service hours for Boy Scouts, service hours toward Pacifica Projects for non scouts.

We are also looking for adult volunteers for our fishing station as well as BB and Archery ranges. Current NRA certification would be a plus, however if you aren’t currently certified BSA range instructor training will be provided.

Camp training and set up will be Saturday June 25th…camp will run June 27-July 1st at Camp Rilea.

To volunteer, please contact the Ft. Clatsop Day Camp On Site coordinator, John Doran at 302-270-3834…or Ft. Clatsop District Program Chairman Laurie Good Kautz at laurie.kautz@gmail.com

Please download and fill out the Camp Staff Application athttps://www.cpcbsa.org/files/1956/Camp-Staff-Application as well as parts A and B of the medical form at https://www.cpcbsa.org/files/1928/Medical-Form (as this is a DAY camp and less than 72 consectutive hours, the doctors portion is not needed).

Ft Clatsop District Dinner May 12th at Warrenton KOA

We hope you will all join us Thursday evening at 630pm -District Potluck Dinner at KOA!!


“May 2015 – May 2016” Eagle Scouts honored

District Volunteers and Unit Key Three volunteers recognized

District Award of Merit presented

Guest Speaker Betsy Johnson (her Dad was a Silver Beaver)!!

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  – Johnhenrydoran@gmail.com
Phone number is: 302-270-3834

Coming Soon to Your Inbox – The Voice of Scouting

Check your inbox this week for the Voice of Scouting e-newsletter. We hope you’ll open it up and read some of the great stories of Scouting making a difference in the lives of youth. Here’s what it is and why we think you’ll like it.

What is the Voice of Scouting?

Focused on stories from across the nation and the world, the Voice of Scouting is all about sharing the good news that is Scouting. There you’ll find great Scouting stories from every era, every program and every part of the country. Of course, it’ll also keep you up to date with all things Scouting, such as program updates, Scouting how-tos, and other helpful links to help you run and enjoy a successful Scouting program. Check it out for yourself at voiceofscouting.org.

Why follow the Voice of Scouting?

You might ask, why should I follow another blog? Through a partnership of BSA Councils, volunteers, and generous experts, the Voice of Scouting was created to be the vehicle for YOURvoice of Scouting. Spread the good news of Scouting; share your story; make a difference in the lives of youth.
BSA Councils, Scouters, bloggers and families from all over are joining the movement and adding their voice, will you? If you like to submit a story to the Voice of Scouting e-mail voiceofscouting@scouting.org.

Mud Mayhem Registration Now Live! September 12th & 13th, 2015

Mud Mayhem is a chance to get muddy and challenge yourself through an obstacle course of mud pits, ropes, tubes, and water. You’ll need all your strength to climb, jump, crawl and scoop all the mud at Mud Mayhem! All scouts (that includes Cub Scouts, Boy Scout, and Venturers and their families) are welcome to attend! The mile-long course takes approximately an hour, but you can stay as long as you want! Get ready to get muddy for this fun family activity! Register at http://www.cpcbsa.org/register

2015 Popcorn Sale KICK OFF for Scouts

Sunday, August 30, 11:30 am -2:00 pm. Join us for the huge Council Kick Off at Oaks Amusement Park, located at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, in Portland. 11:30 am – 2:00 pm.
There will be a bunch of popcorn information, prizes and a BBQ lunch, then you can go have fun on rides! Check in at The Pavilion. Be sure to wear your Scout uniform!

Admission Fees:

$10 per popcorn Scout for lunch BBQ plus ride bracelet
$20 per person for lunch BBQ plus ride bracelet $5 per person for lunch BBQ only   Please purchase your tickets online at www.cpcbsa.org/popcorn