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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

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!   https://www.cpcbsa.org/files/1939/Hodag-Record-Card
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 alana.kujala@providence.org 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)