Work Weekends

Spend a weekend or just a day enjoying the satisfaction of a job well done and sharing it with others that love the outdoors and Scouting!

Grab your hammer and head to camp, we need YOUR help! Each of our camps holds a Hammer Camp work weekend or a work day during the spring that is vital to our ability to open camp. We will be building new, repairing old, and just making sure that everything is ready to go. We pay for the food for the weekend or day, and every participant will be awarded a special recognition as a token of our thanks. The need is real. Make plans now to help get a camp ready for Scouting to come to life. Do you have special skills? Let us know so we can plan on using you to your (and our camp's) best use.

Our Council Properties Committee has an individual in charge of each of its properties. Having plenty of people at each camp work weekend is important to each camping season. Most camps provide food and housing for the weekend. Some discourage bringing children and others specifically encourage it.

The following is a listing of the property, the work weekend date and the person to contact for more information:

Camp

Weekend

Contact Person

Meriwether and Clark

 April 26-28, 2019
Adults Only, please
Check-in:  6:00pm on Friday
Depart:  Sunday after Lunch

2020 Save the Date - April 17-19, 2020

Steve Parks, Ranger
Steve.Parks@scouting.org

Gary Cuppy, Ranger
Gary.Cuppy@scouting.org

Cooper

Jun 21-23, 2019
Check-in:  6:00pm on Friday
Depart:  2:00pm on Sunday

2020 Save the Date - May 29-31, 2020

Aaron Yoder, Ranger
(503) 703-9246
Aaron.Yoder@scouting.org
(email sometimes unreliable)

Baldwin

May 17-19, 2019
(Family Work Weekend)
Check-in:  6:00pm Friday
Depart:  Sunday after Lunch
No dinner on Friday night

2020 Save the Date - May 15-17, 2020

Oct 4-6, 2019
(Baldwin Wood Cut)
8:00am to 4:00pm
Lunch Provided

2020 Save the Date - October 2-4, 2020

Mike O' Brien
(503) 644-7040
mtob999@aol.com

Brain Kittelson, Ranger
brian.kittelson@scouting.org

Pioneer

June 7-9, 2019
(Beaver Weekend)
Check-in:  Friday at 6:00pm
Depart:  Sunday after Lunch

2020 Save the Date - June 5-7, 2020

Sep 20-22, 2019
(Black Bear Weekend)
Check-in:  Friday at 6:00pm
Depart:  Sunday after Lunch

2020 Save the Date - Sep 18-20, 2020

Bill Hood, Ranger
(503) 539-3834
Bill.Hood@scouting.org

Lewis

April 27, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Bring own Lunch

2020 Save the Date - April 25, 2020

Bob Alexander
(360) 686-8056
eagle-eye814@hotmail.com

Ireland

June 22, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Bring own lunch

2020 Save the Date - June 27, 2020 

 

Butte Creek

May 31 - Jun 2, 2019
Check-in:  8:00am on Saturday
Saturday overnight stays are welcome

2020 Save the Date - May 29-31, 2020

Scott DePaolo, Ranger
(503) 873-3846

Bill Hood, Ranger
(503) 539-3834
Bill.Hood@scouting.org

Royce-Finel

April 27, 2019
October 12, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm each day
Bring own lunch

2020 Save the Date - April 25, 2020
2020 Save the Date - Oct 10, 2020

Tom Grimm
(503) 861-1724
tkgrimm@charter.net

 

What We Need

Enthusiasm and energy are the main requirements! We have projects for all skill levels, but special skills and tools are needed for specific projects.

What You Need

Personal gear for overnight camping (shelter is provided) and an appetite for good food and fellowship. Bring your own appropriate safety gear such as; gloves, safety goggles & hearing protection. Bring other tools, like hammers, brooms, rakes, shovels, etc.

More Information

If this page does not answer your questions, please contact the Camping Department at 503.226.3423 or info@cpcbsa.org

File Name Description
Camp Resource Skill Survey Download
Hodag Award Flyer Download
Property Improvement Suggestion Form Download