Camp 18 Logger’s Memorial Dedication and Exhibition

Camp18Logger'sMemorial-webThe Camp 18 Logging Museum is pleased to announce its annual Camp 18 Logger’s Memorial Dedication and Logging Exhibition to be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

The event is a celebration of the logging industry, past and present, and is a fun filled day with many logging skills competitions.  Local loggers will compete in the Logging Exhibition as well as local high school forestry teams, including Vernonia High School.

Admission is free, so round up your family, friends and neighbors and head out to the Camp 18 Logging Museum at milepost 18 on Highway 26 in Elsie, Oregon.

The Logger’s Memorial Dedication will begin at 10:00 AM.  The deadline for purchasing plaques for this year’s dedication was April 8, 2013.  For information regarding plaque purchases, please contact Danielle Cook at 503-308-3250.

Team registration for the exhibition begins at 9:00 AM and the events will begin at approximately 11:00 AM.  Events include tree climbing, choker setting, splicing, double bucking and hook tender race. Local logging companies are encouraged to participate in the Logger Exhibition.

Volunteers are needed and donations greatly appreciated.  For more information or to volunteer contact Mark Standley at 503-434-0148 or logsafeinc@yahoo.com, or Darlene Wilcoxen at 503-728-2050 or darlenew41@gmail.com.  There will be food for sale as well as hats, license plate frames, T-shirts and sweatshirts. Cedar carvings have been donated and will be auctioned as a fundraiser for the Logger’s memorial.