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Camp 18 Logger Activities Scheduled for May 9

The annual Camp 18 Logger’s Memorial Dedication and Logging Exhibition will be held on Saturday, May 9 at the Camp 18 Logging Museum in Elsie, OR.  Admission is free.

The Logger’s Memorial starts at 10:00 AM and honors men and women that have had plaques placed in the Logger’s Memorial during the past year.

The Logging Exhibition will be loaded with lots of action from high school forestry teams along with local loggers competing in an assortment of logging skills.

For the first time the Museum’s Blacksmith shop will be open.

An auction will include one set of 11-21-5 steering tires donated by Superior Tires, a gun safe donated by Papé Machinery, a log truck load of firewood and a custom throwing axe.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information contact Mark Standly, 503-343-0148 or Darlene Wilcoxen 503-728-2050.

State and Camp 18 Forestry Competitions

  Bridger Steward and Winter Snow took first place at the state competition in First Aid

Bridger Steward and Winter Snow took first place at the state competition in First Aid

Members of the Vernonia High School Forestry Class took part in the  State Forestry Competition on May 3 in  Corvallis.  Winter Snow and Bridger Steward took 1st place in  First Aid;  Snow also took 3rd place in Tool Identification and Steward finished 4th in  Choker Setting.  Nicole Glass  and Makayla McCord finished  3rd in First Aid; Glass also finished  6th in the Arbor Climb and Job Interview,  and McCord finished 6th in Cross Cut Saw with Jared Whitton.

The Vernona Loggers also had a chance to compete at the Camp 18 Logging Exhibition on may 10.  VHS Forestry students competed in numerous events at the day long event.

Nicole Glass

Nicole Glass

Makayla McCord

Makayla McCord

Annual Camp 18 Logger’s Memorial Dedication and Logging Show

Camp 18Loggers-MemorialPlease plan to celebrate the logging industry of the past and present at the 5th Annual Camp 18 Logger’s Memorial Dedication and Logging Exhibition.

The event will be held on Saturday, May 10 at Camp 18 Logging Museum located at milepost 18 on Highway 26 in Elsie, OR.  ADMISSION IS FREE and everyone is welcome, so round up your family, friends and neighbors and enjoy a day of sawdust flying, tree climbing, axe throwing, nail-biting competition and edge-of-your-seat fun!

This year’s event will begin at 10:00 AM with the Logger’s Memorial Dedication Ceremony.  During this time  we will honor the fallen loggers of the past and officially dedicate the newest remembrance plaques to the Logger’s Memorial.  (Please note: the deadline for purchasing plaques to be included in this year’s dedication was April 15th For more information regarding plaque purchases, please contact Danielle Cook at 503-308-3250 or danicook09@yahoo.com) Read More

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.