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2023 Fort Chesebrough Rendezvous

September 22 - September 24

Call to Rendezvous at Fort Chesebrough!

What:

This is a 1840s event emphasizing the lifestyle of the old trapper days. The time is set from 1825 – 1840 when the first Rendezvous was held. So, if you can, please dress, camp and and eat as in the 1800. Think of this as a Camporee in the frontier!

Where:

Camp Chesebrough Scout Reservation

When:

September 22-24

Who:

All Troops, Varsity Scout Teams, Venturing Crews

This is not a Cub Scout Event

Why:

Where else can you shoot black powder rifles, throw tomahawks and knives, and learn to live in the mountains?

Bring:

Tents, chairs, candle lanterns, (Tables)

1840’s era dress and camp equipment for judging

Cost: Food not included

FEE: Are $45.00 by 9/1, $50.00 by 9/18, $60.00 onsite

SM(s) Will have:

Youth under18; Signed Parental Release Shooting Forms and a Complete List of All attendees.

We award the top three in: Outfits, Camp Site, Iron chef (food will be provided). 4 Trapper Run  categories by ages 11-13   14-16    17-20   A.A.R.P. (Advanced Aged Rendezvous Person) will compete against each other. The Rendezvous Run is a special by invitation only event for the top competitors chosen by the staff.

For you Greenhorns you don’t need to spend a lot of money on a Rendezvous outfit, go to goodwill or a thrift shop look an old felt hat, a plaid colored shirt old style, cut off the buttons and collar, Sew the shirt together where the buttons were, look for white painters pants, if not there go to a paint store, then cut  out all the belt looks. Next year start working make: a possible’s bag, moccasins, bandolier, candle lantems, time appropriate accessories

Hint: many Troops pick one item a year and make prior to Rendezvous, plank chairs, moccasins, tents

Scott Caldwell – Booshway

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Details

Start:
September 22
End:
September 24
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Venue

Chesebrough Scout Reservation
26005 Highway 9
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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