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Fort Chesebrough Rendezvous 2024

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - September 29 @ 5:00 pm

Call to Rendezvous at Fort Chesebrough!


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!


Camp Chesebrough Scout Reservation


September 27 – September 29


All Troops, Varsity Scout Teams, Venturing Crews

This is not a Cub Scout Event


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


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



September 27 @ 5:00 pm
September 29 @ 5:00 pm
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Chesebrough Scout Reservation
26005 Highway 9
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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