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Today: Selah Police Department National Night Out

Selah Police Department
National Night Out

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Tuesday August 1st, 2017 at Wixson Park.

National Night Out
National Night Out

Eastern Washington Adventures


Selah Sweets - Eastern Washing AdventuresSelah Sweets
makes handcrafted snacks, shaved ice, and has souvenirs.
Inside and outside seating at the shop. Off site catering.

Eastern Washington Adventures
is an Outdoor Recreation Information Center that holds many free events.


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Photos: EWA Wenas Recreation Area Camp Out & Clean Up

Wenas Recreation Area Camp Out & Clean Up
Hosted by Eastern Washington Adventures and the Department of Natural Resources.
Sponsored by Selah Sweets

Report by Clay Graham. Photos by Clay Graham / Selah Sweets & Flint Buchman.

On Thursday, May 4th, 2017, my son Doc and I headed up to BBQ Flats at the Wenas Recreation Area to set up camp for the weekend camp out. It was a very nice day to be in the mountains. That evening it started to sprinkle but it was warn enough to be out in t-shirts. Doc did some Pine-cone Golfing as I took photos of the cool rainbow. We sat under the pop-up with the propane campfire going into the night. Doc slept in the campervan with me since the tarp was not big enough to keep rain out of his tent. Lucky he did, because around 1 AM we had a thunder and lightening storm. It lasted around 40 minutes and then there was a heavy downpour.

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, volunteers and Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) met up at our camp for the clean up. At 9:30 AM groups headed out. Two groups in ORVs headed out to replace Green Dot markers and pick up trash. Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 headed out to pick up trash from BBQ Flats to and through Cascade Camp.

Around 3:30 PM all the groups meet back up at BBQ Flats with the trash and tools for the DNR to take back to the Ahtanum Guard Station.

The campers had dinner and enjoyed the campfire. The wind made it a cold night.

Sunday was a very nice day. Everyone packed up and headed home.

This was a great time takes to all who came out.

Here are some photos of the Wenas Recreation Area Camp Out & Clean Up:

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Wenas Recreation Area – BBQ Flats

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Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 picking up trash on Maloy Road.

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Audubon Road.

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Wenas Recreation Area – Cascade Camp
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Western Washington Rusty Horn Unicorn

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Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 garbage truck!
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Manastash Ridge Observatory
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Looking at Umtanum Ridge

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Looking down at Kittitas Valley.

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Observatory Road at Wenas Road – Ellensburg Pass.

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Selah Cub Scout Pack 276

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Wenas Clean Up


Wenas Recreation Area Camp Out & Clean Up
Wenas Recreation Area Camp Out & Clean Up

Eastern Washington Adventures


Selah Sweets - Eastern Washing AdventuresSelah Sweets
makes handcrafted snacks, shaved ice, and has souvenirs.
Inside and outside seating at the shop. Off site catering.

Eastern Washington Adventures
is an Outdoor Recreation Information Center that holds many free events.


Selah SweetsEastern Washington Adventures

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Photos: Wildfire Awareness Day at the Ahtanum State Forest

Wildfire Awareness Day
at the Ahtanum State Forest
Hosted by Boy Scouts of American (Grand Columbia Council, Skookum District),
Selah Sweets, and the Department of Natural Resources.

Report and photos by Clay Graham / Selah Sweets.

At noon on Saturday April 8th, 2017, we met up at Whites Ridge Trailhead in the Ahtanum State Forest for Wildfire Awareness with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

The DNR staff talked about wildfires, the hard work to put them out, the equipment they use and how to help prevent wildfires. The volunteers were able to see and feel what the fire crew uses to put the wildfires out.

This was a very fun and educational event. Thank you to all the volunteers, DNR staff and Smokey Bear.

Smokey says, ‘Only You Can Prevent Wildfires’. Click for Smokey’s website!

BSA Skookum DistrictSelah Sweets - Eastern Washington Adventures

Here are some photos of the Wildfire Awareness Day:

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Wildfire Awareness Day
Wildfire Awareness Day
Wildfire Awareness Day
Wildfire Awareness Day

Eastern Washington Adventures


Selah Sweets - Eastern Washing AdventuresSelah Sweets
makes handcrafted snacks, shaved ice, and has souvenirs.
Inside and outside seating at the shop. Off site catering.

Eastern Washington Adventures
is an Outdoor Recreation Information Center that holds many free events.


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Upcoming: Wildfire Awareness Day at the Ahtanum State Forest

Wildfire Awareness Day
Wildfire Awareness Day

Wildfire Awareness Day
12 to 3 p.m. on April 8, 2017
at Whites Ridge Trailhead in the Ahtanum State Forest

Wildfire Awareness Day and Ahtanum Campground Clean-up
http://www.dnr.wa.gov/event/wildfire-awareness-day-and-ahtanum-campground-clean

Join a free fun community volunteer event hosted by BSA Skookum District & Selah Sweets and with cooperation from the Department of Natural Resources to learn about wildfire safety and care for our Ahtanum Campground.

Everyone is welcome!

At noon on Saturday April 8th, 2017, join DNR staff, Smokey Bear and the Boy Scouts of America Grand Council Skookum District to learn about wildfire safety and care for our Ahtanum Campground. Staff will be providing tours of a fire apparatus and sharing information on how to properly extinguish a campfire. Volunteers will be picking up litter and cleaning fire rings in our Ahtanum Campground. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What to bring
Volunteers should bring clothes appropriate for weather conditions, work gloves, boots, lunch, water. Some hand tools will be available.

Directions
Meet at the Whites Ridge Trailhead. Exit I-82 to Valley Mall Boulevard. Turn left on Longfiber Road. Right onto Ahtanum for 13 miles. Turn right onto North Fork Road at the Tampico Store. Proceed 10 miles to the Middle Fork Road. Whites Ridge Trailhead is on the left past the guard station.

This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

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ALL MINORS MUST HAVE A DNR FORM SIGN BY PARENTS OR GUARDIAN.
Participants who show up without a parent or guardian will need to have the “Minor Volunteer Registration Agreement” form filled out completely and turned in at the event. The DNR will track volunteer hours on the group time sheet, so everyone will have to fill out their name and address on the group sheet when they show up to track the hours. Download form: https://selahsweets.com/Public_Land/DNR/20170408_DNR_Minor_Registration_Agreement.pdf

We need a person count for any DNR so they will set up for that many and if they have any give-a-ways. Please RSVP Clay Graham at SelahAdventures@outlook.co

NOTE: You must park in the Whites Ridge Trailhead parking area if you do not have a Discover Pass and want to attend this event.

Wildfire Awareness Day
Wildfire Awareness Day

Eastern Washington Adventures


Selah Sweets - Eastern Washing AdventuresSelah Sweets
makes handcrafted snacks, shaved ice, and has souvenirs.
Inside and outside seating at the shop. Off site catering.

Eastern Washington Adventures
is an Outdoor Recreation Information Center that holds many free events.


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Photos: Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 Pinewood Derby

Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 2017 Pinewood Derby
Report and photos by Clay Graham / Selah Sweets

On Saturday January 28th, 2017, Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 had their annual Pinewood Derby at the Selah United Methodist Church.

After the opening of the event, two Cub Scouts received some awards they earned. Then the Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby started.

Join the ranks of millions of Cub Scouts who have stood in the derby winner’s circle. Cub Scouts have been building their own cars and competing in Pinewood Derby® events since 1953! At the heart of this event’s success is the process itself – bonds are strengthened as the Cub Scout partners with a parent or adult mentor to design, carve, paint, weigh, refine, and race the car. In addition, Cub Scouts build confidence and take pride in their own growing skills and hard work. So enjoy the ride!

This year there were only 5 Pinewood Derby Cars racing due to how small the pack is. If you are interested in joining the fun, please e-mail selahadventures@outlook.com.

Selah Cub Scout Pack 276
For more information about Selah Cub Scout Pack 276:
Web: selahpack276.wordpress.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SelahCubScoutPack276

Here are some photos of the Selah Cub Scout Pack 276 2017 Pinewood Derby:

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Eastern Washington Adventures


Selah Sweets - Eastern Washing AdventuresSelah Sweets
makes handcrafted snacks, shaved ice, and has souvenirs.
Inside and outside seating at the shop. Off site catering.

Eastern Washington Adventures
is an Outdoor Recreation Information Center that holds many free events.


Selah SweetsEastern Washington Adventures