What’s Happenin’ at the Sunset Bay Regional RPCV Campout

The 22nd Annual West Region RPCV Campout sponsored by the West Cascade Peace Corps Association, Eugene, Oregon is August 2 – 5, 2012 (Thurs. PM through Sun. AM). The campout is at Sunset Bay State Park, Oregon Coast, 12 miles southwest of Coos Bay/North Bend on Cape Arago Highway, just 3 miles south of Charleston Harbor.

The weekend cost is $20/adult or $10/teenager. Online registration is available at westcascadepca.org. Registration will close Sunday July 15th or when we have 50-55 paid campers.

Our very active weekend schedule

Thursday, August 2

4 PM – Arrive and check in with Sam Greer for site location
Set up camps and get to know your neighbors

7 PM – Low Tide in the Bay

8 PM – Welcoming bonfire on the Bay under the Full Moon

10 PM – Off to bedtime with the sounds of the surf

Friday, August 3

7 AM – Awaken to the barks of seals and sea lions

All day – Wade, hike, bike, sightsee, volleyball, crab, fish, golf
Visits to Charleston Harbor, Shore Acres Park, Cape Arago Park, Bastendorff Beach, Sunset Bay Golf Course

2:30 PM – High Tide in the Bay

4 PM – Wine tasting at Charleytown – Hosts Donna & John Kaiser

8 PM – Campfire singing , drumming , ‘bay’ing at the Moon, Low Tide

Saturday, August 4

AM – More coastal and recreational activities including swimming, kiting, sand castle building, and surfing

12 Noon – Regional meeting of group leaders at the Gazebo

3 PM – West Cascadians begin dinner preparation; High Tide

5 PM – Social Hour – BYOB and snacks at the Gazebo

6 PM – Traditional/ethnic seafood dinner with Eugene hosts
Awards and recognition ceremony

8 PM – Seaside sunset campfire and s’mores

9 PM – Low Tide

Sunday, August 5

9 AM – Low Tide in the Bay

AM – Take down, pack up and say your ‘Alohas’

1 PM – Checkout by this time, please. See you next summer!

The WCPCA campout coordinator (also the Club Camp Wagonmaster!) is Sam Greer, Coos Bay. Inquiries are welcome at sam2coast@live.com or by calling Sam at 541-294-4143. The accompanying photos may or may not represent activities that may or may not be scheduled or occur. Perhaps.