May 17-19, 2019 at Fire Mountain BSA Scout Camp, Mt. Vernon, WA
Another AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, CHARACTER BUILDING weekend we had—-the weather mostly cooperated too.
Attendees: 26 Troops (sadly 2 cancelled)
Head Count: 282 people attended Cascade Challenge 2019
Girl Scouts: 167
Head Judges: 4
Challenge Dinner Food Wranglers: 2
Volunteers who travelled the farthest: Judges: one from Oroville and Spokane, and Bremerton.
Troops who travelled the farthest: From the east, the Spokane troop, from the westside, Bremerton and Lake Tapps.
This was year #37 for Challenge.
Photos: Visit us on Facebook: GS Cascade Challenge
Challenges for 2018 were: All challenges include the respective GSWW Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints.
- Firebuilding- With your ten essentials packed, show us your campfire skills to accomplish a task.
- Team Dynamics- Your positive & cooperative teamwork skills will lead you to success.
- Animal Awareness-Bears, cougars, & mini bears: tracks & scat, and food caching.
- Archery-Archers to the line, safe straight shooting hits the spot!
- Campsite Maintenance– Demonstrate how well you establish & keep a ‘good’ safe campsite.
- Challenge Dinner– Prepare a creative & nutritious dinner with surprise ingredients (revealed to only the Cadette troops upon arrival Friday).All prep & cooking is done without leaders present.
- Senior/Ambassadors on Friday: In addition to Campsite Setup of the basics. You will continue on to have your site ready/complete to be judged for Campsite Maintenance, without your leaders.
- Leader’s Challenge: Paperwork, letting go, & more. This does not affect the Troop’s score.
More Info: Contact, Ellen “Jasper” Govan, Girl Scout Volunteer & Committee Chair