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Spring Break Cabin Camping
Sign up on the field trips page beginning at 8:30 am on January 28. Space is very limited!
Do you like togetherness? This is a different kind of camping that has a communal aspect to it. We stay in cabins (see picture), and eat and play in a central meeting hall together. In March, it is pretty chilly up there (think light snow), but there are plenty of trails to walk or bike on. Every family has their own cabin (with heat and electricity). Cabins sleep 5 (bunk with double-bed bottom and a twin top, plus a futon that folds out to a queen).
Meals are prepared communally by teams of two-three families. Each team will plan a menu for 75 people that includes non-vegetarian, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. The team is responsible for purchasing groceries, cooking the meal, and cleaning the kitchen afterward. Families who want to be part of the trip, but donít want to eat communally, are still responsible for being on a meal team. The kitchen is available for group meals, so those wanting to prepare independent meals will need to do so at their own cabin campsite. On Sunday, one member of each family helps clean and shut down the main hall.
Cost: $135/Family, plus each family shares in the cost of preparing one meal for the group.
About the park: Stub Stewart State Park is the playground in your backyard. Just 31 miles west of Portland, the park offers more than 20 miles of trails. Bring your bicycle and spend hours exploring the far reaches of the park (assuming thereís no snow). There is also an 18-hole disc golf course east of the Hilltop Day-use Area near the Hooktender Horseshoe Trail. Bring your own discs and score cards, or purchase Innova discs at the Registration Station.
Directions, Trail Maps and Info about Stubb Stewart Here.
Cabins are outfitted with electricity and heat. Bring sleeping bags or bedding and towels. There are communal warm showers and flush toilets. Weather: lows in mid-30ís, highs in mid-50ís, so dress accordingly. Please note, quiet hours begin at 10pm.
Checking In (Check-in time: 4:00 pm,
Check-out time: 1:00 pm)
Be sure to bring your reservation form with you (it will be emailed to you). This form includes an access key code for your cabin. Cabins have electricity and heat, and are furnished with a futon, bunk, and table and chairs.
Directions to Stubb Stewart State Park (approximately 30 minutes from Beaverton)
HWY 26 west (23 miles from 217); Slight right on OR 47 (4 miles); Park entrance on right.
What do we do on the trip?
Most of the time, families ďdo their own thingĒ together. Brings games or activities you want to share with the group. Hiking is possible, biking is possible, if there isnít snow on the ground. On Sunday morning after breakfast, one member of each family is expected to stay in the main hall to help close down the building and clean-up.