MARTIN SCOUT RANCH

Outdoor Adventure Awaits

Martin Scout Ranch is an LLC between the Blue Mountain Council; Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.

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RANCH NEWS

Recommendations for managing coronavirus risk when planning a unit trip to Martin Scout Ranch.  Please call Carl Imhoff at 509.531.6864 if you have questions.

NO CAMPOUTS ARE ALLOWED IN MAY - THIS WILL BE REVISITED IN JUNE BASED ON GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL HEALTH MANDATES. 

  1. Units are accountable for the decision to hold outdoor event.

  2. Have thermometers to monitor unit health and watch for symptoms within your group.

  3. Have masks for individuals in case someone presents symptoms that merit they use a mask to protect other unit participants.

  4. Have a plan for evacuation and return should an individual present fever.  You would want sufficient vehicle capacity so you can limit the exposure of others during the return drive.

  5. Bring disposable nitrile gloves for one handed protection in use of water spigots and porta potties. Adult leaders should manage distribution and disposal of the gloves.

  6. Plan for a hand washing station in unit campsite . Unit adults should oversee hand washing training and conformance.

  7. Suggest you consider nonstop transportation to and from MSR as Pendleton and Hermiston have each had a single case of COVID19 confirmed in the week of March 9.

  8. The MSR Camp host will have bleach cleaning products to periodically (4 times daily) sanitize water spigots and portable toilettes.

  9. MSR will monitor public health guidance from Oregon officials regarding health system guidance ..... units should monitor guidance in their home towns and with the Blue Mountain Council. 

  10. This message will be updated weekly at a minimum.

ACTIVITIES

CAMPING

There are many campsites to choose from.  View our Google map for general information on campsites.  To reserve a site, please call Lori at 509.735.7306 or via email..  Camp hosts must be available during your reservation period.  Visit our reservation calendar as well to check on site availability.

As we update our website, we will have a camp site page.  For now, please visit our Google Map.

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PIONEERING

Work on your Pioneering skills with these poles that are available.  Don't forget to bring rope.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If your unit is interested in a service project to keep the Martin Scout Camp going, please contact Carl Imhoff.

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GEOCACHING

Try your skills and search for these geocache sites.

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(509) 735-7306

8478 W Gage Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99336

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