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By Aliya Hall
The Chronicle 

'the ways of the mountain men'

Scouts meet for annual rendezvous


September 26, 2019


Lola Meske from Troop 164 out of Oakridge, showcases the candle she made that has layers of pink, white and purple. Meske, 12, said her favorite part of the event was camping with her family and other scouts.

SPRINGFIELD - Tucked away in southern Springfield, Scouts from as far away as Brookings, Corvallis and Lincoln City gathered for the 27th annual Fall Rendezvous, an event hosted by the Oregon Trail Council that combines modern Scouting with "the ways of the Mountain Men."

"It's the only council-wide event that gets everyone together as one group," Tim Page, former council commodore for Oregon Trail Council, said. "It's important to see the other units."

Page's father, Dennis Page, started the Rendezvous as part of his Wood Badge ticket – which is the Scouts' training for adult leaders. He...

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