Year End Celebration
August 17, 2017 | by Paul

Join us as we celebrate our camp season Sunday, September 17. We'll be enjoying delicious camp food and a short program between 1-2pm. You can experience the challenge course, play volleyball, explore a trail, or kick around a soccer ball!

Please let us know you'll be joining us so we have an idea how many to prepare for. Call the office at 503-630-4978.

Counselors Needed
May 31, 2017 | by Milt

Eagle Fern Camp needs counselors (16 years old+) this summer, particularly for our first two weeks of camp:
  • Day Camp (July 2-7) for kids going into 1st-3rd grades needs male counselors
  • Intermediate Camp (July 9-14) for kids going into 3rd-4th grades needs female counselors
These are volunteer positions and a week-long commitment. Call the camp office at 503-630-4978 for more information or learn more here!

Camp Garage Sale
March 24, 2017 | by Milt

Our Annual Eagle Fern Camp Garage Sale is just around the corner! The sale is at Eastgate Bible Chapel and is scheduled for April 21-22. We need your help to make the sale a success. It takes about 50 volunteers to get everything set up and conduct the sale, we will be setting up April 19 & 20. Please contact Patti Elliot at 971-409-6121 if you can help that week!

We also need items to sell. You may drop off lightly used items at Eastgate Bible Chapel between 9am-7pm on Wednesday April 19 or Thursday April 20. If you need to have something picked up, please contact Paul Schroth at the camp office at 503-630-4978.

Chapel Completion!
March 5, 2016 | by Milt

We are excited to announce the completion of our new chapel building at Eagle Fern Camp! We are planning a dedication service on Sunday, April 24 at 3pm which will last about an hour. We’ll laugh, pray, sing, clap, there may even be a shout or two as we celebrate what God has done in bringing this project to completion, and how He will use it in the years to come in bringing the truth of His love and grace into the lives of thousands who will hear about Him and experience Him in this new worship space. Refreshments will follow.

If you'd like, you can RSVP and share with friends on Facebook! You can also check our our Chapel page to see photos of its construction.

Camp Garage Sale
April 24, 2017 | by Milt

Our Annual Eagle Fern Camp Garage Sale at Westside Bible Fellowship is just around the corner! We need three things to make this sale successful:
  1. Lots of shoppers who are looking for good deals...get the word out to your friends! The sale is at Westside for Thursday May 4 - Saturday May 6!
  2. Lots of great volunteers (about 70 people)! We will be setting up Monday May 1 - Wednesday May 3. Please call Paul or LuAnn Kauffman at 503-985-3442 if you can help that week.
  3. Tons of great donations. They can be brought to Westside anytime the building is open, between now and the beginning of the sale. We're looking for items in good, clean, working condition. Please hold on to any larger furniture items until the week of the sale, if possible! (We cannot take paint, printers, car seats, and non-flat screen TVs.)
Thanks, and see you at one of the biggest garage sales in Washington County!

Garage Sale
March 1, 2016 | by Milt

The Annual Eagle Fern Camp Garage Sale is just around the corner on April 15-16! We need your help to make this sale a success. Setting up and running the sale takes about 50 volunteers. We'll be setting up April 13-14. Please contact Patti Elliot at if you can help that week!

We also need items to sell. You may drop off lightly used items at Eastgate Bible Chapel between 9am-7pm on Wednesday, April 13 or Thursday, April 14. If you need to have something picked up, please contact Paul Schroth at the camp office, 503-630-4978.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards
February 24, 2016 | by Milt

Have you heard about our Fred Meyer Community Rewards program? So far we've received over $650.00 in rewards checks from the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program, and that's with only 33 families who are currently participating! It's easy to get started, especially if you're already a Fred Meyer customer and use your rewards card when you shop there. It won't cost you a thing, you'll still get all the reward points you've earned from your purchases! Just log in to your Fred Meyer account and tell them where you want the money to really is that simple!

I wonder what might happen if we had 60 families who partnered with us this way!

Annual Meeting
January 26, 2016 | by Milt

Eagle Fern Camp’s Annual Meeting will be held at Eastgate Bible Chapel at 6pm, Saturday, January 30, 2016. Dinner will be served. Come hear about last year’s excitement, the latest about the chapel, and the upcoming summer plans.

December 14, 2015 | by Milt

We are excited to announce a new way to help support the work we're doing here at Eagle Fern. We're now registered with BottleDrop, you can read all about their program and how easy it is to participate by reading our press release.

Dave Eymann
September 9, 2015 | by Paul

After 16 years of service, Dave Eymann is retiring effective October 1. In light of his retirement, please consider writing a 3x5 card sharing why you appreciate him and send it to Paul Schroth at 727 NE 174th Ave, Portland OR 97230. We will surprise him with it at a staff retirement party in his honor.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for his position, please call the camp office at 503-630-4978. We will be finalizing the position description soon and will send it out to any potential candidates. Thank you!

Dam Removal
August 26, 2015 | by Paul

We will be taking the dam out and the dock down on Saturday, September 5 from 9am-4pm. Any able-bodied help would be appreciated. The old man (Paul) will be driving the tractor, but there is a lot of unbolting and relatively heavy lifting to be done. Lunch will be provided. If you can help, please call the office at 503-630-4978 so we will know how to plan. Thank you!

Camp Counselors!
July 9, 2015 | by Paul

We really need female counselors for both High School Camp (July 19-25), Jr High Girls Camp (July 26-Aug 1), and all three Girls’ Horse Camps (July 26-30, Aug 2-5, and Aug experience is not a requirement!). If you or anyone you know would be a good fit, please call the camp office at 503-630-4978.

Want to learn more about counseling at Eagle Fern? Head over to our Volunteer page!

Dam Day
June 16, 2015 | by Paul

You are invited to an all-expenses paid trip to Eagle Fern Camp Day Spa. Enjoy the healing waters of Eagle Creek surrounded by the serenity of the large Douglas Fir forest. Oh, and we’ll also be putting in the dam! Join us Saturday, July 11 starting at 9am and ending about 4pm. Come all day or half day-lunch will be provided. If you are able to come, please call camp 503-630-4978 or email Paul at

Men's Retreat

Learn more about our upcoming Men's Retreat!


Volunteers form the majority of the summer program staff here at Eagle Fern. They know that volunteering at camp is an exciting and rewarding experience. The experience will both challenge and build your own relationship with God and give you the opportunity to share Jesus' love with campers and transform lives for God's glory.

Interested in investing in kids' at camp? Learn more here!

Garage Sale
March 31, 2015 | by Milt

The Eagle Fern Camp Annual Garage sale will be hosted by Eastgate Bible Chapel (114th and Stark) on April 10 and 11. Proceeds from the sale will be used to provide funds for new mattresses in our cabins! The sale will be open from 9am-4pm on Friday and 9am-2pm on Saturday.

We will be accepting lightly used items (things that you might actually want to buy) on Wednesday and Thursday, April 8 and 9, from 9am-7pm. Please do not donate ripped or torn furniture, organs, mattresses, over-sized couches, or broken or unusable items!

We need your help (men and women) for setup on April 8 and 9 we are there from 9am until we have it all ready for Friday. If you're able to fold clothes, clean, read, carry things, follow directions, stage things to sell, organize, enjoy reconnecting with people you haven’t seen in a while, and enjoy helping people we will put you to work! Any amount of time is a big help, whether one hour or thirty. If you can help please contact Patti Elliot at .

Annual Meeting Report
February 11, 2015 | by Paul

We had over 100 people at the Annual Meeting! This year’s offering is going toward refurbishing the lower lodge bathrooms and we raised over $4300 for that project. Thank you for all your support whether you could be there or not.

Annual Meeting
January 22, 2015 | by Paul

This year's annual meeting will be held at Spring Mountain Bible Church (SE 122nd and Mather Rd) on Saturday, February 7th at 6pm. Come celebrate what God did through the ministry of Eagle Fern in 2014. Hear updates on the Chapel project, the computer upgrade in the office, an addition to our horse programs this summer, and some exciting changes that have never occurred in our 61-year history. We will start the evening with a pizza feed too!

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