Base Camp

Announcement: Base Camp 2018!

We will host a group camp in a free, undeveloped site in Mt. Hood. Base Camp is open to all who wish to join for any length of time, even if just one day.

Mushrooms, frogs and wild hucklberries

I've always thought the Forest Service's mission was to protect the forest but at Bark’s summer Base Camp I saw some ugly hidden truths.


After the eclipse, Base Camp!

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Base Camp Daily Schedule

While each day's schedule may vary, a typical day at camp will look like this:

  • 8:00AM: Breakfast/announcements
  • 9:00AM: Groundtruthing training
  • 10:00: Divide into teams, and get field routes prepared. Depart into the forest.
  • 10:00-5:00 pm: groups will be in the field participating in pertinent field work and groundtruthing. Teams arrive back at camp no later than 5:00PM.
  • 6:00PM: Dinner
  • 7:00-9:00 evening workshop or activity (see below)


Base Camp is next month!

August 24th through September 7th in Mt. Hood National Forest.

Base Camp 2018 July Planning Meeting

All are invited to this meeting who are interested in helping plan our Base Camp, which will be in Mt. Hood National Forest from August 22nd - September 3rd.

Bark Summer Base Camp

This camp will be open to all participants who wish to join for any length of time (even if it’s just one day)!

Base Camp 2017 June Planning Meeting

Join us at an open Base Camp planning meeting on Thursday, June 22nd from 6-8pm at the Bark Dugout: 351 NE 18th Ave in Portland.