PENDLETON — Back by popular demand, the Pendleton chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is offering outdoor education for young adventurers Feb. 8 at the convention center.
Tim Cambell is organizing the event that drew between 350 and 600 kids, ages 6 to 17, in its first two years from not only Umatilla County, but greater Northeast Oregon, Southeast Washington and even the Willamette Valley.
“When we put the first year event together two years ago it was because our chapter had always wanted to do something youth oriented,” Campbell said.
That first year 600 kids showed up, most with their parents. Last year, weather shut down Interstate 84 for a time, but 350 kids and their parents, totaling almost 800 people, came to