DOG Spring Rendezvous Wolf Creek SP Illinois

DUTCH OVEN GATHERING   

May 20, 2017
Spring Rendezvous
Wolf Creek State Park
Windsor, Illinois

Gathering begins @ 9:00 AM, eating begins @ 12:00!

What to expect between 9 and noon
Before lunch, cookers and Spring Rendezvous participants will drift around the area asking questions, discussing recipes, tips and techniques, checking out all the neat ‘tools’ that other cookers use in their outdoor kitchens.  Cookers and visitors contribute the Dutch oven dish of their choice. ALL DUTCH OVEN COOKS ARE WELCOME!

Demonstrations/Lectures
If anyone wishes to offer a lecture or formal demonstration for the Spring Rendezvous participants during the DOG or later in the day, please contact Eric Davidson at esdavidson@eiu.edu.

What should I bring?
Dutch oven cooking pots and cooking tools, the entrees, side dishes, and deserts you plan to prepare, non-alcoholic beverages, serving utensils/tools, table service for those in your party, copies of recipes, charcoal, charcoal tools, ice, etc.  The area the event will be held in is in a primitive group campsite area – there will be no electricity available.

Dutch Oven Competition
Later in the day the Spring Rendezvous Event will have a dutch oven cooking competition. We are in need of individuals to assist with judging.  DOG participants are encouraged to stay and either assist with judging or participate!  For more information, visit: http://www.lincolntrailscouncil.org/pdfs/SR17_DutchOvenContests.pdf

Where is Wolf Creek?
The address to the state park is 1837 N Wolf Creek Rd, Windsor, IL 45669.  The state park is located at Lake Shelbyville, east of Findlay, south of Sullivan, and north of Windsor.

What is Spring Rendezvous?
An annual camporee is held in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Links to the Future Youth Festival.  Scouts and the public have an opportunity to o learn about the great outdoors and the many hobbies available to the outdoorsman such as trap shooting, BB gun shooting, archery, and fishing. For more information visit: http://www.lincolntrailscouncil.org/rendezvous.html

Camping Accommodations
Those interested in staying at Wolf Creek for the weekend should visit https://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/wolf-creek-state-park/r/facilityDetails.do?contractCode=IL&parkId=454962 to reserve a campsite within the regular campground.

Additional questions/RSVP’s should be directed to Eric Davidson at esdavidson@eiu.edu or 217/549-4354


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