This encampment commemorates the life and times of the Pacific Fur Co., North West Co., and Hudson's Bay Co. during the 1810-25 period when the three companies had competing trading posts near the junction of the Spokane and Little Spokane Rivers.
Living History Camp
If you would like to join this year's camp, please submit this application before June 1. Participation is subject to approval by the Spokane House Living History Committee. Applicants not qualifying for this year will be notified prior to the encampment.
Address: __________________________________ _____________________________, __________, ___________
City State Zip Code
Phone: ___________ E-Mail: ________________________
Names of People in Your Camp: ____________________________________
1. Describe the persona you and each person in your party will portray at the camp:
2. Describe your clothing, weapons, and equipment along with historical documentation for these items:
3. List skills you can demonstrate (If you plan to bring firearms, list experience in shooting and public demonstrations. This will serve as the basis for a firearms demonstration certification, which is required by Riverside State Park) :
Applicants are encouraged to send photos and other documentation to aid in describing their persona and camp.
Spokane House Camp Living History Policies (updated 1/10/01)
1. All period clothing, equipment, and accoutrements must be consistent with the historical period 1810-25 at Spokane House. Individual camps should represent living quarters and not trade centers.
2. Pets are not allowed in the camp without written approval.
3. All participants must be able to greet the public with appropriate demeanor during the hours the encampment site is open to the public.
4. The use of period clothing within the encampment area will be limited to approved participants and the Riverside State Park employees and volunteers.
5. The public will not be allowed to handle firearms or edged weapons.
I certify that myself and the members of my camp have read and understand the conditions of service and agree to the requirements for clothing and equipment and wish to volunteer under those conditions at the Spokane House Living History Camp:
Return application by June 1 to:
Mark Weadick, Living History Committee
4880 N. Anne St.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815 Phone: (208) 765-5628