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Dark Horse Teams Up With TrackersPDX For B.P.R.D. Training Camp

Investigate some of Portland, Oregon's creepiest "haunts" and learn how to track like a true member of B.P.R.D.

If you have ever wanted to be a part of the B.P.R.D. you might finally have a chance this Summer thanks to Dark Horse's recent team up with TrackersPDX, a family organization which teaches kids of all ages to work outdoor and acquire traditional skills through a variety of outdoor camps and programs.

This Summer the two companies will be teaming up to host the B.P.R.D. Training Camp in Portland, Oregon where kids ages 9 to 17 will acquire "field time" by camping out. They will learn how to build shelters and use stealth, tactical and martial arts training. The groups will be split up by age, 9-10 year old kids will participate in the "younger recruits" training and learn the haunted history of Portland while practicing different field skills. The "older recruits" will have a more in depth experience where they will have the opportunity to travel to and investigate "local haunts."

== TEASER ==

Younger Recruits

Ages 9-10 Younger recruits train survival and field skills in local greenspaces. They also spend their day investigating the haunted history of our city, piecing together the larger mystery revolving around the legend of Adolph Aschoff.

Older Recruits

Ages 11-13 & 14-17 Older recruits also investigate nearby "haunts", then finally travel to Camp Trackers near Sandy, Oregon to investigate reports of dark figures and strange happenings at the remnants of the old defunct town of Marmot. Here they search for legendary and lost pioneer cemetery (true story) to ask local spectres and spirits about the town's history and the legend of Adolph Aschoff, the man who is said to have sealed away an ancient evil upon the founding of the town.

Wednesday-Friday Overnight Older recruits culminate their week with a two-night stay at Camp Trackers, our outdoor wilderness site in Sandy, Oregon. This is the perfect opportunity to focus on many of the skills we are training.

If you are interested in participating then be sure to head over to the TrackersPDX website to register. What do you think of B.P.R.D. Summer camp?

16 Comments
Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

If I wasn't 24 and didn't live in Scotland I would totally do this

Posted by Mr. Dead Pool

If they throw in the Right Hand of Doom I'm in! Now if only I was 10 years younger.

Posted by AlKusanagi

Maybe they need some instructors. I mainly specialize in vampires, even though the undead run media keeps referring to them as "goth kids" or "hookers with too much mascara..."

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Darn it, it sounds like a fun thing. Been too old for it though for 15 years now sadly. Ah well. I like the idea though nevertheless.

Posted by pspin

So will they have monsters showing small children how to use firearms? Maybe being too old to go isn't such a bad thing....

Posted by RUSTMAN

Sounds awesome! Now where did I put that de-aging machine?

Edited by moywar700

This somewhat reminds me of the hunger games because the story uses teens to train to fight.

Edit: this looks promising

Posted by JangoCrossfire

I used to live in Sandy, OR. I live near there still, but this sounds like something I should get my kids into....

Posted by Eyz

Love the BPRD! Love the art!

This sounds fun~

:)

Posted by aztek_the_lost

Is is wrong of me to hope they actually find some monster?

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Posted by Billy Batson

Dark Horse news? :o

BB

Posted by Shotgun

Even though I'm young enough to qualify and I live nearby(in SoCal), the camp doesn't sound appealing. Foam swords and telepathy training?

Posted by Watcherg6

If i had money, and spare time, I'd do this in a heart beat! this sounds awesome! also i'm older than age group, but the Idea, WOW! YEs I would do this, has a camp counselor.

Posted by The Mighty Monarch

Do kids 9-10 actually read Hellboy / BPRD?

Posted by The Impersonator

Sounds like that Ghost Hunters reality show.

Posted by squidnosis

When are they hosting the kids 18-36 event !?