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A Busy Weekend

This was a busy weekend at camp with several first aid courses and wildlife encounters. This coming weekend is going to be another busy weekend at camp with Camp Clean Up and then Painting with Jackie.

The leadership for Scouts, BSA Troop 31 spent the weekend camping in Palmer Lodge with Joan to refresh their Wilderness First Aid skills. While they were there, they got to watch an osprey fishing in the lake. The osprey then took his fish to a tree where he spent the afternoon likely waiting for his mate.

On Sunday, Joan then taught a basic First Aid / CPR / AED course to another group of adults. As fun as this past weekend was, we have more activities planned for next weekend and hope to see you at camp!

On April 6th we will be out at camp getting ready for summer. If you would like to join us, please pack a water bottle, a lunch, and come ready to tackle dirt, clogged gutters, and fallen trees.

A tree has fallen across the Red (lake) trail and will need to be cleared. Additionally, we will be opening up the outer units, cleaning them out, and getting them ready for use. We will also need to scrub down the bunk room in lower Palmer so that it be used for rentals. If we have enough volunteers and time, we will clean out the craft house.

Check out the full list of tasks we plan to tackle and let us know to expect you so we can start the day off organized. Leaf blowers are super handy for cleaning the dirt, dust, and leaves out of buildings. While, we will have some supplies on hand, we can probably use more so we can get things done quickly.

On Sunday, April 7th, we will then join local artist Jackie Gianico to paint Lake Louise. Jackie will walk us through the process of creating our very own landscape. All materials will be provided and all skill levels are welcome. You must register in advance so that we can ensure we have enough materials on hand.

On Sunday, April 14th, our capital campaign committee will be meeting in Legacy Lodge to plan fund raising and promotional activities for the summer. We hope that you will be able to join us and help us fund our camp.

We are then planning on holding an open house on May 11th. We plan to put the canoes out on the lake, set up the archery range, and even make s’mores.

If you are thinking of reserving the camp for your family or scouting event, please contact us. We already have a Scouts, BSA troop event scheduled for April, two Girl Scout Service Unit camps in June, another Girl Scout Service Unit camp in July, three Girl Scout Service Unit camporees scheduled for September, and another Girl Scout campout scheduled for November.