Re: Bob Nix / Camp Daniel Boone
Vicki Careccia (vickic@GTE.NET)
Fri, 30 May 1997 19:00:37 -0400
Major Improvements at Camp Daniel Boone=20
Responding to the feedback of campers and leaders, Camp Daniel Boone has
undertaken several major improvements and modifications.
First - New Food Service & Management includes employing new chef and
increased cook staff, new menus, change to cafeteria-style feeding, new
steam tables for warmer food, new drink stations, new interior painting a=
floor covering, all new tables for eight (less crowding) and increased
dining room staff for cleanliness.
Campsite improvements include new gray water lines and the contracting of
more frequent pumping of latrines and assignment of one ranger staff
pressure wash each latrine each day. New quartermaster facility built to
improve supplies distribution. Scoutmaster=92s lounge is in progress.
Program features enhanced to include indoor climbing walls of natural
hand-laid stones and programmable wall to alter difficulty. New 27-elemen=
C.O.P.E. course features =93CDB Mountain Express=94 (300+ foot Zip Line) =
=93The Eagle=92s Perch=94 challenge pole with the best view in the Smokie=
Swimming and Boating area were dredged, sloped and leveled, new sand bott=
and beach added to swimming area.
New Campfire Shows Arena expanded to 1,000 seats with 12 ft waterfall on
perimeter. All new wooden seats, lighting and sound system for outstandin=
shows and ceremonies overlooking beautiful Lake Allen which is full and
will be stocked with over 2,000 lbs of rainbow trout. Toll free number fo=
your answers to question 1-800-526-6708.
Now in response to Bob Nix posting: Lake Allen is 10 acres of clear,
stream-fed water. Little East Fork of the Pigeon River fills the lake in =
hours. Lake is currently at full level. Lake was drained for flood contro=
and to allow heavy equipment for campfire arena development. Thanks for
General response and appeal to all: Please be careful of statements that
will be taken as fact without first verifying info with council or other
sources with validity.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City