Re: DESIGN A CAMP! (Part 1)
Bill or Cathie (wjcopp@MINDSPRING.COM)
Thu, 27 Aug 1998 19:48:51 -0400
What Ed says is true here. Camp Thunder is great. As our Pack is in this
Council, our boys get ample oppurtunity to go there. And Ed, I must ask,
are you the "Big Ed" that used to run Thunder? If so, I've heard great
things about your work.
Flint River Council
At 11:59 PM 8/26/98 -0500, Ed Henderson wrote:
>To the West Flint River Council in Griffin Georgia developed the Gerald I.
>Lawhorn Canoe Base on the Flint River. Last month they celebrated the 10
>year anniversary on this High Adventure Base that now attracts troops from
>all over the nation. They have also sunk millions into Thunder Scout
>Reservation. Over the past 20 years they transformed a once sleepy camp
>that ran three weeks into a powerhouse of Southern Region camping. Getting
>your out of council troop into a week of Camp Thunder can be harder than
>getting a slot at Philmont for a summer trek! Thunder is a perfect example
>of how a small council (like yours) with an can do winning attitude and
>novel ideas about summer camp management can run circles around the huge
>corporation of the Atlanta Area Council which still flounders and lurches
>from camp year to camp year.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City