Facility Improvements Since 1998
Over the years, we have made numerous upgrades and improvements to the facilities that we have to offer for the public, as well as to our own offices. These improvements are based on need, as well as functionality, allowing us to provide a fun, safe and productive environment for all.
2001 - 2005 - Purchased, renovated and re-roofed the 63 Ball Road house, which has 3 bedrooms and a separate in-law basement apartment. Renovated the 67 Ball Road home including addition of a deck, new carpet and appliances.
2006 - 2010 - Re-roofed Directors House and installed vent fan in attic. Weather sealed windows and constructed new porch at 63 Ball Road House. Installed tile in 63 Ball Rd House.
1999 - 2002 - The Camp office and pavilion bathrooms are winterized. A 24x24 addition is added to the District office. Other improvements include a new septic leech field, new signage and a PA system.
2003 - 2010 - The Camp Office reception area was renovated to allow for a "living room." A propane "wood stove" was installed along with a hardwood floor. A propane generator was hard wired to service both office buildings. The pavilion roof was re-shingled. Closet space was added to the camp office.
1999 - 2006 - The Pavilion was improved by adding see-through rain flaps, tongue and groove walls, a new gas grill and ice machine and exterior lighting. The bathrooms were renovated. The exterior area was improved by adding a garden and flag pole area and a reflection area and peace pole, building a brick Walk of Fame walkway, converting the driveway area into a picnic area and building the Worlds Largest Adirondack Chair. In 2006, the main parking lot was moved and converted into an upper field.
Eagles (Ridge Cabins)
2005 - 2010 - Renovated bathrooms for individual stalls and urinals in men's side. Hung t-111 interior and exterior. Installed on-demand hot water. Constructed 16 changing stalls behind cabins. Hung t-111 in all cabin interiors. Built new stairs in front of all cabins. Installed fence along hill for erosion control.
Middlers (Courtside Cabins)
2005 - 2010 - Installed tongue & groove pine in all interiors and upgraded all electrical service. Bathrooms were upgraded with tile floor, pine walls and stalls for toilets. Water service run to "back-40" and along sports field to upper green. Flag pole installed. Platforms constructed for lunch and meeting space. Ga-ga dodge ball court installed.
Voyagers (Lakeside Cabins)
2005 - 2010 - Installed tongue & groove pine in all interiors and upgraded all electrical service. Bathrooms were upgraded with tile floor, pine walls and stalls for toilets. Flag pole installed. Ga-ga dodge ball court installed.
2010 - Garage built to house maintenance behind directors house. 30'X32' structure with loft, two bays and an access door.
Arts & Crafts Cabin
2002 - Rebuilt the front deck, painted and reinstalled existing water hook up.
2009 - Deck was constructed under the porch and t-111 was hung inside.
2000 - Renovated and insulated the interior and bathroom.
2002 - Rebuilt the front deck, reconnected the cold and hot water and purchased pottery supplies.
2008 - 2010 - Pottery wheels and kiln were purchased. T-111 was hung in the inside, new windows were installed and a metal roof was installed.
2000 - 2004 - Renovated and reconnected the water.
2008 - The building was straightened and brought plumb. Kiln closet for pottery was added to the back. Metal roofing was installed. T-111 was hung on the exterior and a wood-stove was installed inside.
2009 - 2010 - Additional supplies were purchased.
2000 & 2004 - Built the amphitheater and stage.
2000 - 2004 - Extended amphithatres seating and added a stage and a speaker system.
2005 - 2010 - Erosion control measures were taken - terracing through major paths and boards under benches.
2002 - 2003 - Purchased wood stove and new windows and screens, painted floor and building, replaced sink and changed hot water to on-demand.
2009 - Plumbing and electrical wiring in kitchen upgraded. Major work to footings and stringers accomplished to remove rot.
2010 - Propane oven installed.
2002 - Renovated the bathroom.
2001 - 2002 - Renovated building and rebuilt retaining wall.
2008 - Second archery range constructed in the "back-40."
2005 - Opened up the front of the building and added bleacher stairs and a covering for the lawn mower.
2008 - 2010 - Farmers porch constructed over side of cabin. Cupboard space constructed inside. Cabin built on to exterior for storage.
1998 - 2005 - Fertilized, rebuilt the infield and added retaining walls to right field and the first base line, and added a scoreboard and waterfountain. Resurfaced the basketball court, added new hoods and added a retaining wall to court.
1999 - 2005 - Added a miniature golf course, horseshoes and tetherball.
1999 - 2001 - Built a large playground with 12 elements.
1999 - 2004 - Purchased 20 bikes, 30 helmets and a storage shed.
2005 - 2010 - Maintained over 40 bikes and helmets.
Ropes Course & Adventure Camp
1998 - 2005 - Constucted a 7 element high ropes course, a 10 element low ropes course and a Burma Bridge; added a climbing wall and a debrief area; built 2 storage sheds and purchased a treadwall.
2008 - 2010 - Constructed new challenge course elements and high ropes elements.
Purchased 26 kayaks and paddles, 50 lifejackets 6 windsurfers. Added one 40 foot fishing dock, two 80 foot long docks that extends from shore, one 100 foot cross dock that connects the two main docks, a lifeguard chair and a new fence surrounding the swim area.
2005 - 2010 - Maintained 45 kayaks, 25 canoes and 8 rowboats with over 80 lifejackets. Floating docks have been replaced as needed.
- 50 Adirondack chairs and 75 picnic tables
- Design an approved 2,400 gallon/day septic system
- Land clearing throughout camp
- 12 new computers, several printers and a fax machine
- Networked system and added a new phone system
- New office furniture in each office
- Popcorn and cotton candy machines
- 50 pairs of snowshoes
- 7 aluminum tables