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Project Descriptions

New Flagpole

Many campsites do not have an adequate flag pole. We will provide the materials for your troop to construct a flagpole in your site using pressure treated lumber. This will consist of digging a hole 12 inches wide by 3ft deep, placing timbers in the hole in a specific manner, and drilling for bolts to hold the structure together.

Ax Yards

Many campsites do not have an adequate Ax Yard. Most campsites already have an Ax Yard in place but it needs to be replaced or improved. We are trying to avoid the Ax Yards using live trees as part of the fence. We will provide treated posts for a New Ax Yard to be constructed. Tools can be obtained from Scout Craft.

Painting Latrines

We are working on making camp as a whole look nicer. Your troop can help by painting your Latrine. We will provide the paint and brushes. 

Painting Bulletin Board

If you would like to paint the bulletin board in your campsite and remove all the existing staples, we can provide the materials to do this. 

Washing station bases

 There are a few different ways that washing stations are set up at camp. We would like to standardize them and make them better. This project consists of making a platform under the hand-washing station of our design. We will provide the materials for your troop to construct a platform for your washing station to sit on.

Washing station drainage

Many wash stations do not have an adequate drain setup. Depending on location, this can consist of a simple install of a pipe to get water away from people's feet, or as detailed as putting a pipe in the ground and make a small drain field. * This project should be done after a platform has been built at the washing station. This can be done by the group that constructs the platform or a different group.

Bear Box Shelves

Many of the bear boxes at the campsites do not have enough shelving to accommodate the group. There are a few methods to add shelves that have been done over the years. We can provide materials and plans for your troop to add more shelving to the bear box.

Campsite Entryway

In an effort to better define each campsite, we are looking to add a “ranch” style entryway to each campsite. This involves notching treated 4x6 lumber, drilling, and setting the lumber in the ground. The finished opening of the entryway will be around 13 ft square using 16ft timbers. We will provide the materials for this on a first come first serve basis as we will have a limit to how many we can do in a year. Once that number is reached we will black out availability. 

Campfire Benches

There are many campsites that should have better seating around their campfire rings. We would like to standardize most campsites to have a certain quality of bench. We have come up with a design of bench that would be well suited for around the campfires. If your troop would like to build benches please refer to the Bench Design and Plans.

Please notify us when you sign up how many benches you plan to build (1-4) *The troop can either provide their own materials or We are able to provide the materials for benches on a limited basis. If we are providing the materials we are doing a “One for You, One for Us” system. You will make a minimum of 2 benches where 1 bench can go in your campsite and one goes into an area of our choosing. 


 

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