Years 50 to 75

1978

Campership were given from the family of Raymond and Janet Dann. Ellen Faigle was the first winner.

1979

Tennis added. Two campers win the Dann Campership.

1980

Biking, backpacking, and canoeing High Adventure trips are led by Jack Mallory, who is also the camp program director this year. Fee is raised to $50 per week.

1981

There are now 25 classes. Dramatics, needlepoint, gymnastics, and biking are the new ones.

1982

Fee is raised to $60 per week.

1983

Four weeks, $65 per week.

1984

Ruth Jones retires from being our waterfront director after 20+ years.

1985

$5000 donated to the camp for camperships. Scott Oles, Camp Director, Jim Rice, Camp Administrator. Five weeks

1986

Campers made homemade kites in crafts class and plans for a new dining hall are underway.

1987

John Lennox passes away, leaving his estate to the camp. Farm children can attend camp for half price due to Mr. Lennox's generosity. Four memorial camperships were offered to campers.

1988

The present day dining hall is built by students from SUNY Delhi.

1989

Lennox fund allows farm children to come to camp for free. Six weeks.

1990

Bicycle trip to Montreal, Canada offered for campers. Many international counselors worked at camp.

1991

Mark Finney, Camp director. 26 classes are now offered. The fee becomes $100 per week.

1992

New pool is built. Dining hall is heated.

1993

Astronomy added as a class.

1994

Bike trip to Hudson. Pete Naples, Camp director

1995

Bike trip to Bar Harbor Maine. George Morgan, Jr. Camp Director. $140 per week

1996

Bike trip to Quebec, Canada. History Mystery class to celebrate Delaware County's bicentennial.

1997

Bike trip from Niagara Falls to Delhi. $150 per week

1998

Advanced backpacking class offered for older campers. Patti Hoyt, Camp director

1999

Walter B. Gladstone Science Center is built. Woodworking and a backpacking class for younger campers are added as classes.

2000

New archery range opens. $160 per week. 2001 Camp's 75th anniversary! 2002 New ropes course is completed. Menu is changed. Ford Hall built which houses the nurse's station, staff lounge, and housing for staff; Diane Oles Director.

2003

Wind Storm on July 21 which closed camp for the remainder of the week while repairs made; Camp fee increased to increased to $180 for Delaware County residents.

2004

Jim Rice retired as Camp Administrator; the Staff Annex was built and John Hannum was hired as the new Camp Administrator

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