May 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
A brisk springtime revival resonated through the forest last Wednesday morning at the Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona. As saws and drills whirred, May Day felt more like the autumnal equinox with temperatures lingering around freezing.
Once a year, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) SkillsUSA students spruce up the camp for youth groups, campers and nature enthusiasts. Continue Reading
September 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune
MONTEVIDEO Two groups held separate, but simultaneous events on Sunday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the freeing of hostages at Camp Release at the end of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
July 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune
SCANDIA VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Morrison County sheriff’s deputies say a woman has suffered extensive burns in a camp fire accident. Continue Reading
July 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The city of Sioux Falls is hosting an eco-camp for kids this week. Continue Reading
July 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Braeden Walton, Kane Blindauer and Alexis Blindauer, all of Mitchell, recently attended the annual Farmers Union State Leadership Camp held in the Black Hills. Continue Reading
February 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic
As the winter wind howls across the plains of South Dakota, most people don’t want to even step outside, let alone sleep there.
That, however, was exactly the idea behind the Boy Scouts Pheasant District winter camporee that took place over the weekend at Lake Mitchell.
More than 30 boys, ages 11 to 18, slept overnight in tents near the lake Friday in order to earn points for their polar bear badge. Continue Reading
January 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Department of Education is accepting applications for high school students to attend a national science camp in West Virginia this summer. Continue Reading
November 11, 2011 in West Central Tribune
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites anyone with an interest in the proposed Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail to attend a trail-planning open house Tuesday, Nov. 15 Continue Reading
October 1, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
This year marks the fifth anniversary of Camp Emily, aday camp developed throughthe bereavement program of Lakeland Hospice, especially designed forchildren ages 7-18 who have experienced the death of someone they love. Continue Reading