Camp - Fenstermacher

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Camp - Fenstermacher - GIRLS TO CAMR AT TAHLEQUAH IN THE SUMMER State...
GIRLS TO CAMR AT TAHLEQUAH IN THE SUMMER State Camp is to be Opened to Guests New to Grounds From July 24 to August 2. FIRST OCCUPATION WILL BE JUNE SIXTH. Greatly Improved Grounds and Enhanced Facilities at Pleasure Tract—Fenstermacher is the State Manager. The water will be fine, girls, during tho latter part of July. | The girls of Oklahoma have been Invited Invited to the state, camp, located six I miles northeast o? Tahlequah on the; Illinois rlvur. Hetween the twenty- j (fourth day of July and the second day! iOf August the male gender of the hu- | man race will find his presence at the camp classed as a superlative Intrusion. Intrusion. Kor these ore tho ten days set aside when teddy-bears may succeed jsolled bathing suits and fair damsels 'will rombat mosquitoes and freckles. I The state camp will open Juno 6 with vastly Improved grounds and facilities. facilities. The forty-five acre plot of ground has been put in the best of 1 condition. A campus has been cleared and a lofty and fear-inspiring totem pole in being erected by the Indians living in the vhsnlty. A' large tract of lund has been cleared and graded for a baseball diamond and two tennis courts have been made. The camp quarters have been greatly greatly Improved. New cots have been secured. secured. New kitchen equipment has been purchased. And — of equal Importance Importance — two cookB have been employed employed for the summer. A large garden garden will supply fresh produce to tho hungry campers morning, noon and night. The totem polo being erected will be a feature of the camp this summer. summer. The polo is being made by Un- | coin Towle. one of the famous Night- i hawks of the Cherokee tribe. Lincoln j , and his brother Jess have been work- , ! ing all wint-r gathering folklore ol the tribe upon which to base the Items of the totem pole. Kvery'mark will have Its thrilling significance. Boy Scout 's. { The camp season has been divided 'Into periods and will be featured as a state camp. The boy scouts will have their period, but It Is probable that 'force of clicuuiHtanccA will necessitate {many scouts attending during other periods. The first period opens June 6 and runs to June lt>. Inclusive. High school boys over 14 1-2 years will attend the, camp during this . period. They will icome from Tulsa, Muskogee, Oklahoma City and other towns of the state. The 'friendships formed during this camp j will prove lasting and invaluable to, the: the: young men In later years. ! Younger Boys. The young high school boys will at- Itcnd camp from June 20 to Juno 30 Inclusive. Inclusive. Be vera 1 days are allowed between between each period of camp to enable . the caretakers to thoroughly clean up ! the grounds, lay In a new supply of 'food, and otherwise prepare for the new campers. The Boy Scout patrols of the state will claim possession of the camp from July to July 13, inclusive. It is probable probable that many of the patrols will walk to the camp. Then tha Girls. Girls' camp will be held from July .4 to August 2, Inclusive, allowing ten days to clean up the camp and put It In the best possiblo condition for the invasion of beauty. It Is a noticeable fact that the state committee has set aside from four to ten days to clean up the grounds betwen each camp period period with the exception of the period > following ihe female exodus. They anticipate no trouble In successfully opening the "Working boys' " camp on August 4. allowing only ono day to put things in order. The working boys will receive the same attention given them last summer, summer, making this period one of the i most important of the entire camp. It is here that one finds the hard-work- i ing, deserving youth enjoying: his abort > vacation in the Ideal manner — close \ to nature. The camp will close\AU - j gust n. Fishing, boating and swimming will! vie with tennis, baseball, tiack and' field sports as the popular 1 recreations. j AH the camp boats have been repaired, itigld rules must be conformed to at til •• times and the camp will l>e run systematically. C. H. Fenstermacher has been appointed by the state hoard ; to take active charge of the camp. ; During the girls' camp every group' ,J eight girls will be governed by a guardian, a woman selected by them and approved by the state board. Road Graded. According to latest reports front tbe j camp, the road out of JpafeleQoah has; been graded and automobiles will nave no difficulty In reaching the camp.

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 24 Mar 1916, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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