The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on July 8, 1962 · Page 3
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The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 3

Racine, Wisconsin
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Sunday, July 8, 1962
Page 3
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All aerial photograph, taken before the ice melted last spring, shows the two lakes'^ Anninan and Perch — at the new campsite. Upper left are some buildings which are not useable and will be torn down. Racine Boy Scouts to Camp on Wilderness Site (Continued from Page lA) cine which would be used for weekend, overnight and winter camping activities. On this type of property latrine and well facilities would be available, but scouting units would provide their own tents and other equipment. Jerome J. Foley, president of the Racine County Scout Council, said, "This new wilderness camping operation will be a true test of the scouting skills of the boys. We are confident the boys and leaders, can measure up to the self- sufficiency which they'll need to camp at the new site. The council is grateful to the Lyle Foundation for making this challenge possible." Consider Transportation Plans are underway to send some "trailblazer units" to tlhe site this summer^ under the direction of Jack' Stein, district scout executive. Part of their time will be spent developing the area. Camping in the north woods will include scoutcraft, field sports, swimming, boating, canoeing and other activities, but with a minimum staff .and greater reliance on a troop's own leadership, Porter explained. ' O.K. Johnson, left, and Jerome F. Foley found the north woods terrain a challenging area for scouting. It Is heavily wooded with lakes and some marshland. Baltimore Commuters Fume as Draw Bridge Stays Up BALTIMORE — UP) — A draw bridge along one of Baltimore's main commuter routes went up—and wouldn't come down. Suburbanites trying to get to work in the 'morning rush fretted and fumed as workmen tinkered with the Hanover Street bridge in vain. The span carries about 60,000 cars a day into the city. The bridge was being raised at 12:45 a.m. to accommodate a towing tug when it clanked to a halt about 10 feet above the closed position. It was 10 a.m. before the cantankerous bridge was fixed. . The bridge problem clogged detours. One motorist said it took seven minutes to travel two blocks. The tugboat? No one knew if it ever made it under the bridge. WHERE ELSE CAN YOU EAT FOR 45c? HAMBURGER 15*= FRENCH FRIES ...•10'' MILK SHAKE. II • • • 20 DAILY IT a.m. to 11 p.m. FRIDAY and SATURDAY 11 a.m. to 12 MIDNIGHT 5000 Wash. Ave. Across From Turnstyla Family Center 4S Tents will be provided for units which need them, food drawn from a commissary at the base camp and water available at each campsite. Transportation plans have not been worked out, but a Chicago & North Western train travels directly from Racine to Elcho where bus service might be arranged or a bus system might be instituted directly from Racine, Lyle and Porter have met with representatives of the National ^ Engineering Service of tlie Boy Scouts of America and received endorsement of the kacine plan. Several lay- The Wolf River crosses the northern tip of the new Rachie County Boy Scout outs of the proposed camping boyhood memories, areas and facilities are being Camp Chippecotton — a studied. name it received less than 10 The Racine council hopes to years ago — came into being • 1936. Purchase of the sell Camp Chippecotton to another youth group or church organization. An appraiser has been appointed to determine property values. To a great many Racine men. Camp Chippecotton was an outdoor adventure they will always remember and sale of the property will recall in 1936. Purchase of the 50- acre site on Pleasant Lake, 20 miles west of Waterford, was made possible by members of the Racine Rotary Club and a group of other Racine citizens. Started by Rotary In 1929 the Rotarians realized the time would come when the Scout Council would want to buy a camp so the club raised $5,000 among its own members to keep in trust for the camp. When the Chip­ pecotton property was chosen, interested Racine citizens supplemented the Rotary Club trust fund. During the last 26 years, many organizations and industries have contributed to the dexelopment of Chippe­ cotton — Western Printing, wilderness camp. the Robert Wadewitz Memorial Fund, the Lions Club, the Optimists, the Kiwanis Club and many others. The public supported the camp through contributions to the Commui- ty Chest. Before Chippecotton, local Boy Scouts had camped at Norton's Lake since 1916. 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