Week 3 – History
The Donations Came In!
The 1972 Florida Legislature provided $100,000 in building funds to match the $75,000 provided by the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs through contributions secured primarily within Districts.
Each District contributing a minimum of $2,500 had a cabin named in its honor. We have 13 cabins with Indian names but if you look closely you will see a plaque indicating which district, garden club or person sponsored your cabin.
In Circle One we have:
In Circle Two we have:
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held March 14, 1973, for the youth camp facility which includes a dining hall, office/infirmary, staff/volunteer housing, cabins for campers and a craft building.