A rugged camp site is available with an enclosed fire pit, picnic table and shepherd staff hooks for lanterns. This is one of the favorite spots for scout troops and other outdoor adventurers.
The cross is the central point in the prayer garden. The prayer garden has benches located throughout the path for you to enjoy some quiet time with the Lord.
We have a newly rebuilt amphitheater. Its great for your church services, music gatherings, wedding venue and other events. The amphitheater was rebuilt in 2017 after being destroyed in the 2016 fires that destroyed hundreds of acres in the community.
Updates from Committee Meeting April 12-18
Seven Campground Committee members met on April 12 at the Ashe Baptist Office to discuss campground activities. Rev. Johnny Goodman ,chair was in a prayer session at his church but gave a report to the DOM earlier that day that the Electricians have looked at the Amphitheater and are ready to install the lights, receptacles and lay the cable . Hopefully by April 27. Robert Greer reported that the trench had been replowed and is ready for the cable. He also said he is repairing a window that was loose, putting air in the water pressure tank, checking on commode tanks and other things necessary to open the camp. A frozen pipe leak has been repaired in the men’s bathroom. This has all been done. Rev. Wade Huntsinger was not able to attend because of family visiting from England . He and the Warrensville Baptist Men have the responsibility to check on the Prayer Garden , add gravel in the Cross Area and get it ready for folks to use Also folks from Bald Mountain will be doing some extra cleaning and burning of brush piles near the Prayer Garden toward the last of April. Once that is all completed Mrs. Martha Brown and the ladies from Liberty Grove Baptist Church will place solar lighting at the Prayer Garden. Bobby Shearon is to spray the basketball court to kill any weeds that will grow in that area. Jeff Walker will place chain nets at the basketball court, and will see if he can replace the security light at the ball field ,home plate area. He reported that we have $2264 in the bank and I know we have approximately $500 ready to be deposited today. Tri - County Paving has removed excess brush form the tree cutting area near the Mattie Parsons Area and is checking on the road. Thank you Lucian Jordan. Mission Home and Beaver Creek Baptist Churches are going to mow last of September and first of October. We look forward to a great 2018 camp situation. Thank you to everyone who is helping in this area. Next meeting will be called meeting as needed.
Update from Committee Meeting 2-13-18
Nine of the Campground Committee met at the Ashe Baptist Associational Office Conference Room on Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30. The following items were discussed and action was taken to move the 2018 season forward. Prayer requests were taken and prayed for. Rev. Johnny Goodman, pastor of Beaver Creek Baptist Church was elected chairman. Financial Report was given by the treasurer, Mrs. Amy Walker. Updates given by DOM David Blackburn. After much discussion Rev. Johnny Goodman is to check with electricians that he know and install lights in the Amphitheater and also a four plug in receptacle. Cable will be laid from the Mattie Parson Building to provide electricity. The route will go from Mattie Parsons Building behind home plate on to the Amphitheater. A ditch was already been dug to lay the cable in. Needing two more churches to mow the campground the following churches will be contacted to see if they can volunteer to mow; Mission Home, Riverview, Beaver Creek and Christian Unity. Mrs. Martha Brown and the ladies from Liberty Grove Baptist Church will install new solar lighting at the Prayer Garden. Rev. Wade Huntsinger and Warrensville Baptist Men will add gravel and get the Prayer Garden ready for the 2018 season. It was damaged by the fire last year. Tri County Paving , Brother Lucian Jordan from Orion Baptist is to haul some debris away to help in the clean up at the camp. Recommendation was made to have some benches installed at the Amphitheater for folks to sit on. No action taken other than to see if a church would like to take this job on. Contact Rev. Johnny Goodman or DOM David Blackburn if you are interested. Also a need to work on the basketball court was noted. No action taken but if the church you attend would like to help, let us know. We plan to install new volley ball and basketball nets as soon as Spring breaks. We look forward to a great 2018 season at the campground. Our next meeting is scheduled for April 12 at 6:30 at the ABA Office Conference Room. Anyone can attend. Please pray for and help support the camp in any way that you feel led to.
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