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997! 1996 Season, The Outpost developed its "Core Programs" are adding some new and exciting activities to our will be three new "high adventure" programs added to Summer The Office of Youth and Young Adult wan Lake is a great place to get out in a canoe or row boat. campers will have an opportunity to go out in boats 1,0rjust to explore parts of the lake. As a pre-requisite to going campers will have to pass a swimming test at Lincoln g will be taught for those interested in learn- Personal Flotation Devices (PFD's) and are md guidelines for aquatic events. Trips: During the week, campers will have an go on one day bike trips to local sites. Two staff take six to eight campers to the local National monu- , town of Santa Claus, or through parts of the local State safety program is a pre-requisite for participa- DUtback Campouts: Campers will have the opportunity to a Campsite where they pitch tents, make a campsite, build their SUpper. Includes a great overnight campfire and with staff for eligibility requirements. 1998 Camping Season have also been discussed, but to camp to find out what those ideas are. er Daily swim_ State Park Life- State Park In Thestaff will be out1 Niehaus Erln Zenthoefer, mad F.zllt Heart; This will of Theol-Catholic Director. His chair of the diocesan youth team and is from Wichita State involved in TEC in the dioees Erik is has an extensive back- and erspective to working in camp, Because Charles coordinates all prayers and liturgies in camp, we added the title "spiritual director'. His main responsi- bility is to connect the prayer of the Church to the ordinary activities of daily camp life. The camp's health officer is Bernie Schmitt. This will be his second year in this role. A member of Holy Redeemer, Bernie will be a Senior at the University of Evansville in the Physi- undecided about which college he. will. :::": attend next fall, .... John's Church, Loogootee, will serve halfof tim summer as a counselor in training and the rest of the summer as a program staff member. Jennifer, a member of TEe and tim youth team, is also a leader of her parish's youth group, Jennifer has been coming to the Outpost since she was in 5th grade[ Applications for tile position of cook are being accepted. Inquiries may be directed to the following address: Jack Thompson, ch The Outpost. P.O. Box 4169. Evansville, IN 47724-0169. and first viii r canlpers who this skill. be Opportu- natural the Outpost. Of a ire area can 30 I be game-oriented and age-appropriate. In Vildlife area at The Outpost. we will utilize the Park Naturalists for some of our activities. Ahhough it is related to "Nature," conserva- our surroundings from a different angle. SUccession, and recycling are just a few elements area. Programs will include good stewardship of the The 1997 Camping Season Schedule is Stocked with large-mouth bass and very large choose to go fishing along the banks or on s of the lake. Some fishing supplies will be available but campers will need to supply their own fishing larly rods & reels. therwork: Campers will have an Fieldsports: The Outpost will offer a variety of tow ingenuity in creating works of supervised fieldspon activities, such as: marks- be a  variety of handi- manship, archery, ultimate, washers, horseshoes, to build better things, volleyball, mad softball are just a few of the activ- ities which will again be available to campers. Pioneering & Campcraft: Camping -- spending time in the outdoors -- is one of life's greatest pleasures. Campcraft will spend time learning about tent camping, hiking, woods tools (and their proper use), map & compass usage, and living in the outdoors. Pioneering is the use of wood and rope to build structures for outdoor living. Bridges, towers, and camp gadgets are just a few of the items that can be built by campers at the direction of our pioneering staff members. Adventure & Community Development: Each day, cabins will participate in "initiative activi- ties" in the Adventure & Community Develop- ment program area, These fun activities include critical thinking, and teamwork-oriented games that cause cabins [owork towards a common goal. Session # Dates May 27- 30 I June 1 - 6 .... II June 8 - 13 II1 June 15 - 20 Gender/Completion* of Grade level Staff Week . .... Girls I (5/6/7 Grade) Boys I (5/6/7 0)  " Girls I (7/8/9 Grade) V June 29 - July 3 (6/7/8 Girls = $95.00 No discounts or other arrangements apply.) w Joay 6 1 VII July 13 - 18 Boys II (5/6/7 Grade) VIII July 20 - 25 Girls 11(7/8/9 Grade) IX July 27 - August 1 Boys II (7/8/9 Grade} *Completion of the Grade = a youth who has completed a particular grade level. For Example: 5/6/7 = completion of the 5th grade/6th grade/7th grade. O O O O