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Winter Improvements at Bert Adams and Camp Woodruff

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The 2012 Camp Season will be the most exciting yet for Scouts in and around the Atlanta Area Council. …

The 2012 Camp Season will be the most exciting yet for Scouts in and around the Atlanta Area Council.

Watch the slide show to see how changes and additions make Camp Bert Adams and Camp Woodruff more safe, convenient, and technologically advanced.

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  • 1. A Message about our Atlanta Area Council Summer Camp Facilities from: Ken Ashley Dr. Randy Rizor Degas Wright Jenny Chapin VP Properties VP Program VP Multi‐Cultural Markets VP District Operations Larry Chase Dr. Keller Carlock David Burge Steve Tipton Council Commissioner Council Camping Chair Council Risk Management Chair Milton District Chair
  • 2. Winter Improvements at Atlanta Area  Council Summer Camp Facilities We have been busy all winter long  preparing for the 2012 summer camp  season with exciting improvements and general sprucing up in anticipation  of eager Scouts arriving at camp to  have the time of their lives!
  • 3. Bert Adams Winter Improvements
  • 4. We’ve Been Busy at Bert Adams  Getting Ready for You!    • Enhanced convenience with new parking in Gorman• Improved access with road improvements in Gorman  and Emerson• Enhanced safety, connectivity and program support with  addition of new cell tower• Improved Unit support with new campfire rings, seating  and flagpoles in Adventure Camp• Enhanced program support with AV and other  improvements to Bill Loeble Room • Repainting of Health Lodge interior
  • 5. New Parking in Gorman
  • 6. Road Improvements
  • 7. Cell Tower from Adventure Camp
  • 8. Safety was the Primary Consideration  when installing the Cell Tower• The Goal is to maximize reception throughout  our camps  so that Emergency calls could get  through regardless of where the activity is  occurring.• Reliable communication is essential to Scout  Safety especially in an emergency where  response time is critical.• The Council Health and Safety Committee is a  strong proponent of this effort.
  • 9. Cell Tower from Health Lodge
  • 10. Connectivity was a main consideration  for locating the Cell Tower• Leaders have asked for improved connectivity in  order to stay in touch with home and business  while at camp.• More and more of today’s leaders must base their  decision to attend camp on their ability to remain  connected to their work and home.• Connectivity is an essential support to the leader of  today and tomorrow and Atlanta is leading the way.
  • 11. Campfire Rings in Adventure Camp
  • 12. New Flagpoles in Adventure Camp
  • 13. Tree Planting on Road to Love Dining Hall
  • 14. Bill Loeble Room
  • 15. AV Improvements to Loeble Room
  • 16. Upgrades to Camp Office
  • 17. Repainting Health Lodge
  • 18. Winter Improvements at Woodruff Scout Reservation
  • 19. We’ve been busy improving  Camp Woodruff all Winter too!• Improved Camper Comfort by Remodeling  Shower Facility # 2• Improved Safety, Connectivity and Program  Capabilities with installation of New Cell Tower• Improved Safety and Access with Road  Improvements
  • 20. Woodruff Winter Improvements  Continued• Increased Convenience with Additional Satellite  Parking and other Parking Improvements• Addition to Handicraft Pavilion to better handle  high demand• Improved Signage• Painting and Sprucing up including repainting of  the Donnell Nature Center• New Fencing around Chapel and New Benches for  Camper Convenience 
  • 21. Improvements to Shower Facility # 2
  • 22. Improved Safety and Connectivity  with New Cell Tower
  • 23. Many Areas at Woodruff will  significantly improved cell service• Cell Reception in the “back loop” of sites will  be significantly improved.• Cell reception in the outlying program areas  will also be improved.• Cell reception to outpost programs will be  improved. • This improved reception is a tremendous  safety enhancement. 
  • 24. Cell Tower from Flag Poles
  • 25. Improved Program Capability
  • 26. Woodruff Scout Reservation is  Committed to Program Leadership• Program Leadership means harnessing  Technology to enhance our Program • We will be using iPads in several program  areas this summer in order to enhance  program delivery• Improved internet access will allow new  program support opportunities• Technology can enhance the Scouting outdoor  experience and Atlanta will lead the way
  • 27. Other Infrastructure Improvements• Road Widening• Parking Improvements• Additions to Existing Program Buildings• Painting and Sprucing Up
  • 28. Road Improvements, widening
  • 29. Widening for Added Parking
  • 30. New Parking Area
  • 31. Road Relocation and Fencing near  Campsite 9
  • 32. New Access to Main Parking Area
  • 33. New Deck on Handicraft Pavilion
  • 34. Nicholson Cabin Refresh
  • 35. Painting the Donnell Nature Center
  • 36. Waterfront Improvements;  Blob Tower
  • 37. New Fence around Chapel adds to  Reverent Atmosphere
  • 38. These ongoing improvements to our Summer  Camp facilities are made possible by your  generous support of the Atlanta Area Council through the Friends of Scouting Campaign and  Tthe “When Tradition Meets Tomorrow” Capital  Campaign.
  • 39. We’ve been getting ready all winter and We Can’t Wait for you to visit us  this Summer!