CAMP REMINGTON UPDATE
Amazing things have been happening during the past winter for Camp Remington.
Late last fall the ECW at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Rapid City gave a grant of $950.00 to purchase a riding lawn mower for the camp. A grant request was made to the Emmanuel Grants Committee for $2,650.00 to purchase a new storage shed for the riding lawn mower, a grass trimmer and accessories and three new picnic tables. The grant was approved and the items have been purchased and will be in place before the end of May, 2017. Also received was a donation from Streeter and Barbara Shining of Emmanuel for a additional picnic table.
This is great news and greatly appreciated. Last year there was a total of 175 days booked between the three cabins. All ready for this year there are over 152 days booked. The camp is a great resource and is definitely being used. If you have not been to Camp Remington, you should put on your bucket list.
There are still things that need to be done at the camp and opportunities for people to volunteer help or donate funds to keep the camp in repair. Contact the Diocese for any contact information. We are sure that you have heard of Camp Remington but not all may have experienced actually being there. You should at least go once as the serenity and the feeling that God is close by is incredible.
Respectfully, Les Koss
Rustic Cabins In The Black Hills
Owned by the Episcopal Diocese of South Dakota on land leased since 1922 from the Black Hills National Forest.
Located off the Needles Highway (#87): South of Sylvan Lake—3 m. north of Playhouse Road.
3 screened cabins sleeping 4-6 +, each with an outhouse.
Use 1 cabin or more for a minimum donation of $30 per night per cabin.
Provided: beds, mattresses, pots, pans, plates, cups, silverware, propane stove and refrigerator, fireplace. Water can be carried from nearby covered spring.
Bring your own: bedding or sleeping bags, blankets, towels, food and beverages, and lighting – fluorescent lanterns, propane lamps, Coleman lanterns with fuel, etc.
Episcopal services at the quaint Chapel of the Transfiguration.
FOR RESERVATIONS –
Call Marlys Fratzke @ 605-494-2020
Check the diocesan website for available dates.
FOR INFORMATION –
Call Tony Gonsor at 605-673-2205