Posted by Sue Jones on Jul 25, 2019
Left to right: President Cheri Krull, Kay Adams, Karen Silzle, Abbie Adams, Kathy Constantino, Allie Miles and Vice President Joni Blackman.
Karen Silzle, Residence Coordinator for the Resource Center for 30 years and Kathy Constantino, Staff Assistant for 35 years spoke to us regarding The Resource Center Camp Program. They brought with them Kay Davis, Allie Miles and Abbie Adams, who have attended the camp for several years.
Camp will begin on Sunday, August 11 and all Rotarians are invited to join in the opening bonfire at 6:30 pm.
Participants usually live in group homes or at home and this is a time for them to get away from home and enjoy a camping experience. Activities include: arts and crafts (tie dye is the favorite); kick ball; pontoon boat rides; nature and craft activities; grooming at a local horse farm; the Sunday night campfire and the Monday night dance. There are many staff members who sign up to help every year and there are also two nurses on duty.
Kay told us that it is fun to be with friends and sing special songs.
There are 56 overnight attendees and 9 day campers who attend Camp Onyahsa “for fun, for friends, forever.”
This project is the fruit of Rotarians labors for many years who worked to raise money at the annual Rotary Golf Tournament to fund the program and also through the wonderful generosity of John and Lois Abrahamson.