The Service Committee has several projects for this year. The caretaker’s house needs new windows,
and sheet rock installed in the ceiling. The L.S. Building is being re?shingled over several work
sessions. Both bunkhouses will need new shingles in a few years, and the service workers replace the
fascia boards almost every session, thanks to the insatiable appetites of camp’s carpenter bees.
Camp’s current pickup truck is over ten years old and it’s passing inspection in June is doubtful.
Nature Camp, Inc. has determined that the cost of a new truck will be $18,000?20,000 and has requested that NCF provide matching funds should it be determined that replacing the truck is a more
cost?effective long?term solution than repairing the truck. In addition, the well continues to be a
problem with the high iron content. Caretaker Charlie Truxell will be collecting bids for a new well,
which will require approval by the forest service and the health department. NCF has budgeted a
provisional amount of matching funds, should this prove necessary.
FROM AFTERGLOW 75 APRIL 2009