Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 18 December 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Kansas Scouts Meet Over Fire Damaged Camp
07/10/2013

A popular Boy Scout camp owned by some Kansas Boy Scout troops was the focus of a meeting Tuesday night in Garden City.

The Spanish Peaks Scout Ranch was heavily damaged in a forest fire June 19. It’s near Walsenburg, Colorado in the Spanish Peak mountain range.

The Boy Scouts’ Santa Fe Trail Council, which represents 19 southwest Kansas counties, owns the ranch.

One Scout leader said that 70 percent of the camp burned. Three buildings, including the health lodge are totaled, but many cabins and restrooms could be repaired.

Insurance agents have been at the camp figuring out a damage estimate.

At the time of the fire, more than 200 Scouts were staying at the camp. They escaped to a Red Cross shelter.

Other Scout troops had planned to use the ranch for their summer camps. Santa Fe Trail Council is working with other Scout camps to make room for those troops.

The council is committed to reopening Spanish Peaks Scout Ranch in 2014.

© KSN
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
National Beef Announces Shift Changes
Wind Turbine Collapses in Haskell County
Scam Alert From Southern Pioneer Electric
Feral Hogs with Pseudorabies Found in Panhandle
Field Surveys to Start for Two Possible Bridge Replacement Projects
High Plains Aquifer Declining
Friday's Area Basketball and LHS Wrestling Scores
Redskins Round Up the Herd
New State Division Formed To Fight Cattle Theft
Thursday's Scores
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Plunging Oil Prices Hurt Kansas Producers
City Bus Announces Holiday Schedule
Accident Claims The Life Of A Holcomb Woman
Greg McClurg is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Feral Hogs with Pseudorabies Found in Panhandle
Lady Saints Move Up in NJCAA Poll
Tuesday's Scores
West 7th Grade Girls Win ARMS Title Over South
Scam Alert From Southern Pioneer Electric
High Plains Aquifer Declining
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group