Dutch Oven Cookoff

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Ever wonder what it would be like to cook all of your food over a fire?  At Allegany Boys Camp, the boys do exactly that two days out of every week.  Friday through Tuesday they head up trail three times a day and enter chuckwagon where Miss Esther and Miss Sheryl have fabulous food waiting… Read more »

Splitting Wood

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Soon after he arrived, one of the first boys to stay here at Allegany Boys Camp, raised a small complaint because we were expected to cut our firewood with a crosscut saw rather than a chainsaw. You know, after all, he was fast coming to the age when a young man needs to learn to… Read more »

Chapel in the Woods

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A few minutes prior to 11:00 on Sunday morning, three groups of boys wend their way down a quiet path through the woods to a small, outdoor chapel.  Cold or hot, sun or clouds, a few rain sprinkles or snowflakes, we collect on log benches to sing, pray, and learn about God for an hour… Read more »