Camp Smokey smoldering with fun

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Youth attending the Barry County Youth Camp at Roaring River State Park's Camp Smokey had tons of fun on their first day. Here, counselors are assisting youngsters in placing rubber bands on T-shirts which will be tie-dyed. Contributed photo

Youth attending the Barry County Youth Camp at Roaring River State Park's Camp Smokey had tons of fun on their first day.

Following an afternoon chock-full of activities, youngsters attending the Barry County Youth Camp splashed the evening away at the swimming pool at Roaring River State Park near Cassville. Contributed photo
Members from Bikers Against Child Abuse visited youngsters attending the Barry County Youth Camp on Monday evening. They assisted campers in making s'mores over a camp fire. Contributed photo
Nearly every camper forgets something from home when leaving for a week-long adventure at Roaring River State Park. With plenty of clothing donations in all sizes, Effie Collins will make sure children attending Barry County Youth Camp have attire for every camping occasion. Contributed photo
In addition to clothing, campers attending the Barry County Youth Camp received a new pair of shoes. Counselor Trinity Hartin, right, helps size a camper's foot to obtain the correct shoe size. Contributed photo
Counselors at Barry County Youth Camp's Camp Smokey this year are pictured. From left, are: Sarah Pfitzner, Summer Sullivan and John Verstraete. Contributed photo
The chimney, at Camp Smokey, is the meeting place for youngsters attending the Barry County Youth Camp for activities and evening gatherings and celebrations. Contributed photo
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