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camp description

Camp McCumber is set in a rustic setting with all the modern services. The camp is located in Shingletown on 40 plus acres of wooded space. Camp McCumber is available for weddings, day use, meetings, retreats, camp groups, and family reunions.

There are 15 cabins holding 136 persons total, plus addition cabins and buildings that can be prepared for more lodging, for total capacity close to 200, as well as 7 full hook-up RV sites. There is a large commercial kitchen, dining room, recreation hall, nurses cabin/health lodge.

Sports and Recreational Facilities:


Frisbee (Flying Disc) Golf Course: A nine (9) hole Frisbee golf course laid out around the camp, with various degrees of difficulty. Discs are available for check out.


Waterfront: The Robert J. Tucker Memorial Waterfront offers a floating dock, lifeguard station, sand beach, marked swimming area, an equipment cabana, an additional storage building, and three permanent benches. Groups must provide their own lifeguards.


Basketball Court: The cement pad basketball court is a full size court with a backboard and hoop at each end.


Volleyball Court: The sand volleyball court includes a net.


Tetherball:  Two tetherball poles with balls are provided. One is short; the other is tall to accommodate different heights.


Ball Field: The grassy ball field is almost the size of a football field. A backstop is located in one corner (a great place for star gazing at night).


Archery Range: The archery range offers a covered target area with hay bales and is isolated on the opposite side of the ball field from the main camp area. The camp does not provide bows, arrows, or targets and assumes no liability.


Horseshoe Pits: Two small size horseshoe pits are available.  Two full size pits are also available.


Table Bowling:  Two lanes.


Other Facilities:


The Amphitheater/Chapel has a large ground level camp fire area surrounded by a raised cement ring. Seating is provided by rows of benches arranged on three sides around the camp fire ring. Portable plastic chairs provide additional seating. A small stage is located on the fourth side. There is also an electrical outlet and a streetlight that can be turned on or off in this area.


The Covered Barbecue is located on a raised cement pad. The barbecue itself is a cement block design with a crank operated grate. A small shelf is attached to one end of the barbecue. A permanent serving table is next to the barbecue. There are several picnic tables located in this area. There are electrical lights and outlets for music or night use.


Flagpole: The flagpole is located in the main part of camp. A rope and pulley takes the flag to the top of the pole. Seen easily, it is a good place to meet.


Recreational Vehicle Sites: Four (4) sites are available for Rental groups to use. Each site has a

30 amp breaker, running water and sewage waste dump. Spaces for 2 additional self-contained RV’s are available with water and electricity.


Drinking Fountains: Nine (9) fountains are located at various locations throughout the camp.

The drinking water at camp is a cold fed deep well. Cool and no chemicals added.


Picnic Tables: Twenty four (24) wood, metal, plastic, & cement are located at various places around camp. 100 plastic stacking chairs are also available to use outside.


Hiking trails:  There are two trails that begin in Camp, The trail to the Dam begins near the Waterfront and somewhat follows the Lake edge toward the Dam. Trail number two begins just past the dining hall and goes to the meadow. It is somewhat near the Lake edge and leads out of the camp, through a fence, to the meadow. This trail takes hikers through the most natural, undisturbed area in camp.

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