Scouting, Volume 67, Number 5, October 1979 Page: 29
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as mobility for the permanent camp staff.
For the mid-July camp at Metropark's Rocky
River Reservation, the volunteer leaders were from
the Southwest and Thunderbird Districts under
Gerry Nessen and Rose Antoon of the district Cub
Scouting committees. They were responsible for
pre-camp promotion, for getting volunteers to run
the trading post and first aid station, for signing up
Cub Scouts and den and pack leaders, and for
day-to-day administration of the camp.
F. Ray Viers, Thunderbird District Executive
who was the council's day camp director for four
years, evaluated their contribution this way: "We
provide Ernie Enold and his staff, and then the
Gerry Nessens and Rose Antoons of this council
take over and run it. And they do an excellent job."
Gerry Nessen, Southwest District day camp
chairman, said that promotion gets under way in
February when all packs (continued on page 58)
(Right, top) Cub salutes aren't all letter perfect at flag
retreat. (Right, center) NASA official Ron Kiessling
explains Saturn rocket. (Immediate right) Den
Leader Millie Zika oversees golf putting on carpet
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