Camp News and Updates

Please welcome Dale and Rhonda Henson Bogard as the Camp Resident Caretakers at KBY!  They are members at Benton First Christian Church and bring lots of skills to the position.  Dale is retired and Rhonda has her tax business.  They are going to be busy learning where everything is and what all our faces look like.  Please introduce yourselves to them when you go to the camp.  Watch for the new camp cell phone number.


We welcome outside groups to spend time at KBY.  Click here for brochure, site map and reservation request form.  Facility Use Brochure with Site Map

In 2017 we have lots of wonderful work done at Camp KBY.  Thank you for all your hard work the last month and half.    Here are a few highlights:

  • Staff Cabins 2 & 3 updates completed
  • Staff Cabin 1 almost done
  • Began preparing the camp for annual health inspection
  • Tractor shed getting a much needed facelift
  • Brush and limb pickup (on going project)
  • Pulling the swim area rope and prepare it for winter
  • Set the lodge for Winter Dorm Configuration
  • Repair the fascia on the pavilion
  • Replaced light bulbs in several places
  • Noted areas we need an electrician
  • Remove and replace broken tiles from the pantry
  • Moved 2 freezers to the kitchen
  • On site audit begun
  • Removed un-used items
  • Found lost items 🙂
  • Trees have come down, stumps removed
  • New stainless steel table
  • New door locks on staff cabins
  • Rock delivered and spread
  • Cabins have been cleaned
  • Mattresses have been cleaned and ready to go into the cabins
  • Gutters on the Lodge and the Pavilion have been cleaned
  • The Pavilion Fireplace mantel has been stained and the chimney has been repaired
  • Leak on the Lodge fixed
  • Signs at the beach installed
  • Windows washed all around
  • Freezers and refrigerators cleaned inside and out
  • Dish room has been cleaned top to bottom
  • Craft tables painted
  • The kitchen and pantry cleaned and painted top to bottom
  • Dishwasher cleaned and looks brand new
  • The girls bathroom has been painted and looks wonderful. Installed additional paper towel holder on the sink base.  This makes it handicap accessible
  • Moved storage cabinet to a different wall making room handicap accessible
  • The craft room has been organized
  • The griddle looks brand new
  • Salad bar looks brand new
  • Counters washed in the dining hall

    The list continues… as with a home there is always updates that are needed.  Thank you so much for all your support and help.

Solar Eclipse Event at KBY was great!  50 people from Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Canada, Ohio, Illinois.  Here are a few photos of the weekend.

 Check our the most recent Newsletter:

Sept. 2017 West Area Newsletter

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