$6 million revamp full speed ahead at Camp Perry

Staff Writer

HARLINGEN — The new dining hall stands fresh and ready for visitors.
Just across the road, workers labor steady on the new activity center at Camp Perry, in great anticipation of the bricklayers who will soon arrive.
“The activity center will have an office with a little foyer for a waiting room,” said John Moreno, the new ranger at Camp Perry.
“It’s going to have the office, an outside pavilion, and our trading post which is our camp store,” he said. “On the other side it will have our health lodge. It will have classrooms.”
The construction is funded by the Adelante con Camp Perry! capital campaign launched in September 2017. Hundreds of organizations and individuals pledged more than the $6.1 million required for the camp. Founded in 1927, it’s the oldest continually-operating scout camp in Texas...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.