The Facilities of Lyle 

Lodge

Lodge

The lodge was originally blue, but as it oxidized every time you leaned on it, you were covered in white dust, so the building was painted brown, which seemed like a good idea till the summer sun heated the building up

Shower house dedication

Shower house dedication

This was the Shower house dedication in memory of Mark Hannas, a scouting friend who died in an industrial accident. Pictured left to right, Tim Bartelson, Ron Vogt, Don Dorf, Larry Heebsh

Archer Range

Archer Range

Dinning Pavillion

Dinning Pavillion

Was originally built with gravel floors and no walls

Water Front in the 60's

Water Front in the 60's

Water Front

Water Front

Lodge building

Lodge building

Note the road went past the front of the lodge

Lodge

Lodge

The F pier at the water front

The F pier at the water front

Trail

Trail

Note how small the trees are

Log Cabin

Log Cabin

This was located by the entrance of camp, across the road from what is family camp now.

Outpost

Outpost

The river bank at the outpost

Lodge

Lodge

Inside the lodge, often used as the leaders lounge

Outpost

Outpost

A look from the shores of the outpost

Camp Fire bowl

Camp Fire bowl

Located right outside of Thompson

Commisary Area

Commisary Area

1000's of meals have been served from this location

Arieal Photo

Arieal Photo

Arial Photo of camp, from the 60's

Rifle Range

Rifle Range

In the early years

Rifle Range

Rifle Range

Typical camp arrangement

Typical camp arrangement

This is Cody

Archery Range construction

Archery Range construction

The Archery range being created

Archer Range

Archer Range

Archery range under construction

Eco Con Deck

Eco Con Deck

Eco Con observation deck, was installed by members of Troop 161 to help the Scouts get out in the water to see water wildlife without getting their feet wet.

Disk Golf

Disk Golf

A disk Golf course set up at Lyle to test the interest of Disk Golfing at Lyle

Grumpy's Pier

Grumpy's Pier

A pier that was dedicated to a past Camp Director Ron Brinkmann. He was known to come down to this location to get away from staff and do a little fishing

Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall

The Climbing wall was installed as a high adventure program. The wall allowed Scouts to climb vertically and around not exceeding being over a few feet off the ground.

Trail Hawk Pavillion

Trail Hawk Pavillion

This Eco con pavilion was donated in honor of Tim Falendysz's (aka Mr. F's) 30 consecutive year at Lyle. The money for the construction was collected and donated to the camp by Troop 161 Family Account. The name Trail Hawk comes from the Vigil name of Mr. F.