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The Legacy of Robert S. Lyle Scout Reservation
The Facilities of Lyle
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
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
Was originally built with gravel floors and no walls
Water Front in the 60's
Note the road went past the front of the lodge
The F pier at the water front
Note how small the trees are
This was located by the entrance of camp, across the road from what is family camp now.
The river bank at the outpost
Inside the lodge, often used as the leaders lounge
A look from the shores of the outpost
Camp Fire bowl
Located right outside of Thompson
1000's of meals have been served from this location
Arial Photo of camp, from the 60's
In the early years
Typical camp arrangement
This is Cody
Archery Range construction
The Archery range being created
Archery range under construction
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.
A disk Golf course set up at Lyle to test the interest of Disk Golfing at Lyle
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
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
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.
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