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A group of 16 youth spent four days removing and replacing more than 700 stones to restore the 1930s "C.O. 708" Camp Rabideau sign back to its original appearance. From left in the back row are Hope Bedeau, Jasmine French, Josh Hilmer, Joe Tate, Will Sellon, Greg Smith, Sydni Wind, Aubrey Aragon, Dan Aakus and supervisor Mary Nipp. From left in the ront row are supervisor Brian Johnson, supervisor John Parmeter, Mike Undell and Dakota Johnson. The youth workers spend eight weeks this summer working on re...

CCC camp gets facelift: Camp Rabideau will be year-round Academy and Learning Center

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Almost 80 years ago, Camp Rabideau, a former Civilian Conservation Corps barracks, was home to hundreds of young men employed as part of President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to bring the country out of the Great Depression.


Now in the midst of a modern recession, the camp will spring to life once again.

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