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South of the Border, Column No. 17:"Sweet Grass Hills Family Camp, 1979-1999"


June 12, 2019

This photo looking down on the 4-H Campground on Whitlash Road, shows the tent used to house the activities of the Sweet Grass Hills Family Camp during most of the camp's 21-year operation. The family camp, a nondenominational four-day annual event, provided worship, recreation and fellowship for campers. A local board of directors oversaw the annual camp and the camp was financed by a freewill offering.

South of the Border,

Column No. 17

Columnist's note: Several weeks ago someone asked if I'd heard of the Sweet Grass Hills Family Camp. They explained several local people were involved and that two members of Whitlash Presbyterian Church, Jeanette and the late Irvin Brown, were the folks who initiated the family camp. The camp was a four-day event that brought families together to worship, recreate and fellowship in a casual setting.

My wife and I attended a similar event in the mountains outside Saratoga, Wyoming in the mid-1980's. I tried to discover if there was an 'association' amo...

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