As a consequence, the new plan meant the majority of Crescent Bay's 2600 Scouts would not be allowed to attend the dedication, a fact that may not have set will with many of the Council's troops. None-the-less, Camporal and Dedication schedules were announced by Milton Mackey Jr. Camporal Director; L. W. Holinger Assistant Director; and Roy Feree Adjunct. On Saturday, June 7, all qualifying patrols were to be in Camp no later than 11 a.m. Then, by 11:45 a.m. all Scouts assembled up at the Camp entrance gate where the new access road joined Sullivan Fire Road. As martial music provided by the Crescent Bay Scout Band blared up the canyon walls from below, all the boys marched down the road and onto the oval parade ground where the dedication ceremony began.
First up was the dedication of the flag pole donated by the Tribe of Temescal followed by a formal flag raising ceremony. Next, the Camp was blessed by prominent religious leaders in the community, followed by words honoring Mr. and Mrs. Josepho and presentation of a gift purchased with thousands of pennys donated by the Scouts. Speeches were also made by Los Angeles Sherriff xxxBisqual, movie star Leo Carrillo and other local dignitaries. After the ceremony, the Camporal opened with Scouting skill competitions and swimming periods in the new pool.
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