Heistand Pool

Camp Horseshoe's pool was constructed in 1930.  At the time, this 50 yard pool was the largest east of the Mississippi.  In 1985 the pool was dedicated to the camp founder, Chief Charles M. Heistand.

Heistand Pool through the Ages...
Heistand Pool through the Ages...

The Heistand Pool has gone through many changes through the years but the foot print has remained constant.  This display represents a photographic timeline of the pool through the ages.

Pool Dedication
Pool Dedication

When the Horseshoe Pool was dedicated in June of 1930, over 1600 attended the ceremonies.   Owen J. Roberts performed the dedication for the crowd of Scouts, dignitaries and friends.

Ernie's Pool Article
Ernie's Pool Article

Pool Cleaning
Pool Cleaning

Cleaning the pool is one of those dirty jobs required to get camp ready for the summer season each year. 

Heistand Pool Jigsaw Puzzle
Heistand Pool Jigsaw Puzzle

See Also
See Also

See Also

See the Camp Ware Pool exhibit for displays about the Ware Pool history.
See the Horseshoe Aquatics exhibit for displays about the Horseshoe Aquatics program.

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