VOL. 7, Issue 23
Thursday June 7, 2012
Spend the night sleeping under the stars
equipment, a limited supply of camping equipment is available for rent at a reduced rate at Outdoor Recreation.
By Jessica Lipari, USAG Bamberg Public Affairs
BAMBERG, Germany -Roasting a marshmallow on a crackling campfire under the stars out in the wilderness listening to a friend or family member tell a ghost story is the atmosphere that the Night at the Lake event provides.
Items available include tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads and propane stoves. “This year, we have added a new selection of family tents to our rental lineup that have received rave reviews from our customers,” Moore said.
On June 15, U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg is having their third annual Night at the Lake at Engineer Lake.
The price list for rental equipment can be found on the USAG Bamberg website at http://www. bamberg.army.mil/directorates/dfmwr/odr.asp.
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation organizes this event to provide a safe camping atmosphere for all community members to enjoy.
Campers do not have to worry about cooking their own food while camping out. Family and MWR will be selling food at the lake from their imbiss wagon.
Whether community members want to pitch a tent and spend the night or if they just want File Photo Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and beverages, to stop by to enjoy the free entertainment Community members set up tents in the woods including beer, will be available during the provided, all are welcome at this family-friendly surrounding Engineer Lake on Warner Barracks for the outdoor event. evening. In the morning, there will be breakfast annual Night at the Lake event. This year’s Night at the burritos for sale. Lake will take place on June 15. “This event is being conducted with the intent to capitalize on the superb recreational under the stars, while enjoying a cost-free and Camp fires will be burned in fire-bowls provided environment that our Engineer Lake provides family-friendly entertainment within walking by Outdoor Recreation and will be distributed community members,” said Joshua Moore, distance of home.” throughout the camping areas by ODR Outdoor Recreation director. “Especially those personnel. living on post, with the ability to spend the night If one requires a tent or other camping (CAMP continued on Page 3)
There’s no place like home
Summer reading program registration begins June 13
“Every Wednesday at 4 p.m., except on July 4, we will offer different activities,” said Karen BAMBERG, Germany -- Summer Lazzeri, Bamberg’s library director. is the time for all kinds of delicious things: barbecues, strawberry ice Every registered reader will receive cream with waffles, watermelons a reading log and a bag filled with and – yes! – books! little toys, pencils and stickers. Participants will have to record The 2012 Summer Reading 10 books in their log book; three program is kicking off June 20 at of them must be either Newbery Bamberg’s community library. Medal, Honorary Newbery Medal or Caldecott Award winners, This year’s program is called Lazzeri said. “Reading is Soooooo Delicious” and will be stuffed with various “All eligible books have a red dot programs to encourage reading on the spine and can easily be and stress the importance of good identified in our library,” she said. reading skills. In addition, participants will All programs are open to children complete one project with the 5 years through 17 years old; “Reading Is Soooooo Delicious” registration starts June 13 at theme or their favorite book, Bamberg’s community library. (READ continued on Page 3) By Simon Hupfer, USAG Bamberg Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Steven L. Morris welcomes home four Soldiers from the 42nd Clearance Company who recently returned from Afghanistan. The Soldiers are, from left, Spc. Mark Turner, Spc. Matthew Stulls, Spc. Joseph Teresi and Staff Sgt. Thomas Kurete. Morris greeted the Soldiers on June 4 and thanked them and their Families for their service.
Published on Jun 6, 2012