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Lake Mitchell pontoon tour and Camp Arroya open house

Camp Arroya will be hosting an open house and offering one-hour tours of Lake Mitchell via pontoon boats from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Camp Arroya, Mitchell.

Tours will cost $5 per person and will leave the Camp Arroya boat dock every half-hour.

This wooded wildlife area on Lake Mitchell is available to anyone to rent for a fee. Camp Arroya facilities include a lodge with two kitchens and two bathrooms, a wood-burning stove, a piano and seating for 50 or more. The camp is designed for day use and also includes a picnic shelter with fireplace, hiking trails, sandlot volleyball court, craft cottage, nature trails, boat dock, large campfire site, two swimming beaches, 18 picnic tables, tornado shelter and horseshoe game area.

Camp Arroya is available through daily rentals or by membership. Memberships entitle individuals or groups to use the camp for two to seven days a year at reduced fees. This year, the 12-acre site has been reserved for high school and college graduation parties, arts council outdoor painting sessions, family and class reunions, meetings, Cub, Boy and Girl Scout events, anniversary parties, church services, Vacation Bible School, picnics, wedding reception, antique club and church meetings.

There are still days available to reserve by calling 996-8763.