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Carbide Camps Reunion Index - pictures, photos, memories

In 2002, the alumni of Union Carbide summer camps Cliffside, Carlisle and Camelot, near Charleston, West Virginia, established the third weekend in July each year as a reunion weekend. The camps closed in 1982, after providing enjoyment and growing-up for thousands of pre- and early-teen family members of employees of the Union Carbide South Charleston chemical plant. Every year there's gathering and fun and remembering, and a visit to the former Blue Creek campsites north of Charleston. You'll read here some of the thoughts and memories from those who have been able to attend one of these events. Enjoy!

2017 Preliminary Announcement for September 22-24 and Survey
Early Reunion 2017 webpage
2016 2016 Reunion Announcement -- New Location - PICTURES

2015

2015 Reunion Announcement

2014

2014 Reunion Announcement

2013

31st-Year Reunion Announcement!

2012

The BIG 30th-year Camps Reunion   Announcement-1-htm

2011

E-mail and web announcement -- maps

2010

later...

2009

Photos - The gathering at the Bear's Den
Videos - Stranded on the creek! 
For reference: Schedule, maps and hotel information are here for this July, 2009 event

 2008

Pictures are available!

 2007

The BIG 25th Reunion!   Photos and Remembrances!

 2006

Dave Gardner memories, Karin Fuller blog, Bob Lilley pictures

 2005

Bob Lilley scrapbook  Dave Gardner scrapbook  Revelers 2005
Coach and Friends  Tom Barna Pix     David Stanley pix

 2004

Pictures Follow-up: Dave Gardner appreciation

 2003

Instant Pictures

 2002: 
20 years since
closure of the 
Blue Creek 
Camps

We tried to get Dow to help with the advertising!
Click to see the information we distributed
Doug Gosnell Pictures
Penny Brick'sPhotos
Marina Hendricks article    Charleston Papers Article
Gazette "Fond Memories" Article
Gazette "Happy Campers" Article
Friday Reception Saturday on Blue Creek       Sunday Picnic
Print and Mail the Questionnaire
Follow-up: 20th Reunion - 2002 - An Appreciation - Bob Lilley
Follow-up: Bob Johnson Remembers
Follow-up: Jane Harkins sends "the" Carlisle Picture! Click!
Lana Seguin-Spillman shares a trip to Cliffside and Blue Creek

Planning: 2001

Pre-Reunion Session, August 5, 2001