EASTON – College students and group members may each quickly have entry to out of doors train gear at Oliver Ames Excessive Faculty.
Ben Kempner, a member of Boy Scout Troop 193, plans to buy and set up 5 items of outside gear as his Eagle group service venture.
“College students, college sport groups and individuals who frequent the game subject behind the varsity would discover this very useful,” Kempner mentioned.
He added the gear could be out there to those that could not have their very own and the addition would promote well being locally.
“Not everybody has entry to train gear, and I feel it might be nice for train gear to be accessible locally for anybody who can go to and use it,” Kempner mentioned.
The gear will probably be positioned underneath the bushes between the decrease sports activities fields and the observe on the finish closest to the varsity, he mentioned.
The steel gear will embody a sit-up bench, a push-up bar, a double stretching publish, a double dip station and triple chin-up bars and will value round $2,800.
Kempner plans to carry a automobile wash and different fundraisers this summer season to pay for the venture. He and fellow Scouts intend to set up the gear themselves earlier than college returns within the fall, Kempner mentioned.
Kempner has mentioned the venture with Athletic Director Invoice Matthews. At its June 24 digital assembly, the Faculty Committee additionally requested him to contact Director of Operations David Twombly earlier than returning to the board for approval of the venture. Members praised the venture and thanked Kempner.
“This will probably be a superb addition to that subject space,” Faculty Committee Chairman Michelle Durrance mentioned.
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