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A brief history of Kia Kima.
The Bullywumpus is a famous game that was played at Kia Kima in the 1920s and '30s. It was revived for the 75th Anniversary in 1991. But what is bullywumpus?
A 19th century cemetery supposedly on Kia Kima Scout Reservation.
A complete list of the Camp Directors of Kia Kima.
Any camper who has stayed in Camp Cherokee will remember the ear-piercing sound of the gong.
The Council Scouts was a camp honor society, similar to the Order of the Arrow, that existed at Kia Kima in the 1920s and '30s. It recognized outstanding Kia Kima Scouts at a secret council fire "held somewhere in the deep woods near camp."
Edward Everett served as the first Chickasaw Council Scout Executive in 1916-1917. He also served as the first Kia Kima Camp Director in 1916-1917.
The first patch issued at Kia Kima was printed on the back of leftover patches from other camps.
Kia Kima was founded on April 11, 1916, by Bolton Smith. But the history of Boy Scout summer camps in Hardy extends back to 1913.
The iconic felt sashes presented at Kia Kima in the early years.
The Alma Mater is the official camp song or hymn of Kia Kima.
The official flag of Kia Kima and its symbolism.
The official interfaith prayer offered before meals at Kia Kima.
The Ma'kya Trail is a longer hiking trail on Kia Kima Scout Reservation. Created in 1971, it has existed in several forms over the years.
The origin and translation of the name Kia Kima.
A list of all known named donations at Kia Kima Scout Reservation
Listed on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places for its "its use of Rustic Style architecture with local significance."
From the iconic thunderbird to the subtle triangle, the symbols of Kia Kima represent the high traditions and heritage of camp.
The historic headquarters at Kia Kima.