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Commercial | FORNEY CONSTRUCTION - BSA CAMP STRAKE

When completed, Camp Strake
will host up to 1,250 scouts and
feature more than 100 structures.

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For the Scouts

FORNEY CONSTRUCTION OVERSEES THE CONSTRUCTION OF CAMP STRAKE IN TEXAS. BY ALAN DORICH

W

hen Camp Strake in San
Jacinto County, Texas,
opens in 2019, it will offer
Boy Scouts summer experiences that they will always remember. "It
will be a well-used camp for sure," Thomas
Franklin declares.
Franklin is the COO for the Sam Houston
Area Council Boy Scouts of America (SHAC),
which is building Camp Strake as its flagship
camp. With its location surrounded by the
Sam Houston National Forest, "It is a truly
outdoor experience," he says.
The camp will host up to 1,250 scouts and
feature more than 100 structures, including
its pavilions and a massive dining hall that
can seat 450 people.
It also will feature dorms, restroom/
shower facilities, 20 campsites, a climbing

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tower, a shooting complex and a 28-acre
lake. Additionally, the site will have walking trails, buildings for meetings, medical
clinics, a sewage treatment plant and an
amphitheater for evening programs. "It's
going to seat 1,200 people," Franklin says.

The Project Pie
Houston-based Forney Construction is
serving as the construction manager on
Camp Strake. Instead of hiring a single
general contractor, Franklin explains, the
council chose to hire multiple contractors
because of the different types of construction involved in the project.
"We're breaking the pie up into pieces,"
Franklin says. He notes that Forney's job
will be to facilitate and manage the contractors. The project team includes WT Byler Co.,

Forney Construction
- BSA Camp Strake
www.forneyconstruction.com
* Project budget: $65 million
* Location: San Jacinto County, Texas
* Employees: 300 (peak)
* Project cope: Camp construction wi
more an 100 buildings

"It is a truly outdoor experience."
- Thomas Franklin, chief operating officer

which is completing site and road work on
the project.
Forney Construction Manager Don
Fernbach praises the work of the project's
designer, Stephen Klimas of Gensler Archi-


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