Trumansburg and Ulysses to manage Camp Barton as state park

The Town of Ulysses and Village of Trumansburg may become the stewards of Camp Barton, a boy scout camp on Cayuga Lake, as discussed in a meeting between local officials and the New York State Office of Parks on Tuesday.

RELATED: State Parks eyes Camp Barton for local-state partnership

Conversations at the Tuesday, February 15 meeting between local and state officials seems to point to the Town of Ulysses and Village of Trumansburg being interested in managing Camp Barton, according to Ithaca Voice.

The next step in the process involves a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between local municipalities and State Parks. The Office of State Parks have previously stated it has the funds to buy Camp Barton but not to manage it, hence the potential selection of Ulysses and Trumansburg to do so.

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