Saga continues in battle for Camp Hope
As the saga continues in Canton’s battle to keep the historic Camp Hope property, the tenant renting part of the land has now backed out.
Wellspring Adventure Camp, a private weight loss camp, has been using 10 acres, or about one-tenth, of the sprawling Camp Hope property since 2005 during the summer months.
Wellspring recently told the town they would not be renewing their contract to lease the property when it expires April 1, which will leave the town responsible for the upkeep of the grounds.
A pending lawsuit against the town over how Camp Hope is being used was the reason for Wellspring’s decision to pull out, said Town Manager Al Matthews.
“The reason they gave us is because of the uncertainty surrounding the litigation,” he said. “We were in the process of drafting a new ...