The pivotal point in my life was the summer of 2013. I attended R.M Pyles Boys Camp.
In part, one could say that my passion for, and longevity with Pyles Camp was inherited from my Dad, Lee McFarland, a pioneer California independent oil man and an acquaintance of Mr. Bob Pyles. Lee served as a Board Member of the Camp for nearly 20 years until his passing in 1994. I then accepted the responsibility of Directorship and have served for the last 25 years
Former campers from R.M. Pyles Boys Camp, a multi-year summer outdoor wilderness combined with year-round mentoring, last week celebrated academic milestones within higher education.
Modeled after the signing ceremonies used for athletes committing to colleges, Pyles held its second annual “Senior Signing Day,” in Long Beach on April 28, 2019.
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R.M. Pyles Boys Camp, which allows at-risk youth to attend a multi-year summer wilderness camp and receive mentorship throughout the year at no cost, appointed two new members to its board of directors: Logan Allen, of Long Beach, and Sabrina Demayo Lockhart, of West Sacramento.