Festus, MO Summer Camps

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Camp Cedarledge
Pevely, MO 63070  
Aquatic Activities, Archery, Arts and
 
 
Teamsters Summer Camp
Pevely, MO 63070  
Archery, Canoeing, Instructional Swimming, Recreational
 
 
Don Bosco
Hillsboro, MO  
Religious Camps: Catholic
 

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About Festus, MO

Festus is a city in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 11,602 at the 2010 census. Festus and its neighbor Crystal City are often collectively known as the "Twin Cities"; however, they are incorporated separately. The first settler in the area was Charley Conners, who built a log cabin in 1803. Festus was settled shortly after the establishment of New Detroit , which was a dry company town. Initially established around 1878 by W. J. Adams as Limitville, it was nicknamed "Tanglefoot" because several of its first businesses were saloons. As incorporation was discussed, a more dignified name was sought. Town legend claims the name was chosen by a church ceremony where a Bible was opened blindly and the first proper name encountered was that of Porcius Festus, the governor of Judea around 60 AD . There is another town legend that says there was a disagreement over what to name the city and it was agreed upon that a Bible would be shot and whatever proper name closest to the last page penetrated would be chosen. The City of Festus was incorporated in 1887 as a 4th class city. The current government structure consisting of a mayor, a city council and a city administrator, was adopted in 1976. The City Council is the legislative branch and meetings of the Council are presided over by the Mayor....