Campground designed by Not a Clue Adventures!

The staff of Not a Clue Adventures was recently approached by Crowley Museum and Nature Center to design and prepare grounds for a new primitive campsite. Here are the before photos:

Entrance to Indian Field Camping Area

Indian Field

Gypsy and Sugar keeping the grass cut

We had to clear out camping spaces, put up signs, tear out poison ivy and much more to get the camp ready for the public! Here is what it looks like now!

Indian Flied Camping Area now has 10 sites ready to occupy!

Camping at Indian Field

Bring a tent or a hammock!

Campfire Circle

For more information on the campground and for more photos visit our website at:

Indian Field Primitive Camping Area

Primitive camping is a wonderful way to observe wildlife at dawn and dusk. Campsites are available for $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children over 5, per person per night. Amenities include a solar shower, bathrooms (handicap accessible), a fire pit, and a large screen room with electricity and a kitchen area. Reservations required. Tent/hammock camping only.

To make a camping reservation please call Crowley Visitors Center at 941-322-1000

There are 10 sites at this facility with access to flushing toilets and a primitive solar shower:

Solar Shower

Solar Shower

This campsite is named for Native Americans who settled here before us and is the site of an indian village long gone. Each of the sites carries the name of one of the 15 original Timuca settlements known to exist at the time of early European expeditions.

The Timucua, composed of at least 15 separate tribes sharing a common language. More is known about the Saturiwa than any other Timucuan group. They were encountered by the French in 1562 and immortalized in the drawings of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues. Each Timuicuan village had its own leader who was under the jurisdiction of a head chief who exacted tribute.

When European ships first landed on Florida in the 16th century, the area was well populated. Indians of the Timucua, Apalachee, Ais, Tekesta and Calusa were farming rich lands in the north — growing corn, beans and squash — and fishing or hunting for most of their food in the south.
Locations near reliable food sources with fresh water, comfortable microclimate and high, dry ground made good habitat for these Indians. Fresh and brackish bodies of water supplied steady sources of fish and shellfish, while fertile soils allowed farming to prosper.

Camping 101

CONCIERGE CAMPING WITH NOT A CLUE ADVENTURES
Camping newbie? In Camping 101 you will learn to camp from start to finish with Jeanene Arrrington. Not a Clue Adventures will provide all the gear (including tents but not sleeping bags), set up the campsite, supply and prepare meals, and take you on adventures. Don’t miss this opportunity now on special offer for half price! $37.00 per participant (over 5 years old). Private bookings are available for scouting, social groups and birthday parties! For dates prices and reservations information please contact us!  For more photos of the campground and events please visit: http://notaclueadventures.kodakgallery.com/gallery/personal-url/albumView.jsp?albumId=5641093790103#p/5974313990103

For more informatoin on Crowley Museum and Nature Center please visit their website at www.crowleyfl.org

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About notacluegal

Jeanene was born in Pittsburgh, PA. As a young child her family was very active in the outdoors. Things changed when her parents decided to travel down different paths in life and with that decision so went many of the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Being lucky to live in the suburbs Jeanene always had a backyard to play in and loved being outdoors. As the years passed she took every opportunity to be outdoors. She bought land in Tennessee and as a single mom moved her young daughter to the mountains. The were many life lessons learned on that mountain. There was no plumbing on the property – or even a house, but that did not stop her. She learned to live off of what was available and built her own cabin from the trees on her property. Those were rough years but the most rewarding. Now Jeanene resides in Tampa, Fl. and works as an office manager full time….but still yeans to be outdoors. Jeanene started “Not a Clue Adventures” to teach everyone she could how wonderful the outdoors are! That camping and fishing and hiking can be done by everyone and at many different levels. Single mom’s no longer have to be afraid to take their sons and daughters outdoors. By working with young couples, single parents and even seniors, she gets to teach others about her love for the outdoors and hopes to open their eyes to new adventures. In 2009, Jeanene completed certification as a Leave No Trace Instructor. She also works closely with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) and the Florida State Parks. Jeanene is also certified in First Aid/Adult CPR.
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