This will be ASP’s first year in Bell County since 2007. We are so excited to be back in Bell and to be working with Clear Creek Baptist Bible College to stay at their campus!
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Sleeping Quarters: This is a college campus and the sleeping quarters will be spread out. One gender will sleep in the class room building. Another gender will be divided in houses that are a part of campus housing. All places have air conditioning. No beds are provided, so volunteers should bring air mattresses or camping cots.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: Breakfast will be in the school cafeteria of Pineville Independent Schools. Dinner will be at the Family Life Center on campus.
Showers: Showers will be either in the houses or at the family life center depending on sleeping arrangements.
Recreation Space: There is a lot of recreation space on campus. There are also trails for Pine Mountain State Resort Park that are right beside campus. There is a gym in the family life center that volunteers will have access to when it is not being used by other groups on campus.
Closest Medical Facility: Pineville Community Health Center, 850 Riverview Avenue, Pineville, KY 40977
About the Community
Terrain: mountainous, forested
County Seat: Pineville, KY
Major Employers: Healthcare and social assistance, manufacturing, and retail trade.
Per Capita Income: $15,501
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 37.10%
Interesting Facts: Bell County was formed from portions of Knox and Harlan counties in 1867 and is the only KY county that holds both a state park, Pine Mountain State Resort Park, and a national monument, Cumberland Gap National Historic Park.