ASP has operated temporary summer centers in Magoffin County, primarily at the High School for 10+ years.
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Sleeping Quarters: All volunteers will sleep in the gym. You will need to bring air mattresses or cots, pillows, and sleeping bags.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: We utilize the school cafeteria and kitchen.
Showers: We build showers outside that are used throughout the summer.
Recreation Space: Throughout the summer different spaces in the school will be used for recreation and evening gatherings. There is some green space in front of the school and a short walking trail on the outside of the property.
Closest Medical Facility: Kentucky River Medical Center, 540 Jett Dr. Jackson, KY 41339
About the Community
Terrain: Mountainous with river valleys
County Seat: Salyersville, KY
Major Employers: Magoffin County Board of Education, Joy Mining- Continental Conveyor, Salyersville Health Care Center, Mineral Labs Inc, McDonalds
Per Capita Income: $15,838
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 30.2%
Interesting Facts: The last active coal mine in the county was closed in 2015. Every year there is a public square dance in the middle of downtown Salyersville.
Tourism: Learn more about Magoffin County, KY here.