ASP has served Johnson County on and off for many years and we are excited to return again this year!
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Meet the Summer Staff
Left to Right: Lucas Lamb (Center Director), Noelle Simpson (Finance Coordinator), Pete Hawkins (Operations Coordinator), Madison Beaty (Volunteer Coordinator)
Sleeping Quarters: Several large classrooms, along with some gym and stage space, will serve as the sleeping quarters. Volunteers will have to bring cots/air mattresses, pillows, blankets, or sleeping bags.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: A small cafeteria and space in the gym.
Showers: Toilets and sinks available inside for each gender. All showers will be taken in outdoor enclosed shower trailer.
Recreation Space: Plenty of outdoor field space, playground, walking path.
Closest Medical Facility: Johnson County Community Hospital
About the Community
Terrain: Mountainous (situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains)
County Seat: Mountain City, TN
Major Employers: Retail, Construction, Public Administration
Per Capita Income: $17,273
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 24%
Interesting Facts: Trade, where the center is located, is the oldest town in Tennessee. In the early 1770’s it was a trading area for Indians and fur traders, and this town is located on an old buffalo trail. Daniel Boone also followed this trail into East Tennessee and later to Kentucky.