Controversial day camp opens in Spring Valley

Controversial day camp opens in Spring Valley

Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme was jailed for refusing to unlock the doors of a camp at the Kurts Civic Center.

Spring Valley's "Camp Best" is finally underway after weeks of delays because of a political battle within village government.

Camp Director Sonia Barton was at the center of the controversy, which caused the camp to lose precious weeks of activities. She had been suspended by Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme. When village trustees ordered the mayor to have Barton run the camp, he refused.


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