Four Directions Institute
has secured a 25 year user agreement with Hesperia Recreation and Parks
District, which is joint venturing with Four Directions Institute on the
construction of the facilities. The tenure agreement is for 25 years.
The facilities rest on the 200 acre Hesperia Lake Park, which includes a
6 acre lake and is contiguous with the Mojave River and two miles north
of the Pacific Crest Trail.
| As an element
of this project, grants have been secured necessary to fully complete
the project landscaping, complete two additional lakes, up-grade
disabled access, create improved roads and trails, and to construct
other recreation and camping facilities and are not part of this grant
| This request
is for the money necessary to complete Phase 1 of the project as
scheduled for September 2003. Completion of this phase will provide
facilities for teacher training classes, elementary field trips, and
craft classes consistent with the current goals of the institute.