Money is not the only way you can help our kids. We also need supplies to run camp and make it special for our campers. By donating these items, you lower our costs and reduce the amount of money we must raise. See below for a few ideas of our needs, or visit our Amazon wish list:

Stuff for the campers

  • Disposable cameras (desired quantity = 100) – for photography activity
  • Metal reusable water bottles (desired quantity = 250)
  • DVDs – G-rated or PG-rated movies only (desired quantity = 40)
  • Sunglasses (desired quantity = 80 teen sizes, 170 kids sizes)
  • Other fun stuff to give as prizes, including travel-size games, small toys, age-appropriate books (desired quantity = 100)
  • Gift certificates to give as prizes for young campers (7-11 years; desired quantity = 100) or teenaged campers (12-19 years; desired quantity = 100), including restaurants, ice cream places, stores, zoo, skiing, planetarium, or amusement parks

Supplies to use for campers during camp

  • Lip balm (desired quantity = 250-300)
  • Packaged store-bought candy, cookies, chips, dried fruit, or other snack items for treats
  • Markers or sharpies to use for camp crafts
  • Unique beads or scrapbooking items for camp craft activities
  • Stationery or cards for writing poetry or letters home
  • Gift certificates to craft or sporting good stores
  • New, unused, swimming goggles in various sizes (desired quantity = 15-20)
  • Full-size pool floats for our campers with central IV lines (desired quantity = 15)
  • New, sealed bottled water, Gatorade, or other sports drinks (desired quantity = 12 cases)

Supplies to help us prepare for camp in the spring

  • Pens for camp business
  • Paper – plain white laser printer paper, colored paper
  • Other office supplies – please let us know what you have in mind before donating
  • Gift certificates for office supply stores (OfficeMax, Staples) for camp business
  • Gift certificates for copy stores (FedEx, UPS Store, etc) for camp business
  • First class postage stamps – Forever preferred (desired quantity = 200)
  • Postcard / extra ounce postage stamps (desired quantity = 200)
  • Unused long-distance phone cards for our staff to use for camp business (our campsite does not have cell service or long-distance service, so these items are very helpful to us during camp season)