Wishlist

These items would be so appreciated by campers and retreat groups. New or gently used items are welcome.

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10-12' Kayaks

10-12' Kayaks

Approx $300/boat.

Sit-On Kayaks preferred for the campers.


 

10-12' Paddle Boards

Preferred "Sun Dolphin Sea Quest" boards:

1 Green | 1 Red | 2 Orange


 
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Paddles for Paddle Boards

Preferred "Own The Wave" brand paddles.
They're adjustable, they float, and they will match our current paddles.


 
Nerf Gun

NERF guns and darts

Any class of guns or darts are appreicated.

You can often find used guns at thrift stores. 


 

Wooden Adirondack Chairs

We would love to have 8-10 more of these.


 

Repcolite Red Briar stain

This is the exact type of stain for cabins and the Retreat Center, so we could ALWAYS use this to freshen up out buildings. Approx. $35 a can.


 
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Lumber

Any sort or amount (2x4s, 2x6s, 4x4s of 6, 8, 10, or 12 foot lengths would be great!) We're always building and fixing things around here!


 
Saplings

Shade Tree Saplings

Maple, oaks, or Eastern Redbud trees etc. that we can plant around camp to provide shade/color for summer camp activities in the future.


 

Large clean sheets of corrugated cardboard

We use them to build stage backdrops and theme objects for Summer Camp.


 
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Large boxes

Campers get inside these For a game called "Mega Box Wars." 2'x2'x4' is the ideal size.


 
Drill

Cordless power drills

2 desired


 
Dewalt battery

DeWalt batteries for power drill

9.6v for DW926


 
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2" Pro Gaff Gaffers Tape

Both black and white. We use this for stage design, taping cables and cords, and hanging things on walls during camp sessions. 

This is approx $20 a roll.


 
Cage Ball

36"-48" Inflatable Cage Ball

We use these balls for several giant version games during summer camp, such as Indiana Jones, Super Nukem, Sasquatch Soccer, and more!


 
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DJI Mavic Pro

Used for capturing aerial footage of camp activities, such as field games, tubing, & blobbing.


 
Drinking Fountain

Drinking Fountain with Water Bottle Filling Station

This would replace the current one in the retreat center. Staying hydrated is super important during our summer season! Both our staff, and our campers would find this very helpful at summer camp.


 
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Costumes and Props

Gentle used, or brand new - bible costumes, or fun, kid-friendly costumes, wigs, & props for summer camp skits.


 
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Citronella Candles

Votive candles, or in tins (we just do not prefer tea lights, as they don't stay lit outdoors very well or last very long). Ideally, 10 hour burn or more preferred.


 

Empty Arizona Tea Jugs

You can drink the tea, if you want, but we would love the empty plastic jugs! These can be purchased at your local grocery store, Walmart, Meijer, and more.


 
Caribiner

Fusion Climb Contigua Carabiners

14 total (For hammocks)


 
Glade Refill

Glade Plugin refills/Air Wick Plugin refills

These keep cabins & bathrooms smelling fresh for retreat and summer camp guests.


 
Nerf

Nerf Vortex Aero Howler

We'd love a variety of colors


 
Round Up

Poison Ivy Round-Up Spray


 
Go Pro

GoPro 5

Our GoPro Hero 2 is getting old and worn, and we'd love to upgrade as video is an important marketing tool for us!


 
Plastic Scooter

Get Out! Plastic Scooter Board

For a game called "Human Hungry Hippos"


 
Ball Pit Balls

 Ball Pit Balls

For Human Hungry Hippos!


 
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 Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers

We have 4 or 5 of these for various areas of camp, but would like to have one for each cabin (7 total). Various colors are fine.


 
Paracord

Paracord 550 Type III 7 Strand

Multiple colors for camper crafts


 
Frontier Hawks

Frontier Hawks

For our tomahawk range


 
Hose Spool

Garden Hose Spool

2-3 desired


 
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Folding Camping Chairs

14 total desired; we would like to supply each cabin with 2! Similar to this, in a variety of colors:


 
Double Hammock

Nylon Double Hammock

3-4 wanted for Outpost Camp


Large black Innertubes

For downhill tubing at winter camp

Perennial Wildflower Seeds

For various places around camp that could use some color

Large Photo Frames

Ideally 24"x30" or similar sizes, new or old, doesn't matter. We'll paint them black and use them in the Retreat Center, Game Room, Dining Hall, Bathrooms, and more! It'll be super nice to showcase the best images of this beautiful camp!


Craft Supplies

Anything you can think of that kids can use for crafts!

Pool Noodles

30–40 desired

24 were donated, but we would love some more!

Spray Paint

Bright, fun colors in satin or gloss

Generic, large, lightweight balls

approx. $2.50/ball from a variety of sources


Woodchips

We go through a lot, as we use it to pave our hiking trails

Pea Gravel

For firewood corral and maintenance corral.

Mulch

for flower beds

Clean Fill Dirt


Disc Golf Discs

Putters, medium and long-range discs

Grill Lighters

For lighting candles for Prayer Walk

Sharp Knives

For food prep in Kitchen

Water Balloons and Water Balloon Launchers


Strands of regular Christmas lights

For prayer walks and lighting cabins at Snowbound Winter Camp. Any colors/styles

Large rain covers

For over top of our 8-person Outpost tents

Sun & Shade Grass Seed

To thicken lawns and fix patchy spots around camp)

1TB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

For transfer of files around the office)


Board Games

a few copies of Uno, Oregon Trail Card Game, Chinese Checkers, Mouse Trap, Spot It, Don't Break The Ice, Survive Atlantis, Hungry Hungry Hippos

New 6 foot shelf unit for board games

Ideally, a plastic cabinet style on wheels.

Washable Ink Pads

In several various colors

Sprinklers

Both standards ones for watering the lawn and fun ones for campers to use on the grass and in the mud pits.


Earmuffs for campers

To soften the sounds in loud environments, like large-group worship

Highlighters & Dry Erase Markers

Skinny ones, not chisel tip

Funds/lumber for a shelter for our Tomahawk Range 

Approx $1,500