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May 2008 Service Weekend Report

The NCF Service Committee has hosted 41 Service Days or Weekends since the incorporation of the NCF. I have attended 40 of those, and have never been more proud of what we accomplished than this past weekend. Camp was a mess when we arrived, and looked pretty darned good when we left. We rolled many […]

May 2008 Service Weekend Report – Upgrade Completed

     Despite massive rains during the spring, our contractors plowed ahead with the renovations, and managed to get  everything done in time for camp to open with some major, MAJOR help from the Service Committee, who restored  things so well that, except for the wider paths, it’s hard to believe it was ever changed […]

We Still Need Your Help

In this first NCF publication of 2008, we expected to announce the conclusion of the Campaign for Nature Camp and the launch of the NCF’s Annual Fund, the proceeds of which will support operating costs such as the mailing of The Afterglow to more than 2000 recipients, provide scholarships for Nature Campers, and better prepare […]

Construction at Camp begins!!!

Construction at Camp begins!!!

With permission from the Forest Service to begin trenching granted, work on the upgrades to camp began in February. In mid-February a working group consisting of representatives from both NC, Inc. and the NCF, met with the construction crew to discuss specific plans for the work to be completed this spring. The hope is that […]

New NCF Board Takes Office

The new board of the Nature Camp Foundation met on January 26, 2008, and results from that meeting are reported throughout this issue. Readers will recall that only one elective office had several nominees: the position of At-Large Delegate. Teller Nancy Lowry reports that 161 ballots were returned and, in a very close result, Anna […]

May 2007 Service Weekend Report – Plumbing

May 2007 Service Weekend Report – Plumbing

The May Service Weekend drew about 50 people, with a cost of about $2800 for materials (mostly capital improvement to electric, plumbing and safety features) and $500 for food. September topped that, with about 70 people, including staff members and first-session campers, but with much lower expenses — about $800 for materials and supplies, and […]

May 2006 Service Weekend Report – Wood Replacement

We had another very successful Spring Service Weekend May 19-21, 2006. We had 48 volunteers who attended at least part of the weekend. Eight had never been to a previous Service Weekend. NCF paid $696 for supplies, including $136 for a new exhaust fan motor for the GBH. The buildings at Camp are all about 50 years old […]

September 2005 Service Weekend Report – Water Repairs

We had another very successful Fall Service Weekend September 16-18, 2005 with a great turnout of folks. Seven of the attendees were on staff this past summer. Of the 49 folks who attended throughout the weekend, 17 had never attended a previous Service Weekend. The weather was dry and I thought it was quite warm. NCF paid $676 […]


Spring Service Weekend 2017

The past Spring Service Weekend, which took place the third weekend of May (as it does each year), resulted in the completion of many smaller projects as well as progress on those continuing from weekends prior. Service weekend is an opportunity for those who believe in Camp’s mission to gather there, enjoy the company of […]