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May 2013 Service Weekend Update

May 2013 Service Weekend Update

There were 86 volunteers at Nature Camp during the May 17-19, 2013 Service Weekend. That is the most folks that have ever attended a Service Weekend. The highest number that attended prior to that was 79 during the May 14-16, 2004 Nature Camp CD-release party Service Weekend. There were 77 folks who attended the September 20-22, 2013 Service […]

May 2013 Spring Service Weekend Photos

May 2013 Spring Service Weekend Photos

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May 16-19, 2013 Service Weekend

May 16-19, 2013 Service Weekend

Hey, We need a bunch of you to come to Nature Camp for the May 16-19, 2013 Service Weekend. We need to paint the inside of all 3 rooms of the BTM. To you cooks who are staying in the BTM, please be aware that we will need to get in there on Saturday. It […]

September 2012 Service Weekend Report – 50th official Service Weekend

September 2012 Service Weekend Report – 50th official Service Weekend

The weekend of September 13 – 16, 2012 was the 50th official Service Weekend sponsored by the Nature Camp Foundation. I consider Saturday August 12, 1989, when Walter, Peter, and I rebuilt the old reed organ, the first. Ben McIlwaine played the organ the next morning on the porch of the LS while folks sang […]

Fall 2012 Service Weekend Invitation

Fall 2012 Service Weekend Invitation

Hey, I hope a bunch of you can come to Nature Camp for the September 13-16, 2012 Service Weekend. We will start reshingling the Staffhouse during this gathering. We need to remove the old layers of shingles from the Staffhouse on Thursday, to get an idea of the amount of rotten wood that needs to […]

May 2012 Service Weekend Report – Rats!

May 2012 Service Weekend Report – Rats!

The dining area of the LS was trashed when we arrived for the May 17-20, 2012 Service Weekend. Everything from the kitchen and pantry had been moved to the dining area for the renovation of the kitchen. During the winter, much of the subfloor in the kitchen was gone, so rats had ready access to all parts of the LS. They […]

September 2011 Service Weekend Report – Kitchen Re-flooring

September 2011 Service Weekend Report – Kitchen Re-flooring

During the Sept. 2011 Service Weekend, the kitchen floor was a major project. We moved most of the kitchen equipment to the dining area and set up the gas range and prep tables on the front porch of the L.S. for a makeshift kitchen. We left the dishwasher in the kitchen until the last minute […]

May 2011 Service Weekend Report – Shingling Completed

May 2011 Service Weekend Report – Shingling Completed

We finished reshingling the GBH the third weekend in May this year. We had planned to do the roof during 4 Service Weekends, but we had so many experienced roofers that we nearly completed it in only 2 Service Weekends. We just have a small dormer roof over one of the windows left to complete […]

September 2010 Service Weekend Report – Shingles & Soil

September 2010 Service Weekend Report – Shingles & Soil

We started reshingling the GBH the third weekend in September this year. We had planned to do the roof during 4 Service Weekends, but we had so many experienced roofers that we ended up doing the back half of the roof and the roof over the porch. Also, there was very little rotten wood that […]

May 2010 Service Weekend Report – Shingles & Garden

May 2010 Service Weekend Report – Shingles & Garden

We finished re-shingling the LS the third weekend in May this year. It took us 4 Service Weekends to complete the task. Charlie had a dump truck parked by the side of the LS on Thursday May 13th. Starting at about 1:00 pm on Thursday, 7 of us (Doug, Flip, Joe, Lyt, Matthew, Tayloe, and […]

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SERVICE WEEKEND UPDATES

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 […]