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Fall 2009 Service Weekend Report

I’m not sure what it is about reroofing a building at Nature Camp, but it seems there is always rain involved at some point during the process. This time, as in May 2009, it was just after we had removed the shingles on Thursday evening. Charlie had a dump truck parked by the side of […]

May 2009 Service Weekend Report – 75 Volunteers

May 2009 Service Weekend Report – 75 Volunteers

We had a very successful Service Weekend May 15-17, 2009. We had a number of projects and were able to complete almost all that were on the list. We painted the walls and ceiling in the inner office of the Staffhouse, we reshingled another section of the LS roof, we rebuilt screens, we hung the old wooden Nature Camp […]

May 2009 Service Weekend Invitation

May 2009 Service Weekend Invitation

Hey all you good folks! Please come and help clean up Nature Camp and get ready for the regular summer sessions. There are always loads of leaves to rake, brush to haul, and buildings and porches to sweep. If you have trouble with pollen, be sure to bring a dust mask or respirator. This seems […]

September 2008 Service Weekend Report – Tons of Shingles

September 2008 Service Weekend Report – Tons of Shingles

We had a very successful service weekend September 18-21, 2008. We had three major projects and were able to complete all three, as well as a number of smaller projects. We painted the walls and ceiling inside the coed counselors room, we re-roofed a section of the LS, and we rebuilt the berm behind the infirmary. We removed […]

September 2008 Service Weekend Report – Shingles & Ditches

September 2008 Service Weekend Report – Shingles & Ditches

We had a very successful service weekend September 18-21, 2008. We had three major projects and were able to complete all three, as well as a number of smaller projects. We painted the walls and ceiling inside the coed counselors room, we re-roofed a section of the LS, and we rebuilt the berm behind the […]

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 […]

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 2007 Service Weekend Report – Fifty Volunteers

We had a great May 2007 Service Weekend at Nature Camp. Fifty volunteers attended at some point during the weekend, 8 of those had never been to a previous Service Weekend. NCF paid $2,812 for materials, of which $2,001 was for capital improvements to the Camp facilities – electrical, plumbing, and safety features. I don’t […]

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 2006 Service Weekend Report – Beautiful Weather & Re-roofing

We had another very successful Fall Service Weekend September 15-17,2006. Nine of the attendees were on Staff this past summer. Of the 39 folks who attend throughout the weekend, 6 had never attended a previous Service Weekend. The weather was beautiful and if the Boys’ T-house roof was not in the shade, it would have […]

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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 […]