Thank you for another best summer yet!

Fall Service Weekend

Help our year-round team close up camp for the winter-- and launch some projects to bless campers next summer and beyond!  Volunteers are needed to support maintenance projects, grounds work, gardening, housekeeping, and the riding program.  Bring your “open hearts and willing hands” (Hymn 58).

Join Us: October 20-23

Special thanks to The Campership Fund for promoting this event!

Timing

Come for as much as you can!  Volunteers will be arriving as early as Thursday evening on October 20th and staying as late as Sunday afternoon.  

Meals

We will be serving three delicioius meals a day! The first official meal served will be dinner on Thursday, October  20 and the final meal will be lunch on Sunday, October 23.

Transportation

Volunteers are asked to provide their own transportation to and from camp.  If you are looking to ride share, please note that on the sign-up form

Christian Science Support

There will be a Christian Science practitioner at camp supporting this event and giving a “Prac Talk” each morning after breakfast.  On Sunday, we’ll have a church service at 9:00am. Let us know if you’d like to help as a reader or musician!

Tuition Credit

Participants will have the option to earn tuition credit to apply to a camper of their choice. Tuition credit amounts vary by the volunteer’s skills and the assigned tasks. Teen participants may also earn community service hours, documented by a certificate from CedarS.   

Skills To Utilize

Carpentry
Mechanical
Housekeeping & cleaning
Food service
Gardening & grounds
Blowers/trimmers
Horse care
Willingness to help as needed!

Youth Participation

This weekend is recommended for participants age 12 and up.  If you have a child under 12 who is ready to pitch in and work full days, please reach out to the office for further discussion.  A parent or guardian must be present to supervise youth under 18 at all times.  

Pet Policy

We are not able to accommodate pets for the weekend. 

Items to bring: 

  • Pillow, sleeping bag, linens, towels

  • Close-toed shoes, mud boots, long pants, jacket and rain gear

  • Work gloves, ear protection, eye protection

    (CedarS also has sets available to borrow) 

  • Tools applicable to the work you’ll be doing such as garden tools, handyman tools, etc.

    (CedarS also has tools available to borrow)

  • Ask Bill Nisbet if you have specific questions about tools for your assigned jobs. 

  • Optional Food Donation:

    There is a suggested voluntary donation of $50/party to help cover the cost of meals and room preparation for this weekend!

Flexible Schedule:

Join us for as much as you can – even if only for a day trip!

Thursday, Oct 20:

6:30pm Dinner

7:30pm Preview weekend tasks 

8:30pm Evening Fellowship

Friday, Oct 21: 

7:00am   Bible Lesson Study

8:00am   Breakfast & Prac Talk

9:00am   Morning Volunteer Work

12:30pm  Lunch

2:00pm Afternoon Volunteer Work

6:30pm Dinner

7:30pm Use of final daylight

8:30pm Evening Fellowship

Saturday, Oct 22:

7:00am   Bible Lesson Study

8:00am   Breakfast & Prac Talk

9:00am   Morning Volunteer Work

12:30pm  Lunch

2:00pm Afternoon Volunteer Work

6:30pm Dinner

7:30pm Use of final daylight

8:30pm Evening Fellowship

Sunday, Oct 23:

8:00am Continental Breakfast

9:00am Church Service & Sunday School

10:00am Morning Volunteer Work

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm onward- optional afternoon work

4pm: Final goodbyes & gratitude!

American Camp Association

MAIN OFFICE
(November - May)
410 Sovereign Court #8
Ballwin, MO 63011
(636) 394-6162

CAMP OFFICE
(Memorial Day Weekend - October)
19772 Sugar Dr.
Lebanon, MO 65536
(417) 532-6699

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