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Giving Tuesday Challenge:  If 500+ people participate in this year's Giving Tuesday, CedarS will receive an additional donation of $15,000.  Gifts to the Riding and Maintenance programs are also matched. Please consider a gift, no matter the size, to help us sustain our mission next summer and beyond!  The list below represents ~100 varied needs for summer 2019. 


Camperships: Make CedarS possible for a worthy Sunday School student.

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Treat a child to campfire s'mores$1.001001000
Cover a camper's meals for a day$25.001002278
Transport a kid to camp on the CedarS Express (bus from STL to camp)$45.00100991
Sponsor a day of camp$125.001001189
Sponsor a week of camp$850.001000100

Maintenance Musts (MATCHED if we raise $25,000 by 12-31-2018)

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Protect a worker's ears (1 set of ear plugs)$1.001005743
Keep workers' hands grease and oil free: Provide shop towels.$4.00402812
Replace a light bulb (LED when practical)$5.001004654
Winterize a toilet, sink, or floor drain (antifreeze)$5.001253887
Experience the feel of the ocean (buy pool salt)$6.0020013187
Replace an A/C filter$8.0040634
Fix a pot hole (grade & gravel)$10.001004159
Keep workers' hands blister-free: provide leather work gloves.$10.0015200
Put new batteries in a smoke detector (9v, AA)$12.0024717
See to it that workers' eyes are protected with safety goggles (UV protection, shatterproof, wrap around style)$15.0015160
Seal a deck (sealer only)$25.001001882
Change the oil on a camp vehicle$45.0040634
Provide hand and power tools: Tool Fund (goal of $5,000)$50.001002674
Help retire our flats: Tire Replacement Fund for tractors, trailers, trucks (goal of $4,000)$100.00402020

Adopt the Herd: Gifts will be MATCHED up to $75,000!

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Treat a horse to dinner (4-pound bucket of grain)$1.001000314686
Protect a horse's hooves (1 horse shoe)$3.0065084566
Feed & care for a horse for a day$5.001000240760
Fund one hour of professional horse training$15.0022419205
Replace a helmet$50.0012120
Replace a worn-out cinch$60.00880
Replace a worn-out saddle pad$100.00550
Feed & care for a horse for a month$150.0060023577
Replace a worn-out Western saddle$600.00101
Feed & care for a horse for a year$1800.0010010

Aquatics: Swim lessons, paddle sports, water safety & fun

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Pool Noodles$1.0050500
Pool Towels$6.00751560
Water Slide Mats$25.0024618
Lifeguard Rescue Tubes$60.00413
SUP Paddles$75.00624
Red Cross Lifeguard Certification for a counselor (per person cost)$275.0030228
Sit-on Top Kayak and Paddle Set (to replace ones that have worn out after many years of service and fun)$450.001019
Stand-Up Paddleboard (9`6'', two-pack)$600.00101

Arts & Crafts

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Friendship bracelet thread$1.0048630
Watercolor Paint Set$5.0012111
Beads (jumbo bucket)$8.00240
Tie Dye Supplies (for one class)$10.0030921
Basket Weaving (multi-color reeds)$18.0010100
Watercolor Paper Packs (100 sheets each)$33.00220

Christian Science CARE for all Campers & Staff

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
God's Law of Adjustment Pamphlet (for check out)$6.0010130
Replenish Care Kits (for trips, vehicles, activity sites)$15.0050347
Periodicals for Camp Reading Rooms$25.00660
Anthology of Classic Articles (three sets, Vols. 1-3)$32.00945
Contribution toward Resident Christian Science Practitioner services$100.0050743
Contribution toward Resident Christian Science Nursing services$100.0050347


ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Dust Masks$1.00251411
Wash cloths$5.001046
Deck Scrubbers$7.0015213
Dryer sheets (240 count)$8.0010010
Shower Curtains$10.001569
Shop Vac Filters$20.001028
Commercial Bleach Sprayers$25.00541
Cleaning chemicals for the summer (matched!)$2500.00110

Musical Theater Program: Godspell (Summer 2019)

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Help sponsor a Musical Theater camper (3 weeks' tuition)$1.0024753122163
Give toward costumes$5.00502030
Acrylic paint for sets (1/2-gallon)$16.00440
Play License: scripts, musical scores, production rights$750.00101


ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Post-it Notes (1 pad)$1.00361917
Pens (12-pack)$3.0015312
Dry Erase Markers (package)$5.00880
Copy Paper (box)$25.001248
Printer Ink$100.0012111
Toner for Copier$150.00808
Dry Erase Whiteboard on wheels (40''x20'')$150.00202
Reliable Printers for Bill, Amy, and Kiersten$200.00312
Dry Erase Whiteboard on wheels (48''x36'')$250.00101
Copy Machine Fund (a 2nd copier to stay in STL so that Warren doesn't carry it up and down his basement steps and in and out of the camp vans twice each year)$250.0020191

Ropes Course, Zipline, and Outdoor Skills

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Wooden Matches$1.001007426
Gloves (for zipline)$3.0020200
Ropes (for belaying climbers)$125.00817
Ropes Course Facilitator Training for a counselor (per person cost)$250.0012012
Camping tent (8-person)$500.00101

Ski Program: Over 200 campers got up behind a boat last summer! And nearly every camper rode the new cable ski.

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Power the Cable Ski system for a day (electricity costs)$5.00752748
Boat Driver Safety Course for a counselor (per person cost)$42.0012111
Wakeboard Rope$50.00312
Replacement bindings (for skis and boards)$100.00826
Winterize a CedarS ski boat (matched!)$200.00312
Cable Ski Operator Training for a counselor (per person cost)$200.00404
Wakeboards (3 youth, 3 adult)$200.00615
Bb Talkin' Headset for Real-Time Coaching (piloted and endorsed by our ski camp staff)$450.00303
Advanced slalom ski (for our most experienced ski campers)$475.00211
Annual rental fees for covered slip & lift (pays for one boat)$750.00413

Sports (land-based)

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Ping Pong Balls (12 count)$3.00460
Ping Pong Paddles$4.008110
Archery Arrow$5.0024195
Ball replacement fund (soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis)$10.0010140
Target Faces (for Archery)$25.00909
Archery Instructor Clinic for a counselor (per person cost)$40.0012111
Archery target cores$75.00202
Futzal Goals (2 goals, nets, shipping)$1375.00110

Wade's Wishes: Kitchen

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Lids for 2 & 4- Quart Cambro Containers$3.0012120
8'' Scrub Brush$10.00330
Crocks w/ lids for salad bar$10.0024240
20'' Scrub Brush$15.00330
Whip attachment for the 12qt Hobart mixer$100.00110

The Priceless Gift of Prayer

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
I commit to praying for CedarS, church, and today's youth. (Click "Donate 1")$0.00500144356


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