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Giving Tuesday Challenge:  If 500+ donors give to CedarS during the week of Giving Tuesday, we will receive an additional $10,000. That's on top of the Maintenance Must and Adopt the Herd challenge grants, where every dollar you give is doubled.  Thanks for supporting and spreading the word!  The list below represents 100 needs across camp heading into 2018.


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

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Cover a camper's meals for a day$25.001004456
Transport a kid to camp on the CedarS Express (bus from STL to camp)$43.00100991
Sponsor a day of camp$115.001001486
Sponsor a two-week session of camp$1600.00100199

Maintenance Musts (MATCHED if we raise $25k by 12-31)

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Protect a worker's ears (1 set of ear plugs)$1.001001000
Replace a light bulb (LED when practical)$5.001006634
Experience the feel of the ocean (buy pool salt)$6.0020019181
Winterize a toilet, sink, or floor drain (antifreze)$7.0012516109
Replace an A/C filter$8.00401129
Fix a pot hole (grade & gravel)$10.001005545
Put new batteries in a smoke detector (9v, AA)$12.00241410
Seal a deck (sealer only)$25.001001387
Change the oil on a camp vehicle$45.00371423
Help replace our 16-year old Salt Cell pool system that is no longer operational ($16.6k)$60.00275102173
Help retire our flats (purchase a new tire)$200.0040634
Replace an air conditioning unit$8000.00101

Adopt the Herd: Gifts will be MATCHED up to $65,000!

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Treat a horse to dinner (4-pound bucket of grain)$1.001000321679
Protect a horse's hooves (1 horse shoe)$3.0065081569
Feed & care for a horse for a day$5.001000102898
Fund one hour of professional horse training$15.0022457167
Replace our Hitching Rails for $4800 (so we can run the Pack Trip in 2018)$25.0019231161
Repair a tire on a mini driving cart$30.00440
Replace a worn-out cinch$60.00880
Replace a worn-out saddle pad$100.00550
Feed & care for a horse for a month$150.0060018582
Replace a worn-out Western saddle$600.00312
Feed & care for a horse for a year$1800.0010010

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

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Pool Noodles$1.0050530
Pool Towels$5.001004357
Water Slide Mats$25.0024222
SUP Paddles$75.00606
Red Cross Lifeguard Certification for a counselor (per person cost)$275.0030228
Stand-Up Paddleboard (full size)$750.00101

Arts & Crafts

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Friendship bracelet thread$1.00482622
Watercolor Paint Set$5.001293
Beads (jumbo bucket)$8.00220
Tie Dye Supplies (for one class)$10.00301218
Basket Weaving (multi-color reeds)$18.001019
Watercolor Paper Packs (100 sheets each)$33.00202

Christian Science CARE for all Campers & Staff

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Replenish Care Kits (for trips, vehicles, activity sites)$15.00501139
Periodicals for Camp Reading Rooms$25.00670
Contribution toward Resident Christian Science Practitioner services$100.0050842
Contribution toward Resident Christian Science Nursing services$100.0050347


ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Dust Masks$1.001003466
Deck Scrubbers$7.0015312
Dryer sheets (240 count)$8.5015213
Shower Curtains$10.001587
Shop Vac Filters$20.0025223
Commercial Bleach Sprayers$20.001028
Cabin fan$50.001019
Cabin mattress$115.0025223
Cleaning chemicals for the summer (matched!)$2500.00101

Musical Theater Program: Beauty and the Beast (Summer 2018)

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Help sponsor a Musical Theater camper (3 weeks' tuition)$1.0024751282347
Give toward costumes$5.0050842
Acrylic paint for sets (1/2-gallon)$16.00431
Wired Headset Boom Mini Omni-Directional Microphones$18.0010100
Play License: scripts, musical scores, production rights$750.00101


ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Pens (12-pack)$2.5020200
Post-it Notes (pkg)$3.0012120
Dry Erase Markers (package)$5.00844
Copy Paper (box)$35.0012210
Printer Ink$100.0012111
Toner for Copier$150.00808
Update our wireless access points for consistent Internet (7 total)$850.00707

Ropes Course, Zipline, and Outdoor Skills

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Wooden Matches$1.001001090
Worms For Fishing, Composting$2.501239
Gloves (for zipline)$3.0020200
Climbing Wall Belay Training for a counselor (per person cost)$25.0012210
Ropes (for Cave & Climb trip)$125.00505
Ropes Course Facilitator Training for a counselor (per person cost)$250.0012012
Camping tent (8-person)$529.00101
Auto-Belayer for High Ropes Course$2000.00101

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)$5.00752352
Replacement bindings$15.001257
Ski Rope$25.00440
Boat Driver Safety Course for a counselor (per person cost)$41.501239
Winterize a CedarS ski boat (matched!)$200.00404
Cable Ski Operator Training for a counselor (per person cost)$200.00404
Annual rental fees for covered slip & lift (pays for one boat)$750.00303

Sports (land-based)

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Tennis Racquet Grip$1.0012120
Ping Pong Paddles$3.00880
Ping Pong Balls (18-pack)$5.00220
Replacement bowstrings (for archery)$10.001028
Fletching Tape (to repair broken arrows)$12.00101
Target Faces (for Archery)$25.00909
Futzal Balls (for indoor soccer)$30.00670
Archery Instructor Clinic for a counselor (per person cost)$37.0012012
Archery target cores$75.00202
Fletching Jig (to repair broken arrows)$100.00101
Mesh backstop for Archery Range (10x30)$580.00202
Futzal Goals (2 goals, nets, shipping)$1372.00101

Wade's Wishes: Kitchen

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Lids for 2 & 4- Quart Cambro Containers$3.0012130
Bus Tubs for Dishwashing$6.00660
2-Quart Plastic Measuring Cup$9.00220
8'' Scrub Brush$10.00330
Crocks w/ lids for salad bar$10.0024915
20'' Scrub Brush$15.00330
1-Gallon Plastic Measuring Cup$15.00240
Replacement Convection Oven$6000.00110

Tire Traversal in Bible Lands Park

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
Tire Traversal Cables, tires, poles and anchors plus labor to install across our Mediterranean$700.001019

The Priceless Gift of Prayer

ItemCostGoalFulfilledStill NeededDonate
I commit to praying for CedarS, church, and today's youth. (Click "Donate 1")$0.00500179321


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