"A sibling may be the keeper of one's identity, the only person with keys to one's unfettered, more fundamental self."
--Marian Sandmeier























The cost to hold one summer camp program is approximately $1,500 per camper. Since all campers attend camp via sponsorships, we rely heavily on financial and in-kind donations of any size! Below is a list of typical items needed for camp. If you are interested in donating in-kind items or know of a corporation that would be interested in sponsoring us for some of our needs, please contact us. Your support is very much appreciated.

Transportation Needs:

  • Airline Miles
  • Transferable Tickets
  • Airline Coupons
  • Bus or Van transportation to/from campsite

Photography Needs:

  • Disposable Cameras
  • Video Camera Film
  • Polaroid Film
  • Onsite photography
  • Film developing coupons/gift certificates

Other Camp Items:

  • We are looking for sponsors for Water Bottles, Hats, Rain Ponchos, Buttons, Journals and more.

Personal Camper Items

  • Travel size bottles of shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, lotion, sunscreen, chap stick, toothbrushes, and soap (new, unopened)
  • New plastic sheeting for twin size mattresses

Scrapbooking Booking Project (enough supplies for 150 scrapbooks)

  • Small scrapbooks
  • Miscellaneous scrap booking supplies

Leisure time arts and craft supplies

  • Lanyard (multiple colors), key chain hooks
  • Embroidery Floss (assorted colors)
  • Hemp Rope and Beads (to make bracelets and necklaces)
  • Sketch Pads
  • Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils

Life Seminar Mentoring Program

  • Items such as backpacks, resource materials on resume writing, pen and pencil sets, leather-bound notebooks (for interviewing or taking notes).
  • Other support items for our older campers looking to enter college and joining the work force.

Birthday Event

  • New toys/gifts for boys and girls age 8-18 that cost $10 or less. The campers will purchase these gifts with Camp To Belong Fun Money for their siblings' birthday present. They will present these gifts at our Birthday Party during camp.
  • Individual-sized birthday cakes

Miscellaneous Needs:

  • Drink and snack items