Will you consider being a member of Camp Kidwell and help us provide young people extraordinary camping experiences and be a great resource to our community?
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Camp Kidwell has embodied the statement above since the very first campers attended in 1949 and we are looking forward to continuing to do so for the next 73+ years and beyond! We will offer the kiddos and families we serve amazing opportunities to experience the outdoors and enjoy all the magic that terrifiic camping experiences create. We will also offer our community a beautiful space to gather, to share fellowship, make great memories and enjoy each others company.
As a non-profit organization, focused on providing for our community, we can not exist without support from our community of individuals and organizations who believe in helping our youth grow individually and our community to become stronger! We have been blessed with amazing support system over our first 73+ years and are truly grateful for all the things they has helped us acheive. And this is where you come in!!!
Many hands make for lighter work....we are always looking to grow our community and hope you will consider becoming a member of Camp Kidwell.
Here is a little background and detail about who we are and how you could be part of the great things we are acheiving. We are a non-profit organization and the ulitimate purpose and responsibility of everyone who is part of camp is to achieive our mission describe above. To ensure we operate in the most responsible way, and have a high quality oversite Camp Kidwell's structure is multi-layered.
Our membership has the responsibility to ensure the long term well-being of Camp Kidwell. This responsibility is carried out by being active at camp and helping with programs, activities and fundraisers, making observations of camp operations and based on your experiences and interactions providing input to the Board of Directors and Employees, making organization-wide observations, proposing ideas on the best ways for Camp to operate and helping to evaluate and implement structural decisions as well as overseeing current board members and recruiting and appointing new board members.
Board of Directors
Our board of directors meets monthly and uses the input from membership, employees, our community as well as their own observations and experiences to direct month to month operations through our employees and volunteers. They are overseen by our membership, who entrusts them to make decisions on the pressing needs for the operation of Camp Kidwell.
The employees of Camp Kidwell handle the day to day operations of camp and make decisions to ensure that our mission is achieved as we serve our community. They are directly overseen by the Board of Directors.
We would love your help in serving our kiddos and families. If this is something you like to be part of, please click register above. We will be in touch, after we recieve your application and review all your details, to officially welcome you to our organization.
In short, by becoming a member of Camp Kidwell you are committing to help us make our world a better place by serving children and families. To honor this commitment we ask that you:
-Attend activitities and help at camp in the best way you can.
-Stay Informed about what is happening at camp
-Provide input to help make camp better.
-Make a contribution to the organization(this can be achieved through a financial contribution or volunteering at camp)
-Attend our annual meeting to be part of the decision making process that ensures the long term success of Camp Kidwell
-Overall, being part of the great things we are doing here at camp in the best way you can!