Your Alumni Association has made

$1,101,746.79 in Capital Improvement, Scholarships,

Program Help, & Staff Training since 1996!

 

1996 Donation List

Carpet for Infirmary $650.00
Horizon High Lift $3,146.00
Well Hookup for O'Brien Hill $2,955.00
Total in 1996 -  $6,751.00
 

1997 Donation List

 
Startup of Web Page $680.00
Paint Gun Repair $346.00
Employee Benefits $1,000.00
Bathroom and Cabin maintenance $3,500.00
Total in 1997 -  $5,526.00
 

1998 Donation List

 
Chimneys cleaned at Klinger Hall and Dave's House $2,242.28
Sound System for Klinger Hall $519.34
Carper and Tile for Whitwer House (Camp Director's) $1,495.00
Camp Office Supplies $41.99
Purchase of a Horse for Equestrian Program $1,000.00
Book Purchase for Camp Library $170.00
Road Repairs $2,257.00
Purchase Office Computer $1,429.00
Purchase Elements for High Ropes Course $2,000.00
Total in 1998 -  $11,154.61
 

1999 Donation List

 
Repairs of Equestrian Paddock $582.91
Network 4 Computers in Camp Office $748.75
Purchase Color Printer for Camp Office $369.98
Purchase 5 Canoes $1,643.70
Stables Lumber $937.85
Roofing Materials $552.57
Office Equipment $760.00
Nature Book Purchase $6,400.00
Air Conditioner for Associates Directors House $159.63
Carpet for Whitwer House $1,681.00
2 -Generators for Whitwer House and Haunted House, etc. $951.00
2 - Horse for Camp Equestrian Progam $1,950.00
Purchase 1993 Toyota Camry for Camp Vehicle $5,100.00
Computer for Office  $500.00
Total in 1999 -  $22,337.39
 

2000 Donation List

 
Materials to Build Bridge above the Powder Room by ND Students $2,345.83
Materials and Labor to build Disc Golf Course around Camp $9,900.06
Employee Benefits $1,850.00
Purchase Computer for Office $320.00
Purchase 30 Silva Polaris Compasses for Outdoor Education $250.00
Total in 2000 -  $14,665.89
 

2001 Donation List

 
Purchase Computer Equipment for Office - New Computers and Software $10,420.00
Purchase White Board for Camp Conference Room $196.00
Purchase Materials for Klinger Parking Lot $400.00
Purchase Kitchen Equipment $2,300.00
Purchase 12" Laminating Dispenser $212.40
Office Supplies $270.00
Labor for Moving Equipment From Charter Hospital $1,000.00
Equipment for Disc Golf Course $330.00
Purchase Truck for Camp Maintenance $2,900.00
Staff Training $555.00
Waterfront - Lifeguard Stand, Signs, Sailboards and Waterslide $5,725.04
Camp Film Restoration $1,000.00
Total in 2001 -  $25,308.44
 

2002 Donation List

 
Pay for Trip to London for Summer Staff Job Fair $2,000.00
Staff Training $800.00
Purchase Tent for Camp Use $137.79
Purchase Wire Welder $400.00
Repairs to Camp Computer System $132.70
Add Classroom Area to Bridge above Powder Room $1,007.52
Purchase 2 Horses for Equestrian Program $1,650.00
Pay to have Camp Cleaned up by Norton Elementary $150.00
Purchase American Red Cross First Aid Kids $250.00
Purchase Books for Camp Use $101.00
Purchase Telephone Head-Set for Camp Office Staff $279.20
Purchase 15 Row Boats and Canoes $1,500.00
Purchase Convection Oven for Camp Kitchen $2,713.95
Software and Network Upgrade for Camp Office $428.75
Repair work to Obenchain Lodge $500.00
Purchase 1997 Olds Cutlass for Camp Directors use $4,902.21
Staff Benefits $2,000.00
Pay Electrical Vendor to remove equipment from Charter Hospital $3,000.00
Total in 2002 -  $21,953.12

 

2003 Donation List

Complete Digital Telephone System for Camp                        $5,000.00
Cellular Telephone                                                         $250.00
Tree Trimming Around Entire Camp                                     $1,300.00
Trash Containers                                                                           $434.60
Chapel Expansion Project and General Road Improvements $7,530.01
18 Canoe Paddles                                                                         $180.00
Relocation of 3 Disc Golf Course Holes                               $200.00
Solar Project on Island                                                                     $819.13
LCD Digital Projector                                                                     $2,089.00
Four Seat Gas Golf Cart                                                               $2,226.00
Computers for Camp Office                                                        $1,934.92
Donation Toward Construction of Stella Trench Riding Arena  \ $5,800.00
Air Conditioner for Camp Office                                                  $1,099.00
General Capital Improvements                                                   $9,413.93
Leighton Lodge Signage                                                              $2,721.42
Web Page Development                                                               $1,400.00
Total in 2003 - $42,398.01

 

2004 Donation List

Software and Web page Upgrade -                $721.00
Snow Blower -                                                $2,391.59
4 Computers & 3 Flat Screens -                    $4,627.75
Computer Upgrades -                                     $3,535.00
Memory Upgrade for Web Page -              $122.00
Benches & Excavation of Amphitheater -      $7,000.00
Excavation of Main Drive -                            $3,500.00
Quickbooks Software -                                  $172.98
Phone System for Camp Office -                 $2,000.00
Hand Tools to replace Stolen items -            $1,000.00
Business Report and Web Page Software  $97.62
100 CD's for Coop's Stories -                       $250.00
Web Page Design -                                    $700.00
Video & Photo Restoration -                $500.00
Camp Wide Portable Telephones -          $800.00
Construction of Benches at Amphitheater  $4,923.00
Purchase of 1996 Ford F-250 Pickup Truck  $800.00
Staff Windbreakers -                                   $2,000.00
Purchase of 1923 Camp Brochure -               $46.00
Purchase 2 Rifles -                                           $428.82
Erosion Containment of all camp roads -      $6,000.00
Build Retaining Wall Leighton Lodge -    $7,220.00
Snow Ski Equipment -                                    $1,675.00
Hill Cabin Furnaces -                                   $1,400.00
Alumni Postage -                                           $628.00
Re-roof Hands House -                                  $2,100.00

 Total in 2003 -

$54,638.76

2005 Donation List

Reroof the Baker-Cooper Building.  
Maintain the web site.  
Purchase 2 LifePaks Defibrillators with wall cases.  
Paid to remove dangerous trees around camp.  
Paid for repairs of the Sea Wall on Tent Street.  
Paid for parts and electrical work for Steam Table in kitchen.  
Purchased Historical Artifacts for camp.  
Paid for Landscaping of front gate - labor supplied by the Alumni themselves.  
Purchased lumber to repair the waterfront piers.  
Paid to have Buckets of Blood completely rewired.  
Purchase of a industrial chainsaw.  
Helped with the purchase of a new camp pickup truck with snow blade.  
Paid the labor to remodel the Lazy "W".  
Paid for an alarm system in the maintenance barn.  
Helped pay for a stationwagon for the camp.  
Paid $10,000 for scholarships for those in need of help.  

Total for 2005 -

$49,682.83

Donations in 2006

Hay Barn Construction $2,000.00
Camp Tree Trim  $2,500.00
Foundation Expenses $873.52
Family Memorials $150.00
Road Work & Athletic Field Construction $14,150.00
Artifacts for Camp $46.89
2 Garman GPS Units $443.62
Camp Facilities $3,800.00
Computer Bugle scheduling program $100.00
George Cooper Foundation $340.00
Yarger Observatory/Astronomer-in-residence $2,525.00
Elsa Cooper Garden Supplies $236.15
Work on Dave's House $22,093.04
Employee Trip to Cedar Point $3,000.00
New Dienes Mower $7,000.00
Notre Dame Furniture Wardrobes Purchase $60.00
Pickup Truck Repairs $5,258.80
Postage  $34.88
Computer for Camp $650.00
Software - Photoshop $60.00
Security System for Dave's House $617.49
Upgrade electric at Klinger $3,426.11
Yarger Family Astronomy Learning Center $7,197.00

Total for 2006 - 

$76,565.50

2007 Donation List

Summer and Year Around Camp Staff Benefits            $6,338.00
Web Page Reconfiguration                                              $1,856.95
Comcast Highspeed Internet and TV at Camp              $1,600.00
Roof Work at Hands House and The Coop                    $2,965.00
Matching Funds - Detroit Free Press Scholarships       $3,000.00
Construction of Road Signs around Camp                     $950.00
Tool Purchase to Replace Tools Stolen                          $1,500.00
Purchase Evening Program Supplies                             $350.00
Storm Damage Repairs from Tornado's                        $35,504.00
Archival Presentations                                                       $273.78
Purchase New Copier For Camp Office                         $1,278.00
Repairs to Dave's House Doors, etc.                              $3,326.79
Construction of New Elements to High Ropes               $11,230.00

 Total for 2007 -

$70,172.52

2008 Donation List

Repair to Water Lines                                             $1,705.00
Purchase Auto for Camp Use                                $8,992.00
Purchase 5 Computers system for Office Use     $4,512.75
Purchase Computer Software                                $690.00
Web Page Maintenance                                         $400.00
Constant Contact Contract                                     $252.00
Storm Damage Repairs                                         $1,000.00
Purchase Leaf Blower for Maintenance                $500.00
Re-roof buildings: All Stone Cabins, Dave's House & Gregory Lodge
$33,354.00
Historical and Archival Expenditures                    $167.70
Staff Benefits                                                             $2,500.00
Purchase 2 Convections Ovens for Kitchen          $6,459.00
Purchase Trees for the Road into Camp               $5,210.78
Purchase Log Splitter For Camp                            $2,300.00

 Total for 2008 -

$68,043.23

2009 Donation List

George Cooper Staff Awards -                                                          $1,000.00
Children’s First Scholarship Matching Fund from the Detroit  
Free Press - which came back to Camp -                                       $1,500.00
Astro Camp -                                                                                         $1,494.06
Staff Appreciation and Training -                                                      $3,112.80
Disk Golf Relocation and Upkeep -                                                $940.00
Electric Work Done at Camp - Generator Connection to Klinger  
Plus some additional work done around camp -                              $5,700.00
Alumni 100 Year Festival - Reunion                                                $18,402.93
Startup Funding for Community Foundation of Michiana -  
Alumni Association Fund -                                                                   $5,000.00
Computer Software -                                                                          $45.00
Web Site Maintenance -                                                                           $439.46
Three Rivers Kids Book Publishing Fee -                                         $499.00
Mailings, etc.                                                                                           $1,159.03
Construction Projects - Retaining Wall, Footbath and Waterfront  
Lighting Project -                                                                                   $65,860.00

 Total for 2009 -

$105,152.28

2010 Donation List

Retain Wall Construction behind the following buildings: Boat House, All Stone  
Cabins on the Low Road, In Front of Powder Room, Morris Lodge Parking Lot. 

$64,498.26

Staff Training:                                                                             $3,700.00
Community Foundation Contribution:                                  $5,000.00
Astro Camp:                                                                                $3,048.73
Benches:                                                                                         $3,293.00
Web Page Design and Maintenance:                                             $600.00
Promotions and Mailings:                                                              $400.35
Legal and Auditing:                                                                         $1,605.07

Total for 2010 -

$82,145.41

 

2011 Donation List

 

Reconstruction of the Boat House                            $41,350.00
Complete Rehab of W.O. Davies Outdoor Kitchen      $2,300.00
Community Foundation Pledge Fulfillment              $5000.00
Boats and Canoes - Standing Boards                        $1,975.00
Volunteer T-Shirts for Work Weekend                          $717.00
Purchase Program Supplies                                          $243.16
Challenge Course Element Construction                 $700.00
Hand's House Rehab                                                       $14,000.00
Staff Benefits                                                                $2,000.00
Purchase Kitchen Equipment                                       $662.43

Total for 2011 -

68,947.59

 

2012 Donation List

 

Skid Loader - also known as "Sarah's Tractor" with various implements    $29,000.00
Concrete Work done around Camp - Klinger Hall, Maintenance Building, Buckets of Blood.   $16,108.00
Purchase Picnic Tables for the Craft Shop and Morris Lodge (assembled by Alumni)  $1,000.00
Stainless Steel Porta-Grill. Grill is large enough to feed the entire camp with gas line installation $6,009.00
Program Supplies                                                                                                $983.00
Buckets of Blood Repairs $5,035.00
George Cooper Awards $900.00
Repairs to W.O. Davies Outdoor Kitchen $600.00

Total for 2012 -

$59,635.00

2013 Donation List

Purchased new phone system for camp.                                          $4,091.37
Did extensive electrical work around camp for various buildings.    $4,139.45
Purchase computers and printers for the Photography Program.   $2,978.89
Began "The Loo" project. Payments made in 2013                         $3,734.03
Paid for one year of upkeep for Kaboom - a long time staff member   
with tenure at the Riding Program.                                                    $1,500.00
Awarded George Cooper Staff Awards for 2013 Summer Staff.    $1,015.00

Total for 2013 -

$17,458.74

 

2014 Donation List

Built "The Loo" Bathroom by Chapel (in Memory of Anne O'Brien Abernethy)                                         $170,586.53
Built new ski docks for Skiing Program $8,290.00
Constructed Stone Walls Around the Chapel with excavation included  - also
construction of new front walk in front of Baker-Cooper Building (including sod)
$5,800.00
Purchased new computers and monitors for Camp office                         $5,748.00
Awarded George Cooper Staff Awards for 2014 Summer Staff.                                                   $1,100.00
Camp Eberhart Summer Scholarship Program plus giving $$$$$$ to
the Camp Eberhart Endowment in the Community Foundation.
$11,752.00

Total for 2014 -

$203,276.53

                             

2015 Donation List:

5 - Maple Trees purchased for entry road into camp                                        $3,850.00
Upgrade of the Robert L. Oare Jr. Say-Ah-Inn (Furniture, Wall Coverings, Comcast Wireless, Refrigerator, Complete Paint Job. $8,346.28
Scholarships $4,105.00
2 - Portable Salad Bars for Meal Time Use                      $4,752.97
New Digital Color Copier, Fax, Scanner, Printer for use in the Camp Office $6,117.00
   

Total for 2015 -

$27,171.26

 

2016 Donation List:

Program Equipment including - archery, fire ring, lighting starter bag, land sports equipment, disc golf equipment, soccer goals $10,172.94
Music Equipment $2,986.06
5 - Sunfish Sailboats $19,420.00
Standing Boards and Paddles $2,758.65
7 - EOS Rebel Camera's $2,793.00
Basketball backboards with Breakaway systems $4,784.00
Rock Climbing Wall for High Ropes Area $11,458.00
Fishing equipment including poles and lures - Also snorkeling equip. $1,691.29
Golf Cart for Nurse. Will be used to transport people around camp. $7,450.00
Camping equipment including - tents, cooking equipment, fry bakes, pot grips and wisperlite $2,460.75
2 - Apple iPads for hospital use only. Lifejackets $1,940.31
George Cooper Awards for Staff $847.60

                         Total for 2016 -    $68,762.68

 

Total Given to date: $1,101,746.79