2016 Alumni Newsletter
Reunion Participants and
Saturday Morning Volunteers:
Reunion Workers that helped with the clean-up around
Klinger Hall and the Elsa Cooper Gardens, low-road
picnic tables, clean out of hay bard for use as Day
Camp Headquarters, painting the chapel benches, and
clean-up of the water front and low road trash -
thanks so very
Pat McGann, Carrie Haag, Margo Janiack, Dave & Cathy
DeFauw, Nancy Parker O'Brien, Earl & Margaret Todd,
Tina Hochstetter Jandris, Finn McGowan, Susan
DeCroes Nieman, Nancy Lippincott Schoenbucher, Marge
Voss Heine, Kal & Bonnie Waxman, Meggie Riegel, Mark
Whitehead, Jean Magrane, Chari Ford, Vicki Ford,
Sarah Singleton, Ed Levy, Jane Christophersen, Bill
& Mary Welsheimer, Gina Lionberger, Dave Meeker,
Dian Moore, Patty O'Brien Cotter, Chris Sallows,
Ellen Schaffer and a few people I missed.
New Benches for sale by the
Alumni Association - see below!
Capital Needs Purchased For
Camp EB by Your
Program Supplies Purchased for:
More to Come - Watch this Space!
The Benches Are
Mary and Tim Baker are proud owners of their bench!
Your Alumni Association is back in the Bench
business. We have purchased six of these benches to be
placed at the Chapel and 2 benches placed in the Cooper
Gardens (outside Klinger Hal). They will be in the color of red,
to match the existing chapel benches. Two have been sold
already, but there is time for you to purchase one and
dedicate it with a plaque. These are really good benches
that will last for many years. Purchase yours today.
Cost will be $975.00. If you are interested in
purchasing one, send a request to
call 574-234-0069. We can have your bench ready for
next years chapel season.
Brick Sales Are Booming
- do you have your brick yet?
Looking for a Birthday, Anniversary, Holiday or
just a Great Gift - How about purchasing
something on our
Alumni BRICK WALKWAY?
your camper with his/her name and the year they
Eberhart's Alumni Walkway lies outside Klinger
Hall. It has some wonderful memories and names
that will make you smile. Is your name, family
or saying been ordered yet? If not, now's the
time to do it. Good way to honor or memorialize
a friend or family member.
Order Your Brick Today!
see bricks that have already been sponsored.
George Cooper Staff Awards
See the Alumni -
GEORGE COOPER AWARD WINNERS, in recognition
of outstanding service or dedication to Camp EB and
Community Meritorious Life Saving Service.
Days Until |
Days Until |
2017 Reunion Camp:
2nd - through
Sunday, June 4th!
Alumni Membership Information
IS YOUR NAME LISTED HERE?
2016 Membership List!
Amazon Purchasing Help!
0.5% of every purchase on Amazon to the Alumni
Purchasing something from Amazon - use this address to
start your purchasing:
Use PayPal to Join the Alumni Association!
Eberhart Alumni Association, Inc.
now has its own foundation at the
Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.
See how you can help Camp Eberhart for another 100
Donate to the Community Foundation and help Camp
See how your contributions have made a
difference in the camp!
Is your e-mail address correct?
See Obituary of two past Camp Directors:
Bob Kinney and
L. Serle Deaver
the shores of Corey Lake
near Three Rivers,
Michigan, comes alive in
this classic story about
YMCA Camp Eberhart.
Frank Cheley, known as
“the chief,” writes
about the early days as
only a great storyteller
could. Read what it was
like to be a camper and
Eberhart’s first few
1910 - This is an article that was transcribed into
a document telling the story of the establishment of YMCA Camp Eberhart!
Staff 1978, verified by Cole Davis. How many people can
Have you ever
the Camp Eberhart Brochure for the Camp's first
year, July 1st-29th, 1909
/ Back as .tif
/ Back as
Corey Lake Island in 1909 -
same year that Camp Eberhart was started. This
is what you saw when you were standing on Tent
Vance's exciting version of:
The Making of a Camp - The Story of Camp Eberhart
1909 - 1919.