Crippen Campership Fund
Mound Ridge believes that no child should be denied a summer camp experience due to their socioeconomic status. The Crippen Campership Fund was established to help families ensure that their child can experience the fun and beauty of Mound Ridge, making memories for a lifetime.
Mound Ridge Retreat Center Presents: An Evening Spring Benefit Auction and Dinner benefiting the Crippen Campership Fund in
April, each year. More information to come soon!
Capital Development Fund
The Capital Development Fund is used for projects around camp that will benefit present and future generations, ensuring the safety of our guests and keeping buildings as up-to-date as possible. The Capital Development Fund has made renovations and repairs possible at Mound Ridge for many years.
The Endowment Fund provides for the long term support and operation of the retreat center.
Envisioning the Journey -Sustainability Capital Appeal
For many, there are deep connections to Mound Ridge and the outdoor ministry life. The mission and ministry of Mound Ridge has affected thousands, if not more, people from across the country and around the world over the last 63 years. Known as “a nurturing source,” Mound Ridge offers the basic principle of connecting God, life, nature, family, fun, and fellowship to all of its groups and individuals who come to play and learn in this sacred space. Lives have been transformed at Mound Ridge and will continue to change for as long as there are those who care and are dedicated enough to help keep the mission and ministry alive.
This sustainability appeal is long range plan. It is our goal to raise a total of $6.25million in three phases. The first phase is 1.9 million.
Mission Giving Opportunities
Mound Ridge can accept monetary gifts for the betterment of the retreat center, which are held in the “Special Gifts” restricted fund. This fund is not intended to be a designated fund, but a fund that will help support the momentum and transformation that is taking place here on The Ridge. The Mound Ridge Special Gifts fund is governed by the Mound Ridge Retreat and Mission Center Board.
Mission Work Groups
Mound Ridge plays host to several work groups throughout the year who complete projects from raking leaves to dismantling and renovating buildings. Projects can be found for any age group from middle school on up and any skill set. Mission Work Groups, meeting requirements of hours worked, are given lodging in the “group cabins” 6-8 hours of work per day(weekend) week long groups are given discounts. To learn more about our Mission Work Groups policies, visit our Mission Groups page.
Isaiah 43:19 Behold, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up, do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”
Hosting summer camps doesn’t come cheap, and the Program Fund helps offset the cost of materials required to give campers the best time possible! The Program Fund purchases curriculum, arts and crafts supplies, recreation equipment, music, movies, tents, replacement of used equipment, NEW PROGRAM START UP’s.
Contact the Mound Ridge Office. 573-265-3098 or go to the Sustainability Page and press “Give Now”