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December 2017 Newsletter

posted Jan 2, 2018, 10:17 AM by Rob Dailey   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 10:51 AM ]

Gales Creek Camp is made possible by you.

To everyone who participates all year long, or for just an hour a year, thank you. Thank you to our...

Campers, who share their lives with us;
Parents and caregivers, who share their children with us;
Donors, who share their resources with us;
Board of Directors and committee members, who share their time and wisdom with us year around;
Medical team volunteers, who share their experience and care with us;
Arts and programming volunteers, who share their talents and passion with us;
Camp cleanup volunteers, who share their hard work and strong stomachs with us;
Caretakers, who share their fix-it skills and watch over our camp for us;
Counselors, who share their humor and strength with us;
Nursing staff, who share their compassion and knowledge with us;
Nutrition staff, who share their love and labor with us;
And to our Alumni, who once played or worked with us but who now serve as our greatest ambassadors.

None of it is possible without you.
It's not too late to make a donation to Gales CreekCamp Foundation in 2017! It's tax-deductible!

Camp fees alone don't even come close to covering the costs ofcamp. You can close the gap for our kiddos!


Or mail your tax-deductible donation to:
Gales Creek Camp Foundation
1100 NE 28th Ave. Suite 106
Portland, OR 97232
Looking for a different way to invest in camp?


We need everything from art supplies to wheelbarrows! We have anAmazon Wishlist and you can have it sent directly to us!
Registration opens January 9th!

Kiddo got the winter blues? Register them for camp and give them something to look forward to!

High School
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Week 1 - June 24 - 29
Week 2 - July 1 - 6

7th and 8th Grade
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Week 1 - July 8 - 13
Week 2 - July 15 - 20

5th and 6th Grade
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Week 1 - July 22 - July 27
Week 2 - July 29 - August 3

2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade
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Week 1 - August 5 - August 9*
Week 2 - August 12 - August 17

Family Camps (K-1st)
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Day Camp (K) - August 11
Overnight Camp (1st) - September 8 - 9


Things to note:
  • We've returned to the usual order of age groups--starting with high school and ending with grades 2, 3, and 4.
  • Grades 2,3, and 4 now have a 4-night option (*above) AND a 5-night option!
  • Overnight Family Camp is in September again in 2018.

Camp is hiring!

We're looking for camp counselors and CITs, medical staff, and nutrition staff!

If you know anyone who is reliable, responsible, passionate, and loads of fun, send them our way! Recruiting and hiring begins in January!
Thanks to those who have already participated in our 2017 year-end campaign!

Amy and Sean
Beavercreek Lions
Ben
Bob
Brian
Carla and Greg
Catherine
David
Devon
Elinor
Eloise
G. Scott
Gary
George
Gordon
James
Janet
Jerry
Jim
John
Joseph
Judith and Mary
Kelley
Lee Ann and Robert
Marcia
Margaret
Marion and Bob
Philip
Richard
Scott
Stephanie
Susan
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