Our Progress

May 2015

Spring Work Week Recap – May 2015 Greetings! The 2015 Camp season is well underway! We have had a productive and smooth first few weeks. Contrary to the 2014 grand opening, the opening team – Curtis and I, our new … Continue reading

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August 25

Fall 2014 Work Weeks – Week One began in on and off rain as we labored to dig and pour the concrete footings for our Bell Tower. What a great crew we had! Led by two veterans and professional concrete … Continue reading

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June 2, 2014

Greetings! 36 days and 93 volunteers and 900 1”x6”x12’ pieces of pine t&g interior siding and our Chapel is ready for use this summer! Wow, what a spring! No small task as we fought a late arriving spring, lots of … Continue reading

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April 21, 2014

Greeting Spring is finally here and Camp Season # 38 is about to begin! We are more than excited about this upcoming season! First, we have REACHED OUR FUND RAISING GOAL for the current master construction plan! In just a … Continue reading

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November 19, 2013

Great news to report and one great picture! The first great news is that we are over the million dollar mark of our Room to Grow capital campaign! We are now within $155,000 of our goal of 1.2 million! Since we … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013

On August 15 of last year, we started the concrete and the timber-framers arrived. A month later, on September 14, we started the in-fill framing. In all, we went 45 straight days with just over 100 volunteers coming to ‘toil’ … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013

First of all, I apologize for getting behind on keeping you all informed on our progress. Our fall work weeks officially began on August 18—we started siding the exterior and attacked the water stains on the timber frame as well as re-oiling … Continue reading

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August 17, 2013

Fall Work Weeks are about to begin! August 18–September 14 We’ve spent this past week “putting away” summer stuff and getting ready at the Chapel. Siding is here, cedar trim is here, T&G is here, framing lumber for stage, etc. … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013

We are halfway through the summer of Dads Camps here at Camp Paradise. Nearly 300 dads and 300 daughters have traveled across the river to camp and made lifelong memories and connections to God and each other. We start the … Continue reading

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June 22, 2013

Dads’ Camps have begun at Camp Paradise as fathers and daughters started coming across the river on June 13. The first two of ten sessions have enjoyed the uniqueness of life on the Tahquamenon River, and the dads and daughters … Continue reading

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