Camp Courageous Train Engineer Gerry Rohr passes away

It is with deep regret that camp says goodbye to the Camp Courageous Train engineer and long-time volunteer Gerry Rohr.

Since the early years of camp, Gerry has lent his expertise and talent to hundreds of camp projects. Gerry could fix anything! Most notable he oversaw the generators that operate approximately 90% of the camp [...]

Fauser Energy Resources acquires BP Petroleum Grant for Camp Courageous

Pictured is Bill Pfister, Marketer at Fauser Energy Resources , (center red shirt) is surrounded by dozens of campers and counselors during his recent visit to Camp Courageous.

BP Petroleum, in collaboration with their BP Fueling Communities Program, local BP stations, and Fauser Energy Resources has awarded Camp Courageous a grant. Camp’s relationship with [...]

Notre Dame Youth Group from Cresco volunteers at Camp Courageous

Thank you to the hard working youth from Notre Dame Parish in Cresco, Iowa and their adult leaders Melanie Krivachek and Josh Stika. This group really worked hard and were willing to do anything we asked of them. 

Jamie Carpenter volunteers at Camp Courageous

Big thanks to Jaimie Carpenter for volunteering as a counselor for three weeks this summer. Jaimie is from nearby Olin, IA and has wanted to volunteer at camp for a few years now. We are certainly glad it worked out for her to come help out this summer. Thanks again, Jaimie!


Volunteers from Cottage Grove, MN help at Camp Courageous

This wonderful group made the trek here all the way from Cottage Grove,MN (Twin Cities). Pictured are (L-R) Ken Huber, Jan Huber, Tracy Larsen, Pastor Bryan Olsen, Kristina Prinbnow and Josh Pedersen. They are from the UCC church and located Camp Courageous through a volunteer website to help non-profits. What a great bunch!  Thank you Cottage [...]