The first week of July we have a very special group at camp volunteering from Clarendon Hills,Il. More specifically from the Community Presbyterian Church which includes youth and adults.
interim pastor Rev. David Handley and a church elder Bruce Granger flew in from their home town to make a surprise visit to Camp Courageous. They wanted [...]
A huge thank you to Jim Caswell, AMVETS Post 110 of Anamosa and Family Foods of Anamosa for the generous donation of 72 packages of dairy free buns. Bread is a staple food item that we can always use at camp. We appreciate your thoughtfulness and support.
Thank you to Franklin County Sheriff Larry Richtsmeier for his generous donation of wooden toys just in time for the Visually Impaired Week. Larry continues his father’s legacy of making these toys that delight our VI campers. Dutch Richtsmeier made literally thousands of toys over a 15 year period and now Larry has for [...]
I had the good fortune of meeting Tom Stelzer through one of Camp’s early administrative assistants, Peggy Behrends. Peggy’s husband, Russ, was Assistant Warden at the Iowa Men’s Reformatory in Anamosa, where Tom headed up Iowa Prison Industries.
During our early years, camp was very poor, and when we bought something, we did not have [...]
Theresa Hansen (L) and Sindy McDonnell (R) traveled to camp with a car load of assorted clothing, household items, food and kitchen supplies, and paper. Residing in De Witt, It was wonderful to meet these ladies. Camp is truly appreciative of their generosity