Solar Project

The Solar Project is an exciting new initiative at Camp Courageous. This on-going project will eliminate major operating expenses and save Camp thousands of dollars in the future. Phase 1 and 2 of the project are complete – next up are Phase 3 and 4. A special thank you to the following individuals for their generous donations for solar: Bill and Kay Pitlik (Indoor Pool), Richard (Dick) and Linda Andersen (Multi-Purpose Building), and Bill & Jodie Beckwith (Maintenance Building).

Phase 1
• Indoor Pool

Phase 2
• Multi-Purpose Building

Phase 3
• Maintenance Building
• Menster Camper Cabin
• Pitlik Camper Cabin
• South Camper Cabin
• Main Lodge

Phase 4
• Durgin Pavilion


Solar Project Website

Existing solar installation shown in green and planned expansion of solar installation shown in blue.


Donations of $1,000 or more to the camp’s solar project will receive special recognition on a Solar Plaque displayed in camp’s main lodge. Any amount is appreciated towards this renewable energy project.

For more information on how you can help with this project please contact Charlie Becker at or call 319-465-5916, ext. 2100. You may also mail your donations to Charlie Becker, Camp Courageous, P.O. Box 418, Monticello, IA 52310-0418 or click here to donate.

Thank you for lighting the way to the future for thousands of campers with special needs…