Don & Marilou Simpson have been two of the most exceptional volunteers in the camp’s history. Don & Marilou have been involved with Camp Courageous for nearly 20-years and dedicated over 2-years of their lives to living at camp and volunteering, morning, noon and night. They first heard of Camp Courageous from being loyal listeners [...]
Harry Prull was involved with Camp Courageous, since its beginning. Living “just down the road” from camp, he and camp’s first director, Gary Turbes, had a bond, that lasted a life time.
Any time I would see Harry, he would ask how Gary was doing. During those early years, Gary often called on Harry [...]
Lois Holm, 91, of Greeley CO passed away March 22, 2014…thus ending a long era of volunteer professional assistance to Camp Courageous. Lois, and her husband, Lewis Holm played a very key role in my early years at Camp Courageous.
Lew was a development director for Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque for years. In 1980 [...]
Camp Courageous was very saddened by the passing of Max Dirks, 76, of Scotch Grove, IA. Max was very involved in camp as a volunteer. He headed up the parking of vehicles for big camp events, from the Open House/Breakfasts to Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous. Anytime camp needed something picked-up, Max was willing to go.
Louis Benn from Manchester stopped by camp to present a large donation in memory of his brother Danny. Louis stated he felt his brother would have appreciated having his memorials donated to Camp Courageous. We thank Louis and the Benn Family for thinking of camp and their generosity.