Another bi-annual “Sip and Support” wine tasting fundraiser for Camp Wa-Ri-Ki was a success with great boutique wines, music, and camaraderie [Photo Gallery].
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Help us move heaven and earth for Camp Wa-Ri-Ki via three new fundraising events — a GoFundMe.com crown funding campaign with great donation rewards; our bi-annual wine tasting event; and the first annual Skamania Lodge Golf Tournament. Fun ways to help our campers and at-risk children.
What is the future for Camp Wa-Ri-Ki? The first gathering of a Camp Advisory Group met recently to discuss specific renter needs, and a vision of development for the facilities. You can join up, if interested, and attend the next meeting, tentatively set for this coming Fall.
Camp Wa-Ri-Ki is hosting a service day to celebrate Kiwanis One Day on April 11. You can meet the new Camp Host and learn more about the remodeling efforts and exciting new initiatives for Wa-Ri-Ki this year.
Time to rekindle the fire… Development at Camp Wa-Ri-Ki is picking up as Spring approaches with a new Alumni Association, new fundraising events, new staff, a new Kiwanis Club Directory, and more.
There are a lot of upgrades needed at Camp Wa-Ri-Ki… that’s why the Board was pleased to find a new Camp Host with remodeling background. Meet Mike and Diana Richards — your new Camp Wa-Ri-Ki hosts.
A lot can happen in a season, so we’ve prepared a slide show about goings on at Camp Wa-Ri-Ki, including winter scenes, groups that enjoyed the Camp… and thousands of “ladies” that visited.
2015 is shaping up to be a very good year with a lot of growth for Camp Wa-Ri-Ki. The new Board President, Michael McNulty, has both fundraising and development plans in hand.
Like shopping at Fred Meyers? Now every purchase you make there can help the Camp fundraise — all you have to do is sign up with your rewards card number online and you still earn the same rewards as before, too.
New Horizon’s Church has been opening hearts at Camp Wa-Ri-Ki for over 20 years. We were pleased to find this video which shows the experience there which one young man sums up in the video, “come with open hearts and get ready for something amazing.”
We see so many images of campers having fun at the Wa-Ri-Ki, that sometimes we forget the tremendous volunteer effort that goes on behind the scenes. There are many, many volunteers and benefactors involved, all working with the heart of Kiwanis to make the Camp a reality and develop future activities.
A “unit” of Young Marines, the Lewis & Clark Young Marines out of Vancouver, WA, stayed at the Camp for the first time this December. They have agreed to work on a project for the Camp in 2015.