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2019 Pool Renovation

The camp pool was installed in 1964, much to the delight of campers and counselors who has been dodging jellyfish in the river for swim lessons. The pool is a favorite place to cool off on a hot day and many children have learned to swim during their time at Camp St. Charles. Swim lessons remain part of our summer program and the pool is open at least twice daily for free time swimming.


Our campers love the pool but they don't all love wearing swim shoes and crocs in the pool.  We have required pool shoes to protect camper toes from the rough patches in the pool surface. This summer, we need your help to make a change.  We will be be beginning phase 1 of a multiphase pool renovation. For 2019, we hope to welcome bare feet back to the camp pool!


Click here to give to the pool renovation fund!

Camp St Charles Swimming Pool Renovation Fund on Crowdrise


Bunk Bed Fundraiser

If you have ever joined us for summer camp or for a retreat, you may have noticed that our bunk beds are ready for an upgrade. We are having a competition between our cabins to see which will be the next to get new bunks!

Each cabin is raising money as a team. Alumni, friends, families, supports and campers can give to help their favorite cabin. A full cabin of bunk beds and mattresses costs $9000.


Here is a video about Cabin 2's new bunk beds!


Cabins 1, 2 and 6 have all gotten new bunk beds and we love them! If your favorite cabin has already been fitted with new bunks, you can still give to your cabin and help us to reach phase 4 of this project.  Thank you for your support!


Your gift to this fund raiser will provide an instant, email receipt. Camp St. Charles is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.



Amazon Wish List

Here is a list of items that we'd love to receive for our summer camp program. Your order will be shipped directly to Camp St. Charles. We have added notes to the items so that you know how your gift will help us.  We have really been blessed by this program but it is difficult to determine who sent us the gift.  We really want to be able to thank you for your generousity to camp.  We'd love it if you could let us know if you are sending a gift to CSC. Thank you!

Camp St Charles


Donations 1Thank you for your support of Camp St. Charles. Your gifts are used to purchase and maintain equipment, to sponsor campers, to fund training for our staff, and to continue our ministry.  Your gifts help us to invite more campers who would not otherwise have this powerful opportunity.


The summer camp and retreat programs at Camp St. Charles are self-supporting. Our program is funded by camp tuition, retreat rentals and donations.


Our donors provided camperships (full or partial) to 90 campers in 2015, 92 campers in 2016 and 86 in 2017. Thank you for your generosity! Every donation is used at Camp St. Charles to benefit our campers and retreat guests.


Donors have also funded special projects at Camp St. Charles including bringing back the ceramics program, creating a new escape room activity in 2018 and providing transportation for our mentor program day of service.


We have been blessed to receive a generous grant from the Family Foundation. The Family Foundation matched gifts up to $25,000. We met the match for 2014 and 2015! Thank you to all of our generous donors who helped us to maximize the grants!


If you have a passion for Camp St. Charles and would like to get more involved, contact Laura Hall at director@campstcharles.org or 301-934-8799.


Camp St. Charles is a 501(c)3 non profit.


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