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Major Project List for Camp Don Lee



Work Day set for  March 1st or any weekend

Volunteers are needed.









Tentitve List of Major Projects:


  1. Volunteer Work Team Projects List: 


    • Repair the Sail Loft
    • Repair the concrete foundation on the southwest corner
    • Re-move the old roof shingles:  (Louisburg UMM to the roof)
    • Repair the roof sheeting:  (Louisburg UMM to the roof)
    • Re-shingle the roof of the building:  (Louisburg UMM to the roof)
    • Repair and repaint some of the exterior of the building.
    • Stabilize the shore side of the building

     Build two replacement campfire areas with benches.  

      • One should seat 150 people just to the left of the pier
      • Second one should seat 80 people,  closer to cabin 6
    •  Paint the exterior of the Archery shack.
    • Build a permanent shelter for the archery area. 
    • Build one permanent shelters near the front of the Fellowship Hall.
    • Find and purchase 25 additional rocking chairs
    • Cut at least 8 trees down and block and split for campfire wood.
    • Paint the exterior of the well water house, pump, and the water tank area.  Clean wire brush, and paint the water tank for protection from more rust.
    • Re-build the old propane tank fence outside Fellowship Hall for storage.  Use Treated Wood.
    •   Build four more  trash can racks
    •     Finish vinyl  ceiling soffit in Cabin #3(St. James-Taroboro)
    •    Cover porch walls in Cabin 3 after fill material.(St. James-Taroboro)
    •     Prepare and paint cabin #3(St. James-Tarboro)
    •     Replace outside fly beam in Lee Cabin
    •     Repaint exterior to Lee Cabin
    •      Install   four more RV  Hook-up with sewer.   
    •     Re-roof the Green Shack
    •   Paint floors in Cabin # 1 – (Centenary UMC- New Bern)
    •   Remove, stain, and replace screening in upper areas of Small, Holland, Lee, and Campbell Cabins –
    •   Remove, sand, re-stain porch framing on the Small Cabin.  Then rescreen-
    •   Remove, sand, re-stain porch framing on the Holland Cabin.  Then rescreen-
    •   Remove, sand, re-stain porch framing on the Lee Cabin.  Then rescreen-
    •   Remove, sand, re-stain porch framing on the Campbell Cabin.  Then rescreen
    •   Put second paint coat of paint on the exterior soffit of the Barrett Cabin (St. James –Greenville)

    A large variety of other projects are available.  Let us know who you have and how much time you can be here and we will match you with a project.







For More Information On How To Help:

Kate Metts, Director

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Laura Goldenbaum-Yang, Retreats Ministries Coordinator

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We are always looking for scout groups, special interest groups, youth groups, and work groups to come help us out!


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