Camp Update: Weekend Retreat Volunteers Needed & Work Days Progress Report

Retreat Volunteers Needed at Cooper Farm in Ledbetter 
for the next two weekends!

  • October 28-30: Hill Country Bible Church Pflugerville and Hutto Bible Church Father/Daughter Campout
  • November 4-6: Katy Bible Church Family Campout

Please check your calendar to see if you can come serve with us. Our needs are:

Foodservice crews:

  • Friday evening 6-8 pm, (October 28th only)
  • Saturday breakfast 6:30 – 9 am, (October 29th only)
  • Saturday lunch 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Saturday Dinner 3:30 – 7 pm, (October 29th only)
  • Sunday bunch 7 – 12 noon

Saturday activities leaders/assistants
Full day (8 am – 5 pm) or Half day (8AM – Noon or 1PM – 5PM)]

  • Riflery (BB)
  • Craft
  • Fishing
  • Group Games
  • Challenge Course:
    • Zip Line
    • Climbing Wall
    • Big Swing
    • Low Ropes

Our needs cover every aspect of our camp. You can also serve…

  • Trash, restroom details
  • Utility Player(s) – Does a little of everything as needed.

As a volunteer, meals and sleep accommodations, as needed, are provided. Church small groups (men & women) can serve together. Dads, it is an excellent opportunity to come serve with your son(s) or daughter(s).

We need helpers on Friday beginning anytime after 4:00 pm (arrive when you can) on through about noon on Sunday (go when you need to go). Yes, you can just do Saturday or any other time period that is best for you or your group.

Just let us know your schedule, email: sandy@wildernessridge.com. If you have questions, please call us, 512-237-4442.

Work Days Update

We had about 18 people on Saturday, October 15, 27 people on Sunday the 22nd and 30 UT students on Sunday the 23rd.

A pump house was built. 10 trailer loads of scrap metal we hauled off…$2500 earned. Rye grass seed spread. Cedar branches were gathered to use for erosion control. Dead pine and oak trees were cut down. Sifting through debris. Construction of a restroom to eliminate portable potties was began. Progress to restore RV area (electrician, water, septic connection).

The RV restoration project must be completed by October 31. There will be five couples from Mobile Missionary Assistance Program (MMAP) will arrive October 31-November 2 to start work on November 3 ending a few days before Thanksgiving. Another MMAP group of six couples arrive November 30th to work through December.

Would you be able to donate your used tools or buy a tool for the camp? See Tools Needed for a list.