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Service Projects

The Wilderness Christian Retreat is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. We have found it helpful if groups, individuals and families who stay contribute in some way. Following are some projects that we've identified as helpful to building the retreat into something more and more useful.



This page is still under construction. On this page we will be listing the projects that need to be completed. We will list them by skill needed and also by location.


Chapel Shell - DONE Stairs, landing and deck - DONE Electricity at the Chapel - DONE Workshop at back of chapel - DONE

Construct a Bonfire Stage Clear the woods - IN PROGRESS Sonroom Built - DONE

The Chapel construction:

  • Shell -completed-
  • Siding -completed-
  • Stairs -completed-
  • Storage Shed -completed-
  • Workshop -just needs organized-
  • Girl's Bunkhouse -completed-
  • Boy's Bunkhouse -completed-
  • Boy's Bathroom -completed-
  • Girl's Bathroom -completed-
  • Worship Center -completed-
  • Electricity -completed-
  • Sonroom -completed-
  • Water Supply -completed-
  • Septic System -completed-
  • Insulation -completed-
  • Heating/Cooling -completed-
  • Handicapped Bathroom -only tile remaining- $1700
  • Kitchen ($1500 for Refrigerator)
  • 2nd Flr. Exit Staircase $2500
  • Pantry
  • Others: (Tables, Chairs, Devotional Songbooks)
  • Bunkbeds -completed-
  • Bonfire Stage
  • Window Boxes

Construct Wrought Iron Gazebo

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