Wish List


Want to help out but don’t have any time to volunteer? See our wish list below that accommodates any budget or make a monetary donation. We greatly appreciate any donations.

Wish List for the Cooper Center


  • Pencils

  • Hats for kids

  • Reusable water bottles for kids to borrow

  • Sunscreen

  • Serving ware for kitchen

  • Firewood & wood discs for nametags (diameter of 2-3 inches)

  • Digital cameras for student use

  • Golf carts and trailers or garden hand carts for hauling gear from parking lot to cabins, other camp needs

  • Copy machine

  • Field trip bus – a school bus-sized vehicle to eliminate/decrease the cost of transportation

  • A little red wagon, for use with our Sunship III program

  • Gutters and cisterns for rainwater collection

  • Clean clothing items for student use:  long pants, sweatshirts, long-sleeved shirts, raincoats, ponchos, warm hats, scarves, jackets, and gloves, long pants

  • Bedding – clean sleeping bags, blankets, and sheets

  • Paint for outdoor projects, brushes, rollers, pans, etc.

  • Clean & new or lightly-used cloth napkins and handkerchiefs

  • Tools – pick axes, shovels, caliche/pry bars, hammers, drill

  • Black lights for nighttime activities

  • Television

  • Magnifying glasses for student use

  • Binoculars for student use

  • Hay/Straw  for composting

  • Metal canisters, such as coffee cans, with lid

  • Carabiners for activity use (not for rock climbing)

  • String for nametags

  • Natural objects for Sunship III middle school program – small smooth river stones, feathers, small pinecones

  • Clean and intact toilet paper and paper towel tubes

  • Sustainable gifts to be given as rewards for Sunship III middle school program – must be in quantities of at least 25.

Thank you for your support!