Wish List for the Cooper Center

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.

  • Puppets

  • Clear Plastic Cups

  • Clear take out food containers

  • Items for preschool play space: feathers, shovels, buckets, puppets, cactus skeletons, logs

  • Pencils, Pens, Wet Erase Markers, Dry erase Markers etc.

  • Paper

  • Oven mitts

  • Can opener

  • Knives

  • Forks

  • Spoons

  • Coffee Maker

  • Change String to Red and Blue Ribbon

  • Sunscreen

  • Firewood

  • Wood discs for name tags (wood logs - diameter of 2-3 inches)

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • Black lights for nighttime activities

  • Magnifying glasses 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 name tags

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

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