Camp Necklaces

Each year, we make special pendants (on necklaces) for all our camp members. After 35 hours of work, this year’s design is finally done. These are going to be polished nickel with red enamel inlay on both sides. Now we’re negotiating with tool and die manufacturers on the the pendant production. While camp dues cover the manufacturing cost enough to …

Water Trailer

In the process of acquiring this water trailer to support the camp shower and kitchen. These things cost thousands of dollars. This one is discounted, but has no title or registration, so in addition to finding time to make a five-hour round trip to get this in the opposite direction from anything we really need to do, we’ll then face …

The Baconator

This project recycles and repurposes a substance that would normally be thrown away. Burners love bacon, strangely comforting it is for the meat-eaters wandering the desert. Camps cook a lot of it to give away. They are left with bacon grease that is a very tricky substance that must be hauled out, but is notoriously difficult to store and transport …