Support our camp

Support the OEC, now and into the future


Support the OEC now and into the future.   If you would like to make a cash donation to the OEC endowment, you may click on the donate button below to be directed to the online giving center at the Battle Creek Community Foundation (BCCF) or the Barry Community Foundation.

Battle Creek Community Foundation

Make A Donation


Barry Community Foundation

Make A Donation

You may also mail your donation directly to the foundation at:

Battle Creek Community Foundation
Attention: Outdoor Education Center/Clear Lake Camp Fund,
One Riverwalk Centre, 34 West Jackson Street, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017.

Barry Community Foundation
Attention: Outdoor Education Center/Clear Lake Camp Fund,
231 S Broadway, Hastings, Michigan 49058



We appreciate volunteers! Do you want to help out in our garden? Do you need an Eagle Scout project? Do you like working with kids? Do you have special skills to share such as fundraising, marketing or historical documentation? We could use you! Fill out the Battle Creek Public Schools volunteer form and e-mail it to Matthew Santner at

Download our Volunteer Application


Wish List

Our wish list includes things we use a lot to run our program and things we would love to have to make our programs better.

Outdoor Needs

Animal Feed, Bird Seed, Road Salt, Wood Chips, Straw, Bees Wax, and Hay.

Office Equipment

Printer ink, PC Laptop with Built in Disc Drive, Digital Cameras, and CD or DVD-R Discs.

Outdoor Equipment

Kids Archery Equipment, Harnesses, GPS Units, and Rain Ponchos.

Misc. Indoor Items

Simple Board Games, Wint-O-Green Lifesavers


Have Something You Think We Would Like or Could Use?

Please call or e-mail Blake Tenney, Director, at, if you have an in-kind donation you would like to make!