Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics

MT TREMPER OUTDOOR MINISTRIES INC

  • Patterson, NY
  • www.campherrlich.org

Mission Statement

To provide individuals the opportunity to grow in an awareness of themselves, the rich diversity of God's natural world and their role in the global community. Our educational and recreational programs work toward developing ethnic harmony, environmental stewardship, community service and personal growth in an atmosphere of acceptance and love.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. School Age Child Care
  3. Outdoor Education
  4. Summer Day Camp
  5. Summer Sleepaway Camp
  6. Facility Rentals
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

New York Tri-State and New England

ruling year

1972

Executive Director

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Robert Gentile

Keywords

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Camping, Education, Character Developmen, Spirtual, Environmental Education, Leadership, Unconditional Love,

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Also Known As

Camp Herrlich

EIN

13-2729777

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Recreational and Sporting Camps (Day, Overnight, etc.) (N20)

Single Organization Support (B11)

Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs (C60)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs

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Program 1

SUMMER RESIDENT CAMP PROGRAM - This program cares for children from various agencies, churches, unions, and private families, primarily from the 5 boroughs of New York City and its surrounding downstate suburbs. Our staff represents not only young adults from their neighborhoods, but from all over the world. The children receive an educational and recreational program that works towards developing ethnic harmony, environmental stewardship, community service and spiritual growth in an atmosphere of acceptance and love. All of this is done under a Christian umbrella, though the typical summer serves children of all faiths and creeds. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM In this program we work with both public and private schools from Long Island to Albany. Our professional staff is hired on a per diem basis. Camp Herrlich is an exceptional educational setting where children learn about environmental stewardshiour teachers and programs are highly regarded in the NY Metropolitan area. This program is recognized as one of the best in Environmental Education. SUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAM This program cares for children from the local Carmel School District community. The children experience a daily program that includes boating, swimming, fishing, arts & crafts, field games and horse back riding. They interact with children and staff from all walks of life and from all over the world. They camp out under the stars and get to play a game of basketball with the city kids like they have never played before. They have an opportunity to share their fishing skills with children who have never baited a line, or seen a live fish swim by them. We have been running this program in conjunction with the summer resident program since 1990. RETREATS Our limited retreat facility serves primarily churches and not-for-profit organizations from the metropolitan New York area. Churches have been coming here since 1928. Most every weekend from September to June is booked, sometimes years in advance. Church youth groups have made Camp Herrlich a part of their Christian youth experience. CAMP AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - CASP cares for the local middle school children in an educational and recreational program after school here at camMonday through Friday during the school year. AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - AASP offers services at Matthew Paterson Elementary School and Kent Elementary School. The use of the school facilities offers a wealth of exciting end educational opportunities for children including: playground facilities, computer lab, library, arts and crafts, homework and tutoring areas. Some of the activities include, special speakers and presenters, violence prevention workshops and activities, peer mediation program, character development days, community field trips, to Camp Herrlich and the Patterson Library, Personal Educational Growth Opportunities and much more. The AASP program is made possible in part by a generous grant from the New York State of Office of Children and Family Services and The After School Corporation. This program was developed by Camp Herrlich in association with the Carmel Central School District. PROJECT LEAD The LEAD program is designed to help Eighth graders become community leaders. Eighth graders from the George Fischer Middle School meet weekly with camp facilitators to work on a variety of skills including public speaking and conflict resolution. The end of each semester culminates with a community project designed and implemented by LEAD students. This program is a result of a partnership between Camp Herrlich and the Carmel Central School District and is funded by an anonymous don

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Program 2

School Age Child Care

OCFS Licensed Before and After School programs at four sites located in the Carmel and Pawling Central School districts. These programs serve children in grades K - 8 and incorporate enrichment activities, special guests and programs, and quality homework and play time.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

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Program 3

Outdoor Education

We provide an immersive educational experience where schools and organizations can tailor their programs with over 60 class offerings, including classes on environmental science, recreation, team building, ropes courses, and the arts. Programs can range from half a day up to 5 days.

Category

Environment

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

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Program 4

Summer Day Camp

Children from our surrounding areas in Putnam, Dutchess, and Westchester counties as well as New Fairfield County, CT, come and enjoy our traditional, well-rounded day camp program.

Category

Recreation & Sports

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

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Program 5

Summer Sleepaway Camp

Underprivileged children from the 5 boroughs of Manhattan, Long Island, and New Jersey, receive financial aid to come to our beautiful Camp in Putnam County for one or two week sessions. They participate in traditional camp activities, including swimming in our lake, fishing, frog catching, hiking, sports, arts and crafts, theater and dance, archery, high ropes, and other excellent programming.

Category

Recreation & Sports

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 6

Facility Rentals

Groups can rent our rustic, traditional, camp facility for their retreats, conferences, meetings, etc. We can provide space, food service, and programming if required.

Category

Recreation & Sports

Population(s) Served

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Service Areas

Self-reported

National

New York Tri-State and New England

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MT TREMPER OUTDOOR MINISTRIES, INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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MT TREMPER OUTDOOR MINISTRIES INC

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Executive Director

Robert Gentile

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Brian Zwarych

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