The original well dried up due to a prolonged drought in the area. An attempt to deepen the well was made but could only manage to go several feet. Water did come out, but not sufficient to irrigate, let alone to fill up the future pool.
Goal: To provide water for the soccer field, the bathroom building and other green areas
Location area: Next to the soccer field
Steps to complete project:
Goal: Provide a place where children can play on traditional playground equipment with swings, slides, hanging bridges, etc.
Location area: Next to the sand volleyball area
Goal: Provide stationary group games for children and teens
Location area: Next to girl’s dorm
Goal: To provide adequate housing for the staff during the time that they are ministering at the camp. The staff housing would include 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a kitchen and a dining area in the 2nd and 3rd floor.
Location area: Main building (above current kitchen)
Goal: To provide an overflow room for extra staff or guests.
Location area: Behind the soccer field
Goal: Move current parking area (next to the main building) to the front of the boy’s dorm.
Location area: Main building area
Goal: To have a green zone right outside the main building with adequate seating area (this also includes swings) to do follow up counseling sessions after meetings.
Location area: Next to main building
Goal: Build and observation deck facing the soccer field and mountains, creating a seating area for meetings, devotions, meals, etc.
Location area: Main building
Goal: Utilize the high ceiling to create a second floor above the current dining area (50×50 feet / 15×15 meters). This would give us another large meeting area, a game room and a control room for the first floor.
Goal: To provide an outdoor covered cement pad to carry on different programs and activities.
Location area: Back of the soccer field
Goal: Adequate housing for campers.
Location area: Current boys’ dorm
Goal: To create an outside eating area near the main building area.
Location area: Near the main building
Goal: To construct a place where food can be grilled outside to alleviate the kitchen in their meal preparations
Goal: To recuperate our soccer field that once was green and now is brown or without grass.
Goal: To fill the sand volleyball court with the appropriate sand.
Location area: Sand volleyball court
Goal: Create a seating area to have devotions as a cabin or simply a relaxed place for conversations.
Location area: Various places around the camp
Goal: To add a variety of obstacles to work through as a cabin. This is a vital part of our program; it promotes teamwork and reveals character traits.
Location area: Behind the boy’s cabin
Goal: To provide some green areas near the existing buildings.
Location area: Near buildings
Goal: Create a chapel area next to the main building where a small group can meet. Currently the camp church plant group is in need of a bigger place to meet. This would serve not only for the church plant, but also as a new meeting room for the camp ministry.
The church in Carmelo has hired labor to remove the old roof of the church and replace it with a new one. When the roof is finished, they will be ready for the next phase of the building process, which is having skilled workers come to help with drywall, plumbing, electrical, tiling and painting.
The Carmelo missionary team is aiming to schedule work teams to begin in August or September of 2022 and beyond.
The goal is to build a game-friendly outdoor area for kids as well as a covered soccer field with wire netting and lights.
This project includes demolition of existing walls to enlarge the auditorium space, along with the construction of two bathrooms, two Sunday school rooms and a foyer for reception.