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Camp Swamp has become a "second home" and "a safe place to be yourself" for thousands of campers for over two and a half decades. We would like this to be the case for many more decades to come.

However, the COVID-19 situation has, for the first time in its history, put the Swamp at risk of staying open.

Guided by prudence and adhering to Georgia regulations, closing camp for the 2020 Summer Camp Season made a huge impact on our kids and the Swamp's finances. Thanks to some quick planning, hard work and the Spirit's influence, Swamp Virtual Camp provided a spiritual and relational in-the-gap experience for our kids; now it is on to the financial side of things.

While each month we hold out hope that the front gate can open, it seems prudence and Georgia regulations will not safely allow it. The result is a 79% loss of our annual operating revenue, which has put Swamp finances in a state where we will soon run out of money with no substantial revenue until March of 2021 when summer camp registration is in full swing.

We have taken strong steps in our operating expenses slashing approximately $97,000 out of the budget beginning in August of 2020, and we are ready to cut payroll by 32% in a second phase of budget cuts taking us to a bare bones budget.

Even with these steps, Swamp will effectively run out of money mid-December with minimal sources of revenue save for donations.

Thus, we make an appeal: help us raise the money to keep the lights on, maintain the facility in top shape for our returning events, and retain our staff. Here is the breakdown of the need in order of immediacy:

1. $29,000 to meet End of the Year (EOY) Deficit
2. $228,000 to meet EOY Deficit and Q1 2021 Deficit
3. $431,000 to return a Pre-COVID State
4. $860,000 to meet EOY & Q1 2021 Deficits and Retain 10 months Cash on Hand (in case we have to go through this again next year.)

We are asking 1,000 people to give $500 each to meet and surpass our first three (3) goals but welcome whatever is on your heart to give. Join us and help Save Swamp.

GIVE TODAY by clicking the Donate Now button below. (Scroll down on mobile to see current donation level and goals.)

Swamp is a 501c3 organization (EIN: 58-2381032) so your donation is a tax-deductible gift.

"1...2...3...Save Swamp!"

Camp Swamp A/C in Cabins



Make check or
money order payable to:
Swamp Camp Services, Inc.

Mail to:
Save Swamp Campaign
ATTN: Jeff Rorabaugh
33 N Stratford Drive
Athens, GA 30605
Camp Swamp A/C in Cabins
Survival Goal:
$92,624 of $228,000

Pre-COVID Goal:
$92,624 of $431,000

Healthy Org. Goal:
$92,624 of $860,000

"Because on the front steps of the dining hall, before breakfast, when the sun is coming up, and the mist is sitting over the grass, and the world is so unbelievably still, is the place where I learned how to pray, and was the place I fell in love with Jesus."

- Anabel Fender

Number Donations: 185
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Recent Donations

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/30/2020

$2,666, Columbia Church of Christ, 9/30/2020

$2,100, Arnett Family, 9/30/2020

$250, Angel Erb, 9/30/2020, "Save our little slice of Heaven on earth!"

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/29/2020

$41, Anonymous, 9/29/2020

$1,000, Will Hong, 9/29/2020

$500, Mark Goodkin, 9/29/2020, "For Sarah-Marie"

$200, Kiyalyn Bump, 9/29/2020, "So that my kids may attend Swamp Camp."

$150, Michael & Jeni Key, 9/29/2020

$500, Bill & Rebecca Mapes, 9/28/2020

$50, Anonymous, 9/28/2020

$800, Cheryl Ann Shine, 9/28/2020

$500, Samuel Blackwell, 9/28/2020

$200, Anonymous, 9/28/2020

$500, Roger and Colleen Bennett, 9/28/2020

$500, Ron Cox, 9/28/2020

$200, John and Beda Roberts, 9/28/2020

$500, Jim and Lynn Unruh, 9/27/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/27/2020

$50, Anonymous, 9/27/2020

$4,000, Anonymous, 9/27/2020

$500, The Dodd Family, 9/27/2020

$500, Claudine Woods, 9/27/2020

$100, James Franks, 9/27/2020

$500, Weyricks, 9/27/2020

$50, Amie Garcia, 9/26/2020

$200, Craig and Amy Jones, 9/26/2020

$26, Raquel Murdock, 9/26/2020

$250, Glenn Riedel, 9/26/2020

$2,000, Anonymous, 9/26/2020

$100, Jacob Via, 9/25/2020

$500, The Via Family, 9/25/2020

$500, Southern Church of Christ, 9/25/2020

$100, Anonymous, 9/25/2020, "For Abie & Nik Westhofen - they attended many summers."

$50, Julie Fields, 9/24/2020

$1,000, Jacob & Anna Claire Richardson, 9/24/2020

$500, Alan Bohnhoff, 9/24/2020

$500, Joy Harrison, 9/24/2020, "For my favorite place to be."

$500, Matt Smith, 9/23/2020

$50, Anonymous, 9/23/2020

$46, Micaiah Chacon, 9/23/2020

$30, Anonymous, 9/23/2020

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/22/2020

$1,100, Anonymous, 9/22/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/22/2020

$100, Anonymous, 9/21/2020, "So Camp Swamp will still be around for my grandchildren."

$50, Chris Worley, 9/21/2020

$50, Anonymous, 9/21/2020, "For Karina"

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/21/2020

$100, Anonymous, 9/21/2020, "Saving our piece of Heaven on Earth."

$1,000, Robin Gilpin, 9/21/2020

$100, Anonymous, 9/21/2020

$50, Henry Mueller, 9/21/2020

$1,000, Sandro & Lilly Espinosa, 9/21/2020

$100, Alanis Espinosa, 9/21/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/21/2020

$500, Katie and Matt Ottenweller, 9/20/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/20/2020

$20, Sheyla Desir, 9/20/2020, For Joshua Desir

$50, Zachary Wise, 9/20/2020

$500, Bob & June O'Keefe, 9/20/2020, "Grateful for Camp Swamp."

$300, Anonymous, 9/20/2020, "Camp gave me confidence, taught me to serve, helped me connect to Jesus, brought me incredible friends, and is forever my happy place! I've watched so many lives change here. I want camp to be around for me to send my kids to someday!"

$25, Colette R Rackleff, 9/20/2020

$250, David Fenton, 9/20/2020

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/20/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/20/2020, "Countless memories for my children and strong bonds created with God, nature and other kids from other churches."

$1,200, John and Susan Jankowski, 9/20/2020

$50, Keehna Frasier, 9/20/2020

$500, Marva & Edmund (Weinberg) Dixon, 9/20/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/20/2020

$515, Anonymous, 9/20/2020

$1,000, Kevin Fountain, 9/20/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/20/2020

$1,000, Richard Fendler, 9/19/2020

$100, Marisa Creekmore, 9/19/2020

$20, Anonymous, 9/19/2020

$15, Aisha Miller, 9/19/2020, "Camp Swamp! Had the best experience here."

$100, Morgan Vance, 9/19/2020

$500, Jesse & Renee Sewell, 9/18/2020

$20, Edward Hampton, 9/18/2020

$500, Tim & Laurel Kinsey, 9/18/2020

$250, Anonymous, 9/18/2020

$500, Rich and BJ Fendler, 9/18/2020

$200, Anonymous, 9/18/2020

$5,000, Anonymous, 9/18/2020

$200, Todd Abernethy, 9/18/2020 For: Sam and Helen Abernethy

$500, Stephanie Humphries, 9/17/2020

$100, Chelsi Long, 9/17/2020

$50, Maranda Poeun, 9/17/2020

$500, Denny & Brenda Pyle, 9/17/2020

$20, Anonymous, 9/17/2020

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/17/2020

$300, Neil Orand, 9/17/2020

$500, Brittany Roberts, 9/17/2020

$500, Nick and Christine Lefler, 9/17/2020

$500, Mike Van Frayen, 9/17/2020

$1,000, Tanner Family, 9/17/2020

$50, Efren Trevino, 9/16/2020

$50, Kirstie Porter, 9/16/2020

$500, Brandie Fenton, 9/16/2020, For: "The Cherished memories I've had with my kids at Swamp. Christina, David, Ethan and Faira."

$100, Jessy Adams, 9/16/2020

$50, Ali and Darius Dunn, 9/16/2020

$100, Jared Hudson, 9/16/2020

$25, Brooke Norman, 9/16/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/16/2020

$400, Phil & Linda Nabors, 9/16/2020

$1,000, Jeannie Frederick, 9/16/2020

$200, Mark & Teri Johnson, 9/16/2020

$100, Rocky Middleton, 9/16/2020

$500, Melinda Heibeick, 9/16/2020

$500, Christina Fenton, 9/16/2020, "For My second home."

$500, Josh & Amanda Mitchell, 9/16/2020, "For Andrew who loved Swamp like we do."

$100, Anonymous, 9/16/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/16/2020

$600, Stephen Goodwin, 9/16/2020

$25, Sam Whelchel, 9/16/2020

$500, Kevin Foster, 9/16/2020

$200, Joe & Fern Thomas, 9/16/2020

$2,000, Andrew Chase, 9/16/2020

$500, Edith Pierce, 9/16/2020

$500, Thomas Nesbit, 9/16/2020, For "Kristine Nesbit, Thanks Swamp for the Starlight Devo."

$50, Anabel Fender, 9/16/2020, "Because on the front steps of the dining hall, before breakfast, when the sun is coming up, and the mist is sitting over the grass, and the world is so unbelievably still, is the place where I learned how to pray, and was the place I fell in love with Jesus."

$500, Joe & Lindsay Harrison, 9/16/2020

$15, Nicholas Worley, 9/16/2020

$500, Taylor & Marilisa Schachinger, 9/16/2020

$300, Alena Nash, 9/15/2020

$100, Caroline Long, 9/15/2020

$30, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$20, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$1,000, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$900, John Stamas, 9/15/2020

$525, Russell Teague, 9/15/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$1,700, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$20, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$350, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$300, Barbara Warnock, 9/15/2020

$500, Carolyn & Terry Stanfield, 9/15/2020

$25, Cathy Eastin, 9/15/2020

$2,000, Grayson Williams, 9/15/2020

$25, David Fields, 9/15/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$500, Geoffrey & Jennifer Chiles, 9/15/2020

$500, Jacob Williams, 9/15/2020

$500, Jon Crandall, 9/15/2020

$500, Bud & Kitty Chiles, 9/15/2020

$50, Hannah Duell, 9/15/2020

$500, Steven Fellows, 9/15/2020

$100, Vicki Sandiford, 9/15/2020

$200, Elwood Peters, 9/15/2020, "For Our Grandkids"

$50, Jacob Pursell, 9/15/2020

$500, Lora Hart, 9/15/2020

$50, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$300, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$50, Caroline Rigdon, 9/15/2020

$100, Maggie Frantz, 9/15/2020

$25, Raquel Murdock, 9/15/2020

$1,000, Dean Bump, 9/15/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/15/2020

$1,000, Laura Boyd, 9/15/2020

$200, Marie Wolfe, 9/15/2020

$1,500, Ryan Gibson, 9/15/2020

$100, Daniella Hatfield, 9/15/2020

$500, Katie Colombo, 9/15/2020

$100, Janet Sanders, 9/15/2020

$500, Tanya Ward, 9/15/2020

$300, Nicole Peters, 9/15/2020

$100, George Young, 9/15/2020

$50, Dylan Chisolm, 9/15/2020

$1,500, Jake Graham, 9/15/2020

$15, Alan Tolbert, 9/13/2020

$100, Jeff Reynolds, 9/13/2020

$100, Mychaela Williams, 9/6/2020

$500, Jeff & Jennifer Rorabaugh, 9/3/2020

$500, Anonymous, 9/2/2020

$500, Justin & Betty Roepe, 8/26/2020

$525, Charles & Lauren Arnett, 8/24/2020

$1,000, Russ McGarr, 8/21/2020

$2,000, Josh & Megan Holt, 8/19/2020

$1,100, Dona Stephenson, 8/12/2020

$500, Steve & Rachele Gibson, 8/11/2020

$500, Mark & Jen Crandall, 8/9/2020

$500, Jeff & Jennifer Rorabaugh, 8/5/2020

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Swamp Camp Services
1380 Maxeys Road
Union Point, GA 30669
+01.706.352.4451
swampinfo at campswamp.com

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