Description of Plaques
- The plaque(s) will be 2 ½ inches tall by 4 inches wide brass plate.
- You will be able to put up to 100 characters on each plaque.
- No matter the amount of characters the plaque will cost $100.
- A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Grant W. Koch Scholarship Fund.
Guidelines for Plaque Inscriptions
Put simply, it’s a small tribute about a memory of camp. For example, the following are the types of acknowledgements we are accepting:
Recognizing Individuals for specific events, occasions, or accomplishments
- Suzie Smith, Sailor Extraordinaire at camp from 1967-1970
- Nancy Garran and David Peterson, Married at Camp, September 9, 1978
Use of Poetry or Famous Quotes to honor a specific person, family, activity or event
- Red sky by morning, sailor’s take warning. Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. – Anonymous A future weather forecaster Michael Haddad
- There is NOTHING–absolutely nothing–half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Kenneth Grahame.
- The Cuthbert Family
- Sail Master – Garran Peterson, 2008-2012 “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” William A. Ward
Humor to honor a specific person, family, activity or event
- An inoffensive bit of humor is a pleasant way to highlight a special event or remember a unique experience at camp.
- “Just tell me where you want the bus!” Jake Tompkins
- “Welcome to the Early Show”
- TNT and the Pine Needle
- Nora Gnat and Sand Dune
Representing creative genius at Camp
- SummerFest – Created by Al Phelps in 1975
Representing values shared in the community, over a span of time, or within a specific unit or area of camp
- Taps and Singing the End of A Wono Day
- Big Sisters/Big Brothers in the JC Corps
Representing exceptional testimony to a camp tradition which is current or has disappeared
- Colors, Vespers and Taps
- Family dining and singing in the dining hall