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Weekend of Giving: July 20-22, 2018

Posted by on July 12, 2018

Every summer, over 20% of our campers require financial assistance to attend Camp Brookwoods, Deer Run, and Moose River Outpost. The need for scholarships is on-going and it’s our heartfelt desire to make our summer camps available to a wider population. Last summer, we gifted over $225,000 to bring more kids to camp.

Be a Changemaker!Commit to helping transform lives by donating to our Scholarship Fund during our Weekend of Giving, July 20th – 22nd. We need your help to reach our goal of raising $25,000 in three days!

Give online at  You can also help by downloading the graphic above and sharing it on your social media to encourage others to give.  Thank you!

Questions? Please email Ann Higgins, Director of Development:


Alumni Camp 2018

Posted by on April 17, 2018

Labor Day Weekend – August 31st thru September 3rd

 If you have ever dropped your son or daughter off at MRO and found yourself thinking, “I wish I could come to camp,” then this is your moment! Bring your family and do all the things you hear your kids talking about. Or, come reunite with other staff members, Windfall guides, and WILD friends. Maybe your wife or kids have never seen this place that is so close to all our hearts. Alumni Camp is your chance to Seek Christ, Build Community, and Embrace Adventure! Text your camp buddies, beg your parents, bribe your spouse…whatever it takes, come back to camp!

Download the MRO alumni camp brochure to read more and register!

Friday, August 31st 

2:30 pm Registration

2:30-5:00 pm Waterfront, Tubing & Lawn Games

5:30 pm Dinner & Activity Sign-ups

6:30 pm Evening Game

8:00 pm Bonfire with S’mores

Saturday, September 1st

8:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am Worship & Bible Study

10:00 am 1st Period

11:15 am 2nd Period

12:45 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Rest Hour

2:30 pm 3rd Period

4:00 pm Free Time: Coffee Shop & Family Ball Game

5:45 pm Dinner – Guys Night/Girls Night

8:00 pm Ice Cream Cake

Sunday, September 2nd

8:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am Worship

10:00 am Chapel

12:45 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Rest Hour

1:30 pm Optional Hike to Burnt Jacket

2:30 pm Slip’n’Slide or Triathlon

4:00 pm Free Time: Coffee Shop & Waterfront

5:45 pm Dinner

6:30 pm Polish Tournament

8:30 pm Outdoor Movie Night

Monday, September 3rd

8:00 am Breakfast

8:30 am Optional Raft Trip

9:00 am Worship & Bible Study

10:00 am 1st Period

11:15 am 2nd Period

12:45 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Clean-Up and Goodbyes… cry & pry!

The 2018 Work Weekend

Posted by on March 8, 2018

Summer is Coming!

Camp enrollment is coming in faster than ever this year. Lord willing we will have a third summer of growth at MRO! Even now we are getting as much ready as possible.

The re-opening of camp is always a daunting task. Each spring a group of men from Maine churches and a small group of MRO alumni get together in early June to give us a huge shot in the arm by getting the place ready for campers. Join us June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd to eat tons of great food, to be encouraged spiritually, and work hard. This event is a great opportunity for parents to bring your 12 years old or older son or daughter for an opportunity to serve camp. It’s also a great excuse for former staff to catch up with other staff you haven’t seen in a long time. What better way to reunite than by working together and getting a little dirt under your fingernails?

Sleeping arrangements will be in bunk-style cabins. Please bring your own bedding and toiletries. This event is for youth and adults that are eager to work hard. There is no cost for the event.

Projects this year will be boat prep, small engine repair, landscaping, setting up the flower pots/gardens, mowing, firewood, Sebas facelift, finishing the new crafts cabin remodel, smoke detector batteries, lightbulbs, and many much much more.

Click HERE to register for the Work Weekend.



5:30pm          Dinner

6:15pm          Introductions and projects overview

7:30pm         Campfire/S’mores/Coffee Shop


8:00am           Breakfast

8:30am           Devos/project assignment

12:30pm        Lunch/project updates

5:30 pm         Dinner

8:15pm          Campfire/S’mores/Coffee Shop


8:00am           Breakfast

8:30am           Devos/project assignment

10:00am        Coffee Break

12:30pm        Lunch/project updates

1:00pm          Head for home or head back to work!

If you can’t make it and would like to donate to the projects we are doing that can be done HERE. Be sure to click the ‘other” option and tell us you would like to participate in our work weekend by making a donation.