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Camp Oxbow Giving Opportunities

As Camp Oxbow is only going into its second year of programming, there is still a large need for supplies. 

Capital Needs:

  • Closed trailer (x2)
  • Storage shed
  • Golf cart/Ranger with back basket for hauling equipment
  • Lumber for permanent 9-Square build

Arts and Crafts Supplies:

  • Paper towel/toilet paper tubes
  • Cereal boxes
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Liquid and Stick Glue
  • Colored construction paper
  • Pony beads
  • Lanyard string
  • White, uncoated paper plates
  • Tissue paper
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • White bandanas, socks, shirts, and/or tank tops for tie dye
  • Plastic ziplock bags
  • Plastic grocery store bags
  • Tempra or Acrylic paint (any color)
  • Paint brushes
  • Foam brushes
  • Old newspaper
  • Flathead pins
  • Yarn
  • Origami paper
  • Palm-sized rocks
  • Air-dry clay
  • Brown lunch bags

First Aid:

  • Gauze
  • Gauze roller bandages
  • Bandages
  • One-time use ice packs
  • Alcohol wipe individual packets 
  • Antiseptic ointment
  • Antiseptic spray
  • Hydrocortisone ointment individual packets
  • Waterproof tape
  • Thermal blanket
  • Sting relief spray
  • 9” Sam Splint
  • Butterfly Closures

Activity Equipment:

  • Frisbees
  • Volleyball 
  • Hula hoops
  • Fishing nets
  • Bug nets
  • Bug container/carrier
  • Hose
  • Large tarp
  • Slingshots
  • Slingshot target items (anything that will make noise when hit)
  • Fire starter kit (flint and steel, matches, etc)


  • Spare clothes (kids pants and shirts)
  • S’more supplies
  • Cold treats (like popsicles)
  • Paper towel 
  • Make up (for end of the week counselor make overs!)
  • Canned whipped cream (for pieing the counselors!)
  • Fidgets
  • Noise-canceling headphones
  • Small prizes (for prize jar!)

Not sure what to donate? Want to make a money contribution? Send all inquiries to or call Camp Director, Nicole Weninger, at 507-215-8395.

We appreciate your generosity in advance. Your donations help to create a magical summer experience for our campers. 

See how your donations are being used by visiting our Facebook page or checking us out on Instagram!

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