How you can help


Givelify Wish List
Camp Kum-Ba-Ya Wish List


Our camp would not be as great as it is without amazing people like you giving to the mission of the camp. We welcome individuals and families, as well as churches and civic groups, to take on service projects to help sustain our ministry. Projects can be completed on scheduled workdays or at other times by scheduling a date through the West Area Office (270-821-1332). Caretakers Dale and Rhonda Henson Bogard will be on site to orient and assist volunteers. Thank you in advance for your support. If you are in need of a receipt for tax purposes, please let us know.

Here are a few ways you can give today to Camp Kum-Ba-Ya

o Mail a donation to the camp at CCK-West Area, P O Box 1332, Madisonville, KY 42431

o Make a donation online-Click on “Give now with Givelify” button above

o Visit our Amazon Wish List and make a purchase-Click on “Amazon Wish List” button above

Our Project Wishlist

Labor only projects
  • Clear brush from woods in open spaces and along paths and trails
  • Cabin maintenance
  • Painting
  • Roof maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Power washing
  • Preparing old buildings for renovations
  • Split firewood
Minimal cost work
  • Paint door frames in lodge (~$35 for paint and/or Primer)
  • Update First-aid kits (~$100)
  • Convert light fixtures to LED or replace ballasts (bath houses)
  • Add electrical outlets in cabin 1
  • Paint women’s dorm (~$25 for gallon of paint)
  • Paint men’s dorm (~$25 for gallon of paint)
  • Paint director’s office (~$25 for gallon of paint)
  • Replace cross at vesper area
Major Projects
  • Add sand/rock to beach
  • Run electicity to tractor shed and old bath houses for renovations (~$5300)
  • Add 12 sets of bunk beds to dorms (~$2000)
  • Cabin upgrades
  • New roof Billy Williams Lodge (~$17,000)
  • New bunks (10) in Billy Williams Lodge – (~$2,000)

Specialty Areas Where Your Help Is Needed:

  • Electrical Work: inspection of all facilities, repairs/upgrades, lots of misc.
  • Interior Painting: men’s, women’s dorms and first aid room
  • Yard Work: Clear brush from woods in open spaces and along paths and trails
  • Small Engine Repairs: weed eaters, mowers, chainsaws, leaf blowers, golf carts
  • Interior Work: plumbing, carpentry, lots of miscellaneous
  • Exterior Work: Door repairs, window screen repair, minor roof repairs
  • Facilities Walk-Through: Help inspect all facilities, suggest repairs/upgrades. Help prioritize maintenance