General Site Policies
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the camp property.
No alcoholic beverages or drugs (including tobacco) are permitted on the camp property
. Firearms, fireworks, explosives and other weapons are strictly prohibited. Pets are not permitted (assisting animals are welcome).
Assigned Areas: Groups using the camp need to be sensitive to the presence of others. If you are sharing the facility with another group, it may be necessary to schedule use of common areas such as playing fields, campfire circles, picnic areas, and other recreation spaces
. Care of the Facility: We request reasonable and responsible use of the camp facilities, lighting, and equipment. Any repairs resulting from damage occurring to camp property due to improper use, neglect, or vandalism will be billed to your group. Please report any breakages or other emergencies to the camp administrator immediately.
Clean-up: We ask that the buildings and other areas that you use be left as clean or cleaner than you found them. A custodial checklist is available, as are basic custodial supplies. All sports equipment should be returned to storage areas. If, upon arrival, you find that the cleanliness of the facility is unsatisfactory, please report to the administrator immediately.
Food Service: Camp Mardela no longer provides food service to rental groups. As with other spaces available for rental, our kitchen areas should be used responsibly, and maintained under the guidelines listed above. Damages to kitchen equipment and/or uncleanliness will be billed to you group.
Telephone: Telephones are available in the large kitchen, and in the foyer of the retreat center. These phones are programmed to only make local calls, or calls to a toll-free number or calling card. Personal use of the phones should be limited, and must defer to staff use when necessary.
Vehicles: Please leave all vehicles in the parking spaces provided. You may drive to the retreat center and dining hall to unload luggage and food. Please DO NOT drive to the cabins. Observe speed limits. In areas where no speed limit is posted, assume a 5 mph speed limit
Recreation Equipment: A limited supply of recreation equipment is available. Most is stored in a toy chest on the Craft House porch. These items need to be returned in good condition after each use. Any equipment that is lost or damaged will be billed to your group.
Hay Wagon: The hay wagon needs to be requested in advance so that a driver can be arranged. The wagon will be pulled by the camp tractor, and the driver will be provided by the camp. Any other arrangements will need to be addressed to the camp administrator at a time prior to your event. Rental groups are not permitted to operate the camp tractor, or any other motorized or mechanical equipment: i.e. mowers, tools, vehicles, etc.
Lost and Found: Group leaders are asked to check all occupied areas thoroughly for any lost and found items. Persons leaving items should arrange to pick them up at the camp's convenience, or pre-pay postage charges plus a $5.00 service charge to have them located and mailed.
Environment: We ask that you respect and care for God's creation while you are here. Please do not cut/deface/remove trees or other plants/ shrubs. Please do not litter. Observe and appreciate wild animals from a distance. Please try to conserve energy. We recycle aluminum, tin, plastic, glass, and paper.
Fires: Fires may only be built in designated areas. they must be attended at all times, and extinguished with water when finished. Please check with the administrator before building a fire.
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