Many people have fond memories of attending summer camp in their youth. It is a tradition that has endured since the late 1800’s. In the 1800’s camps were started to give young boys a break from big cities and get back to enjoying nature. Today camp is for everyone and now more than ever we need a break from the hustle and bustle of big cities and technology. Whether your camp is a traditional camp, non-profit camp, camp for underprivileged youth, special needs camp, a faith based camp or any other type of camp a brick fundraising campaign can help you raise much-needed funds. Polar Engraving is a brick engraving company based in Naples, FL and has helped camps across the United States to honor their campers by providing high quality engraved bricks and engraved tiles for camp’s buy a brick campaigns.
• What are some ways your camp can benefit from a brick engraving project?
Donations from a brick engraving campaign can raise funds to buy new equipment, renovate facilities, and could help pay for special events that take place at the camp.
• How can engraved bricks be utilized at your camp?
Most camps have plenty of open space for campers to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, swimming, and playing sports related activities. Engraved bricks can be used to create walking paths, or line paths and walking trails. They can also be used to create pavilions or to accent fire pit and camp fire areas.
• Who are your potential donors?
The simple answer is everyone. Anyone who has ever attended the camp or worked at the camp at some point may be a potential donor. The patrons can have bricks engraved with a person’s name or family name and the years they attended the camp. They can also engrave messages sharing their experiences at the camp. Local businesses that have a relationship with the camp may also want to purchase engraved pavers to show support.
• How much does it cost to start a brick fundraiser?
There is no upfront cost to start a brick fundraising project for your camp. Polar Engraving provides a free sample, free brochure design and even a free customized donor website to help get you started. All orders are placed and money collected from your donor before a single engraved brick is purchased from the brick engraving company. Making it one of the most cost-effective fundraisers around.
• How can you start a brick fundraiser for your camp?
The first step is downloading your free brick fundraising guide which you can find at Polar University. You can also order a free engraved brick sample to show your donors what their custom engraved brick will look like when purchased. Polar Engraving has a long history of helping communities raise funds for projects, including camp efforts.
For more information on starting an engraved brick or tile fundraising project for your camp contact Polar Engraving at 1-800-546-7993 or send us an email.