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Project Updates

Project update includes many things from existing facilities to updates for our guests.

November 2019 Project Updates

Recent and future projects include: The Cedar Lodge loop parking lot is finished with the curb stops, striping, and landscaping. Landscaping and plantings were installed along the Special Friends Camp field and W-Bar-B Road. The Lights of Christmas crews continue to set up for the event. We are working with architects on designs for new Chinook Cabins, outdoor pool, and pathway/landscape lighting. In January, we hope to begin work on a staff house bathroom remodel, the new beverage station in ...

October 2019 Project Updates

Projects during the month of October include: Parking areas for The Lights of Christmas are being cleaned and lined. Lights, scenes, and sets for The Lights of Christmas are being set up. Curb stops and landscaping will be installed in the Cedar Lodge loop. The berms alongside the W-Bar-B road next to the Special Friends Day Camp field have been landscaped. Architectural work and preliminary meetings with Snohomish County regulators regarding new Chinook Cabins, Chinook Meeting Room, and Outdoor Pools ...

September 2019 Project Updates

Here is what your generosity is going towards at Warm Beach Camp: The repaving of Cedar Lodge loop is finished and looks amazing! Four mountain cabins received new roofs in August. Landscaping plants are being purchased for the parking lot improvements. They will be installed this Fall and next spring. The Lights of Christmas began hanging lights right after Labor Day. Creative projects for the festival have been on-going all year. As we head into fall, our staff are wrapping ...

August 2019 Project Updates

Summer projects are in full swing: Cedar Lodge Loop is now repaved. New double pane windows are being installed in three retreat houses providing them with much improved winterization. A new ticket booth for The Lights of Christmas has been finished. Fresh water well controls are being replaced for Well #4 As an extra safety precaution, an emergency bypass is being installed to a section of the wastewater treatment plant where a main pipe to the treatment plant runs above ...

July 2019 Project Updates

  This month’s project updates include care for existing facilities and contribute to a more hospitable atmosphere for our guests. New parking spaces and landscape areas were installed in the center parking loop in front of Cedar Lodge. Asphalt resurfacing is scheduled for the week of July 22. The Cascadian Lodge remodel is finished and a facility dedication was July 7. One staff cottage is in process of a bathroom remodel. A new ticket booth for The Lights of Christmas ...

May 2019 Project Updates

This month’s project update includes many things that both care for existing facilities and contribute to a more hospitable atmosphere for our guests. The main parking area is receiving a series of improvements. Phase one is to re-work the inner, gravel parking with a more visible and intuitive entrance and exit along with clear parking stalls and flower beds. A new and very attractive fence along the first staff house on the right as you enter the grounds has gone ...

Project Updates

Thank you for helping improve our facilities and grounds. Current projects include: Landscaping clean-up, dead tree removal, and lawn care. Cascadian Rooms 1-11 and lobby are being remodeled to match the lovely interior improvements done to rooms 12-30. The Mount Baker Cabin roofs have been pressure washed and cleaned. Plans to re-pave the circle drive in front of the Program Center and Cedar Lodge has begun. Included in the project are changes to the interior parking lot, commonly called “staff ...

Project Updates

Here is what you helped accomplish at Warm Beach Camp The Program Center Auditorium has received acoustic treatment on the stage plus a complete interior painting. Cascadian Lodge Rooms 1-11 and the Lobby are being remodeled. The Mini Lodge lobbies are receiving new cabinets and sinks.

Project Updates

New floor treatment in the kitchen was completed in January Cascadian remodel of the lobby and rooms 1-11 begins in February Program Center Auditorium stage walls will be painted and prepped for sound absorbing acoustic panels in February New set of ovens were ordered for the kitchen in January New cabinets were ordered for Glacier and Whistler Mini Lodge lobbies in January One Mt Baker deck was replaced in November

Project Updates

November is the month our whole team is preparing for The Lights of Christmas. Projects include: Temporary parking lot preparation Sets, scenes, lighting, and décor Grounds clean-up One Mt Baker deck replaced Interior painting of one staff park model

Project Updates

Here are the projects currently being planned or are underway: The Lights of Christmas set up continues. Watch for new features in the Wonderland area this year. One Mt Baker Cabin deck is being replaced this month. A staff cottage is going to receive new flooring this fall. Landscaping improvements are underway near Cedar Lodge.   Volunteer assistance in areas of gardening, lawn mowing, carpentry, painting, The Lights of Christmas set-up are needed throughout the fall. Please e-mail Faith Oates or call 360-761-1267.

Project Updates

Light hanging has begun for The Lights of Christmas Festival.  The Donut Hut has been getting a new makeover and many other projects are underway. Two of the three wells are now running on new automated controls.  The third well will have new automated controls soon. Shipping containers in the shop yard have all been moved for more efficient use of the space. Two more staff houses have received flooring and some were serviced for repairs. Cascadian remodel of the long wing ...
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Project Updates

New hot boxes recently arrived in the kitchen. These keep the food warm between the time it leaves the stove or oven and goes upstairs to the serving line. Shipping containers have been re-positioned in the shop yard to optimize general storage and parking for The Lights of Christmas. Three staff cottages received paint and flooring and one has a new roof. Bathrooms in Whistler Mini-lodge are now being remodeled and repaired. An addition to our water system control building ...
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Project Updates

A new wheel chair accessible mounting station was built for the Therapeutic Horsemanship program, thanks to Synergy Construction, Dunn Lumber, and Stanwood Redi Mix. Now our program can truly serve the needs of our participants. Cross-ties are being installed at the Stables, replacing the old tie stalls. These will improve convenience and supervision of the tacking process. New convection ovens were installed in the kitchen replacing items that were over 30 years old. Many thanks to our generous donors. The ...
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Project Updates

A new wheelchair ramp and mounting station was constructed for our Therapeutic Horsemanship Program. This project was funded and built by the Master Builders Association, Hamilton Lumber, Dunn Lumber, Cenex, and Synergy Construction. Vital cleaning, painting, groundskeeping, fence building, and more was accomplished by the Lakeland High School group from Florida. The new beauty bark recently spread along with the spring flowers create a beautiful oasis. Cascadian Lodge rooms 12-30 are now renovated and in use by guests. New convection ovens have been ordered ...
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Project Updates

Spring gardening is in full swing with beauty bark coming April 30. Cascadian Lodge rooms 12-30 will be complete by the end of May. A new gas stove was installed in the kitchen. New convection ovens will be ordered once sufficient funding is available. Four staff cottages are scheduled for repairs and upgrades this spring and summer. Whistler Mini-Lodge will receive new bathrooms and lobby upgrades as soon as a contractor can be scheduled. We are seeking a volunteer group ...
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Project Updates

Soccer goals have been installed on the East recreation field. Canoe dock repair and replacement will occur this Spring. The Program Center Auditorium stage will get acoustical treatment soon. Cascadian remodeling continues. Rooms 12-19 will be completed at the end of April this year. Lawn irrigation is being installed in front of the Mt Baker Cabins to keep those lawns green and healthy all summer long. Metal roofs on our buildings are being power washed, which improves the care and ...
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Project Updates, February 2018

Cedar Lodge entryways will receive new flooring soon!Here are the projects currently being planned or underway: Cedar Lodge entryways will receive new flooring soon. Whistler Mini-lodge is scheduled for refurbishment of the restrooms and lobby. New sprinkler irrigation is being installed around the Mt. Baker Cabins in late February. The Stables are getting an ADA ramp and platform to meet the needs of the Therapeutic Horsemanship program. Cascadian Lodge remodel is in process. Upgrades include new flooring, lighting, doors, furniture, ...
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Project Updates

January is a transition month between The Lights of Christmas Festival and our winter/spring retreat season. Here’s what is happening this winter: The Lights of Christmas scenes, sets, and décor are going back into storage and the grounds are being restored for winter retreats. Cascadian Lodge remodeling has begun! The facility is receiving insulation, noise reduction, new fixtures, carpet, furniture, and interior décor. The Stables will have cross-ties installed, providing improved safety and covered space for tacking up horses. Automatic ...
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Update on Projects

Fall is a time of year in which we wrap up summer projects and begin to prepare for The Lights of Christmas. Work currently underway includes: New flooring for Warner House has been laid. The next area to receive new flooring will be the Cedar Lodge entryways. Following The Lights of Christmas, the remainder of the storage containers in the maintenance yard will be re-positioned for more usable storage space. Efficiently designed storage is very important to the stewardship of ...
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