Support Camp Quest!
Donations to Camp Quest, Inc. are tax deductible. Our Federal Tax ID is 27-0100286.
Your gift will help our campers experience communities in which they will thrive as independent thinkers, make wonderful discoveries, and develop confidence and skills that will help them become leaders of tomorrow.
be a sustaining supporter
You can make a monthly pledge and join Camp Quest Changemakers, a dedicated group of donors who pledge a monthly recurring gift to sustain and support our mission all year long. Click the donate button to initiate your online recurring donation of any amount. You can change your information and view past donation history following the instructions on your receipt. You can also set up a direct payment to Camp Quest from your bank. Please make your check to "Camp Quest" and send to PO Box 341, Staunton, VA 24402.
Give the Gift of Camp
Support a camper by making a gift of a campership through the Helen Kagin Campership Fund. Our campership fund honors the memories of Helen and Edwin Kagin, founders and pioneers of Camp Quest. Gifts to the Helen Kagin Campership Fund can be sent directly to our National Office at: Camp Quest, PO Box 341, Staunton, VA 24402.
Make a Tribute
Honor the camper or camper-at-heart in your life with a gift to Camp Quest! Please include the name of the person you'd like to honor in your gift comments. If you like, will send that person a special Camp Quest e-card so that they know you made a donation in their name. Email us to request a card or special occasion message to be sent to your gift honoree!
Become a sponsor
You can support our mission, engage your company or organization supporters, and connect with the Camp Quest community by sponsoring an event or promotion opportunity! Our largest annual event, the Camp Quest Leadership Summit, connects camp volunteers from all over the country for training, meeting, and networking with other Camp Quest leaders. Email us about sponsoring an event, or to support Camp Quests's attendance at conferences and national events so that we can get the word out, recruit more volunteers, and engage with new audiences. Download our Sponsorship pledge form.
Host a Fundraiser
You can host a fundraiser for Camp Quest! Getting family, friends, coworkers, and community partners together to raise funds for Camp Quest is a fun and engaging way to support our cause. We are happy to help coordinate local fundraising efforts and to partner with businesses to host fundraising events. Please call us at 540-324-9088 to speak with our staff about starting your fundraiser!
Become a corporate or organization partner
Camp Quest proudly partners with several other organizations that align with our mission to provide an educational adventure to our campers! Partnerships can help your employees and members connect with volunteer opportunities at our camps, and are an excellent way to publicly show your support of Camp Quest. Please contact us at 540-324-9088 to discuss a partnership opportunity with us!
Start a Legacy
You can help ensure that Camp Quest will be able to provide programs for years to come by making a planned gift or bequest. It's easy to designate Camp Quest as a recipient of your planned gift. Simply call us at 540-324-9088 to speak with our Development Director and make your pledge. With a planned gift, you can:
Make a larger charitable gift than you thought possible
Take care of your family's financial needs first
Provide inheritances at a lower tax cost
Reduce your income tax
Diversify your investment portfolio
Leave a legacy without giving up assets
Make a Gift of Stock
Gifting securities to Camp Quest is one way to support our mission to provide fun, friends, and freethought for campers across the US! Camp Quest can accept gifts of stock, bonds, and mutual funds. Please call 540-324-9088 to make your gift.
Support OUR Endowment
Camp Quest established an endowment fund with the Columbus Foundation in 2014 to help increase the impact that Camp Quest can make for future generations. You can support Camp Quest with a gift directly to our endowment, or with an anonymous gift, by contacting Steven Moore, Director for Donor Services and Development, Columbus Foundation, at 614-251-4000.
We asked our campers...
What did you learn at Camp Quest this year?
“I learned that there are tons of accepting people in the world even if today it doesn't seem like it.”
“Science is cool!”
“That there are other people like me.”
“One thing I learned this year was being able to focus on understanding others and seeing from their perspective.”
"I learned that it is great to be a freethinker."
"To always be myself."