Dorm Makeover Project
Do you stay in any of the Ferry Beach dorms on campus or in the Grove? Which one is your favorite? Is it the historic Quillen, tucked away Underwood, lively Rowland, or the campy Grove?
All three of our dorm buildings and the campground are in need of upgrades and repairs. We are assembling teams for each space: team Quillen, team Underwood, team Rowland, and team Grove. Each team would be responsible for identifying problems in their respective areas, thinking of possible upgrades they would like to see and helping to complete the work in the fall of 2019
Each team will meet electronically in the winter of 2018/2019 to meet and brainstorm ideas for their respective areas. By the spring of 2019 we are hoping the teams would have some clear ideas about what they want to accomplish. Ferry Beach staff will coordinate the efforts to make sure that we are maintaining a consistent look and feel to all of our changes.
We have received a $14,000 grant from Shelter Rock UU to spruce up our Dormitories and the Campground! We’ve allotted $5000 for each dormitory space: Rowland, Quillen, Underwood. We will also provide $2500 for the Grove. Ferry Beach hopes that individuals who are helping on teams will raise additional funds for each space.
With staff support some of the activities will be able to occur in time for the 2019 summer season. In the dorms we know we need to furnish rooms with lamps, small tables, hooks and other things that couldn’t be put in previously. We hope that each team has an opportunity to build their group over the course of the 2019 summer in order to complete their work by the fall and winter of 2019.
We’d love to honor all of the team members by the spring of 2020 at a special recognition dinner we would hold at Ferry Beach.