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Join Us for a Weekend of Service and Fellowship at Camp Mack Morris!

Greetings Ittawamba!,

Are you ready for a weekend of purpose, camaraderie, and a chance to give back to our treasured Camp Mack Morris? If so, continue reading because an enriching experience awaits you!


A Personal Invitation from Chase Winschel, Ittawamba Lodge Secretary:

"Dear Camp Mack Morris Enthusiasts, The spirit of service binds us, and it is this spirit that calls us once more to gather at our beloved camp. As summer winds down, we are enthusiastic about our upcoming Ordeals event, marking not just another weekend but an opportunity to give back, connect, and create lasting memories."


Details At A Glance:

  • When: August 25-27, 2023

  • Where: Camp Mack Morris

  • Why: Service, Fellowship, and Unforgettable Experiences

  • Costs:

    • General Members: $25

    • Brotherhood Candidates: $30

    • Ordeal Candidates: $60

    • Gold Card Members: Free (general attendance only)


What’s On the Agenda?

  1. Friday, August 25th:

    • Check-in from 7 pm-8:45 pm

    • Kick-off with a Friday night cracker barrel

  2. Saturday, August 26th:

    • General members check-in from 7:30 am-10 am

    • Delight in delicious meals throughout the day

    • End the evening with another cracker barrel, giving everyone a chance to unwind and bond.

  3. Sunday, August 27th:

    • A hearty breakfast to start the day right

    • Check-out for Ordeal members at 10:30 am.


Giving Back: Your participation will not just be a symbolic gesture. We have a range of essential projects such as trail maintenance, cabin painting, landscaping, and more. Your hands and hearts will play a crucial role in ensuring Camp Mack Morris remains a haven for many more generations.

Tokens of Appreciation: To thank you for your service, each participant will receive a unique Lodge flap, a memento to remember this special weekend.

Why You Should Join: This isn't just about the hard work; it’s also an ideal time to rekindle old friendships, make new ones, and truly be a part of the Camp Mack Morris community. Every member, regardless of their status, is a cornerstone of this initiative, and your presence will undoubtedly make a difference.

To ensure we're adequately prepared for everyone, please RSVP at this link.

Camp Mack Morris has given so much to all of us. This is our chance to give back and ensure its legacy continues. Let's come together in the spirit of service and fellowship, and make this weekend a memorable one.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Warmest regards,

Ittawamba Lodge Leadership &

Camp Mack Morris

Pictures from March 2023 Ordeal Weekend


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