Camp Orchard Hill Inc

aka Camp Orchard Hill   |   DALLAS, PA   |
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Camp Orchard Hill Inc

EIN: 23-2265574


Camp Orchard Hill exists to meet the physical, emotional, relational and spiritual needs of campers, families and our community through the love of Jesus Christ.

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Executive Director

Jim Payne

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Youth services

Youth organizing

Religion for youth

Population served info

Children and youth

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Children\u0027s and Youth Services (P30)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Fully Inclusive Summer Day Camp

We know you want the best for your child’s summer! At Best Week Ever Day Camp in Dallas, PA we make it our goal to serve both campers and parents with an amazing program and convenient structure. We offer flexible scheduling, excellent pricing and convenience options that will fit the needs of your family. Come spend the summer with us and experience All Things New!

Camp Orchard Hill serves children with mild to moderate special needs in an inclusive setting. Our program focuses on building skills and gaining self-esteem as part of the outdoor experience with opportunities to participate in all activities alongside their peers.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Best Week Ever is an overnight, Christian summer camp in Dallas, PA. As a leader in Christian camping since 1972, we love to test the limits of adventure and creativity to make incredible memories for campers and provide incredible value for parents. We’re planning not just a good week or a great week, but your Best Week Ever!

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

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Camp Orchard Hill Inc
Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

Revenue vs. expenses:  breakdown

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info
Note: When component data are not available, the graph displays the total Revenue and/or Expense values.

Liquidity in 2020 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 1.05 over 7 years

Months of cash in 2020 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 3.2 over 7 years

Fringe rate in 2020 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 20% over 7 years

Funding sources info

Source: IRS Form 990

Assets & liabilities info

Source: IRS Form 990

Financial data

Source: IRS Form 990 info

Camp Orchard Hill Inc

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Camp Orchard Hill Inc

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities must also be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.

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Camp Orchard Hill Inc

Financial trends analysis Glossary & formula definitions

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

This snapshot of Camp Orchard Hill Inc’s financial trends applies Nonprofit Finance Fund® analysis to data hosted by GuideStar. While it highlights the data that matter most, remember that context is key – numbers only tell part of any story.

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Profitability info 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) before depreciation $170,978 -$49,695 $165,399 $139,855 $503,172
As % of expenses 11.7% -3.3% 10.8% 9.2% 43.5%
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) after depreciation $30,183 -$222,965 -$8,037 -$35,588 $329,836
As % of expenses 1.9% -13.4% -0.5% -2.1% 24.8%
Revenue composition info
Total revenue (unrestricted & restricted) $1,632,868 $1,437,201 $1,697,039 $1,831,681 $1,485,462
Total revenue, % change over prior year -21.0% -12.0% 18.1% 7.9% -18.9%
Program services revenue 84.1% 86.3% 84.3% 77.1% 55.2%
Membership dues 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Investment income 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Government grants 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.5%
All other grants and contributions 16.1% 12.4% 14.9% 21.9% 32.7%
Other revenue -0.3% 1.2% 0.7% 0.8% 2.5%
Expense composition info
Total expenses before depreciation $1,461,890 $1,486,896 $1,524,547 $1,524,660 $1,156,549
Total expenses, % change over prior year 9.0% 1.7% 2.5% 0.0% -24.1%
Personnel 45.1% 47.0% 47.6% 47.5% 53.0%
Professional fees 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Occupancy 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Interest 1.3% 1.8% 1.7% 1.7% 2.4%
Pass-through 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
All other expenses 53.2% 50.7% 49.7% 50.2% 43.9%
Full cost components (estimated) info 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total expenses (after depreciation) $1,602,685 $1,660,166 $1,697,983 $1,700,103 $1,329,885
One month of savings $121,824 $123,908 $127,046 $127,055 $96,379
Debt principal payment $0 $18,698 $19,460 $20,253 $19,964
Fixed asset additions $270,106 $0 $0 $0 $350,873
Total full costs (estimated) $1,994,615 $1,802,772 $1,844,489 $1,847,411 $1,797,101

Capital structure indicators

Liquidity info 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Months of cash 2.1 1.2 2.0 4.0 3.6
Months of cash and investments 2.1 1.2 2.0 4.0 3.6
Months of estimated liquid unrestricted net assets 1.4 0.4 1.1 1.5 3.3
Balance sheet composition info 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Cash $254,634 $147,344 $260,235 $506,731 $344,306
Investments $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Receivables $4,360 $21,173 $19,555 $33,880 $3,065
Gross land, buildings, equipment (LBE) $4,894,572 $4,933,507 $4,991,896 $5,059,584 $5,400,467
Accumulated depreciation (as a % of LBE) 28.4% 31.5% 34.6% 37.6% 38.2%
Liabilities (as a % of assets) 21.2% 22.7% 22.6% 22.4% 17.6%
Unrestricted net assets $2,981,128 $2,758,163 $2,750,126 $2,714,538 $3,044,374
Temporarily restricted net assets $0 $0 $7,093 N/A N/A
Permanently restricted net assets $0 $0 $0 N/A N/A
Total restricted net assets $0 $0 $7,093 $174,259 $0
Total net assets $2,981,128 $2,758,163 $2,757,219 $2,888,797 $3,044,374

Key data checks

Key data checks info 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Material data errors No No No No No


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Executive Director

Jim Payne

Jim oversees all of the Camp Orchard Hill Ministries. He has served on staff since 1996 and as Executive Director since 1998. In addition to his ministry at camp, he has served as President of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the Christian Camp and Conference Association and as President of the Franklin Township Recreation Board. He enjoys sports and has coached in the community baseball and soccer programs.\n\nPrior to joining the ministry at Camp Orchard Hill in 1996, Jim worked in management for a For-tune 500 company. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Business Administration from College Misericordia.\n\nHe is committed to continually striving for excellence in ministry. \u201CCamp Orchard Hill continues to improve its facilities, programs, activities and staff so that we can meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of our guests.\u201D

Number of employees

Source: IRS Form 990

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Officers, directors, trustees, and key employees

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Board of directors
as of 02/23/2023
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Board chair

Paul Froisland

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Term: 2020 - 2023

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