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Camp Good Days and Special Times

Celebrating Courage

four stars

92.22

1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road P.O. Box 665
Mendon, NY 14506
tel: (800) 785-2135   Web Site
EIN: 22-2329654

Board Leadership
J. Robert Bleier
Board President

CEO
Wendy Bleier-Mervis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Good Days provides residential camping programs at our beautiful Recreational Facility, located on the shores of Keuka Lake in Branchport, New York, as well as year-round recreational and support activities, in the Rochester, Buffalo, Ithaca & Syracuse, New York areas for children with cancer and the entire family. Camp Good Days provides services for: children with cancer, children who have a parent or sibling with cancer and/or children who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer. We also offer programs for women and men who have or have had cancer. In addition, Camp Good Days provides programs for children touched by sickle cell anemia. All of the programs and services are offered free of charge for the participants.

Camp Good Days is a celebration of life, with those who appreciate it the most...a place where courage knows no boundaries!

Camp Good Days provides residential camping programs at our beautiful Recreational Facility, located on the shores of Keuka Lake in Branchport, New York, as well as year-round recreational and support activities, in the Rochester, Buffalo, Ithaca & Syracuse, New York areas for children with cancer and the entire family. Camp Good Days provides services for: children with cancer, children who have a parent or sibling with cancer and/or children who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer. We also offer programs for women and men who have or have had cancer. In addition, Camp Good Days provides programs for children touched by sickle cell anemia. All of the programs and services are offered free of charge for the participants.

Camp Good Days is a celebration of life, with those who appreciate it the most...a place where courage knows no boundaries!

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
93.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.36
  Program Expenses Growth 31.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Good Days and Special Times on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Good Days and Special Times on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Good Days and Special Times (NY) 92.22 four stars
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 88.22 three stars
Camp Kesem National (CA) 94.69 four stars
The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund (CT) 88.13 three stars
Camp Mak-A-Dream (MT) 90.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,304,171
   Federated Campaigns $148,669
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $535,597
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,988,437
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,988,437
   Other Revenue $302,891
TOTAL REVENUE $2,291,328
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,876,414
   Administrative Expenses $183,451
   Fundraising Expenses $105,342
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,165,207
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,873,879
   
Net Assets $19,054,930

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Teddi Projects, Inc. $2,787,211 57.2%
Adult Oncology $285,717 5.9%
Childhood USA $269,206 5.5%

Ratings History
Camp Good Days and Special Times has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 08/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 91.51 four stars
2015-09 09/01/2016 92.39 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.88 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 08/01/2015 87.52 three stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 81.68 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 85.32 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 81.01 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 77.70 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 78.64 two stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 91.83 four stars
2007-09 10/01/2008 89.08 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 91.61 four stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 85.45 three stars
2004-09 05/01/2005 94.71 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 22-2329654
Name in IRS Master File CAMP GOOD DAYS & SPECIAL TIMES INC
NTEE Code N00
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$64,813 1.25% Wendy Mervis Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$93,903 1.81% Gary Mervis Chairman & Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Good Days and Special Times (NY) 92.22 four stars
The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund (CT) 88.13 three stars
Double H Ranch (NY) 85.28 three stars
Camp Kesem National (CA) 94.69 four stars
Camp Quality USA (OH) 95.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Good Days and Special Times
1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road
P.O. Box 665
Mendon, NY 14506
tel: (800) 785-2135
fax: (585) 624-5799
EIN: 22-2329654

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Board Leadership

J. Robert Bleier
Board President

CEO

Wendy Bleier-Mervis
Executive Director

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