Our Business Members

Business Members – Organizations with services, resources, or products which are of value to LOM or its member organizations. Currently, LOM provides a business membership for the annual fee of $250.  Business Member benefits include:

  • A Listing in the Business Member Page of the LOM Website that includes a link to your website.
  • A New Business Member Announcement in the LOM e-newsletter
  • One “From One of Our Business Members” Article in the LOM e-newsletter
  • One Postal Mailing, produced & distributed by you,  using the LOM Mailing list

For more information, contact: Don Johnson, executive director, Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, at or 603-848-9904.  To become a Business Member of Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, please send a check for $250 payable to Lutheran Outdoor Ministries with a notation that it’s for a Business Membership to: Jon Skogen, LOM Administrator, 1218 W. Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613.  Our current business members for 2018 include: 


The American Camp Association works through education, accreditation, and research to enhance camp experiences. ACA-Accredited® camp programs ensure that children are provided with a diversity of educational and developmentally challenging learning opportunities in out-of-school time settings, and meet up to 300 health and safety standards. ACA offers tools for evaluating and documenting the outcomes of camp and youth programs, offers resources to support program improvement and better staff training, and advocates for the value of the camp experience. ACA professional development opportunities are available for anyone involved with camp and youth retreat programs. For more information, visit www.ACAcamps.org.


At CampBrain, we are passionate about management and online registration software for camps and conference centers.  For over 20 years, we have served more than 1000 camps and conference centers with our fully-featured web-based software.  We stand behind our software with a specialized support team dedicated to making your camp run smoothly.  We also have a Conference Center module to cover all of the basics from accommodations to resource booking, meals to contracts, financial management to calendars.  Visit us at www.campbrain.com to learn more.


CAMPWISE is a web-based software package for all parts of camp and conference center operations.  The foundation of CAMPWISE is our Common Records database which is structured to provide one record for one person with unlimited history (registration, staff, and donor).  The Registration, Staff, Donor, Conference/Retreats, and Point of Sale components are all integrated into the Common Records structure.  Complementing the camp-side functions are self-service applications such as Online Registration, Online Staff Application and Staff References, Online Donor, and Online Conference along with a suite of CAMPWISE Mobile applications such as Registration Check-in and Medical.  http://www.campwise.com/


For 118 years, Church Mutual has specialized in insurance for religious organizations. Our market also includes religious-related schools, camps, denominational offices and senior living facilities.  Church Mutual operates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and insures more religious institutions than any other company in the United States.  Church Mutual markets most lines of commercial property and liability insurance, including multi-peril, workers’ compensation and commercial auto insurance.  https://www.churchmutual.com/

 


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Since 1976, GSB has been providing charitable organizations and congregations with consultation services:

  • Fundraising: feasibility studies, capital campaigns, annual funds, planned giving, major gifts, conferences and workshops
  • Public Relations: public relations audits & strategies, case statements, surveys, publications, multimedia, marketing/sales development.
  • Organizational Development: strategic planning; board, staff and volunteer development; program audits; training seminars; site and facility planning; conflict resolution; succession planning; executive search.  http://gsbfundraising.com/

Sobel Insurance, a Brown & Brown Company, has been providing insurance to Camps & Conference Centers for over 80 years. A few of the outstanding Features of our Insurance Program are:  Risk Management Services, an Industry Leading Crisis Management Support Team, Specialized Insurance Products designed specifically for Camps & Conference Centers. That’s the Sobel difference!  http://www.sobelins.com/


2017 Business Members:


DonorSearch is a leading prospect research and screening firm, with a full range of screening and online tools to identify and research prospective major donors. DonorSearch provides information from 20 public and proprietary databases, including one of the industry’s largest (113 million records) philanthropic databases for comprehensive, accurate insights into any prospect’s capacity and inclination to give. DonorSearch is the only prospect screening and research firm in the country that uses in-house prospect researchers to manually verify your top prospects, resulting in more accurate data and more confidence in your ask amounts.  http://www.donorsearch.net/


Lodgepole is a tool set to strategically manage your site & facility’s strategic future.  Designed for institutional knowledge within all roles at camps and conference centers: owners/boards, administration, program, and maintenance. Leverage the power of a database and easily produce property insurance schedules, 10-year replacement reports, major maintenance schedules, horse records, challenge course equipment inventories, preventive maintenance plans, utility info, etc.  http://www.callippe.com/


The original Mattress Factory has been manufacturing quality mattresses since 1896 in Fort Worth, Texas.  In 1974, the Mattress Factory started supplying camps and conference centers with quality camp and dorm mattresses at a great price all over the USA.  Please stop by our booth.  We would like to introduce ourselves and answer any questions you may have about our products and services.  http://www.themattressfactory.com/


Using its unique, mission-driven approach to insurance, The Redwoods Group works in partnership with its youth-serving customers to keep children safe and build stronger, fairer communities. Using the data we collect from insuring camps, YMCAs, JCCs and other youth-serving organizations, Redwoods creates trainings and practical resources to fight risks including child sexual abuse, drownings and more. If and when things do go wrong, Redwoods’ team is available 24/7 to provide empathetic, human-focused crisis response. The Redwoods Group is a certified B Corporation—a movement committed to using the power of business to change the world for the better.  http://www.redwoodsgroup.com/


SPECIALTY INSURANCE:  https://www.specialtyinsuranceagency.com/