CO-OP

This is information on the Grand Valley / Rush Creek Co-op. These items are purchased and made available for the combined benefit of the cadet clubs that make up these councils. See our Rush Creek directory for contact numbers.

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EQUIPMENT LIST​

Backpacks (6)

Price

$2/day

Location

Dan Dennis (616-669-8381)

Notes

(These are metal-framed backpacks.)

Bows

Price

$10 to access (use any number of bows for that price)

Not available to non-clubs

Location

Campground - archery range closet with a lock keyed to campground key.

Notes

Two sizes of bows, plus some, right handed and left handed ones.

Canoes (15 aluminum, 6 fiberglass) & Kayaks (4)

Price

$10 each for clubs
$15 each for non-club

Make checks out to GrandValley/Rush Creek Co-op and send to Greg Kooiker (4661 Treasure Trail, Wyoming, MI 49519)

Location

Dan Dennis (616-669-8381)

Notes

Three canoe trailers are available. Two can hold 10 canoes each and one trailer can hold 8. All trailers have a 2-inch ball hitch.

Compass Course Game

Price

FREE

Location

Jim Warners (616-299-2920) (GV) or Dan Dennis (616-669-8381) (RC)

Notes

Cross Country Skis 

Price

FREE

Location

Campground - northeast corner (ski room) of new barn, accessible with campground key

Notes

The skis and boots come in a lot of different sizes and all come with poles.

Leather Craft Punches (and Cadet Emblem insignia)

Price

FREE with $10 deposit. Deposit is returned when all punches and tools are returned.

Location

Jim Warners (616-299-2920)

Notes

Cadet emblem insignia for leather craft is also available - Contact Jim Warners for that as well.

Pellet Guns (8)

Price

$10 to access (use any number of guns for that price)

Not available to non-clubs

Location

Campground - archery range closet with a lock keyed to campground key.

Notes

(supply your own .177 pellets)

Pots (2, 20-quart)

Price

FREE

Location

Jim Warners (616-299-2920)

Notes

Ropes (2)

Price

FREE

Location

Campground - storage  building by Recruit building.

Notes

Great for tug-of-war

Ropes for obstacle course

Price

FREE

Location

Campground - building by obstacle course. 

Notes

Make sure ropes are not left hanging on the course.

Scales

Price

FREE

Location

Greg Kooiker (616-885-6143) (RC), Jim Warners (616-299-2920) (GV), or Doug DeWent (616-240-4660)

Notes

(These are small scales often used for weighing derby cars)

Slingshots (6)

Price

FREE

Location

Campground - building by obstacle course

Notes

Snow Shoes (6 pair)

Price

$25 rents all

Make checks out to GrandValley/Rush Creek Co-op and place in cash box in building rental. If paying in case, please include a note describing what it's for.

Location

Campground - northeast corner (ski room) of new barn, accessible with campground key.

Notes

Since the snow shoes have cleats, please avoid wearing them when walking on cement. The funds collected from this will help purchase additional snow shoes.

Sound System

Price

FREE for council use. 

$25 for non-council activities.

Make checks out to GrandValley/Rush Creek Co-op and send to Greg Kooiker (4661 Treasure Trail, Wyoming, MI 49519)

Location

Tim Peters (616-723-3831)

Notes