Save Woodsheart - Camp Jeanne d'Arc

Join Camp Jeanne d'Arc on a Mission to Save Woodsheart!

Woodsheart— it’s more than just a cabin, it’s the start of the Camp Jeanne d’Arc story. Our very first campers gathered here in the summer of 1922 in this quaint building along the rolling hills beside Chateaugay Lake. It holds over 100 years of history, friendship, laughter, empowerment and so much more.

Fundraising Goal $55,000

This is a $180k project – the Abbotts have committed to $125k.

We are calling on the Jeanne d’Arc community to raise $55k! Woodsheart faces a critical juncture as the deteriorating foundation jeopardizes the future of the building. We are embarking on a project to secure the future of Woodsheart through comprehensive efforts to stabilize and strengthen the core structure.  All donations are tax-deductible through the Camp Jeanne d’Arc Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

What will this project include?

Ways to Participate

Happy Hearts


Donate at the Happy Heart level to receive an exclusive campaign tshirt.

Fighting Maidens


Support as a Fighting Maiden and receive a beautiful set of 5 printed watercolor postcards, featuring various camp vignettes. Postcard painted by camp alum, Lizzy Duffy.

Piece of Woodsheart


Take home a board from the original Woodsheart structure with a hand-painted Camp Jeanne d’Arc emblem

Chateaugay Champion


Contribute at the Chateaugay level and take home a gorgeous print of Woodsheart or the Chalet painted by alum Chantal Couture.

Woodsheart Warrior


Woodsheart Warrior donors will receive “A Piece of Woodsheart” along with your name painted on a Save Woodsheart board to be hung in Woodsheart.

Custom amount


We appreciate your donation no matter the amount. Click to donate and choose “Custom Amount” when donating.

Attend Our Virtual Auction!

Thursday, September 8th at 7pm

Be sure to join us on Thursday, September 8th at 7pm for our first ever virtual auction to support Save Woodsheart, including opportunities to bid on several different items!

Save Woodsheart

Potential items to bid on...

Randy and Sandy and the Camp Jeanne d’Arc community are excited to restore the heart of Camp to last another hundred years. We hope you can join the mission to Save Woodsheart!

154 Gadway Road
Merrill, NY 12955

T: 704-960-3949 (Randy)