EIN 23-2039189

Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

IRS 501(c) type
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Tel Hai Camp & Retreat is a Christian camp and retreat center located 50 miles west of Philadelphia. Located in the heart of the PA Dutch countryside, our one hundred acre facility consists of rolling hills, wooded areas, open fields, and a beautiful seven-acre lake. We are also a long standing member of the Christian Camping & Conference Association. Tel Hai Camp & Retreat’s mission is to encourage all to be followers of Jesus Christ and to provide a special place where people can meet with God and God can meet with people.
Also known as...
Tel Hai Retirement Community; Tel Hai Nursing Center
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Program areas at Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

Tel Hai Retirement Community is a faith-based non-profit 501(c) (3) continuing care Retirement Community located in honey brook, chester county, pa which started in 1956. Our vision is to be an innovative christian Community, to inspire respect and purpose for each individual and to excel in providing quality care. Tel Hai provides a continuum of services and care for a total of 675 residential living, personal care, memory support care and skilled nursing residents. Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapies are available for residents and the greater Community. Our goal is to maintain an individual's highest level of independence and provide support to the residents. Residents can enjoy several dining venues, frequent off campus trips, many wellness programs including two pools, gyms, lectures, clubs, trips, and concerts. Various dining venues provide options and chapel services are available to residents. All these programs and amenities offer independence, choice and enhance one's lifestyle. Tel Hai has an active volunteer program with a total of 401 volunteers who provided 26,768 hours of various services for the organization. Tel Hai also partners with the Community to identify services that residents may assist with such as fire company mailings, food bank servers and other Community services.as part of the organization's charitable mission, benevolence is extended as needed and when appropriate to residents at all levels of care. The estimated costs of providing benevolent care are based upon the direct and indirect costs identified with the specific benevolent care provided. The cost of benevolent care provided to residents amounted to approximately $3,063,000 in 2023. Tel Hai operates 406 independent living units for up to 571 elderly residents providing housing, social service support, social and physical activities.
Tel Hai lakeview personal care is a personal care facility licensed for 100 beds, serving up to 95 residents, which provides supervised daily activities. Tel Hai provided 29,924 personal care days to its residents.
Tel Hai Retirement Community provides services through meadows, a skilled care nursing center, lakeview personal care, and various types of senior housing. In addition to the specific services, Tel Hai invites the Community to participate in Community events such as exercise and pool classes for seniors, concerts, and guest lectures. Tel Hai also partners with the Community to identify services that Community members may be interested in providing to the Community such as help with fire company mailings, food bank servers and other Community services. The Tel Hai meadows is a skilled nursing center licensed for 129 beds, currently serving up to 110 residents, which provides care and social activities for the residents. Tel Hai provided 32,964 days of skilled nursing.

Grants made by Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Honey Brook FireGeneral Operations$6,275

Who funds Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Tel Hai DevelopmentTo Support Tel Hai Retirement Community's Operations.$343,800

Personnel at Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

David ShenkPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0
Sharon A CanullChief Financial Officer$0
Bruce HartshorneExecutive Vice President of Oper.$0
Karen HorningSenior Vice President , Resident Services$0
Paul Scott BurkholderVice President of Facilities and Project Manag.$0
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$233,065
Program services$37,327,670
Investment income and dividends$262,233
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$213,576
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-20,729
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$449,597
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$565,098
Total revenues$39,030,510

Form 990s for Tel Hai Camp & Retreat

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-03-22990View PDF
2022-062023-02-10990View PDF
2021-062022-03-15990View PDF
2020-062021-04-13990View PDF
2019-062020-09-24990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 17, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
May 17, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 7, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
June 18, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
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General information
PO Box 190
Honey Brook, PA 19344
Metro area
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
Chester County, PA
Website URL
(610) 273-3969
Facebook page
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N20: Recreational and Sporting Camps
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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