Lesterville, MO – Located on 478 acres in rural Missouri, Sherwood Forest Camp provides comprehensive, year-round enrichment programs for children in low income communities, aged 6-18 from St. Louis City and County (over 100,000 youth served since its inception). One of only two month-long residential camps in the U.S. serving this population, Sherwood Forest delivers exceptional outcomes for its campers: 100% graduate from high school; 9 out of 10 campers become financially independent adults.
RDP invested $8MM of NMTC allocation to help Sherwood renovate its outdated facilities built in 1960’s, which are now insufficient to serve a growing number of campers. The investment will include a new learning center with STEM labs, expanded library, new dining and living halls, lake restoration and other projects. See Sherwood Announcement.