Timber Hill
Restoration Coalition


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RESTORE Timber Hill is a revitalization project led by the Timber Hill Restoration Coalition (THRC), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving and maintaining the Timber Hill Reservable Area at Rentschler Forest Preserve. The THRC is working in collaboration with current owner, MetroParks of Butler County, to raise funds for the enhancement and preservation of this one of a kind youth based camping facility.

Your donations and membership dues will assist the THRC in providing a first rate camping facility for the youth of Butler County and surrounding communities. Youth and adult memberships are available at a minimal cost. Donations of any amount are accepted and greatly appreciated.


Projects that need your support:

  • Replace antiquated plumbing system with a new, more efficient winterized system that will allow year round camping.
  • Purchase and install gutters for the lodge. Thank you Duke Energy!
  • Purchase and install gutter guards on lodge Thank you Duke Energy and the THRC!
  • Build a modern shower house with flush toilets.
  • Remove existing latrines.
  • Pave lane between the two hills to prevent loss of gravel and erosion during periodic flooding
  • Add additional parking throughout the camp
  • Add lighting to sign on SR 4
  • Paint Happy Hollow, Tree House Shelter, and Maintenance Shops
  • Paint the Chalet Thank you Duke Energy!
  • Repair Chalet foundation Thank you Duke Energy!
  • New roof on Chalet
  • New roof on Wagon Wheel Lodge
  • New counter tops in Wagon Wheel Lodge
  • Add bunks to Cricket Crest
  • Clean out Maintenance shops
  • Fix seats and exhaust pipes on all the latrines
  • Fix drain on Happy Hollow showers
  • Put new doors on Cricket Crest cabins
  • Replace grills Thank you Duke Energy, MetroParks!
  • Repair Wagon Wheel Lodge and update restrooms Thank you MetroParks!
  • Install security cameras throughout campgroundThank you MetroParks!
  • Purchase canvas platform tent covers.
  • Banner for Plant Sale publicity Thank you Worldwide Graphics and Sign Company!