Red Dead Redemption 2: How to Contribute to Camp


One of the most interesting features in Red Dead Redemption 2 is the camp, which you have to look after and donate to. You can provide the camp with either money or items, which help with upgrades and new buildings.

Whilst other residents of the camp will also donate funds and items, it’s hardly ever enough to make any worthy upgrades. That’s why you’ll be expected to do most of it, donating in the hundreds each time.

Contributing to camp also benefits you in many ways. For example, you unlock better ammunition, medicines and provisions. Whilst you’ll also unlock the ability to fast travel by upgrading lodgings.

Below, we’ll show you how to contribute and upgrade the camp in Red Dead Redemption 2. If you want more content, make sure to check out our dedicated area here at PwrDown.

Contributing & Upgrading Camp

There are two items in Camp you’ll need to interact with, these are the lodger and donations box. Both of these items can be found at the dollar icon at camp on the map.

donation box location red dead redemption 2
Map location of donation box

Once you’ve found these items, you can choose to either contribute, or upgrade the camp using the Ledger. In the top right corner of the screen, you can see camp funds which are available for upgrades.

contribute or upgrade camp at the ledger
Contribute or Upgrade the Camp

You can donate cash from your own savings, or donate items. Most items that you can donate are obtained from looting bodies and stealing houses. Therefor, make sure to always search every container and body that you come across, as some items are worth up to $50.

donating items to camp
Donating items to camp

Once you’ve donated as much as you’d like, you can go back and use the ledger to upgrade camp.

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