Summer workcamp registration is open for jr. and sr. high youth and young adults




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Church of the Brethren summer workcamps are offered for junior high and senior high youth and young adults. This year’s theme is “Grow” (2 Peter 1:5-8).

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Junior high workcamps:

June 9-13 at Camp Brethren Heights in Rodney, Mich. ($285)

June 17-21 hosted by New Community Project’s Sustainable Living Homestead in Harrisonburg, Va. ($285)

June 26-30 hosted by Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren in South Bend, Ind. ($285)

July 17-21 hosted by First Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Va. ($285)

July 21-25 at Camp Blue Diamond in Petersburg, Pa. ($285)

July 21-25 hosted by First Church of the Brethren in Harrisburg, Pa., and partnering with On Earth Peace and the Brethren Housing Association ($285)

Senior high workcamps:

June 8-14 at Camp Wilbur Stover in New Meadows, Idaho ($335)

June 16-22 hosted by the Haitian Church of the Brethren in Miami, Fla. ($400)

June 23-29 hosted by Lybrook Community Ministries in Lybrook, N.M. ($400)

July 7-13 in Knoxville, Tenn. ($400)

July 14-20 in Boston, Mass. ($425)

July 22-28 at the Family Abuse Center in Waco, Texas ($370)

July 28-Aug. 3 at Heifer International Ranch in Perryville, Ark. ($460)

July 29-Aug. 4 in Portland, Ore, ($400)

Aug. 4-10 at New Horizons Ministries in Cañon City, Colo., sponsored by the Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) ($365)

Aug. 5-11 hosted by the Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Polity in Washington, D.C ($335)

Young adult workcamps:

May 31-June 10 in Shanxi, China, partnering with You’ai Care and You’ai Hospital, organizations inspired by the former Church of the Brethren mission that was started in China in 1910 ($875). Please also budget for the cost of a passport and a visa (about $140).

June 10-13 We Are Able assistants in Elgin, Ill. ($385). Young adult participants serve for a week to assist the We Are Able workcamp for intellectually disabled youth and young adults.

June 10-13 We Are Able in Elgin, Ill., for youth and young adults living with disabilities, ages 16 to 30 ($385)

Registration fees vary (see information above). A $150 non-refundable deposit is due seven days after the online registration confirmation is sent. The full balance is due by April 1. More information and registration are at www.brethren.org/workcamps . Questions and comments may be sent to cobworkcamp@brethren.org .

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