Brethren Workcamps Schedule for 2015 is Released

The Church of the Brethren Workcamp Office has released the workcamp schedule for 2015, which is now available at . The theme for the year, “Side by Side: Imitating Christ’s Humility” is inspired by Philippians 2:1-8. A brochure will be mailed soon to congregations. For questions, contact the Workcamp Office at .

2015 workcamp schedule

Find the full workcamp schedule with links to descriptions of each workcamp and a picture key identifying the different types of work at each site, at . The key provides a rough guide to the five different types of work: emphasis on relational service, gardening and eco-service, construction and painting etc., food bank or soup kitchen, thrift store or packaging clothes.

Junior high workcamps for those who have completed 6th-8th grade:
June 21-25 at the John Kline Homestead in Broadway, Va., $275
June 22-26 at Camp Pine Lake in Iowa, $275
July 1-5 hosted by Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin, Ill., $275
July 22-26 hosted by Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren in South Bend, Ind., $275
July 29-Aug 2 partnering with On Earth Peace and the Brethren Housing Association in Harrisburg, Pa., $275
Aug 5-9 hosted by Brooklyn (N.Y.) First Church of the Brethren, $275
Aug 5-9 hosted by First Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Va., $275

Senior high workcamps for those having completed 9th grade through age 19:
June 7-14 at Camp Wilbur Stover in Idaho, $325
June 8-13 at Koinonia Farm in Americus, Ga., $395
June 14-20 at a project site of Brethren Disaster Ministries, to be determined, $285
June 14-20 in New Orleans, La., $425
June 21-27 at Pine Ridge Reservation in Kyle, S.D., $455
June 28-July 4 at the Family Abuse Center in Waco, Texas, $335
July 5-11 at ECHO in N. Fort Myers, Fla., $375
July 5-11 at Innisfree in Crozet, Va., $325
July 19-25 partnering with Baltimore (Md.) County Christian Workcamp, $325
July 20-26 hosted by Camp Carmel working with Crossnore School in Crossnore, N.C., $325
July 20-26 hosted by York Center Church of the Brethren in Lombard, Ill., $325
July 27-Aug 2 hosted by Olympic View Church of the Brethren in Seattle, Wash., $325
July 27-Aug 2 at the Brethren Nutrition Program in Washington, D.C., $325
Aug 9-15 co-sponsored by the Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) at New Horizons Ministries in Colorado, $335
Aug 9-15 hosted by Bittersweet Ministries in Los Angeles, Calif., $425

Intergenerational workcamps for youth and adults who have completed 6th grade and older:
June 14-20 at Camp Mardela on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, $325
June 20-27 co-sponsored by the Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) in Lewiston, Maine, $325

Young adult workcamps for those ages 18-35:
May 29-June 7 in the Dominican Republic, $700
June 29-July 2 We Are Able Assistants at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., $375

We Are Able:
June 29-July 2 We Are Able, a workcamp for youth and young adults with intellectual disabilities ages 16-23, in New Windsor, Md., $375

Registration will open Jan. 8, 2015, at . Registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 7 p.m. (central time) on Jan. 8. A $150 non-refundable deposit will be due seven days after receipt of registration confirmation, with the full balance of the registration fee due by April 1, 2015. For more information go to .



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