A schedule of Church of the Brethren workcamps for the summer of 2016 has been announced by the Workcamp Ministry. Workcamp experiences are offered for junior high youth, senior high youth, young adults, intergenerational groups, and those living with disabilities. The Workcamp Ministry theme for the year is “Blazing with Holiness,” inspired by the scripture text from 1 Peter 1:13-16 in “The Message.”
The 2016 workcamp dates and locations follow:
Junior high workcamps (for those who have completed 6th through 8th grade):
June 15-19 Brooklyn, N.Y.
June 15-19 South Bend, Ind.
July 4-8 Camp Brethren Woods in Keezletown, Va.
July 14-18 New Community Project in Harrisonburg, Va.
July 20-24 Elgin, Ill.
July 27-31 Harrisburg, Pa.
July 27-31 Roanoke, Va.
Senior high workcamps (for those who have completed 9th grade through age 19):
June 6-12 Washington, D.C.
June 13-19 New Orleans, La.
June 19-25 Crossnore, N.C.
June 21-27 Knoxville, Tenn.
June 21-28 Puerto Rico
July 3-9 Family Abuse Center in Waco, Texas
July 10-16 Pine Ridge Reservation in Kyle, S.D.
July 10-17 Brethren Revival Fellowship workcamp in Puerto Rico
July 18-24 Portland, Ore.
July 19-25 Santa Ana, Calif.
July 31-Aug. 6 ECHO in N. Fort Myers, Fla.
Aug. 8-14 Koinonia Farm in Americus, Ga.
Intergenerational workcamp (for those who have completed 6th grade and older):
June 12-18 Camp Mardela in Denton, Md.
Young adult workcamps (for those age 18-35):
June 2-12 Northern Ireland
July 10-13 “We Are Able” assistants, at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.
We Are Able (for those living with disabilities, age 16-30):
July 10-13 Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.
For more information go to www.brethren.org/workcamps .