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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .