"Ready to Listen" (1 Samuel 3:10) is the theme for the Church of the Brethren workcamps in 2012. A list of workcamp sites , dates, and costs for next summer is available at www.brethren.org/workcamps along with a downloadable flier that can be printed out for distribution to congregations and youth groups. www.brethren.org/workcamps.
Workcamps are offered for junior high and senior high youth, young
adults, and intergenerational groups. A "We Are Able" workcamp is
offered for youth with intellectual disabilities.
Junior high workcamps are offered from late June through early August
in seven US locations. Senior high workcamps are offered from mid June
through mid August in 14 locations in the US and the Caribbean. One
young adult workcamp will be held in Haiti on May 27-June 4. Two
intergenerational workcamps will be held, in Haiti on June 17-25 in
cooperation with the Brethren Revival Fellowship, and in Idaho on June
24-July 1. We Are Able is planned for July 17-20 in New Windsor, Md.
Young adults interested in serving as a workcamp coordinator through
Brethren Volunteer Service are invited to apply. The fulltime
volunteer position is based at the General Offices in Elgin, Ill. The
job description is at www.brethren.org/workcamps . Applications are
due Nov. 18.
Online registration for the 2012 workcamps will open Jan. 9 at 7 p.m.
central time (8 p.m. eastern). For more information go to
www.brethren.org/workcamps or contact email@example.com.