Group Cares Camp
About the Program
2020 Group Cares Camp has been postponed to 2021 in Alexandria due to COVID-19
WCMCA hosts a Group Workcamp every-other year in a local community. At Group Workcamps, hundreds of teenagers from youth groups across the country repair and transform homes while deepening their faith and building new relationships with their peers and youth leaders. The types of home repair projects range from painting, to building decks and wheelchair ramps, and other general home repairs. During a home repair mission trip, participants generally stay at a local school that is full of fun and energy throughout the week as they engage in indoor and outdoor games, share meals together, and participate in worship and teaching in morning and evening programs.
Eligible households will be chosen from applicants who live within 30 miles driving distance from the school the campers will be staying (Discovery Middle School in 2021). The criteria will be based on client need, the amount of work, level of work to be done on the home, and the skills of the campers. Both town and rural residents will be eligible. The resident must commit to having someone at the home during the time that the workers are there. They must have a bathroom, electricity for tools, and drinking water accessible. Both labor and materials will be free to qualifying households.
How to Apply
For an application, more information, or to donate to the project, please contact Katie Lence at WCMCA.