Work Weekend

2018 DATE- Friday April 27th to Sunday April 29th

Who:
Anyone 12 or older! Under 18 must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

What:
Spend the weekend volunteering at CYC. Help us prepare for the summer by cleaning buildings and grounds, raking, and building projects around camp.

Where:
Catholic Youth Camp- 19590 520th Lane, McGregor, MN 55760.

When: 

Friday April 27th to Sunday April 29th

Why:

CYC has been offering children a quality Catholic camping experience for 65 years. This has been possible from the support of volunteers like you!

How:
Registration coming soon!

Other details:
CYC will provide all the meals for the weekend. Please bring a sleeping bag or sheets and a blanket for the beds.

Supplies needed:

If you have the following supplies available, please consider bringing them to work weekend:

  • Work gloves, rakes, leaf blowers, tarps, wheel barrows– we will be clearing brush and leaves from the entire camp property.
  • Hammers, drills, saws, or other basic carpentry items (see below for the projects we will be building)

Past Work Weekend Projects

Large Group Projects

  • Move everything out of the Rec Hall (canoes, supplies, etc)
  • Move art supplies into Rec Hall
  • Move drama supplies into IP
  • Rake and drag brush- all areas of camp
  • Chop and stack firewood
  • Clean all buildings

Electrical-

  • Update lights in the Rec Hall
  • Update lights in IP

Plumbing

  • Assess the showers in the back of Rec Hall
  • Move drinking fountain in Sweeney basement

Carpentry-

  • Rebuild the slingshot targets
  • Replace the roof of the archery shelter
  • Fix restroom door in Sweeney basement
  • Fix the floorboard of the shower in Maurer
  • Build benches for fire circle
  • Build bunk boxes for beds
  • Build shelves for cabins
  • Begin demo of Art Barn

"CYC is a great place to have fun, make friends, and share your faith. At camp, you can make a new friend almost anywhere like during activities, around the campfire, or in your cabin. If you get homesick, you’ll have nice friends and understanding counselors to help you out. You won’t need to worry about it too much because you’ll be having fun all day. No matter where you are, fishing, swimming, or playing soccer, you’ll be having a great time. CYC rocks!" - Joe

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