Work Weekend

Fall 2021 Date- TBD

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: 

TBD

Why:

CYC has been offering children a quality Catholic camping experience for 74 years. This has been possible from the support of volunteers like you!

How:
Sign up HERE

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
  • Rake and drag brush- all areas of camp
  • Chop and stack firewood
  • Clean all buildings
  • Building and remodeling projects

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

 

"What camp means to me is learning about God, making friends and having fun. But the most important thing is being yourself. We have lots of fun at camp. The counselors are great, the friends are nice, the themes are awesome, and the games rule! When I grow too old to come to camp I want to be a camp counselor, but for now, I will enjoy the fun at camp. See you this year!" - Josh

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