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Catlett, Virginia 20119
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Volunteers and items are needed for Heartwood this summer.

Summer Food Program: 

The summer food program which runs from June 13 to August 22, will provide breakfast and lunch for school students who get reduced or free breakfast and lunches during the school year.  

Items being collected in the fellowship hall: gallon size zip lock bags, ramen noodles, peanut butter, individual canned/plastic cup fruits, boxes of raisins, boxes of cranberries, boxes of apricots, crackers, cheese crackers, peanut butter crackers, shelf milk, box juices, box cereal, instant oatmeal, breakfast bars, pop tarts, apples, oranges, Lunchables, and individual microwaveable entrees (pasta and tomato sauce, macaroni and cheese, chili, beef stew, and soups)

Volunteers needed (sign-up on sheet in fellowship hall or email Volunteers to help distribute food (need 5 volunteers every Saturday from 2-5:30 PM at England Run Library)

VBS and Teen Summer Camp:

VBS: Camp Heartwood is the theme for this summer's VBS.  It will be held August 10-14 and August 17-21.  Camp begins at 8:30 AM with breakfast and ends at 1:30 PM each day.  There are also plans for a family gathering at the end of each week.

All volunteers with direct contact with the children must participate in the child safety training or previously completed child safety training.  

Supplies Needed: camp chairs, easily portable tables, battery operated fans, camping canopies, cups, plates, utensils, napkins, and paper towels

Volunteer Needs:

  • Meal volunteers are needed to plan, provide, serve, and clean up breakfast, snacks, and lunch fore each day.  4 volunteers are needed.
  • Tribe volunteers are needed to supervise and guide each group with the ability to participate daily for one week. 6 volunteers are needed each week.
  • Recreation volunteers are needed to plan and lead games and other physical activities.  Volunteers need to be able to participate daily for one ne week.  2 volunteers are needed each week.
  • Arts and crafts volunteers are needed to assemble and guide children in the activities.  2 volunteers are needed. A volunteer who is unable to attend the VBS could assemble the supplies ahead of time.
  • Music volunteer is needed to plan and lead music and have the ability to participate daily for one week.  1 volunteer is needed.
  • Science/nature volunteers are needed to plan and lead these activities and have the ability to participate for one week.  1 volunteer is needeed.

Youth Summer Camp:

July 13-17 for middle school students.  July 20-24 for high school students.