Helping to Make a Difference

There are many ways to participate in the Camp Warwa community and help contribute to making a difference in the lives of our campers.  Your time at camp does not have to stop at just being a camper or staff member; there are lots of ways to get involved!  If you want to know more or volunteer for any of these events and oppurtunities, just contact Gerrit our Executive Director at gerrit@campwarwa.org or 780-892-3648

Support a Camp Event

There are several one day or weekend events throughout the year where alumni volunteers can really help make a difference.  We can always use help during the event itself, but also with planning and set up.  Upcoming events include:

Leadership Weekend 2018 Dates TBD

Summer Camp Open House May 27 2018

Alumni Reunion Sept 23 2018

Youth Council Oct 28 2018


Weekend Workdays

On several weekends throughout the year, camp organizes volunteer workdays.  On these days, small but mighty groups of people band together to tackle a camp project.  We build decks, shingle roofs, and complete all manner of other tasks.  Everyone is welcome, and there are projects for all skill levels and interest.  Childcare will be available during work project times, so you can bring the whole family.

The next weekend workday will be scheduled soon for 2018!


Committee Membership

There are four governance committees that support and direct the growth of Camp Warwa.  Each of these committees is makes recommendations to the Camp Warwa Board of Directors, and has a board member as its chair.  Committees meet as needed: at least once a season or as much as once a month, depending on what they are working on.
 

Camp Culture Committee

This committee supports the internal relations and culture of camp.  It's portfolio includes human resources, financial oversight, conflict resolution, staff training, board recruitment and supporting the camp director.  This year the committee has been leading the board through the development of our new strategic plan, as well as recruiting new board and committee members.

External Relations Committee

These folks support camp's connections and relationships beyond our staff and campers.  The portfolio encompass donor relations, fundraising strategies, alumni engagement and growing the camp community.  The committee is working on projects such as engaging our alumni and garnering support for our new dining facility.

Facility Committee

The facility committee is responsible for planning capital development projects as well as the long term health and upkeep of the facility.  The main project on the go right now is finalizing the plans for the new dining hall.

Program Committee

The Program Committee works closely with our camp staff to develop and guide the programming we provide for our campers.  They also focus on risk management and the camper experience.

Board Membership

Join one of the most committed teams of people you'll ever meet, and help us make a difference in the lives of children.  Volunteering to serve as a Camp Warwa Board Member can be an extremely rewarding experience and a great way to give your time and talent.  There are a couple board positions currently open, and we would love to talk with you more about how you can join the Board of Directors.
 

If any of what you just read sounds exciting, please contact our Executive Director Gerrit Leewes at 780-892-3648 or gerrit@campwarwa.org
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