Join us for WorkCamp in 2020!

WorkCamp is an intentional Christian Community that provides an experience of direct service for young people within the boundaries of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington.  Every week during the summer, 800+ high schoolers come together to repair homes and change lives.

Interest Meeting

Join us to learn more about WorkCamp on Sunday, November 3rd at 6:00PM at the Youth House, 307 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314.

WorkCamp 2019 Recap

Overview

When? 

  • June 20-26, 2020
  • Leave for WorkCamp on Saturday, June 20 around 3PM
  • Return to the Basilica of Saint Mary on Friday, June 26 around 4PM

What do we do?

  • Saturday evening and Sunday are orientation days.
  • Monday through Thursday are full work days (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Work projects consist of basic home repairs—painting, drywall, roofing, building wheelchair ramps, deck repair, window installation, and indoor and outdoor clean-up.
  • Daily morning Mass and evening programs for all participants

What does it cost?

  • $495 per participant (includes a $50 deposit due with registration)
  • We will fundraise collectively to reduce the out-of-pocket cost. Participants are also encouraged to fundraise individually through letter writing.
  • Most of the participant fee goes into purchasing the materials for home repairs. Some provide breakfast and dinner for the week as well as cover the cost of the evening program.

Questions?

Contact Director of the Youth Apostolate Arragon Perrone at aperrone@stmaryoldtown.org or Assistant Director of the Youth Apostolate Mariane Staron at mstaron@stmaryoldtown.org, or 703-836-4100.

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