We know that Flower City Work Camp 2016 has just finished and what a wonderful week it was! But planning begins even now for Flower City Work Camp 2017. FCWC 2017 will be held Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21, 2017. Mark it on your calendars and look for information about planning meetings, etc. in late August of this year.
Click to see Time Warner Cable news coverage of some of what Flower City Work Camp is doing this week.
Flower City Work Camp begins today!!. We hope you are as excited as we are to see what God is going to do through the hundreds of youth and adults who will be participating this year. To help answer some last minute questions…
What should students bring? Click here for a Fact Sheet with what to bring and what NOT to bring.
Where do I check in to Camp? Click here for the registration times and locations
Any other questions? Feel free to Contact Us
Keep praying for an amazing week and that the city will see JESUS!!!
The basketball camp training originally scheduled for Feb 28th has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 12th at Hope Lutheran Church. All students and leaders involved with Basketball Camp for Flower City Work Camp 2016 should make every effort to attend. Thanks!
Adult Overnight/Base Leaders are required to attend ONE of two training/orientation sessions prior to Work Camp. Please attend the meeting on Saturday, March 5th from 9:00am – 10:30am at Browncroft Community Church OR the meeting on Saturday, March 12 from 9:00am – 10:30am at Hope Lutheran Church.
The Basketball Camp Training session for students and leaders originally scheduled for February 28th at 1:00PM has been cancelled. We will be rescheduling the training and will contact all basketball students and leaders soon with a new date. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change.
Our next Planning meeting is Wednesday, February 10th from 12:00 – 1:00PM at Hope Lutheran Church. All participating churches are required to send a representative to this meeting. Updates will be given on Student Applications, capacity concerns, Adult volunteer needs, etc. February 10th is also the deadline for “Other Adult Volunteer” applications. You can bring these with you to the meeting and give them to Claudia. There are only two more meetings left before Camp, so attendance is critical! See you there!
The Orientation/Training meetings for 2016 Work Site Leaders will be held on Saturday, February 6th from 8:00 – 10:00 am at Hope Lutheran Church and Saturday February 13th from 8:00 – 10:00 am at Browncroft Community Church. All Work Site Adult Volunteers MUST attend ONE of these two meetings (whatever is most convenient for you). Leader team assignments and Home assignments will be distributed and important information about planning for Flower City Work Camp 2016 will be presented. Coffee and goodies will be provided too! Looking forward to seeing all Adult Work Site Leaders soon!
Student Applications are due to Judy Buss during the week of January 25 – 29, 2016. The Student Application Packet and Instructions for submitting Student Applications are found on the FORMS page. Student applications must be submitted as a group by the church representative. Students who are not with a participating church may not apply. Applications will not be accepted after Friday, January 29. No exceptions.
The deadline for Required Adult Leaders has passed. Any Site, Sidewalk, Basketball, Soccer Leaders or Roving Experts submitted after December 23rd will not count toward the 1 – 4 Adult to Student ratio. Please continue to recruit adults for the other areas; Gofers, Nurses, Kitchen, Security, etc. The application for those adults is found on the FORMS page and the deadline is February 10th.
Applications for “Required Adult” Leaders are due to Claudia Zuch by December 23rd. Required Adults include Work Site Leaders, Sidewalk Club Leaders, Basketball and Soccer Camp Leaders, Roving Experts, Overnight Leaders, and the Lunch Coordinator. All applications should be accompanied by a background check. Applications received after December 23 will not count toward the 1:4 adult/student ratio.