Miniwanca Volunteer Weekend

Miniwanca Volunteer Weekend will take place April 28 to 30, 2023.

Support the mission of the AYF and help prepare Miniwanca for summer 2023 during Volunteer Weekend!

If you want to help, we want you to join us! We welcome current and former camp families, seasonal staff, adult program alumni, and those new to Miniwanca.

This is a family-oriented weekend, and age-appropriate projects and activities will be available. Attendees younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

This weekend is free and includes housing and food for the weekend, including dinner on Friday evening, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. We ask that you consider making a donation to help cover the costs of this weekend.



We meet at Miniwanca on Friday evening and share a meal while we connect with old friends and make new ones.

Saturday will focus on service to the site. We will clean, rake, dig, paint, repair, and replace to help prepare this beautiful place for the hundreds of participants who will visit in 2023.

The rest of the weekend will be filled with games, socializing, free time, Community Fire, a reflection on service, and the first Polar Bear of 2023!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can volunteer?

We welcome current and former camp families, seasonal staff, adult program alumni, and those new to Miniwanca to join us. Age-appropriate projects and activities will be available.

 

What kind of work will we do?

Volunteers will assist Miniwanca staff in readying cabins, raking, organizing program spaces, and preparing the sites to welcome back even more campers in 2023.

How many hours of work are involved?

After breakfast, we will work on Saturday morning, then take a break for lunch. We’ll finish up our projects in the afternoon and early evening, then wind down with dinner, socializing, and a fire (and maybe a s’more or two!).

How much does this weekend cost?

This weekend is free and includes housing and food for the weekend, including dinner on Friday evening, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday.

We hope you’ll consider making a donation to help us cover the costs of this weekend.

Can children come?

Yes! This is a family-oriented weekend, and age-appropriate projects and activities will be available.

Volunteers younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children must be able to use the toilet independently.

How do I register?

Online registration is now open. Click here to register.