Youth Group of
Sacred Heart

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WorkCamp 2021

What is Workcamp:  For one week you will become a part of a community of dozens of Catholic teenagers.  Through many discussions, delights, challenges, and reflections, you will gain new friendships; you will gain self-confidence in your faith; you will inspire others; you will be inspired.  Through your selfless service and hard work, you will make the poor and needy shed tears of gratitude and amazement. You yourself will shed tears from God’s Grace and God’s Love.   You will find peace; you will find joy.  You will want to come back year after year. 

1. Videos about Workcamp:   

    2020 Photos         2019 Recap
2018 Recap          2017 Recap       

Video 1.Workcamp Overview      Video 2.Example of Crew and Project      Video 3> Finished Sites  

How can I sign up or learn more :  Look below the pictures or email Tom Marino ([email protected]).

         Workcamp 2019
Workcamp 2017

The Basics

When is it:
June 20th (Sunday afternoon) – June 24th (Thurday afternoon)

Who is eligible:  
Anyone currently in High school
Where is it
Frederick County, VA

$75-$225 per teen (see to the right and below)

      Workcamp 2018
Workcamp 2016
Workcamp 2015
Workcamp 2014

Workcamp 2013

Workcamp 2012
Workcamp 2011
Workcamp 2010

Where to Start

 Step 1: Ask Questions:

Contact Tom Marino with any questions that you have:

Step 2: Register online & Pay Your Deposit 

Register Online HERE (Deadline is Sunday May 16th)

Make a $125 deposit per teen (written out to Sacred Heart, Attention Workcamp) by Sunday May 16th:

  • Save $25 for each additional teen you register (ex. $225 for two teens, $325 for three).
  • In addition to paying the deposit while you register online, you can drop off a check at the next meeting, drop it off or send it to the rectory (Sacred Heart of Jesus Rectory 130 Keating Dr Winchester VA 22601).

Step 3: Register as or Recruit an Adult Volunteer:

Recruit or sign up to be an Adult Volunteer for one or more of the many needed roles (Send me an email or text if interested):

  • Adult crew leader for entire Workcamp week. 
  • Adult contractor (help at least two days with projects before, during, or after the Workcamp week).
  • Homebase or Nursing volunteer for one or more days.
  • Loaner of a 7 seat vehicle for entire Workcamp week. 
  • Provide / Serve dinner for one or more nights
  • Help with morning prep and send off.

Step 4: Earn Money towards your fundraising quota:

Attend fundraisers and send letters to earn money towards your fundraising quota ($300 per teen):

  • Fundraiser options and how much each event counts towards your fundraising goal:
    • Apr 17th (Sat, 9am-4pm) : Mulching $50-$75
    • Letter Writing (preferably by end of April): 
    • Possibly the following dates
    • Apr 24th (Sat, 9am-4pm) : Mulching $50-$75
    • *Apr 30th (Fri, 9am-4pm) : Mulching $50-$75
    • May 8th (Sat, 9am-4pm) : Mulching $50-$75

Step 5: Attend Monthly Meetings:

Attend monthly meetings: (Sundays 6:30-7:45pm @ Sacred Heart: Apr 18th; May 16th; June 13th):