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Spring Volunteer Weekend — Camp Fircom



We welcome you to affix us on website March 8-10, 2024 for our annual Spring Volunteer Weekend! 

*Registration Required*
Registration Opens February 7 at 7pm.
(hyperlink supplied under)

This can be a fantastic alternative to attach with others, take pleasure in time in nature, and eat scrumptious meals! A campfire on Saturday night (full with S’mores!) can even be supplied.

All through the course of the weekend, we will likely be working collectively in group to perform quite a lot of duties that may put together us for the upcoming working season. Some duties we’ll interact in collectively (i.e., wiping down watercraft and carrying them all the way down to Canoe Cove). For others, we’ll type groups to ‘divide and conquer’! 

Group duties will embrace, however aren’t restricted to:

  • Cleansing home windows

  • Tidying up and weeding within the backyard

  • Tightening the bunk mattress frames in Craigcroft and Cabins

  • Wiping down partitions and doorways

  • Placing collectively our new furnishings in Higher Jube

  • Fixing the steps main the breezeway of Cabins 5 & 6

  • Path upkeep

  • Energy washing decking and different surfaces

Our expectation will likely be for contributors to volunteer for six hours on Saturday and three hours on Sunday morning. The remainder of the time will likely be put aside for enjoyable and having fun with time in nature and with each other.

All volunteer contributors will likely be housed in our Craigcroft lodging (we’ve new, comfortable mattresses!). All rooms are double-occupancy, so count on to share a room with one other volunteer. If a pal or accomplice is becoming a member of you, we’ll you should definitely assign you to the identical room.

Water Taxi Occasions:

On Friday, the water taxi will depart Horseshoe Bay at 6:30pm (please arrive on the dock close to the red-roofed hut by 6:15pm and verify in with Neerava). On Sunday, volunteers will depart Fircom on a 2:30pm water taxi. 

Meals:

Dinner will likely be prepared for you upon your arrival on Friday, and meals and snacks will likely be supplied by means of to lunch on Sunday.

What to convey with you:

  • Sleeping bag and/or blanket (we’ll present fitted sheets & pillows with pillow instances)

  • Heat, snug clothes that you do not thoughts getting soiled (layers are the very best, the climate is unpredictable in March!)

  • Outside Gear – rain coat, toque, rain pants, gloves, rain boots

  • Flashlight or head lamp

  • E-book and/or board or card video games

  • Toiletries

  • Gardening/Work Gloves (when you have some)

  • Drinks of selection (tea and occasional will likely be supplied)

  • A optimistic, joyful angle 🙂

Please Notice:

Our Spring Volunteer Weekend is designed as an expertise for adults, and our registration portal will solely permit for adults (ages 18+) to register (22 spots out there). You probably have kids and discovering take care of them for the weekend is troublesome, please contact Neerava (information@fircom.ca) to inquire about bringing them alongside. We could possibly prepare child-minding for a really restricted quantity of kids.

Registration Deadline for the Spring Volunteer Weekend is Monday, March 4, 2024, 6pm. There’s zero value for contributors, however we have to order meals and finalize water taxis prematurely.

We hope it is possible for you to to affix us for what we consider will likely be a enjoyable (and productive) weekend!

With a lot gratitude and appreciation for all who want to provide their reward of time and vitality to Camp Fircom,

Terra McKenzie (Govt Director)

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