Help create positive memories for children in the local foster care system.
For one week of summer, dozens of individuals from Hope Fellowship will head to east Texas for Royal Family Kids Camp. This is a week for us to serve as counselors, teachers and leaders for children who are currently, or have ever been in the foster care system (scroll to the bottom of this page for a detailed list of roles in which you can serve). Many times these kids have been neglected, abused or abandoned. For one week these kids will experience unconditional love and fun!!
If you can’t serve the whole week we also have several one-day serving opportunities available.
Questions? Contact Launa Vaughn, Hope’s Mission Pastor at 972-377-8855 or by email at email@example.com.
July 29 - August 3
Church Camp Rd.
Point, TX 75472
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roles to be filled at camp
Be responsible to build relationships with 2 campers that you are leading for the week. Engage in all activities with your two campers. Become a healing factor in the lives of campers. Know the whereabouts of each child every minute of the day, give devotional at night (provided by camp).
Available to give breaks to the counselors as needed and engage with the children when filling in.
ASSISTANTS (TEEN HELPERS)
Available to help anywhere needed, and report to the Activity Center Coordinator and Director. (Minimum age: 16 years, 15 years if parent is volunteering at camp)
BREAK ROOM COORDINATOR
Coordinate the designated area for counselors and staff to meet during kids club and after bedtime.
Someone who loves to write stories, who will capture memorable stories from the week to write down. Will edit and assemble the week’s stories to keep as a record of the week.
FISHING COORDINATOR (only if there is water in the lake)
Be available at the waterfront during activity times to provide fun, safe fishing experiences for our campers. Have all equipment ready to go, ready for FUN! (i.e. poles, hooks, bait, life vests, etc.)
DEAN OF MEN AND WOMEN
Works with the Director and Assistant Director in the selection of counselors. Assisting in coordinating counselor/camper situations.
PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR/SOCIAL WORKER
Must have professional training and credentials that meet highest licensing requirements of the state. Assists each counselor to help alleviate the tension lines established by a camping experience.
Must be a licensed nurse. Will be responsible for total health care program and record keeping for the camp.
ACTIVITY CENTER COORDINATOR
Responsible for creating 20-25 interesting and creative activities that emphasize “process not product”, some of which relate to theme. Makes sure centers are ready when campers arrive, and keep them in good order all week.
Prepare morning exercise routine, plan and organize a game each day between 4:30 – 5:00 PM. Develop wholesome athletic events for children ages 6 to 12 where everyone is a winner and competition is minimized.
Taking 6 snapshots of each camper (with Grandparent, Aunts and Uncles, Counselors, engaging in activities) to be given to campers on Friday. Capturing footage of camp. Develop 10-minute presentation with slides.
Help run sound during chapel and assemblies. Must have a basic understanding of sound systems.
GRANDPA AND GRANDMA
Adding the dimension of extended family to the camp, show and tell some stories, reading stories at night, sorting and delivering camp mail and daily snacks to campers.
AUNT AND UNCLE
Adding the dimension of extended family to the camp, show and tell some stories, read stories at night, helping where needed.