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Summer Camp 2021

Camp Tekoa Hendersonville

Camp Tekoa Hendersonville

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Camping Western North Carolina

 

What is Service Sunday?

Service Sunday is an opportunity for members of the community to spend an afternoon at Tekoa Foothills working alongside our staff to complete various on or off-site projects. Tekoa Foothills provides the equipment and tools needed for each project. Prior to the event, participants are informed if any additional tools are required. To conclude the afternoon, our staff provides a free, warm meal to every volunteer as a way to give gratitude for their involvement and hard work. 

Who can participate?

Anyone who is willing and able to lend a helping hand is welcome to participate. 

When does it happen?

The second Sunday of every month from 3:00-6:00pm. Located at Tekoa Foothills 258 Hull Road Casar, North Carolina 28020.

How do I RSVP?

Please RSVP to the Facebook event page, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call the office at (704) 538-3866 to confirm the number of volunteers. This allows us to prepare dinner plans correctly in advance. 

Safety Concerns

Please wear closed-toed shoes. Bring work gloves and a water bottle. The expectations of each service project are explained clearly and concisely to ensure that every volunteer feels competent in their ability to successfully complete projects. The highly trained Maintenance Director aids volunteers by providing demonstrations and explanations for using tools and equipment.  All service projects are outside, therefore masks are not required but rather suggested. Whenever indoors, guests are required to wear a mask. All volunteers are safely able to socially distance or to request a specific project for their nuclear family. Meals are either prepared and wrapped individually or served by the Tekoa Foothills staff. Volunteers are encouraged to utilize outdoor seating during meal time. 

Past Projects

Trimmed bushes and hedges around Loy White Lodge. Cleared underbrush from bamboo forest to prepare for a new campsite. Cleared wooded area behind Loy White Lodge. Cut and stacked firewood from fallen trees. Spread mulch around Loy White Lodge flower beds. Built A-frame tent camping shelter. Built raised bed garden boxes. Built wooden axe throwing targets.

Involvement

Are you involved with a local community organization that could benefit from a volunteer-based service project? Contact Tekoa Foothills to discuss the possibility of planning a Service Sunday to help YOU! 

If you are interested in assisting the maintenance of Tekoa Foothills in another way, consider donating to the Tekoa Foothills General Maintenance Fund to help us complete other on-site projects. 

Are you interested in planning a service project other than during Service Sundays? Let us know!