20800
Montana
A Labor of Love: Lend a Hand at Camp Make-A-Dream
Volunteer and make a difference at Camp Make-A-Dream. Because as Emerson said, “To know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived — that is to have succeeded.”
Rating (5)
Program No. 20800RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
749
Special Offer
7 days
6 nights
18 meals
6B 1BR 5L 6D
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Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Overview
Camp Make A Dream, Gold Creek, MT
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Begin Project Work, Camp Mak-A-Dream Presentation
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Project Work, Free Time
Camp Make A Dream, Gold Creek, MT
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Project Work, Dinner at the Dinner Bell
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Program Concludes
Camp Make A Dream, Gold Creek, MT
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At a Glance

Camp Make-A-Dream offers a unique escape for children, young adults and families affected by cancer by providing a medically supervised, cost-free, community camp experience in beautiful Montana. Campers at Camp Make-A-Dream can enjoy a week of normalcy and a chance to connect and make new friends with others facing similar challenges. Play a vital role in the camp’s inspiring work as you help to prepare Camp Make-A-Dream for the upcoming season through painting, cleaning, gardening, maintenance and carpentry.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Minimal walking. Possible projects are all physical and include cleaning, gardening, painting, maintenance and carpentry projects. Camp is handicapped-accessible. Elevations of 5,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Work behind the scenes to ready the camp to welcome and make a difference in the lives of many sick children and their families during a very difficult time.
  • Serve in a capacity best-suited to your ability, be it cleaning, gardening, painting or carpentry.
  • In the evening after a day’s work, hear stories of the many lives changed through a week at Camp Make-A-Dream and experience local history and your beautiful surroundings on an excursion to a historic town.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Ruth Hauri
Ruth Hauri was born and raised in central Switzerland. Many years ago she had an apprenticeship as a medical assistant, allowing her the opportunity to travel and explore the world. While in Mexico she met a man from Kentucky who became her husband. Ruth’s husband was a semi driver, so together they explored the United States. Ruth is excited to work as a coordinator for the University of Montana Western Road Scholar programs and have the opportunity to meet people from different fields and interests.
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