with workcamps, repairing homes and helping work
community events. As always, the impact
these groups made on our community is
amazing. Their willingness to cheerfully
serve the people of Hancock County made our
workcamp summer a great success.
Virginia Commonwealth University Aspire team with Tim Woodward giving them a lesson on ramp building.
We've had work camps since 1991, to rebuild an abandoned grocery store into our community center and to perform home repairs around our area. Jubilee Center, has ongoing repairs and upkeep needs.
Adult groups, or senior high groups along with adults, are welcome for overnight stays. Junior High students may stay overnight, if they are part of a group that also contains Senior High youth and adults. For every five young people, there must be at least one adult.
Groups will receive
direction on jobs from our staff, but also need to bring their own work
supervisors. These should be people
familiar with members of the group and have had some
construction experience (home repair counts!).
Groups of any size are welcome, and your length of
stay can be variable.
dependent upon several factors, including the size
of your group and your lodging requirements. If you are interested in
reserving a camp for 2014, please call us Mon.
thru Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. Work camp dates fill up
very quickly. The sooner you call, the more
likely you are to get the dates your group
wants. For more information on Jubilee's
Work camp Ministry, please contact Heidi or Rhonda
Utermoehlen at 423-733-4195, or email