LA CRESCENT, Minn. (WKBT) – A summer time program educating youngsters tips on how to join with communities across the nation is staying native this yr.
Prince of Peace Work Camp takes youngsters on mission journeys to completely different states, however this summer time’s journey was canceled because of the pandemic.
So organizers are taking a distinct method.
Youngsters are volunteering in La Crescent, making repairs to 4 houses, and making Veterans Park handicapped accessible.
This work camp teaches servant management and life abilities like normal upkeep.
However one volunteer says constructing relationships inside the neighborhood is what’s necessary to her.
“They’re normally dropped at tears by all the assistance that we’ve given them. My resident this yr stated that we’re like a household to her that she by no means bought to have,” stated Morgan Loberg, a youth volunteer.
That is her 4th yr of volunteering.
She says she’s been to Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Ohio.
Though the group is lacking out on the journey, organizers and children say they’re excited to revisit these locations they put a lot work into.
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