Jennifer Harris

Calling All Volunteers…Gluten-free Camps Need You

by Jennifer Harris on March 7th, 2011


Gluten Free Works Jennifer Harris

Gluten Free CampsThis is the time of year when parents are planning their summer activities and for those kids on the gluten-free diet those plans include attending a gluten-free camp.  There are a number of gluten-free camps out there who are in need of volunteers to perform a variety of tasks.  

They camps lists below are looking for volunteers to work six hour shifts in the kitchen.  If you are interested in helping make this a great time for our celiac kids send an email to gigcamp@gluten.net with your name, contact information and the day(s) available help out at the following locations:

  • Camp Sealth

Vashon Island, Washington

Session 4: July 20 – 25, 2011

Session 5: July 26 – 29, 2011

Session 4/5: July 20 – July 29, 2011

  • Camp Kanata

Wake Forest, North Carolina

August 7-13, 2011

Our local camp for kids on the gluten-free diet, Camp Weekaneatit, is also in need of volunteers to perform a variety of tasks.  Camp Weekaneatit is held at Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way in Winder, Georgia from May 28th – June 3rd.  As a volunteer at camp you will:

• Have an experience to add to your RESUME
• Have a valuable educational experience
• Experience a great sense of helping others
• Develop leadership skills
• Make Life-time friends

Anyone interested in volunteering for camp should contact: Jill Waddell at jhwaddell@bellsouth.net, or via phone at 770-312-9722. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and will be contacted directly by Jill to schedule an interview.  All expenses are covered by camp.

If you are looking for a gluten-free camp for your child, please take a look at this list compiled by Katie Chalmers to find the one that is closest to you.

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Author Information: Jennifer D. Harris, Atlanta, GA
Jennifer D. Harris, http://www.jenniferglutenfreeingeorgia.blogspot.com
Gluten-Free Product Specialist, Return to Eden
Program Chair, Atlanta Metro CeliacsTwitter@jenniferGFinGA

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