International Ministries

Serve at Camp for Vulnerable Children in Lebanon (Volunteer Opportunity)

June 13, 2015 Opportunity

Camp Timeframe:   Spring/Summer 2016

Total time frame for volunteers - 8 days. See below for details.**

Project:   Participate in 3-day camps for children who come from backgrounds of extreme hardship, including children’s homes and marginalized communities.  The aim of both camps is to provide vulnerable children with a variety of opportunities for development in a recreaional setting that demonstrates the Lord’s love.

 There are 50 children per camp (ages 8-13)

Activities include: 

~ hymns, devotions and Bible discussions

~ group games and activities

~ arts & crafts

~ daytrips, cultural/educational outings

~ shared meals and accommodation 

**Mission Team Timeframe: 8 days as follows

~ 2 for travel (to and from Lebanon)

~ 2 preparation prior to the camp

~ 3 working days (Wed through Friday)

~ 1 for site-seeing 

The ideal visiting Mission Team would have 7 members (age 18+) who are suitable for working with the unique needs of vulnerable children, and who would be able to share the following skills:

~ Sports leadership

~ Teaching experience

~ Gifted speaking

~ Nursing

~ Mentorship (for pastoral care and counseling) 

~ Arts and crafts

~ Photography

Costs that Mission Team members should take into account in addition to their airfare to and from Lebanon include est US$100/person/day for accommodation (Full-board/Double Occupancy), transportation, and a one day site-seeing trip within Lebanon.

Missionary in Country: Dan and Sarah Chetti

International Partner:Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD)
Housing: Camp Housing
Length of Service: 3 days with campers, 8 days total recommended