Work Weekend

Thank you for your interest in YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya’s volunteer/alumni work weekend.  This is a great opportunity for past, present and future camp family to come together and give back!  This event is family friendly and is equal parts work day and reunion.

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Date and Location:
Spring Work Weekend is May 14-16, 2021.  The 15th is the official work day.  The location is YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya:  12101 Y Camp Rd, Suring, WI 54174

Camp will have a giant list of work projects that fall into three categories; safety, program, and beautification.  The list will be available for review 2 weeks ahead of work weekend.  If there is a specific project or skillset you prefer, please notify the camp director.  715-276-7116

Family Friendly:
This year our Spring Work Weekend will have counselors available to play and entertain kids so you can bring up your little ones while you help out with work projects.  Kids are also welcome to work on age appropriate projects.

Lodging for Volunteers:
Cabins are available for friends and families to stay Friday and/or Saturday.  Camp will be in charge of cabin placements and we will work to place you based on your requested needs and desired group (if applicable).

Food Provided Saturday:
Camp will be serving food breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday.  Please bring drinks, snacks and additional meals as needed.

Alcoholic beverages are allowed during non-work times.  Please keep drinking limited to cabins and campfire areas.  Moderation is strongly encouraged.  We will be having a dinner social on Saturday, alcoholic beverages will be available for dinner and alumni campfire.  Again, this is intended to create a lively and fun atmosphere and all behavior should align with the values of the YMCA.

Tentative Schedule:

5pm – 8pm: Check in volunteer/alumni guests to cabins
5pm – 10pm: Y’s Men Social - (Y’s Men do their traditional cook out and social at the DH. Interested in joining the club?  Stop on by for a burger and meet some of the club members)

8am: Breakfast and Check In
8:30am: Projects Breakdown and Team Meeting
9:00am:  Camp Staff Lead Activities for campers, campers can help do projects with parents
9:00 – 12:00 Projects
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
1:00pm – 4pm: Projects
12:45: Camp Staff Lead Activities for campers, campers can help do projects with parents
5:30pm – 6:30:  Dinner at Camp (camp does the meal, table chants etc…real fun time)
7:00pm – Family and Alumni Campfire Program (relaxed alcohol policy to enhance skit performances) (skit and song campfire, loads of fun and bonding, stories from the past, Ken does OLE)

8am – 12pm Light Continental Breakfast in DH (self serve)
Clean cabins and depart. 

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