Camp Boost

2018 Camp Boost Volunteer Opportunities

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We’re gearing up for a great summer of four (yes, FOUR) weeks of Camp Boost Summer Reading Clubs, and maybe you or someone you know would like to spend a week helping kids get a reading boost and learn about the Bible (and maybe even wrapping someone up like a mummy while learning about Egypt!) […]

mentoring

Mentoring in first person: Rich and Cedric’s story

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It was September 2016 when Cedric, a freshman at Springfield High School, was matched with a mentor, Rich Warren, Pastor at Trinity Missionary Church in Springfield. Today Cedric is in 10th grade, involved with ROTC, and wants to join the military after high school. We sat down with Rich and Cedric to learn what mentoring […]

afterschool program

Who Has Time to Volunteer?

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Who has time to volunteer? Well, Matt, Jerome, Cydnee, Sam and Maggie do! Have you ever wondered what a SCYM afterschool volunteer looks like? We asked a few of our new and returning afterschool volunteers about their experience. They gave some great responses! Matt Rugh: Matt is a retired middle school principal and current youth […]

afterschool program

Find the gold in Springfield kids this fall

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If you’re like me, watching the Summer Olympics gives you all the feels: Athletes who’ve trained all their lives for this moment, parents and friends who’ve been by their side cheering them on, moments of glory and heartbreak, an athlete standing on the podium listening to their national anthem. We love it not just for […]