Monday, June 4, 2012

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Students

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Arc of Dallas - July 11-29th and July 9-20th
This organization operates a summer Adventure Camp for kids from age 5 and older with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Volunteers interact with campers to provide mentoring, friendship and staff support. Contact camp@arcdallas.org

Brother Bill's Helping Hand - June 7, 8 and 9th
This social service agency that enriches lives in west Dallas offers area kids a junior soccer clinic. Contact: volunteer@bbhh.org

At Camp Noogie, kids whose lives have been touched by cancer find a fun getaway. Contact kwalgama@cancersupporttexas.org

Equest - Ongoing throughout the summer
This therapeutic riding program in Wylie provides riding and horsemanship instruction and enjoyment for kids of all ages Contact: egrant@equest.org

Jubilee Park and Community Center - June 11-August 10th
This summer program serves the education and recreational needs of neighborhood children. Contact: mleroy@jubileecenter.org

Museum of Nature and Science - June 9-10th, July 14-15th and August 11-12th
At Summer Discovery Days, volunteers help kids enjoy arts and craft projects designed around science-related topics. Contact fhilton@natureandscience.org

Vogel Alcove - Ongoing throughout the summer
Serve as a "classroom buddy" while helping this organization serve the needs of homeless children. Contact: Suzette Mason, 214-368-8686 ext. 229

Project Transformation - June 11-August 2nd
Day camps for over 800 underserved children at eight Dallas-area sites provide fun and education. Contact: shadburn@projecttransformation.org

Voice of Hope Ministries - June 4-July 27th
Summer day camp provides west Dallas kids a safe haven and sustains learning in a recreational atmosphere. Contact: volunteer@voiceofhope.org

Wesley-Rankin Community Center - June 11-August 2nd
School-age children enjoy lessons in science, math and the arts at this summer enrichment day camp. Contact shellie@wesleyrankin.org

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