The Orchard Blog

A-CAMPING WE WILL GO! by kathrynegly
January 14, 2009, 1:33 pm
Filed under: Orchard Kids

No doubt about it—camp is a great experience for kids!

– 96% of elementary kids say camp helped them make new friends.
– 92% say the experience helped them feel good about themselves
– 74% say they tried something they’d been afraid of while at camp.

Camp Kidjam applications due THIS weekend with a $50 deposit!

Need more info? Email me or visit!

– Kathryn Egly

Finding Time to Volunteer by orchardblog
January 13, 2009, 11:47 am
Filed under: Orchard Kids, Volunteering, Weekend Gatherings

What’s the difference between people who volunteer and people who don’t?  About 436 more hours (or 2.5 weeks!) of TV viewing per year.

According to a recent study, people who volunteer give up an average of an hour of TV per day compared to those who don’t.

If you aren’t volunteering, inquire at the Info Counter about how to GET INVOLVED and make a difference!

Source: Volunteering in America

Posted by Kathryn Egly