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Serve with Peace City | LACES Camp

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This summer L.A.C.E.S., an organization we partner with, will be hosting a Refugee Youth Soccer Camp in Hyattsville, MD. This is a fun opportunity for children from all nations and languages to unite over the common language of soccer.  They will be providing a soccer camp that is fun, interactive and meaningful for refugee youth ages 9-14. Want to be part of the camp? They are looking for volunteers and coaches August 6-10th from 8:00am-12:30 pm. Learn more at www.laces.org/rysc
If you are available all week, a few days or just a few hours L.A.C.E.S. needs you!

What you can expect as a Volunteer:

Volunteers might be asked to do the following things.

- Register participants on the first day.
- Ensure campers safety to and from the pick-up and drop-off locations.
- Make sure breakfast and snacks are served.
- Pack lunches for participants to take home.
- Make sure water is always available.
- Medical personnel needed (i.e. Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Nurses, EMT’s, Dr.)

What you can expect as a Coach:
To provide a fun, challenging and meaningful summer camp we need coaches who are excited to help refugees feel welcomed through the avenue of soccer.

Coaches will be responsible for the following things:

- You will have the opportunity to coach 9 – 14-year-olds recently resettled refugees from - over 7 different nations.
- Arrive for set-up at 8:00 am each day.
- Coach 9:00 am-noon.
- 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Lunch and prep work for the next day’s activities.
- Coaches will work with 10 children.
 
Coaching Experience:
Knowledge of the game and ability to demonstrate soccer skills.

Contact, brandon@peacecity.church for more details.