When:
April 27th-28th, Fri to Sat - Partial Weekend
Who Can Go:
Campers Entering Grades 6 & Up
Event Fee:
Free

Raking leaves, stacking wood, clearing brush, floating docks, sweeping floors, washing windows:

there’s so much to do to clean up PL after the winter and get ready for summer!

We need your help, and there’s something for everyone to do!

Friday is Informal:

  • Arrive and leave anytime 8:00 am – sundown or stay overnight.
  • No meals provided on Friday as we are cleaning the kitchen so bring your own.
  • Feel free to come up after work and supper if you want to be here fresh for Saturday.
  • It’s cold in the cabins so dress warmly and bring warm bedding.

Saturday Schedule

8:00 – Breakfast for All

8:30 – Opening Welcome

12:00 – Lunch for All

4-4:30 – Work Ends

4:30 – Closing Worship with Rev. Deborah Blood, Maine Conference Minister

5:30 – Early Dinner for All

There is no fee for Jump Start Weekend, although donations are accepted.

 

Who may attend?

  • Adults over 18 years old and 9-12th graders.
  • 6th-8th graders may attend
    • They must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them throughout the weekend, such as a parent or a youth group leader.
  • Please, no children younger than 6th grade due to safety concerns.

 

Who needs a health form?

  • ALL MINORS NEED A HEALTH FORM.
  • Health Form 1 is required for minors only (no doctor’s signature, just parents).
  • If you return later for a camp session you’ll need Form 2, signed by a doctor, as well.
  • Download The Permission & Health Forms

 

Bring work equipment if you’ve got it (write your name on it).

Gloves, rakes, shovels, chainsaws, garden tools, construction tools.

 

Registration:

Adults:

Please let us know, by phone or email, if you plan on attending.

Information to provide:

  • Number of people attending
  • Which day(s) attending
    • Friday, Saturday, or both
  • If you plan on staying overnight Friday into Saturday
    • Saturday into Sunday for Youth Groups only
  • How many meals you plan on attending
    • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all provided on Saturday
  • If you have any dietary needs we should be aware of
    • Allergies, vegetarian, vegan, etc.
  • If any of the attendees have specific skill sets
    • Electrician, carpenter, welder, amateur chainsaw juggler, etc.
Youth Groups
  • 6th grade and older are welcome
  • Please have at least one adult for every five minors
  • Permission forms and health forms  are needed for all minors.
  • If your group works on Saturday you can stay for free at the Youth Group Overnight on Saturday.
  • If you want to stay overnight: Call for a reservation and bring a warm sleeping bag and warm sleeping clothes.
  • Please register by calling the camp office.
For more information about Youth Group Overnight, click here

Directions to Pilgrim Lodge