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LUM Camp Counselor 2014

Don’t Miss This Opportunity — Be a 2015 LUM Camp Counselor!

LUM Camp 2015 starts in just one month, and there are still a few Camp Counselor openings. LUM simply could not offer LUM Camp without our talented and dedicated Volunteer Camp Counselors who…

  • Spend the entire week (July 27-July 31) at camp serving as life guides and role models
  • Assist and motivate campers whether they are trying to learn a new skill or have concerns about an issue or idea
  • Are fun-loving, patient and genuinely concerned for the welfare and development of young people
  • Help create a family environment that makes LUM Camp unique and special

Few volunteer opportunities offer as much fulfillment as being a LUM Camp Counselor.

book reader w borderAssist our students in experiencing the thrill of camping with camp songs, a bonfire, camp food, swimming, horseback riding, wall climbing, crafts and chapel. If this sounds like something for you — or someone you know — apply TODAY. You won’t regret it!

For the online application for LUM Camp Counselor and additional information, click HERE.

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LUM 5th Quarter –
Essential Skills Learned

Dear Friends,

To succeed in school and life, children need ongoing opportunities to learn and practice essential skills. This is especially true during the summer months.IMG_2451

For many children, summer is a carefree, happy time when they experience family vacations, trips to museums, parks and libraries. But for others, when school doors close for the summer, educational opportunities cease— along with basic needs such as healthy meals and adequate adult supervision.

These are the children being reached right now through the Lafayette Urban Ministry’s 5th Quarter Summer Learning Retention Program.1052428_564390920269127_1965859719_o

It will cost LUM $29,000 to offer 5th Quarter for ten weeks this summer. Included in this amount are four teachers, curriculum, online learning fees, program supplies, snacks, and transportation to field trips.

I hope you will consider helping us to cover these costs.

Your tax-deductible gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more, will allow LUM to offer this remarkable opportunity to 60 low-income children this summer.

Won’t you join me in supporting LUM’s 5th Quarter Program? There is no better way to prepare an at-risk child for the coming school year or to narrow the achievement gap separating that child from future success. Put your check in the mail today; or give online at

Joe Micon
Executive Director, Lafayette Urban Ministry

P.S.  I would love to show you Fifth Quarter in action. Email me at with a date between now and August 7 that you can stop by at 10:30a.m. for a visit!

{Please Read the entire letter — HERE.}