What will you do this Summer?

What will you do this summer? Volunteer and get a new perspective on life! Come to the April 27, Save the World Fair, 9-1 at ACM and find out about local volunteer opportunities!Group!!

Reading Tutors Needed at Cumberland Y

ACM SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITY – Reading Tutors needed at Cumberland, YMCA 

Description: Volunteer Reading Tutors  for School Age Children

Contact/Supervisor Name: Gail Davis, Director of School Age Childcare Program at the Cumberland YMCA

ymcaLocation Address: 601 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD 21502

Student Learning Objectives (What Students Will Learn when the Tutor):  apply instructional strategies and gain first-hand experience working with children.

The more effort and excitement the mentor puts into the project, the more excited the kids will be about participating. Learn how to help children read

better and be more self-confident about reading aloud. 

Dates Needed /Length of Time: Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 PM 

What kind of students are you looking for? We are looking for students that like to work with children and to see them succeed. 

They must be respectful to the children.

Next steps if a student/instructor is interested? Please contact Gail Davis at 301-777-9646 for more information and

AND complete the ACM 3 easy steps found at this link: http://www.allegany.edu/x785.xml

Service-Learning is characterized by a deliberate connection between academic curriculum and community service. Students’ service can be a component of course curriculum and becomes a vehicle for learning course material. Students reflect on their service, relate it to coursework, and evaluate what they are learning. Service-learning also provides students the opportunity to hone job skills. (More about service learning is available at this link: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Resources/aaccprograms/horizons/Pages/default.aspx.)

Cumberland Invites you to Free Concerts & Movies This Summer

The Downtown Development Commission, Canal Place Heritage Area and City of Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department are pleased to present a wonderful lineup of music and movies this summer. Complete schedule can be downloaded at Cumberland

Tinker Camp

Volunteer Project Name: Tinkering Camp

umeProject Description: At Tinker Camp, youth ages 8-14 will learn, discover, and create using electronics and other materials.  

What will the Student Volunteer to Do? Student volunteers will work directly with youth to build circuits and create projects.

Date of Event: Saturday, April 9, 2016 

Time: TBD (9-3pm?)

Location: LaVale Library, 815 National Hwy, La Vale, MD 21502 – Phone:(301) 729-0855

Who Should the Student Contact?   Jessica Mellon, 4-H Educator, University of Maryland Extension-Allegany County

How Should they Contact Them? jmellon2@umd.edu or 301-724-3320

Who will Supervise Them? Jessica Mellon

What will the Student Learn?  The student will learn circuitry basics, gain experience working with youth in a non-classroom setting, and learn STEM education best practices. 

Is an application or contact information required? Volunteers must meet with Jessica Mellon in advance of camp to discuss plans and preparations.    

Students who volunteer should complete the ACM forms – listed on Page 7 – in the SL/CE Student Handbook found at this link. Please return your forms to the Service Learning and Civic Engagement office – located in the Humanities Building in room 11a.

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