Category Archives: Events

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!!


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? 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.

The Cumberland Day of Caring and Sharing

The Cumberland Day of Caring and Sharing needs a few good volunteers – almost 200. There are still 19
projects that need volunteers. Join the United Way for the 15th event — Friday, May 18 from 8 am until 12 noon (lunch begins at noon). Projects are all over Cumberland. If you, your group or your business
would like to sign up to volunteer contact the volunteer center at (301) 784-5331 or Doughnuts and coffee are at 8 am on the downtown Cumberland Mall – then report to your work sites at 8:30 – work until 12 noon – then to Hot Stove Bingo Hall for lunch.

Decon Exercise

Western Maryland Hospital System will be holding a Decontamination Exercise on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from 10 am – Noon, for which they would need 10 – 15 volunteers that would be willing to wear their bathing suit and let run through our Decon Shower several times.  The water will be warm so you will not going to be showered in cold water.

WMHS will also be offering free meal cards to their dining facility to show their appreciation for any volunteers that can help out.

If you wish to volunteer for this event, please contact the Volunteer Center at or (301) 784-5331