CAMP Rehoboth Chorus Starting to Prepare New Shows
For over half a calendar year, the CAMP Rehoboth Chorus has been entertaining the (virtual) masses with their monthly First Fridays cabaret productions. But now, the group is excited to begin preparing new, live ensemble shows.
Stay tuned for more information coming soon regarding ensemble concerts scheduled for September 24-26, and then again next President’s Day weekend, February 18-20, 2022.
Until then, look out for more cabarets in September (themed “Music of the Night”) and October (“Drinkin’, Cheatin’, and Wild Women”). These concerts will stream live from the CAMP Rehoboth Chorus Facebook page and will also be featured on CAMP Rehoboth’s YouTube page. ▼
CAMP Rehoboth Outreach Program
CROP Braves the Heat at Delaware Botanic Gardens
On Tuesday, July 13, an intrepid team of seven CROP volunteers braved the summer heat and assisted with needed tasks at Delaware Botanic Gardens in Dagsboro. The team planted grasses along the Living Shore Line at Pepper Creek to mitigate erosion, cleared brush, and did more planting in other areas. They also planted vines at the base of several “tree wogs”—upended trees with their roots sticking up. A very productive morning! Head horticulturist Stephen Pryce Lea was super appreciative of CROP volunteers’ efforts—which, the team pointed out, they couldn’t have done without his expert guidance ▼
CROP Visits the Food Bank
A team of 10 CROP volunteers traveled to the Food Bank of Delaware’s facility in Milford on Tuesday, August 3. There, they sorted a myriad of food items into their proper categories—vegetables (loads of cans!), breakfast items, beverages, soup, protein, condiments, and more. Then the items were boxed to be delivered to many Delaware organizations for distribution to families in need. Over 2,500 pounds of food were boxed! This was CROP’s third quarterly visit to the Food Bank, with one more scheduled this year (November 2). Thanks to all who participated! ▼
Photos above: The CROP Team
SAVE THE DATE
Women’s FEST 2022
Women’s FEST 2022 is in motion and being planned for April 7-10, 2022. Initial meetings with staff and key volunteer leaders took place over the last two months and next steps are underway to engage the broader community as the designs and logistics get into full swing. Volunteers interested in participating in key leadership roles should email: email@example.com and include WF 2022 in the subject line.
In the coming month, the online volunteer sign-up for specific tasks will be available. Big thanks to Nancy Hewish for agreeing to participate in an advisory capacity and to help the new Chair of Women’s FEST—Lisa Soens—as she builds her volunteer committee. ▼
Join YOUTH Up for Upcoming Events and Programs
YOUTH Up invites you to join upcoming events and programs. First, on Saturday, August 21, noon to 2 p.m., youth ages 10 to 19 can enjoy a FREE Bowling & Pizza event at Lefty’s Alley & Eats. There is limited space available. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next, join the YOUTH Up LGBTQA+ youth-led book club to discuss Carry On by Rainbow Rowell on Tuesday, August 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Then, don’t miss a new and in-person YOUTH Up Monthly Social kicking off on Friday, September 10, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. With snacks and drinks provided, this fun event will be held at MCC Rehoboth at 19369 Plantation Road, Rehoboth Beach. These monthly socials are designed specifically for 10- to 19-year-old LGBTQ+ youth. Meetings are free, confidential, and peer-led. Masks are required. Questions? Email Barbara at email@example.com. ▼
CAMP Rehoboth’s Live and Silent Auctions Are Back!
CAMP Rehoboth’s Sun Festival, a week full of events and fun begins August 29. And back—by popular demand—is one of CAMP Rehoboth’s most iconic Labor Day weekend events: the auction!
Last year’s online auction was so successful that this year, the Sun Festival auction will again take place primarily online. There will, however, be small LIVE Auctions taking place (thanks to our gracious performers) during performances by The Skivvies on September 3, and Jennifer Holliday on September 4.
Items being donated range widely in price, type, size, and quantities, assuring there’s something to please a variety of tastes and price-points.
Have your own fun or fabulous items to donate? Only two days left to make it into the auction catalog. All donation forms must be in by August 21! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 302-227-5620, if you have auction questions. ▼