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Fri Apr 21, 2017 05:00 PM - Sat Apr 22, 2017 07:30 AM


7007 Idlewild RoadCharlotte, NC 28212


Cardboard Camp Out- On any given night, there are over 2,000 people experiencing homelessness in Mecklenburg County. The Power of Girls Cardboard Campout will help girls understand the causes of homelessness and the experiences someone facing homelessness may face. Activities will include hearing from individuals who have experienced homelessness, group discussions, and participating in a service project to help our neighbors. Girls who participate in this program will be challenged to Take Action in their own community to end homelessness.

12 Overnight Volunteers will act as mentors for the day and engage the students in meaningful conversations about empathy, the importance of giving back to their community, & how to find a cause that they are passionate about.

Overnight Volunteers will also:

Help girls with set-up of campgrounds

Facilitation of one of the following activities-

Operation Sandwich Project (making sandwiches for Urban Men’s Ministry)

Privilege Walk Activity (an interactive lesson on what it means to be privileged)

Assist with serving dinner and breakfast


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Overnight
  • Must pass a background check

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