Literacy camp makes big splash in small town
By Holly McCray
A large tarpaulin creates a fun water slide for intern Lucia Gwarada, center, and friends.
At left, Jymme Joe Martin helps youngsters swing clubs at the Mangum golf course. Above, campers and intern Sarah Poteet stand strong...
2 host churches sought for summer's Project Transformation
Two urban churches--one in Tulsa and one in Oklahoma City--are being sought as host sites for summer’s Project Transformation (PT) literacy day camps for elementary students.
A camp’s daily components include rotations of reading, computers, recreation, and arts-and-crafts; and breakfast, lunch, and snack, explained Lindsey Bryan, executive director of the United Methodist program. PT provides training prior to the camps.
Project Transformation - Host church wanted in OKC
A volunteer reads with a young Bartlesville camper.
Project Transformation (PT) is seeking a church site in the Oklahoma City metro to host one of its literacy day camps in 2012.
Each summer, these United Methodist-supported camps at...
Child trades worry for wonder
Jordan Love helps a child with a spray-paint project during Project Transformation at Moore-First UMC.
Project Transformation is a summer literacy day camp for underserved children. From June 6 to July 28, mentors and volunteers helped 488 elementary students through reading, computers, arts-and-crafts, music and theater, field trips, and enrichment activities.
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An AmeriCorps intern, right, encourages four girls, who sang and danced during a Project Transformation talent show at Moore-First UMC.
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Project Transformation -Welcoming a new leader and a new site
The new year brings a new leader and addition of a new site church for Project Transformation, a United Methodist literacy program for elementary-age children in Oklahoma.