Please start thinking about how you can volunteer this summer with the 2nd Whee Read Summer Literacy Program. Last summer we served 13 kids.  This year we are quickly filling up the 24 slots available. It is possible that the camp will have 30 students, so we need you!! The program runs for 6 weeks (Mon-Fri), starting June 22 and ending July 31. Volunteers can sign-up according to their time availability. Please signup below.

  • Van riders to transport children in morning, 7-8 am., and afternoon 3:45-4:30 pm. The riders assist the children in and out of the van and crossing any streets.  The rider must be able to exit the van quickly in case a safety issue occurs. Van Rider online signup.
  • Breakfast set-up/serve/cleanup (pre-packaged food, no cooking involved), 7:45-8:30 am. Breakfast online signup.
  • Reading Buddies, 1:45-2:15 pm., listen to the children read. Reading Buddies online signup.
  • Playground Volunteers, 1:15-1:45 pm.    This time is free play or leader directed.  Playground monitor online signup. 

Donations are encouraged to help pay for children’s lunches at the WCU cafeteria.  A healthy and filling lunch cost is $210 for the summer. Please make checks out to CUMC with Whee Read in the memo line or make a donation via the church website here. There is a special line for Whee Read.

To read more about the program, please go to Whee Read Summer Literacy Program.