Camp Francis

The Camp Francis summer program is meant to support the mission of the Catholic Community of Saint Francis of Assisi and the Community Life ministries within our parish community.  We promise to inspire growth opportunities, offer support, encourage participation, and safeguard the environment as we build our summer family.  We enable our community to renew the spirit within, maintain the physical body, and grow the mind as we enjoy the quality recreational, educational and spiritual activities within our exceptional facilities and grounds. We welcome with joy all those young people who come to us and invite them into the life of our summer community. 

With Peace and Love,
Ashley Watson
Coordinator of Community Programs

Camp Francis 2020 Registration is CLOSED as all Camps for Summer 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Service Opportunities

Do your kids like to write letters or make cards?

Do your kids like to make things with construction paper, glue, crayons and whatever is around the house? Consider signing up to make the occasional birthday card for parishioners in our Caring Connections Ministry. https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/offer-or-receive-help/  You can sign up to send a birthday card on a particular day to a man or woman, and your kids can make the card. Just sign up for the task and the name and address will be emailed to you.

Do your kids like to draw?

Does your kid like to draw? Sign up at:
https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/offer-or-receive-help/ to find out how to share their artwork with some parishioners who might need a smile 🙂 

Do your kids like to help cook or what to learn the process?

Sign up for either Feed the Need or Caring Casseroles. You and your kids can pick out a recipe, write out the grocery list, shop for the ingredients, make the meal and deliver it to St. Francis. You’ll be helping community families who are living with illness, loss of a loved one, loss of a job, or even welcoming a new baby! It’s just another way we can be present to those in our community who may need just a bit of help.

https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/caring-casserole/
  
https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/ministries-2-2/feed-the-need-2/   

Does your child like writing letters and also sending and receiving mail?

How about setting them up to be penpals with a senior in our community who has limited connection with those outside their community?

Contact Kathleen.Owen@stfrancisraleigh.org for more information to set this up.

Do you have a child that knows how to sew and Make masks?

We are in need of donated masks are needed for the Hispanic Family Center, El Futuro, Hispanic farm workers the homeless and the children’s clinics.

Please contact Ellen Ferone at Ellenferrone@gmail.com for a pattern and drop off instructions.

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