Camp FUNdraising Ideas

One way you can help support and partner with Young Life Africa/Middle East is to fundraise for camp.

Scroll down for some ideas to get started. Give us a shout with any questions or to discuss an idea of your own!

Why fundraise?

  • It’s FUN! Exercise your creativity and choose something that interests you personally. It is called FUNdraising after all!
  • You can make a difference! Any amount makes an impact and as long as you set a goal, we are great with it.
  • You’ve got support! We are here to provide tips, tricks, photos, videos, giving links – anything you need. Plus, we are cheering you on!
  • It’s a chance to share! Telling others about Young Life camp is one of the best ways to share the story of Young Life Africa/Middle East.

2020 “Fill the Bus” Camp Challenge

Join in the fun and raise funds for Young Life camp in just a matter of weeks!

 

  • Start your fundraising page easily online through GoFundMe
  • Did you know? 75% of family and friends are more likely to donate when asked by someone they know.
  • Camp Challenge runs from February 3 – March 16, 2020 
  • Total time commitment: about 8-10 hours

 

View the Challenge

Bingo Night

Host a fun night of playing Bingo with friends, share about Young Life camp in Africa/Middle East, serve light appetizers/drinks and raise funds for camp in a specific region.

 

  • Choose region to support
  • Set a goal! Choose from various levels or create your own:
    • Fill a cabin: $600
    • Fill work crew spots: $1,200
    • Fill a bus: $2,000
    • Fill the plates: $4,000
    • Fill a camp: $7,500 + MATCH
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 5 hours

Sip & Paint

Host a fun event with friends where creativity flows, share about Young Life camp in Africa/Middle East, serve light appetizers/drinks and raise funds for camp in a specific region.

 

  • Choose region to support
  • Set a goal! Choose from various levels or create your own:
    • Fill a cabin: $600
    • Fill work crew spots: $1,200
    • Fill a bus: $2,000
    • Fill the plates: $4,000
    • Fill a camp: $7,500 + MATCH
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 7 hours

Birthday Celebration

Invite people to send kids in Africa or the Middle East to Young Life camp in celebration of your or someone else’s birthday, giving the gift that has eternal impact!

 

  • Choose region to support
  • Set a goal! Choose from various levels or create your own:
    • Fill a cabin: $600
    • Fill work crew spots: $1,200
    • Fill a bus: $2,000
    • Fill the plates: $4,000
    • Fill a camp: $7,500 + MATCH
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 5 hours

T-shirt Sales

Sell Young Life Africa/Middle East division (or country specific) t-shirts in person and/or virtually through the Young Life online store.

 

  • Choose a month to sell and a region to support
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 10 hours

Event: House Concert, Dessert, Movie Night, Etc.

Organize a gathering to share the joy, peace and fun that Young Life camp brings to kids in Africa and the Middle East.

 

  • Choose region to support
  • Set a goal! Choose from various levels or create your own (bigger goals are better for events – you can also list these levels as suggested donation amounts):
    • Fill a cabin: $600
    • Fill work crew spots: $1,200
    • Fill a bus: $2,000
    • Fill the plates: $4,000
    • Fill a camp: $7,500 + MATCH
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 30 hours

Virtual Banquet

Invite family/friends to stay in their homes and join a Facebook live event where you share videos and stories. We’ll help you coordinate having an African or Middle Eastern staff join to share stories from camp.

 

  • Choose region to support
  • Set a goal! Choose from various levels or create your own:
    • Fill a cabin – $600
    • Fill work crew spots – $1,200
    • Fill a bus – $2,000
    • Fill the plates – $4,000
    • Fill a camp – $7,500 + MATCH
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 7 hours

Golf Tournament

Organize a golf tournament in your city or if you live in a city with Top Golf, organize a tournament at one of their locations.

 

  • Choose region to support
  • Set a goal! Choose from various levels or create your own:
    • Fill a cabin: $600
    • Fill work crew spots: $1,200
    • Fill a bus: $2,000
    • Fill the plates: $4,000
    • Fill a camp: $7,500 + MATCH
  • Click here to download a special how-to guide
  • Total time commitment: about 20 hours

Questions? Contact Alyssa Alderman

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