VOLUNTEER with HISTORICORPS to rehabilitate the Black River Harbor Pavilion
Sponsored by Ottawa National Forest
No plans for summer vacation yet? Spend it camping and volunteering on the shores of Lake Superior! Built in 1938-40, the Black River Harbor Pavilion is located in the Black River Harbor Recreation Area in Michigan. Waterfalls, beaches and hiking trails make up the surroundings. The pavilion is a popular spot in the area, and it is available for rental for parties and boating outings throughout the year. Youll love waking up every morning to lakeside views and new friends - the perfect vacation!
WHO Youth ages 18-25 or veterans age 35 and below
WHAT Volunteers will be working on the following projects: Window rehabilitation Shutter fabrication and installation Screen door replacement Siding, foundation, mortar repairs
WHEN Session 1: July 12-17 Session 2: July 19-24 ** Please plan to arrive onsite the first day of each session, July 12th and 19th, after 6:00pm to set up camp. **
WHERE Gogebic County, Michigan GPS 46°4013N, 90°259W
DETAILS Ottawa National Forest will provide the campsite. HistoriCorps will provide tools, safety equipment, materials, free meals, and experienced supervision for the project. Volunteers are responsible for camping gear, transportation and appropriate work clothes and shoes.