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Jemicy School at Irvine!

October 14, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

Last Friday, 25 Jemicy students and 4 teachers made the long journey across the street to Irvine for a morning of volunteering! Students helped set up for Pumpkinfest, Irvine’s annual fall festival. Half the group worked on garden maintenance, while the other got to work moving straw bales to be used for various activities at… Read more »

Altus Group at Irvine

September 9, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

Even though the summer is winding down, it seems to be getting even hotter! Such was the case when Altus Group visited Irvine for an afternoon of community service last week. Despite the hot and humid weather, this group of 19 employee volunteers worked on several different ongoing projects at Irvine. Half of the team… Read more »

St. Tim’s at Irvine

August 18, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

Last week, 10 students from St. Timothy’s ESL Camp visited Irvine for an afternoon of community service! The girls worked in Irvine’s Outdoor Classroom. Their task was to add extra mulch below “jump-off points” for kids. To choose the spots, the girls looked for places it might be fun to jump off of! They picked… Read more »

Air Force Group at Irvine!

August 4, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

Last week, members of the Air Force visited Irvine for an afternoon of service! The group continued construction on the bamboo fencing around the Outdoor Classroom- this has been an enormous task! Irvine harvested the bamboo from a local private homeowner- removing an invasive plant from their yard, and providing us with free building materials!… Read more »

TR Teens Service Series

August 2, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

This July, campers from the TR Teen Center visited Irvine four times to volunteer! The group worked on several different projects throughout the property, including trimming back overgrown trails, removing invasive plants, weeding Irvine’s campfire ring, and mulching! Visitors and staff alike commented on how much more accessible the trails were. Campers received service-learning hours,… Read more »

BGE at Irvine!

July 27, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

Last week, 11 employees from BGE visited Irvine for a morning of volunteering! Several years ago, BGE volunteers constructed a recreation Native American wigwam on the property. Sadly the wigwam did not survive the heavy storms earlier this summer. Before we rebuild, Irvine staff will reevaluate the design and placement of the wigwam to increase… Read more »

SC&H Group at Irvine!

July 6, 2015 - Irvine Volunteers

Last week, 21 employees from SC&H Group visited Irvine to volunteer! The group picked up trash on Irvine’s Adopt-a-Road portion of Garrison Forest Road. Then, they worked on several different projects in the Outdoor Classroom to prepare the space for Summer Nature Camp. They weeded, mulched, relocated signs and benches, and much more! The OC… Read more »