Bikes for the World Bike Prep
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

Bikes for the World Bike Prep

Bikes for the World is a nonprofit that collects gently used bikes to make them available to lower income people and select institutions in developing countries to enhance their lives and livelihoods through better transport. 

Bikes for the World has asked So What Else for volunteers to help with bike repairs and preparation. Volunteers are needed to help man the warehouse. Volunteers are also needed to do things like helping to prepare and pack bikes to be shipped to other countries.

A Bike’s for the world employee will walk you through the preparation process. Come out and help us help them get the job done!

 

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Saturdays at Wingate
Feb
24
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Launch's 1st Annual CPR/AED/First Aid Class
Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

Launch's 1st Annual CPR/AED/First Aid Class

You never know when you will be the only one around with the skills, knowledge, and bravery to save a life!

For $50.00 (payable to Launch via check, credit, debit, or cash), the Montgomery County firefighters will come out to teach a CPR/AED/First Aid Class. This class will certify you in infant, child and adult CPR/AED/First Aid for 2 years. Launch will provide healthy snacks and drinks for all who attend. To attend this class you must claim your spot by Friday, February 23, 2018, no later.

 

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Saturdays at Wingate
Mar
10
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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AFSIVA Green Team Service Day
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

AFSIVA Green Team Service Day

  • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts (map)
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 So What Else will be teaming up with Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts to do a service project. The main focus of the service project will be the indoor and outdoor gardens. We will also be doing an art project. If you are interested sign up, we would love to have you !

 

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Saturdays at Wingate
Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Mar
24
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Spring Break Camp: Park Montgomery
Mar
26
to Mar 29

Spring Break Camp: Park Montgomery

  • Park Montgomery Apartments (map)
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So What Else is looking for some enthusiastic adult volunteers to help at our week-long spring break camp in Rockville! Camp will run daily from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Volunteers will help run activities like art, dance, sports, service learning, character building, and more. Volunteers can sign up for the whole week, or a just a single day of camp. To get more information or sign up, fill out the form below!

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Spring Break Camp: Rockville Housing
Mar
26
to Mar 29

Spring Break Camp: Rockville Housing

So What Else is looking for some enthusiastic adult volunteers to help at our week-long spring break camp in Rockville! Volunteers will help run camp activities everyday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Activities will include art, dance, sports, service learning, character building, and more. Volunteers can sign up for the whole week, or a just a single day of camp. 

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Spring Olympics
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Spring Olympics

So What Else Olympics is one of So What Else’s biggest annual events, and we are excited for an action-packed day of sports, arts and crafts, service, and other fun activities ! With over 300 kids at the Total Soccer Dome in Landover Maryland, we will have 15 activity rotations. Volunteers are needed to help with the set-up and general operations for the day, as well as helping to run the specialized athletic and art activities.

 

 

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Saturdays at Wingate
Mar
31
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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LAYC's Night at the Apollo
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

LAYC's Night at the Apollo

In celebration of Black History month and honoring the historical impact of the Harlem Renaissance, we're taking a night at Busboys and Poets to highlight the arts and African American influence within both American entertainment and culture. Paying homage to the Amatuer Night that started at the Apollo Theater which gave the community an opportunity to witness bright, young talent on a on a provided stage. In partnership with the Latin American Youth Center, Drop-in Center, and Busboys and Poets we aim to provide both a stage for our youth to showcase their specialties and a chance for the community to assist in their positive development.

Please bring winter clothes for donations and prepare to be impressed by some amazing local artists.

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Saturdays at Wingate
Feb
17
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Truman Charities Fundraiser
Feb
3
6:00 PM18:00

Truman Charities Fundraiser

  • 11224 Welland Street North Potomac, MD, 20878 United States (map)
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Join us Saturday, February 3rd for the first Truman Charity Fundraiser of the year, where they have generously selected So What Else as their charity of choice! As always, Truman Charities will have an open bar, delicious food, and the company of friends in the community.  We will also host a silent auction, live auction, and have tons of wonderful raffle items!

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***This is a fundraiser, not a volunteer event!***

 

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Saturdays at Wingate
Feb
3
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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So What Else Family Night
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

So What Else Family Night

  • 1000 5th Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Come out parents and children to enjoy our Family Night! There will be tons of fun activities going on for the whole family. For our parents we will have Bingo and for the children we will have dancing and fun games available. Come have a good time with us and enjoy some good food.

 

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Saturdays at Wingate
Jan
27
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Volunteer Appreciation Party
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Appreciation Party

So What Else is throwing a volunteer appreciation party for our outstanding volunteers who have dedicated their time to helping our community over the last year. Join us for great food, company, and awesome live music. Please register here to let us know you're coming.

We can't wait to see you there!

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MCVC MLK Day of Service Project
Jan
15
10:00 AM10:00

MCVC MLK Day of Service Project

So What Else is leading its annual Montgomery County Volunteer Center MLK Day of Service Community Project at the Silver Spring Civic Center!! We are looking for at least 5 volunteers to help make bottle bricks, which are “bricks” made out of plastic bottles and recycled materials that can be used to build benches, buildings, and even schools! So What Else will provide the bottles, plastic bags, recycled waste, and drum sticks needed for the project; all we need you to bring as a positive attitude and an enthusiasm for SERVICE!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Jan
13
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Dec
30
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Nourish Now Inventory Check
Dec
29
10:00 AM10:00

Nourish Now Inventory Check

Looking for something to do during the holiday break? Come out on Thursday OR Friday to help So What Else help our Feed the Mind partner Nourish Now with an inventory check of all the food donations they received this holiday season. As a volunteer you will help count cans, sort food items, and help record the items collected.

This is a great project for a family, group of friends, or an individual who just wants to help! Sign up below, and the volunteer coordinator will reach out with more information.

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Nourish Now Inventory Check
Dec
28
10:00 AM10:00

Nourish Now Inventory Check

Looking for something to do during the holiday break? Come out on Thursday OR Friday to help So What Else help our Feed the Mind partner Nourish Now with an inventory check of all the food donations they received this holiday season. As a volunteer you will help count cans, sort food items, and help record the items collected.

This is a great project for a family, group of friends, or an individual who just wants to help! Sign up below, and the volunteer coordinator will reach out with more information.

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Saturdays at Wingate
Dec
23
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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So What Else Holiday Party
Dec
19
3:00 PM15:00

So What Else Holiday Party

  • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts (map)
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So What Else is throwing a holiday party for 40 of our Baltimore high school students! We will have holiday food and prizes for the teens and are looking for 5 volunteers to help run games and service learning activities.

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Saturdays at Wingate
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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So What Else Community Day
Dec
16
8:30 AM08:30

So What Else Community Day

  • 11405 Guerlac Court Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 United States (map)
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Each year, So What Else collects clothing, coats, toys, and books from November into December, and on a Saturday morning in early December, we gather SWE staff and community volunteers at co-founder and Executive Director Dave Silbert's house for a morning of breakfast and service to sort the clothing and deliver the donated items to local regional shelters. This is a So What Else tradition, and any volunteer interested in participating is welcome! Sorters are needed from 8:30-11am, at which point bags of items will be divvied up and we will need drivers who can deliver the items to various shelters throughout the region.

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Bikes for the World
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

Bikes for the World

Bikes for the World is a nonprofit that collects gently used bikes to make them available to lower income people and select institutions in developing countries to enhance their lives and livelihoods through better transport. 

Bikes for the World has asked So What Else for adult volunteers to help facilitate the collection at REI Rockville (12-3pm) and man the warehouse (3-5pm) as drivers drive the bikes from REI back to their warehouse, also in Rockville.

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Saturdays at Wingate
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Bella Ballet Collection Drive
Dec
2
5:00 PM17:00

Bella Ballet Collection Drive

  • 347 Kentlands Boulevard Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 United States (map)
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Cleaning out the house to make room for the holidays? Have no fear-- So What Else is joining up with Bella Ballet for a collection drive THIS weekend!

Come on out to Bella Ballet in the Kentlands from 5-7pm this Saturday with new or gently used clothing, arts and crafts supplies, healthy nonperishable snacks, and toys for our kids! So What Else staff will also be there to lead a rotation of kid-friendly holiday-themed service learning projects.

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Saturdays at Wingate
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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A Time to Reconnect: A Grateful Yoga Workshop
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

A Time to Reconnect: A Grateful Yoga Workshop

  • 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest Glen Echo, MD, 20812 United States (map)
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So What Else advisory board member Jesse Breslerman is holding a yoga workshop in Glen Echo, MD this weekend, and he wants YOU to join him! So What Else will be The Grateful Yoga's featured nonprofit, and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to the youth we serve. Sign up at the link today, and we hope to see you there! 

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So What Else Food Drive
Nov
26
12:00 PM12:00

So What Else Food Drive

So What Else is hosting a food drive at the Montrose Crossing Giant to collect healthy snacks and ingredients for our after school classes and healthy living classes! We will be out there for four hours, so volunteers can either sign up for the full time or for two-hour shifts.

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Saturdays at Wingate
Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
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Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, and providing fun activities for the children! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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