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Arts and Crafts with Table of Grace

September 23, 2023 3-6 PM at the Round Rock Library Volunteers: Gloria Wu, Matthew Rao, Angela Yue, Jessica Wang, Angela Fu We had a great time facilitating icebreaker games and arts and crafts activity stations including watercolor, sculpting with air dry clay, origami, making duct tape flowers, and coloring! A total of 9 Table of Grace children and 5 ACAN […]

2023 New Orleans Registration Information

Overview November 19-23 New Orleans, Louisiana Activities include volunteering (hurricane relief work, construction work, and more), touring the French Quarter, and watching an NBA game Check out our recap video from last year for an overview! https://youtu.be/fTXRMWUtbaQ Maximum of 27 ACAN youth plus 3 adult chaperones Registration fee: $800 Volunteer Criteria 14 or older by November 18, 2023 Required ACAN […]

2023 Summer – Reynosa Registration Information

Overview July 9-14, 2023 Registration Fee: $700 Activities: simple construction, painting, camp-like activities with orphans Location: Big Heart Orphanage in Reynosa, Mexico. The orphanage is a walled compound located about 5 minutes from the border crossing SIGN-UP LINK Volunteer Criteria All volunteers MUST have a valid passport/I-20 (if not a US citizen) Parents of minors will need to sign off […]

2022 New Orleans Registration Information

Overview November 19-24 New Orleans, Louisiana Activities: volunteering, touring the French Quarter, and watching an NBA game Maximum of 27 ACAN youth plus 3 adult chaperones Registration fee: $900 Volunteer Criteria 12 or older by November 19, 2022 Required ACAN individual or family membership Participation of past Rise Together activities, leadership, volunteer and outdoor experience will be considered to review […]

2022 Rise Together Colorado Bend Executive Summary

June 5-9, 2022 Full Trip Planning & Itinerary Recap Video This summer, we were able to bring 19 ACAN volunteers and 7 teenagers from MAN to Colorado Bend State Park. We had a great time rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing, hiking, and fishing. This week left us with many great memories teaching each other games such as Werewolves and Mao, and […]

2022 Colorado Bend Registration Information

*Important Update* Due to fires in New Mexico, our trip has been relocated to Colorado Bend State Park in Texas. Overview June 5-9, 2022 Colorado Bend State Park (Texas) Activities: Rock climbing, rappelling, hiking and summiting a peak, white water rafting, and a service project! ACAN youth will also volunteer and serve to earn a total of 60 volunteer hoursMaximum […]

2022 Rise Together Enchanted Rock Summary

April 8-10, 2022 Full Trip Planning & Itinerary This weekend was our second annual trip with Children of the King to Enchanted Rock State Park! This year, we got to camp near a beautiful lake house (thanks Mr. Randy!) In addition to last year’s activities, we were able to participate in rappelling and swimming at Inks Lake. We were able […]

2022 Enchanted Rock Registration Information

ENCHANTED ROCK TRIP April 8-10 @ Enchanted Rock State ParkActivities: Rock climbing, hiking, caving, fishing, swimming, Kona Ice (if available), friendship and fun! ACAN youth will also volunteer and serve the COK children to earn a total of 20 volunteer hours Maximum of 20 ACAN youth plus 3-4 adult chaperones (Children of the King will also have a similar number […]

2021 Rise Together New Mexico Executive Summary

Project Rise Together is an ongoing initiative to help the less fortunate, as well as being an opportunity to connect with others while being in an outdoor environment. The week of June 13-19 was our second big trip. A total of 18 youth from Children of the King, 21 youth from ACAN, and 12 adult leaders drove to Loma Verde, […]