Teens take to the streets to help out
WARWICK teens will be part of the 300 helping hands that will assist across south-east Queensland during the annual Teen Street camp.
The Christian-based youth event, which began in Warwick more than five years ago, aims to provide encouragement for local Christian teens and help the surrounding community.
"We had a desire to connect country churches and the country youth together in particular, so it's great to see the youth excited about camp and connect with part of the community," Teen Street director Andrew Carnell said.
"Last year we had groups help out with sausage sizzles, farms, cleaning up weeds and visiting nursing homes".
From the camp, Warwick teens have been inspired to travel overseas for mission trips and become more involved in their local youth groups.
"We want to show living for God is more than just receiving from him but giving to others as well," Mr Carnell said when he spoke to teens at the Baptist Church youth group.
Local teen Daniel Parker who has been part of nearly every Teen Street camp said the event was a real faith booster.
"It's changing lives, I found it really good to meet other people who believe what I do," he said.
This year camps will be held at Gatton from July 7-11.
To register log onto Teenstreet.org.au.
Applications close June 16.