ASP was first in Clay County, WV in 2018. We are excited to return, and the community is excited to have us!
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Meet the Summer Staff
Left to Right: Claire Nowak (Center Director), Pete Hawkins (Finance Coordinator), Lauren Larson (Operations Coordinator), Rose Camden (Volunteer Coordinator)
Sleeping Quarters: Volunteers will sleep in assorted classrooms. You will need to bring your own cot/air mattress, pillow and sleeping bag/sheets.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a school cafeteria and kitchen area.
Showers: Divided showers are available in the locker rooms.
Recreation Space: There is a gym that ASP will share with a variety of sports teams throughout the summer. There is also space in the parking lot for activities.
Closest Medical Facility: Community Care of West Virginia, 122 Center St Suite 1, Clay, WV 25043: walk-in clinic in Clay, about 5 minutes away; Braxton County Memorial Hospital, 100 Hoylman Dr, Gassaway, WV 26624: ER in Gassaway, WV about 45 minutes away
About the Community
County Seat: Clay, WV
Major Employers: Social Services, Clay County Board of Education, specialty trade contractors, gas stations
Per Capita Income: $16,980
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 28%
Interesting Facts: Clay County is the origin of the Golden Delicious apple, and the community hosts a Golden Delicious Festival yearly to celebrate their legacy.
A rural and beautiful community! Check out the WV Tourism website for more information.