We ask families to work a minimum of one scholarship fundraising event. While some events are geared towards parents, we expect every rower to volunteer at least once.

  • Madison Marathons (Memorial Day weekend and 1st weekend in Nov)
    Numbers/Ages: 46 volunteers each, ages 10 and up
    Shifts: Range from 1 hour (50%), 2.5 hours (30%) to 4 hours(20%)
    Revenue: About $1,200 or $21/volunteer hour
    Upcoming dates: Nov 8, 2015
  • Fitchburg Firehouse (1st half of Oct)
    Numbers/Ages: 12 volunteers (4 adults and 8 rowers)
    Shifts: 4 hours each
    Revenue: $800 or $16/volunteer hour
    Upcoming dates: Oct 2015 TBA
  • Bucky’s Locker Room
    Numbers/Ages: 2-3 volunteers per stand, 2 stands per Badger home game (game times vary)
    Volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years of age and have at least 1 adult per stand
    Shifts: Approximately 8 hours per volunteer; must watch online training videos before working
    Revenue: About $2,100 for the entire season
    Upcoming dates: Sept 12, Sept 19, Sept 26, Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 31, Nov 21, 2015
  • Shake the Lake (Parent only bonus event)
    Would be held the weekend prior to the Fourth of July, if following this year’s structure; may change in years to come
    Numbers/Ages: 18 to 20 volunteers6-hour shifts
    Revenue: About $1,500 or $14/volunteer hour
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