Please select which SWAP site location you prefer.
Date Requests for 2021
Please select the top three weeks that you would like to bring your group. Please note the location available along with each date.
Non-summer Date Requests
SWAP offers opportunities to serve in Appalachia outside of the regular SWAP season. If you are interested in bringing a group in the off-season, we would be glad to accommodate. Please enter the date you prefer, and feel free to contact SWAP program coordinator ( for further information.
Group Size
Please let us know how many adults and youth (under 18) will be in your group.

Please note: MCC Appalachia SWAP will be reducing its housing capacity for the 2021 SWAP season to 50%. In Harlan, KY, maximum capacity that will be accepted is 25 volunteers per week, and in Kimball, WV maximum capacity will be 15 volunteers per week. This will promote appropriate distancing inside SWAP facilities.

*Special arrangements need to be made for youth under 15 years of age. Please contact the SWAP office for more information. 

MCC SWAP requires at least 1 adult for every 5 youth.

COVID-19 Safety Plan

MCC Appalachia’s SWAP program is required to follow applicable local, state and national public health guidance related to COVID-19 and will require the same of staff and volunteers during their period of service. MCC Appalachia SWAP has developed a COVID-19 safety plan that includes requiring all staff and volunteers to wear masks according to state guidelines, reducing housing capacity to 50% and increasing cleaning and safety measures. Please read the plan carefully. 

Submitting your application means that you, the contact person, accept the terms and conditions of the SWAP group application on behalf of your organization.

The first $50 payment per person (non-refundable) is due within 2 weeks of submitting your application. Payment can be mailed to the attention of Dancy Hirschler to 1013 Division St, Goshen, IN 46528. Checks should be made out to MCC Appalachia SWAP.