Date Requests for 2023
Please select the top three weeks that you would like to bring your group. Please note the location (Elkhorn City, KY or Kimball, WV) 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 SWAP season to 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.


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.

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

Payment arrangements are expected to be made within 2 weeks of submitting application. The SWAP office will send the group leader the payment arrangement agreement that must be signed and returned within 3 business days.

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.