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Summit Chapter Activities

Summit Chapter activities, for Modern Woodmen members ages 55 plus, reflect today's active lifestyles. These activities include:

  • Community Days - social activities that feature an easy-to-do service component. One Community Day each year involves an intergenerational activity with young family members or a Modern Woodmen youth service club.
  • Volunteer Activities - a National Day of Service activity or Matching Funds community fundraiser event.
  • Educational Events - presentations on topics like Medicare and Social Security, long-term care and estate planning are made by Modern Woodmen financial representatives and other qualified speakers.
  • Hometown Heroes - programs honoring local individuals who have exhibited heroism or delivered extraordinary community service.

Summit Chapters that meet specific requirements, achieving platinum status, receive a special stipend which may be used to hold special events, such as a bus trip or picnic. The stipend may also be donated toward a community need or a local nonprofit organization.

The Summit Chapter Celebration is an annual, nationwide event open exclusively to Summit Chapter members. In 2011, members cruised to Cozumel, Mexico. The 2012 destination was Colonial Williamsburg, Va. The next Celebration is a fabulous five-day, four-night cruise to the Bahamas. The Enchantment of the Seas departs from Port Canaveral, Fla., on Monday, Feb. 3 and returns Friday, Feb. 7. Ports of call include Cococay and Nassau.

You'll enjoy a welcome reception on Monday evening and a visit Thursday morning with high-energy guest speaker Jim Comer, author of When Roles Reverse: A Guide to Parenting Your Parents. Attendees will receive a complimentary signed copy of the book. There's plenty to do aboard the ship, which features Broadway-style shows, a poolside movie screen, full-service luxury spa, adults-only solarium pool, fantastic complimentary dining options, duty-free shopping and much, much more! 

One low price of $407.59/person covers port fees, all meals on the ship, your room, tax and gratuity. Upgraded, ocean-view rooms are available for an additional $70/person. Cruise insurance is available for a nominal fee. Transportation to and from Port Canaveral and other expenses are on your own. 

Reservations and payment in full must be received by Nov. 25. Modern Woodmen Summit Chapter members, call Terri Schroeder at 847-566-0868 to reserve your spot now!