Events

Event Highlights

REYS Summer Challenge

June 2021 – The REYS Summer Challenge
We are excited to invite you to participate in the REYS Summer Challenge! Our goal is to raise $30,000 in the month of June to support our student programs. You can give online, by mail, or make a donation during The Taste of REYS Carnival or The REYS Tonight Show with Comedian Jeff Allen!

Tuesday, June 22 at 6pm – The REYS Tonight Show with Comedian Jeff Allen (FB Live Event)
Laugh your socks off at home as you watch comedian Jeff Allen and the REYS staff talk about life and ministry. All are welcome to this Facebook Live Event. Be sure to “like” Rainbow’s End Youth Services” on Facebook.

Friday, June 25 from 5-8PM – A Taste of REYS Carnival
Visit our headquarters to get a taste of REYS! You will have the opportunity to tour our facility, meet staff and students, enjoy free food, music, carnival-themed games, and you’ll get to dunk community leaders like Mayor Tim Bradley! We’re cooking up a lot of surprises, so you won’t want to miss this family friendly drop-in event! All are invited to join the fun and make a donation towards our $30,000 goal.

Dunk Tank Line Up

5 – 5:30 PM – Tim Bradley, Mayor of Mount Joy
5:30 – 6 PM – Sophia Saez, REYS Student
6 – 6:30 PM – Tom Jones, Community Bible Church
6:30 – 7PM – Vaughn Stauffer, Donegal Teacher, Calvary Bible Church
7 – 7:30PM – Phillip Allen, Crossroads BIC
7:30 – 8PM – Tom Weber, Florin Church of the Brethren

A Note on Carnival Parking:

The paved lot behind REYS will be reserved for guests with disabilities.

For guests coming from Main St/Fairview St you will be directed to park at the Lions Club Pool lot.

For guests coming from 772/Manheim St/2nd St, you will be directed to park on the REYS field/grass. Overflow parking will be available at Trinity Lutheran Church.

No need to worry, our awesome volunteers will guide you on the day of the event!

These events are made possible by the generosity of our sponsors and partners:

Grauer’s Paint & Decorating | Glossbrenner United Methodist Church | Hershey Heating & Air Conditioning LLC |  Whitmoyer Auto Group | Community Bible Church | Garber Self Storage | J.B. Hostetter & Sons | Mount Pleasant BIC Church | Ronald S. Keener Grain, LLC |The Rotary Club of Mount Joy | Witman Auctioneers | Craig Rothstein, State Farm Agent | And More!

To learn about our sponsorship packages, please contact our Executive Director Cristina Paden at cpaden@reys.org or call 717-653-9511.

Our annual backpack drive started because of one student’s desire to help his classmate. The students were involved in a homework program, and they could earn points to get prizes. There was one student who was saving all his points, and when asked why, he said that he was saving it for a friend who did not have one. Since then we have given out around 600 backpacks a year to people in the community. We have partnered with many businesses and churches around the area who collect backpacks for the annual drive.

Upcoming Events

July 2021

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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • REYS Closed No Programming
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  • The Crew (Guy's Group 6th - 12th)
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  • Teen Refuge (9th - 12th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • The Crew (Guy's Group 6th - 12th)
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  • Girl's Group (7th-12th Girls)
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  • Teen Refuge (9th - 12th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • The Crew (Guy's Group 6th - 12th)
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  • Amazing Race- 6th-8th Grade
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  • Teen Refuge (9th - 12th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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  • The Crew (Guy's Group 6th - 12th)
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  • Girl's Group (7th-12th Girls)
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  • Teen Refuge (9th - 12th)
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  • Kids Club (1st - 5th)
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