Day Camp Teen Volunteer

Teen Volunteers

NEW change in response to COVID19 precautions. All teens entering 9th grade and up, are required to apply to volunteer prior to being accepted to the program. The application will allow applicants to indicate which location and week of day camp they are applying for. Once accepted to the program, a registration code to confirm participation will be sent to the applicants account email address.

Applications to volunteer will be available in early February

Why Volunteer?

  • Learn new skills, including leadership
  • Earn 40+ hours of community service per week
  • Receive a letter of recommendation
  • Add to your resume
  • Assist with groups or activity areas
  • Escape summer boredom
  • Gain experience working with children
  • Make new friends and meet new people
  • Spend the week outdoors in the sun
  • HAVE FUN!!

9th-10th Grade: Join our LEAD Program and learn new leadership skills, help out at different activity areas, and support camper groups.

11th-12th Grade: Become a Teen Counselor and lead a group of campers! Or lead an activity area!


All LEAD (9-10th grade), Teen Counselor (11-12th grade), and Adult volunteers are required to attend two mandatory training sessions prior to camp.

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Hans Jensen, Blyth Park, Golden Gardens Park and Gold Creek Park Day Camps

OFFSITE training: Volunteers must attend one offsite training held at local libraries and/or churches, there are a variety of days and times to choose from. These are typically held at local libraries, training times and exact locations are updated as library room reservations become available. During registration, you must indicate which of the announced training dates you will attend. If none of the training dates work with your schedule, you must contact the Day Camp Director, Kerrie Sampelayo.

ONSITE training: Each week of day camp has its own specific Onsite training at that camps location. If you volunteer at more than one week of day camp, you are required to attend the onsite training for each specific day camp location. Onsite training dates are listed on our council calendar and are also displayed during registration and on confirmation emails.

Day Camp Training Dates are posted to our calendar as they are made available.

Training Dates