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.

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
  • 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 us as a Day Camp Aide! Help assist unit groups, lead activities, and learn new leadership skills.
11th-12th Grade: Become a Head Counselor! Lead a unit of campers while mentoring Day Camp Aides and helping around camp.

Training

All volunteers – DCA, Head Counselor, Adult Volunteers – are required to attend two mandatory training sessions (offsite and onsite) prior to camp. Dates TBA.

Carkeek Park training: All volunteers – DCA, Head Counselor, Adult Volunteers –  are required to attend the two day training at Carkeek Park.  The training will be July 6 & 7, 2022.

Other Locations (Golden Gardens, Hans Jensen, Blyth Park)
All volunteers – DCA, Head Counselor, Adult Volunteers – are required to attend two mandatory training sessions (offsite and onsite) prior to camp. Dates TBA.

Volunteers must attend one offsite training held at local libraries and/or churches, there are a variety of days and times to choose from. If none of the training dates work with your schedule, you must contact the Day Camp Director, Sammie Hagen, sammieh@campfireseattle.org

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

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

Questions?

Contact Sammie Hagen, Day Camp Director, at (206) 826-8941 or sammieh@campfireseattle.org