Apply to Volunteer
At Camp Ta-Kum-Ta we’re always looking for passionate, fun-loving, kid-loving volunteers to create special moments for our children. And with the expansion of our programs, we need more volunteers than ever! If you think you have what it takes to create special moments in the lives of our children, please apply to volunteer for one of our programs by clicking HERE.
Application Period 1
- Camp Brain Application– completed between October 1st and October 31st
- Camp Doc Information – completed and medically cleared by the Staff Medical Director by December 1st
- Eligible for ALL 2018 Camp Programs (Winter Weekend, Camp Rap-A-Hope Exchange, Moms Retreat, all Playgroups, Summer Week, Sibling Weekend and Dads Retreat)
Application Period 2
- Camp Brain Application– completed between October 1st and January 31st
- Camp Doc Information – completed and medically cleared by the Staff Medical Director by March 1st
- Eligible for Programs between June 2018 and October 2018 ( Playgroups – June through October, Summer Week, Sibling Weekend and Dads Retreat)
- Group Interviews for New Volunteers will be held the third weekend in November and the first weekend in March
Winter weekend Middle- Jan. 12, 13 & 14, 2018
(Staff & campers arrive on Friday the 12th)
Winter weekend Youngest- Feb. 9, 10 & 11, 2018
Summer Program- July 22- July 28, 2018
(Staff arrive on July 21nd)
**** NOTE: All applicants selected for our week-long summer program must attend a Staff Development Weekend (June 1-3, 2018) and make a 7 day, 24-hour/day commitment during camp week. ****
Preschool Playgroup – 9:30am – 11:30am on the following dates:
January 27, 2018, March 24, 2018, May 19, 2018, June 16, 2018, August 18, 2018 and October 6, 2018
***NOTE: All participants for Playgroups will be expected to arrive an hour prior to the program and remain at Camp for approximately an hour to assist with set up and clean up
Camp Rap -A-Hope Exchange Program February 23 – 25, 2018
Applications open October 1 – December 1 2017
MOMs Retreat- April 14 & 15, 2018
(Staff arrive on Friday April 13th)
**** NOTE: Volunteer positions for the MOMs retreat are ONLY available for women****
Spa Treatment Volunteers:
It’s SIMPLE! Here are the Requirements:
Arrive at Camp Ta-Kum-Ta between 12:00pm and 12:30 to set-up
Bring all necessary equipment: Massage table, Massage chairs, oils, music, nail polish, foot soaks, etc.
Spa Treatments will be from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Each volunteer will give 4 treatments, each lasting 30 mins.
For example if you volunteered to give massages, your afternoon would look like the following:
- 1:00-1:30 PM Massage #1
- 1:45-2:15 PM Massage #2
- 2:30-3:15 PM Massage #3
- 3:30-4:00 PM Massage #4
If you are interested in volunteering your time to give Massages, Manicures, Pedicures, or Facials, please contact:
Camp Staff 802-372-5863 (Camp Office)
Siblings Program- September 14,15 & 16, 2018
(Staff and Siblings arrive on Sept 14th)
DADs Retreat- October 13 & 14, 2018
(Staff arrive on Friday Oct. 12th)
**** NOTE: Volunteer positions for the DADs retreat are ONLY available for men****
Registration is a 2 step process.
STEP 1. Complete the online application as well as any necessary forms.
STEP 2. Complete the online CampDoc medication and immunization application
When step 1 (online application) of registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to complete step 2 (medical information) of your volunteer application. Your application is only complete when both STEP 1 and STEP 2 are complete.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the camp office at 802-372-5863.
Community Day Volunteers:
Volunteer for a Day at Camp Ta-Kum-Ta!
If you have applicable skills and want to volunteer, we’re looking for help with our Annual Work Schedule!
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta is now scheduling groups (up to 85 people) to come up to camp for a day or a half day to help us get ready for our annual programs.
- Painting (Inside & Outside)
- Building/ Assembly
To sign-up contact Jim Gannaway at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 802-372-5863
Also keep an eye out on Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Facebook page for our volunteer needs.
If you are interested in volunteering at an upcoming event, contact our office by calling 802-372-5863