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Volunteer

Camp Twin Lakes volunteers play an important role in the success of Camp Twin Lakes. From event planning and coordination to working on projects at our campsites, volunteers provide hundreds of hours of service to Camp Twin Lakes each year. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals with a range of interests and abilities. Caring people like you who want to make an ongoing commitment to volunteerism at Camp Twin Lakes are encouraged to help out in any of the following ways outlined below. 

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Program/Activity Assistants

Volunteers are needed to assist with activities throughout the summer! Click on a link below to sign-up:

Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way

Culinary Program Assistant 

Horse and Farm Program Assistant


Welcome Wagon

Roll out the Welcome Wagon! Volunteers are needed on the first day of Camp (Sunday) to distribute luggage to cabins, greet campers and their families, and provide directions around camp. Age requirement is 12 years old or older.

Sign up here: 
Sunday, July 2nd at Camp Twin Lakes Rutledge from 12:30-4:00pm

Sunday, July 9th at Camp Twin Lakes Rutledge from 12:30-4:00pm

Sunday, July 9th at Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way from 1:00-4:00pm

 


Camp Counselors

Cabin counselors are needed  to volunteer through our nearly 60 Camp Partners for summer week-long and fall and spring weekend camps. Volunteers must be available for the entire duration of the camp program and will be required to go through a separate application and interview process through the specific Camp Partner as well as attend pre-camp orientation. Age minimum is 18. Please note: Background checks are required for all volunteers. 

            Click on the Camp's link for a volunteer application!     

JUNE

3-9             Camp Braveheart for kids with heart defects and heart transplant recipients (Rutledge)

3-9             Camp Oo-U-La for kids who have experienced a burn injury (Will-A-Way)

3-9             Camp AcheAway for kids with juvenile arthritis and related diseases (Will-A-Way)

3-9             Blaze Sports Camp for kids with physical disabilities (Dream)

10-16         Camp Wannaklot for kids with hemophilia (Rutledge)

10-16         Camp Trach Me Away for kids who have a tracheotomy (Rutledge)

10-16         Camp Kudzu for kids with type 1 diabetes (Rutledge)

10-16         Camp Oasis for kids with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis (Will-A-Way)

10-16         Camp To Belong reuniting siblings placed separate foster homes or other out-of-home care (Dream)

17-23         Camp Sunshine Teen for teens with cancer (Rutledge)

17-23         Camp Dove for kids with hearing impairments (Will-A-Way)

17-23         Camp High Five for kids who are HIV infected or affected (Will-A-Way)

17-23         You B You for kids with autism (Dream)

24-30         Camp Sunshine Jr. for kids with cancer (Rutledge)         

24-30         Camp ESP (Extra Special People) for kids with developmental disabilities (Will-A-Way)

24-30         Camp Journey for kids and young adults with autism (Will-A-Way)

24-30         Kids Serve II for kids with a parent who is currently serving or has served in the U.S. military (Dream)

  JULY

1-7             Camp Kudzu for kids with type 1 diabetes (Rutledge)

1-7             Camp Twitch and Shout for kids with Tourette Syndrome (Will-A-Way)

1-7             Kids Serve II for kids with a parent who is currently serving or has served in the U.S. military (Dream)

8-14           Camp Kudzu for kids with type 1 diabetes (Rutledge)

8-14           Camp Breathe Easy for kids with asthma (Will-A-Way)

15-21         Camp Walk ‘N Roll for kids with muscular dystrophy (Rutledge)

15-21         Camp Horizon for kids who have been abused and/or neglected (Rutledge)

15-21         Camp Krazy Legs for kids and teens with spina bifida (Will-A-Way)

15-21         Camp No Limb-itations for kids with limb amputations and deficiencies (Will-A-Way)

22-28         Camp Independence for kids with kidney disorders and transplants (Rutledge)

22-28         Camp TBI (To Be Independent) for kids with acquired brain injuries (Rutledge)

22-28         Camp Strong4Life for lifestyle and weight management (Will-A-Way)

29-Aug 4    Camp Infinity for teens with disabilities (Rutledge)

29-Aug 4    Camp Rainbow for kids with cancer and rare blood disorders (Rutledge)

29-Aug 4    Camp Joint Venture for kids with juvenile arthritis and related diseases (Rutledge)

29-Aug 4    Camp ESP NKA (Extra Special People) for young adults with developmental disabilities (Will-A-Way)

                AUGUST

11-13         FOCUS Under the Stars Weekend for families of kids and teens with disabilities (Rutledge)

13-18         Special Touch for adults with developmental disabilities (Will-A-Way)

18-20         Camp Sunshine Sibling for siblings of kids with cancer (Rutledge)

18-20         Camp Good Mourning for kids who have lost a parent or sibling (Will-A-Way)

25-27         Camp Connect for families of kids with Phenylketonuria (Will-A-Way)

SEPTEMBER

1-4             Spectrum Family for families of kids and young adults with autism (Will-A-Way)

1-4             Family Warrior Weekend for Iraq and Afghanistan warriors and their families (Rutledge)

1-4             Gratitude America Retreat for military families (Rutledge)

8-10           Camp Sweet Life for kids with Type 1 and insulin dependent diabetes (Rutledge)

8-10           Camp Strong Heart for kids with cardiac related diagnoses (Rutledge)

8-10           You B You Fall Family Weekend for families of kids with autism (Will-A-Way)

14-17         Camp BIAG for adults with brain injuries (Will-A-Way)

15-17         Camp Second Chance for families of kids with solid organ transplants (Rutledge)

22-24         Wannaklot Fall Family Camp for families of kids with hemophilia (Rutledge)

22-24         Camp Oo-U-La Family for families with of kids who have experienced a burn injury (Will-A-Way)

22-24         Kidz2Leaders Family for families of kids with an incarcerated parent (Will-A-Way)

29-Oct 1    JA Family for kids with juvenile arthritis and their families (Will-A-Way)

OCTOBER

6-8             Camp Sunshine Family for families of kids with cancer (Rutledge)

6-8             FOCUS Family for families of kids and teens with disabilities (Will-A-Way)

13-15         Camp Sunshine Family for families of kids with cancer (Rutledge)

13-15         Camp High Five for kids who are HIV infected or affected (Will-A-Way)

20-22         Remember the Sunshine for families who have lost a child to cancer (Rutledge)

20-22         You B You Fall Family Weekend for families of kids with autism (Will-A-Way)

27-29         Camp Kudzu Family for families of kids with type 1 diabetes (Rutledge)

27-29         FOCUS Teen Weekend for teens with disabilities (Will-A-Way)

27-29         Camp Wheel A Way for kids with cerebral palsy (Will-A-Way)

NOVEMBER

3-5             Camp STARS for families that have experienced a loss (Rutledge)

3-5             Camp Journey for kids and young adults with autism (Will-A-Way)

3-5             Camp Horizon LDP Retreat for kids who have been abused and/or neglected (Will-A-Way)

3-5             Teen Transplant Retreat for teens with transplants (Will-A-Way)

10-12         Family Warrior Weekend for Iraq and Afghanistan warriors and their families (Will-A-Way)

17-19         Camp Sunshine Teen for teens with cancer (Rutledge)

17-19         FOFS for families of fallen soldiers (Will-A-Way)

17-20         Camp Painless but Hopeful for families of kids with congenital insensitivity to pain (Will-A-Way)

30-Dec 3    Gratitude America Retreat for Military Families (Rutledge)


Special Events

Radiothon

Join us for CTL's  Annual Radiothon hosted by 680 the Fan! We need volunteers to help answer phones and process donations throughout the day. Volunteers must be 18 years old or older and comfortable working with computers. Last year,  our phone bank volunteers took over 500 phone calls, raised over $100,000, and sent 180 children facing serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges to Camp Twin Lakes.

Sign up here:

Radiothon Shift 1: 5:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Radiothon Shift 2:  9:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Radiothon Shift 3: 12:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Radiothon Shift 4: 3:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Spin For Kids

Spin For Kids relies on volunteers to help with check-in, rest stops, cheering riders across the finish line, and more! Volunteers must be at least 16 years old for most tasks, but families are encouraged to volunteer for our finish line cheering squad! All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and are invited to stick around for a fun day of activities, music, food, and fun!

Sign up here:

Spin For Kids Volunteer Opportunities


TLC Days

Volunteers are needed to assist with camp cleanup days on weekend afternoons during the fall and spring months. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by adult chaperones.  Projects may include cleaning, painting, landscaping, simple construction projects, and other beautification efforts around our campsites.

Click on the link below to sign up!

Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way from 1-4pm


Corporate Workdays

Camp Twin Lakes would be happy to organize a corporate workday your company and its employees. It is a great way to support Camp Twin Lakes while gaining a positive work experience. Volunteers are needed to assist with a wide variety of campsite improvement projects weekdays during the fall and spring months. Projects may include cleaning, painting, landscaping, simple construction projects, and other beautification efforts around our campsites. We can also include team building activities into your workday to create an engaging experience for you and your staff. If your company is interested in arranging a workday at camp or at your office, please contact Ashley Henderson.


If you have any questions regarding current volunteer opportunites, please contact Ashley Henderson.