Volunteer FAQs

What do volunteers do at Camp Conquest?

Volunteers commit to serving at camp from Sunday afternoon through Saturday morning. You will be paired with a campers and work with them to meet their physical, social, and emotional needs throughout the week. This includes a lot of fun activities with your cabin! 

How old do I have to be to volunteer at camp?

Volunteers must be 15 years of age  by June 1 to volunteer at camp.

Do I need to already have experience working with people with disabilities or special needs?

Nope! Volunteers arrive at camp one day before the campers arrive and go through training specific to working at camp. Our trained staff is also there to help throughout the week. 

What is the fee to volunteer?

Volunteers pay $95 per week. This helps to cover the cost of a national background check, meals, and other costs. Please reach out to us if you need help covering the volunteer fee!

Where do volunteers sleep?

Volunteers sleep in the top bunk above their camper or close by. 

What kind of activities will we do at camp?

Lots! Canoeing, archery, arts and crafts, dance parties, and much more! 

What's the deal with parties?

We love to party at camp! Each night of the week there is a themed party so come prepared to dress for the occasion and enjoy a fun night with your camper! '

What time should I get to camp and when do I leave?

Volunteers arrive at 5:00PM on Sunday and will be able to leave camp by 11:30AM on Saturday. 

Can I serve more than one week?

Yes! We would love for you to serve multiple weeks! (In order to stay at camp in between weeks, volunteers must be over 18 and have prior permission from our Camp Director. Please email becca@campconquest.com to discuss multiple weeks at camp.)

What should I pack?

Please see our Packing List. 

Is there anything I shouldn't bring to camp?

Cell phones*, chewing gum, candy/snacks, cigarettes, expensive items, and large amounts of cash should not be brought to camp. If brought to camp, these items will be collected and returned at the end of camp.

*All cell phones will be collected before campers arrive at camp and returned once campers leave on Saturday morning.