Volunteers are integral to the success of Camp Courageous. Hundreds of people throughout our community give their time to Camp Courageous- donating more than 5,000 hours of service each year. According to the Independent Sector, the estimated value of a volunteer hour in Ohio is $18.87. This calculates to more than $94,000 worth of volunteer time donated every year!!
Volunteers may assist the campers during summer camp and fall respite programs. Activities include arts, sports, hiking & swimming. There are special projects for school, scouting, civic, youth & corporate organizations. Other opportunities include kitchen work, camp clean up, working on projects, and hands-on help during activities.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Participates in all camp, recreation and leisure events to promote adult interaction and enhance the learning environment within the recreation setting. This is to include swimming, hiking, participating in arts and crafts projects, basketball and any other sporting activities.
“I think that volunteering at Camp Courageous makes me a better person, and helps me understand how each life is precious. Volunteering at Camp Courageous touches my heart. When I am at Camp I am so happy because I know that no matter what we are doing, the campers will have a great time. I love volunteering there because the campers are so loving and fun to be around.”
“Volunteering at Camp Courageous is truly a rewarding experience. The compassion that the staff and counselors have for the campers is remarkable. Each time I was there, the campers touched my heart with their enthusiasm for life and the memorable experience, provided at Camp Courageous. To know that a smile and a helping hand is so appreciated and can make life a little easier for the staff and campers is a feeling that I will never forget.”