Program Volunteers

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 2019 programs by clicking HERE.

Application Period 1

  • Camp Brain Application– open October through December 15, 2018
  • Camp Doc Information – completed and medically cleared by the Staff Medical Director by March 1st
  • Eligible for ALL 2019 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–  open October through January 31, 2019
  • Camp Doc Information – completed and medically cleared by the Staff Medical Director by March 1st
  • Eligible for Programs between June 2019 and October 2019 ( Playgroups – June through October, Summer Week, Sibling Weekend and Dads Retreat)

Additional Notes:

  • Group Interviews for New Volunteers will be held the third weekend in November and the first weekend in March
  • 2019 Summer Program – Staff Development Weekend will be held May 31 – June 2, 2019

Winter weekend Middle- Jan. 11, 12 & 13, 2019

Winter weekend Youngest- Feb. 8, 9 & 10, 2019

Winter Weekend Oldest- March 8, 9 & 10, 2019

Oldest Camper Quote: “I like coming to Camp to make friends and amazing memories of laughter and connecting with people who understand me without explanation. It’s my favorite place in the world!”

Summer Program- July 21- July 27, 2019
(Staff arrive on July 20th)

**** NOTE: All applicants selected for our week-long summer program must attend a Staff Development Weekend  and make a 7 day, 24-hour/day commitment during camp week. ****  SDW – May 31 – June 2, 2019

Preschool Playgroup – Saturdays – January 26, April 20, June 15, September 21, 2019

***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 22 – 24, 2019

Applications open October 1 – December 1 2018

MOMs Retreat- April 13 & 14, 2019
(Staff arrive on Friday April 12th)

**** 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 13,14 & 15, 2019
(Staff and Siblings arrive on Sept 13th)

DADs Retreat- October 12 & 13, 2019
(Staff arrive on Friday Oct. 11th)
**** NOTE: Volunteer positions for the DADs retreat are ONLY available for men****

2019 Registration is now open!!

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:

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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.

Projects include:

  • Painting (Inside & Outside)
  • Landscaping
  • Building/ Assembly

To sign-up contact Jim Gannaway at or by calling 802-372-5863

Event Volunteers:

Event-volunteers2--volunteers-webCamp Ta-Kum-Ta has a lot of events throughout the year and we are always looking for volunteers to help at the events!  Check out our event calendar to see what’s coming up!

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