We offer several day and ongoing opportunities to support our year round programs:
Special event volunteers help with fundraising and other special events scheduled throughout the year. Our annual special events include: Holiday Party, the annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride For Children, camp tours and numerous regional events.
Our Airport Ambassadors drive camp vehicles to pick up volunteers from the airport. People interested in volunteering as Airport Ambassadors need to be less than 70 years old and willing to undergo a Florida state DMV (Department of Motor Vehicle) check.
Housekeeping volunteers work with our full-time staff, assisting them with laundry, tidying-up the cabins and program areas, and changing linens on camper beds between sessions.
Maintenance volunteers work with our full-time staff, helping them keep our camp beautiful. We are looking for people who are able to help mow grass or do minor repairs such as painting, fixing sprinkler heads, replacing screens in doors, etc.
The Camp Operations Office, the Executive Office, and the Patch (Medical Center) are very busy places, and we are always looking for people who can help with copying, mailings, filing, answering telephones, and computer work on a daily basis. We’re always in need of office supplies, so please visit our needs list to see what we’re in need of!
Each session, campers and families go home with a hand-made afghan and Boggy Bear stitched with love. Our campers are amazed to see all the beautiful quilts that adorn the beds and walls of the cabins and buildings. We’re also looking for some volunteers who can make and/or mend costumes for our theater program. This exciting opportunity to help can be done from home.
When making Boggy Bears, please use our standard pattern. Click here to view and print the bear pattern. Afghans: can be crocheted or knitted and should be 35-40 inches wide by 40-50 inches long. Quilts for beds: use cotton or flannelette and should be 60 inches by 80 inches. Machine washable and lightweight. Decorative Quilts: no larger than 7 feet by 10 feet
Please mail or deliver your completed items to the address below:Camp Boggy Creek
Questions about Boggy Bears, afghans, or quilts? Please call (352) 483-4200 extension 4215 or toll-free 866-462-6449 extension 4215 .
Woodshop is one of the busiest activities at camp, and we are constantly in need of people who can cut out unfinished wood projects for the campers to sand, assemble, and decorate. Some woodshop projects include: plaques, animal box kits, race cars, and CD racks. This exciting opportunity to help can be done from home. Please contact our Activities Director at (352) 483-4200 extension 4210 (toll free (866) 462-6449 ext. 4210) for more information and patterns.
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Please read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!
If you need more information, please contact the Volunteer Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-483-4200 ext. 4293 or toll-free at 866-462-6449 ext. 4293
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