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Camp Boggy Creek utilizes nearly 1,800 volunteers to accomplish its mission.

Camp Boggy Creek is open year-round and utilizes nearly 1,800 volunteers per year to accomplish its mission to foster a spirit of joy by creating a free, safe and medically-sound camp environment that enriches the lives of children with serious illnesses and their families.

Volunteer Opportunities at Camp Boggy Creek:


Volunteer Qualifications

Energetic & Enthusiastic



Sense of Humor

Team Player


Ready to play with KIDS!

Volunteer Qualfications

In order to be considered for volunteer service you will be required to:

  • Be 19 years old or older

  • Participate in a telephone conversation (20 minutes for weekend volunteers and 30 minutes for summer volunteers)

  • Complete and submit the Online Volunteer Application

  • Summer Volunteers must complete Digital Fingerprinting which is required by Florida Law  - we will send you instructions, via email, for scheduling your appointment at a location nearest you after you have been placed to volunteer 

  • Submit documentation of 2 MMR vaccinations, Varicella vaccination (or history of chicken pox illness), COVID-19 vaccine and booster, seasonal Flu vaccine (Spring volunteers only), and current TB test results - summer camp volunteers must also submit a current physical

  • Commit to entire length of scheduled volunteer session

  • Attend a mandatory orientation session on your scheduled arrival day

  • Day and Ongoing volunteers need to email for special instructions

Do you want to see what Camp looks like?

Please click here to take a virtual tour of Camp Boggy Creek. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

If you need more information, please email our Volunteer Department at or call 352-483-4200 ext. 4293 or toll-free at 866-462-6449.

"Camp Boggy Creek isn’t like other camps because all the campers, including myself, share a common health condition. That’s what brings us closer. What I really got from Camp, besides great memories and a fun time, is to be grateful, to be humble, and to be hopeful." — Bryan, camper

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