Due to the nature of the camp, Camp SMILE requires that all overnight volunteers attend a 3-day training session on working with individuals with disabilities prior to camp. Both of these are offered to volunteers at minimal to no cost at all.
Schedule of Events
Applications Open: Jan 15, 2024
Applications Due: April 15, 2024
Volunteer Training: Summer 2024
Dates: June 20th - June 22nd
Location: Camp Grace (Mandatory for all NEW overnight volunteers)
Camp Sessions: Summer 2024
Session 1: June 24th - June 29th
Session 2: July 1st - July 6th
Session 3: July 8th - July 13th
Session 4: July 15th - July 20th
Volunteers may sign up to work one, two, three, or four sessions. Each session, volunteers must arrive at camp on Monday no later than 5:00 p.m. and plan to stay until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.
If you have any questions about camp or the schedule, you may contact UCP at anytime. However, we offer an Open House at Camp where you can receive a tour and have many questions answered. We will also schedule interviews for each prospective volunteer and you may ask questions then as well. Click to view a counselor job description.
New counselor interviews will be held in 2024.
Dates to be sent out to new counselors.
Camp Open House: TBA