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HAVE AN AWESOME SUMMER
VOLUNTEER AT SUMMER CAMP

at Deer Run Camps & Retreats

SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS

FOR CHRISTIAN STUDENTS, AGE 15 & OLDER
Applicants serve alongside the camp staff (college-age counselors) to help with Day Camp ministry — campers who are age 5 to completed grade 6.

We invite you to join us this summer in this important ministry role as a VolunDeer (what our summer camp volunteers are called).

IMPORTANT: Creating a Camp VolunDeer (Volunteer) Account

**IMPORTANT: If your family already has a Deer Run account, ask your parent to do the following so you will have a separate login as a VolunDeer.

  • Log into your Deer Run account.
  • From the dashboard, click on the box that says “My Profile.”
  • Click on the box that says “Manage _____ Family.”
  • Click on the name of the person who is applying as a Camp VolunDeer. You can also Add a Member to your family at the bottom of the list.
  • Add an email address to the Camp VolunDeer’s account. Then, log out of your account.
  • Go back to the Camp VolunDeer application link. Now you can log in as the Camp VolunDeer.
  • You will need to click “Forgot Password” and follow the prompts to set a new password and then continue the application.

Email VolunDeer@DeerRun.camp or call (615) 550-9664 if you have questions.

SUMMER CAMP NURSES

A registered nurse or a doctor is needed during each summer camp session — for both day camps and overnight camps. Deer Run shows appreciation for a camp nurse’s time and professional skills by providing a barter that can be used for payment towards summer camps or family events at Deer Run. Email NurseManager@DeerRun.camp if you have questions.

Volunteers are vital to Deer Run

Throughout the year there are many opportunities to volunteer at Deer Run. These include:

  • serving meals to guests
  • property clean up
  • assisting with recreation
  • construction
  • helping with events

WANT TO SERVE AS A GROUP?
Fill out this interest form.

INTERESTED IN SERVING OR HAVE QUESTIONS?

SPRING SERVE DAY • POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER / DATE TBD

8:00am to 4:00pm
Bring work gloves and wear shoes that can get dirty to help with removing fallen trees on the property and repairing trails: spreading pine straw/wood chips, lining trails with deadfall, and leveling uneven paths.

Age 8 & up. Youth ages 8 to 18 must be supervised by an adult volunteer; 1 adult for every 6 youth.

Schedule: Serve the full day or a half day (a.m. or p.m.)
Full Day — 8:00am to 4:00pm
Morning — 8:00am to 11:30am
Lunch provided for everyone — 11:30am to 12:30pm
Afternoon — 12:30pm to 4:00pm
MEAL PREP & SERVING (YEAR-ROUND OR EVENTS)

Come alongside our chefs and kitchen staff to prepare and serve meals:

  • to families
  • to retreat groups
  • to campers
  • at family events like Married Couples Weekends, Father-Son Adventure Weekend, and Mother-Daughter Getaway Weekend

If you are volunteering to serve meals in the dining facilities at The Creekside or The Lodge be sure to review the following dress code before arriving.

Application Info

1. Fill out the Volunteer Application so we can know your interest in serving and are able to contact you.
*Note: You will be asked to create a Deer Run account if you do not already have one.

2. Once your volunteer application has been filled out, click on the SIGN UP TO SERVE button to let us know specifically how you want to serve.
*Note: if you want to sign up for more than one opportunity, you will need to fill out the form more than once. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working towards a more streamlined process.

VOLUNTEER COMMUNICATIONS: A Letter from the Valley

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