Camp Baker Seeks Youth Volunteers

Are your kids looking for summer volunteer opportunities for credit or just to experience helping others? Then don’t miss this!

RVA Living has learned about some great youth volunteer opportunities to get a LOT of volunteer hours at the Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker in Chesterfield on Wednesday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 12 from 9am – 4pm.  This is a great way to volunteer for a full day, learn a lot about kids with disabilities, and have fun!

Photo Source: Greater Richmond Arc website

The Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker is located on 22 acres at 7600 Beach Road in Chesterfield County. It is a full-service, handicap equipped retreat for campers with disabilities to discover new challenges, friendships and fun activities.  They have volunteer needs for individuals and groups during summer camp weeks. Here’s what you need to know:

Who: Camp Baker Youth Volunteers

When:

  • Wednesday, July 5
  • Wednesday, July 12
  • 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Volunteers provide their own lunch which can be refrigerated; refillable water bottle helpful.

What:

An opportunity for up to five (5) school aged students to volunteer a day of service during one of two kid’s weeks at Camp Baker. Volunteers will be assigned to work with an Activity Specialist on a first come, first served basis as they commit to volunteering.  Activities include:

* Swimming
* Sports & Recreation
* Arts & Crafts
* Music & Drama
* Nature

Note: ARC’s Volunteer Manager will be onsite on volunteer days and will be the primary point of contact for student volunteers and their families.

Why:

The Greater Richmond ARC is committed to educating our community and values the talent and commitment of young people who are interested in serving others.

Minimum age to volunteer:

Rising 8th grader

Would you like to lend your “Helping Hands” at Camp Baker? Contact Cindy Stubbe, Volunteer Engagement & Events Manager at 804.358.1874 or cindy.stubbe@richmondarc.org for more information.


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