Spend a week at Camp ELK as a camp counselor with the YMCA of Orange County


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


21280 Big Pines HwyWrightwood, CA 92397


Join the YMCA team and find out how you can become a positive role model in the community. Volunteering at the Y, you’ll make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

As Volunteer Cabin Support of the Y, you’ll get to...

  • Support multiple counselors by living in the cabin with the campers
  • Provide assistance in all aspects of the camper’s daily routine
  • Help facilitate activities for campers and other volunteers
  • Foster healthy relationships by engaging and mentoring children and teens at camp


  • Volunteers 18 years and older and/or Camp E.L.K experienced L.I.T’s
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Those willing to volunteer on a daily basis for 1 (session) week at a time

Camp Sessions are as Follows:

  • June 24 th-29 th
    • Theme: Pirate/Pixie Life for Me Camp
    • Age Group Attending: 8-14 years
  • June 30 th-July 4 th
    • Theme: Disney
    • Age Group Attending: 5-8 years
  • July 8 th-13 th
    • Theme: Space
    • Age Group Attending: 8-14 years
  • July 15 th-20 th
    • Theme: Creative Expressions "The Art’s" Camp
    • Age Group Attending: 8-14 years
  • July 22 nd-27 th
    • Theme: Time Travelers Tech Camp (Robots, STEM, time capsule, etc.)
    • Age Group Attending: 8-14 years
  • July 29 th- August 3 rd
    • Theme: Ultimate Sports
    • Age Group Attending: 8-14 years


  • Child Development
  • Storytelling
  • Theater Arts
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 week commitment
  • background check, volunteer orientation

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