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Be A Cabin Leader at Outdoor Science School

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People love to gather at Camp!

Come experience the week of a lifetime as a volunteer cabin leader at YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Science School! 5th and 6th graders from all over the Bay Area come to our beautiful camp in the redwoods each week, and they need leaders like you to ensure they have an amazing experience!

You will:
 Gain invaluable leadership experience along with 87 hours of community service- and have a great time doing it!
 Be in charge of a cabin of 5th and 6th grade students, along with support from the staff at YMCA Camp Campbell, who are onsite 24 hours a day.
 Attend field study along with your students and their field teacher- field study time includes picnic hikes, night hikes, river studies, survival skills, swimming pool, and more!

Looks great on a resume and a college application!
Candidates must be at least 15 years old, a sophomore in high school, and in good academic standing. School permission required when applicable. Fingerprinting required for volunteers 18 and older

We are currently requiring all volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or to get tested three days prior to the start date.

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About YMCA Camp Campbell


16275 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006, US

Mission Statement

The Y is a cause for strengthening communities, committed every day to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


When you volunteer at YMCA Camp Campbell, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change in children, families, and adults. We have many volunteer opportunities ranging from helping out in our garden, facilitating activities for summer camp programs, trail maintenance, and much more. Have an idea for a volunteer project? Share it with us - we welcome your input.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


16275 California 9Boulder CreekBoulder Creek, CA 95006




  • Teens
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Cabin leaders will arrive on Monday morning for a full day of training and will leave Friday afternoon. Cabin leaders will be with their naturalist and cabin group during the day and stay in cabin overnight. This is intense, yet rewarding.

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