Develop and improve your own leadership skills by helping young students become environmentally aware individuals. Volunteer as a cabin leader to assist our teachers in educating 5th and 6th grade students about outdoor science.
Earn Service Learning credit to graduate.
Impact children’s lives in a positive and effective way.
Spend quality time away from home.
Learn to be a leader and a positive role model for kids.
Meet peers with similar interests.
Enjoy the beauty of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Time commitment: 5 days, typically Monday – Friday. Volunteer cabin leaders arrive on Monday and outdoor science students arrive on Tuesday.
On Monday, we train and prepare you for the arrival of the students. We’ll teach you behavior management, child abuse prevention, appropriate games to play and stories to tell, and much more.
We provide cabin leaders with free lodging and all meals.
Transportation: We offer transportation to camp from the Central YMCA on 1717 The Alameda in San Jose (Google Map). You can also find your own transportation.
You must be in 10th grade or older, and if you are in school, you must be in good academic standing.