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Below are some specific opportunties for volunteering at Camp Courageous. These are just some specific needs, but help is always needed in almost all departements. If you or your group/organization are interested in helping with these or other projects at Camp Courageous, then please contact the person listed or Shannon Poe, Volunteer Director, at 319-465-5916, ext 2320, or

Break the Record Event -
Camp Courageous is working with student groups from the University of Iowa to attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the World's Largest Water Pistol Battle. We are looking for a student organization to assist us in securing an on campus site for the event. We are also seeking volunteers to help set up and take down/clean up, act as official counters during the 12 minute long water pistol battle, assist with registration, and assist with crowd control and parking. Volunteers are always needed to help spread the word about the event to get participants to register.
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014- 3pm-7pm
Place: TBD in Iowa City
Contact: Amatullah Richard, Volunteer Fundraiser, at or at 319-465-5916 ext. 2140.

Outdoor Fashion Show & Dinner -
Camp Courageous is currently planning an Outdoor Fashion Show and Dinner to be held at the camp lodge on Saturday, October 18 from 4pm-9pm.
We will need volunteers to help set up, take down, clean up, help in the kitchen, greet and seat guests, parking, assist with waiting on tables and refreshing drinks, and we need some volunteers to model the outdoor clothing loaned by area businesses. Volunteers are always needed to help spread the word to sell tickets.
Contact Amatullah Richard, Volunteer Fundraiser, at 319-465-5916 ext. 2140 or at

Mystery Dinner Theater -
We are currently planning a Mystery Dinner Theater event for Satuday, November 1st. The event will be held at the camp lodge.
Participants will be treated to a delicious dinner and will be challenged to solve a mystery acted out by volunteers. Volunteers with acting/theater experience are needed to put on the show throughout the evening. Volunteers are also needed to assist in the kitchen, with serving food and refreshing drinks, help set up/take down and clean up, greet and seat guests, and to help spread the word to sell tickets. Some volunteers will be asked to dress in "character" for the event. If interested, please contact Amatullah Richard, Volunteer Fundraiser, at 319-465-5916 ext. 2140 or at

Annual Omelet Breakfast & Open House -
On Sunday, April 27th, 2014, Camp Courageous will be host our annual Omelet Breakfast & Open House. The Omelet Breakfast is a very busy day at Camp with thousands of people coming to enjoy a made-to-order omelet and tour the camp. It takes a lot of volunteers to help this event run smoothly. We use volunteers in all aspects of the breakfast; cooking omelets, serving drinks, parking cars, refilling omelet stations, ect. The event runs from 7am-1pm and some shifts are available. If you can help, please contact Aly Jobson, Dietary Director, at or call 319-465-5916 ex. 2400. We hope to see you there!

If any of the above opportunties would be of interest to you or your group then please contact the camp. For any questions about volunteering at Camp Courageous then please call Shannon Poe at 319-465-5916, ext. 2320 or email

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