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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 spoe@campcourageous.org.


Groundskeeping Volunteer Needed -
Camp Courageous is currently seeking a dependable volunteer who enjoys working outdoors to help with groundskeeping at the new Lake Todd. As the lake is developed, there is a great need for constant maintenance in filling washout areas. Necessary tools and equipment will be provided. If interested, please contact Maintenance Director James Kurth at jkurth@campcourageous.org or by phone at 319-465-5916 ext. 2500.


Garden Planting Volunteers Needed -
Camp Courageous is currently seeking dependable volunteers who enjoy working outdoors to help with gardening. As the 2015 garden develops, there is a great need for help with preparing the soil and planting (estimated dates May 9th and 23rd depending on weather). Necessary tools and equipment will be provided. If interested, please contact Assistant Dietary Director Karl Kuntz at dietary@campcourageous.org or by phone at 319-465-5916 ext. 2420.


Gardening Support Volunteers Needed -
Camp Courageous is currently seeking dependable volunteers who enjoy working outdoors to help with gardening. As the 2015 garden develops, there is a great need for help with weeding, watering, and harvesting the garden during the 2015 garden season of May – October. Volunteer hours are flexible while ideally being 1-2 hours in the morning 2-3 times a week Monday – Friday, we will accommodate volunteers schedule(s). Necessary tools and equipment will be provided. If interested, please contact Assistant Dietary Director Karl Kuntz at dietary@campcourageous.org or by phone at 319-465-5916 ext. 2420.


Kitchen Support Volunteers Needed -
Camp Courageous is currently seeking dependable volunteers who enjoy working helping out in a kitchen. Will be helping with preparing different kitchen production depending on the season. Some examples include: peeling apples, pulling chicken or turkey, preparing garden produce, prepping vegetables and fruits for the freezer. Volunteer hours are flexible, we will work with schedule(s). Necessary tools and equipment will be provided. If interested, please contact Aly Jobson, Dietary Director at dietary@campcourageous.org or by phone at 319-465-5916 ext. 2400.


Paul McCartney Meets Elvis -
Volunteers are needed for this exciting event! On Saturday, May 16, Camp will be presenting Matt King as Elvis and Paul McCartney. The event includes dinner, the show and a silent auction. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, including serving food, auction table observers, clean up crew and more. The event will be held at the Monticello Eagles Club starting at 5:30pm. If interested, please contact Sheri Lampe at 319-465-5916 ext. 2170.


Cruisin' for Camp Courageous -
On Sunday, May 17, 2015, Camp Courageous will be hosting Cruisin' for Camp Courageous, presented by the Cedar Valley Street Rods.
This annual event is open the the public and includes over 300 vehicles, a live and silent auction, a craft and antiques show, kids games, music, food and more.
It takes a lot of volunteers to make this event work. If you would like to help, please contact Becky Melchert at 319-465-5916 ext. 2130 or at becky@campcourageous.org.


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 spoe@campcouragoeus.org

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