We are eager to get Certified Child Life Specialists and child life students involved with our new partner Camp Noah this summer! To learn more about our partnership, check out our previous blog post “Partnership with Camp Noah.” Camp dates and locations are listed below:
June 26-30, 2017 Kern Valley, California
July 10-14, 2017 Kokomo, Indiana
July 10-14, 2017 Rainelle, West Virginia
July 17-21, 2017 Flint, Michigan
July 31-Aug. 4, 2017 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
August 7-11, 2017 St. Cloud, Minnesota
August 7-11, 2017 Middletown, California
August 7-11, 2017 Pine Ridge, South Dakota
TBD Ottawa, Illinois
TBD Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TBD Roane County, West Virginia
If you live in or near any of these locations and would be interested in participating, please complete the Camp Noah volunteer interest form as soon as possible.
Camp roles include:
• Locally Trained Volunteer (open to students and CCLS): The primary role is to support the camp through helping with food, registration, set-up and take-down, etc. Online training is not required.
• Certified Camp Staff (open to students and CCLS): The primary role is to enact the camp curriculum and lead and support campers. Online training is required (free to CCLS, reduced cost for CL students).
• Mental Health Professional (CCLS only): The primary role of the mental health professional is to be a resource and support to any children or staff with specific mental health needs during the camp. In addition, should the need for additional or ongoing mental health support be assessed, the mental health professional will assist in providing contacts in the community for these ongoing services. Online training is required (free of charge) and a $500 stipend will be offered for full-week commitment to the camp.