Events - Volunteer Days

Oct 10

Fall Clean Up!
Fall Clean Up!
The summer season has wrapped up and winter is on its way! Consider coming to Camp to give of your time and talents to mantain and sustain camp. Come for the day or come for an hour - any and all help will be apprecatiated!

WHO: Anyone and everyone!
WHAT: Volunteer Day! 
WHEN: October 10th, 2020 8:00am - 4:00pm
WHERE: Camp Okoboji, of course!
WHY: A day of cleaning up Camp from the summer and prepping it for the winter! 

Three VERY important notes:
  • Breakfast, Lunch, & Supper will be provided on Saturday, October 10.
  • Volunteers are welcome to arrive at Camp Okoboji on Friday, October 9 and stay the night - lodging will be provided. We'll welcome y'all with a meal (5:30-6:30 P.M.) and a devoton. Give a call to the Camp Office (712-337-3325) if you are planning to arrive the night before so we can prepare your cabin.
  • We'll be ensuring the overall health of our staff & volunteers on this Volunteer Day. Projects will be done physically distant from others to promote a healthy environment in the midst of a pandemic. 

What needs to be done? Check out this list:
  • Put archery equipment away
  • Take bars off human foosball game and lay them in Rec Check
  • Put Canoes / Kayaks / CORCL's in Family Center 
  • Rake leaves & debris
  • Clean ceiling fans in Cabins
  • Clean walls and floor in Fish Shack
  • Brush away cobwebs on all buildings
  • Wash Bethel windows & outside light globes
  • Paint above the back staircase in Bethel 
  • Test batteries in all smoke alarms
  • Cover vent screens on older dorms
  • Take down volleyball nets & store them in Rec Check
  • Take down basketball nets & store them in Rec Check
  • Pick up all sand toys / toys in Beach & Playground area
  • Take grills from cabins, clean them, and store under Dining Hall Deck
  • Collect plastic green picnic benches, fold them, and store them in Family Center
  • Collect blue barrels and store them behind Dining Hall
  • Collect wire recycling bag holders and place them in storage @ Family Center
  • Gather the beach chairs and store in Family Center
  • Put ALL Deck furniture into (unwinterized) cabins for storage
  • Place dorm benches inside dorms
  • Christmas decorating: put up lights on Bethel decks & pine trees; set up Nativity set