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YMCA Camp Sea Gull and YMCA Camp Seafarer continue to be strong because of the generous support of volunteers. Having parents, alumni, grandparents, and friends who are willing to make Camp better through their skilled contributions is invaluable. Whether you can join us for a day, weekend, or give your time on a committee or board, we hope you will stay involved and will pick an option that best suites you and your family.  Thank you to all our volunteers who help make Camp possible every day!

Year Round Volunteer Opportunities

Anchoring the Family Weekend Volunteer

A very special Family Camp weekend for cancer survivors and their families. Help us make this weekend a special experience that the families will never forget.  

Contact: Email Allison Simmons or call her at (919) 987-8737.

Camp Annual Campaign Volunteer

Philanthropic support is critical to best delivering Camp’s mission. Camp Annual Campaign volunteers help make that possible by making personal connections with others to invite them to give to the Camp Annual Campaign. 

Contact: Email Gretchen Hyde or call her at (919) 582-9313.

Run A Kid To Camp Committee

Committee members help design the Run a Kid to Camp weekend experience, organize the Support Team, deliver regular email updates, plan the evening program, and recruit runners and friends to attend! 

 Contact: Email Christie Jennison or call her at (919) 582-9326.

Spring and Fall Weekend Volunteer

During the spring and fall, families and other groups attend Camp for programs such as Family Camp, Y Guides and Camp High Hopes. These are your opportunities to be a staff member again by volunteering at an activity from Friday night through Sunday lunch. 

Contact: Email Hunt Carpenter

Summer Opportunities at Camp                               

Dessert Social Volunteer

The night before Camp is usually one of excitement, jitters, and questions. This Saturday event is designed to tap into all of these emotions and get campers and their parents ready for Opening Day. Volunteers can expect to help at the nametag table, mingle with many first-time families, and answer questions. Dessert Socials are held in New Bern and Morehead City, NC. 

Contact: Email Gretchen Hyde or call her at 919-582-9313

Mother Duck

Spend Starter Camp week at Camp Seafarer! Help our youngest campers choose activities, become more confident and learn to live in the camp community. You will be assigned to a cabin to guide young campers through the day and live with Mother Ducks each night.

Contact: Email Elayne Steinman or call her at 919-582-9323

Summer Opportunities in your Area

Charter Bus Greeter

Campers can leave and return home via charter bus in certain major Camp markets and cities. We need volunteers to recreate a bit of magic away from Camp for these campers and their families. Volunteers are asked to interact with families and help greet the bus and parents.

Contact: Email Gretchen Hyde or call her at (919) 582-9313.