Camp Circle O’ Friends is only possible with the help and support of many dedicated and passionate volunteers. Volunteers must be 19 years of age and must complete a Volunteer Application form and get a Criminal Record Check.

Coordinator: Gayle Morris

First Evening/Morning

  • Orientation of volunteers


  • Assist in general camp preparation

Camper Arrival

  • Campers will be ARRIVING AT NOON and will have lunch in the main dining hall immediately after taking their things to their cabin.
  • Meet buses and identify the campers in your cabin.
  • Bring your campers and their luggage directly to the cabins.
  • Assist with getting campers settled in cabin.
  • Play a quick game to get to know everyone!
  • Introduce camp rules and establish individual cabin rules.
  • Assist with orientation of campers to the camp.

Camp Daily Activities

  • Lead with enthusiasm and flexibility.
  • Ensure your campers receive their medication at breakfast, lunch, supper, and bedtime.
  • Assist with assigned cabin (getting dressed, meals, general hygiene, etc.) Meal Service: Each camper will go through the buffet style line. Be sure to help serve the portions to the campers. Cabin Leaders will also get their meals with the cabin.
  • Encourage group building.
  • Assist Rec Links in instruction and guiding your group.
  • Model appropriate behavior and troubleshoot when necessary. – Remember that you are encouraged to bring any concerns to the camp director.
  • Observe group and note possible problem behavior.
  • Be available and accessible to the group.
  • Encourage development of trust in the group.
  • Be aware of and sensitive to individual camper needs.
  • Ensure campers use proper hand-washing and hygiene techniques.
  • Cabin leader break is available from 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM with the exception of times when Rec Links are responsible for the preparation of their area.
  • Relief can be arranged at any time. Please do not hesitate to ask a med shed volunteer.

Post Camp

  • There will be some time after breakfast to get the campers packed up. The buses leave right after the closing ceremony. Make sure that ALL camper luggage is properly tagged to go back to either Saskatoon or Regina and is clearly marked with the camper’s name.
  • Double check the cabins for belongings left behind by the campers.
  • Clean up your cabin and surrounding area.
  • Pitch in for general camp clean-up.
  • At the staff closing, give recommendations, comments, ideas, wish list, etc. for Camp Circle O’ Friends 2015 to Gayle Morris
Please refer any questions, concerns or problems during camp to Gayle and she will do all she can to assist you to make yours and your camper’s experience a positive one.

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Cabin Leaders
  • Medical Personnel: Nurses
  • One-to-One Volunteers
  • Recreation Personnel: Lifeguards
  • Crafts
  • Challenge Course
  • Teen Media Program
  • Variety Night

Other opportunities to get involved are also available.


As a volunteer of Camp Circle O'Friends Inc., I promise to adhere to all ethical standards contained in this code of ethics.
  • I will not discriminate because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual preference, or national ancestry and will attempt to prevent such discrimination from occurring.
  • I agree that I will respect the belief systems of all persons with whom I come in contact with at camp. I will not discuss religion or any other belief systems in an effort to have others accept my belief system.
  • I believe in the dignity of the individual and their right to self-determination.
  • I agree all individuals need to be treated with respect.
  • I agree to abide by all the guidelines of Camp Circle O'Friends Inc.
  • I agree to maintain confidentiality.
  • I will perform all assigned tasks to the best of my ability.