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Volunteer Counselor information

Will you join us this summer? We are accepting applications for our upcoming summer sessions starting in Januar.If you've served in the past, welcome back! If you're registering for the first time, we're so glad you're here!


Thank you for sharing in the transformative experience of Camp Sunshine.


The registration link will take you to the Camp Doc program to complete your registration. First time counselors need to have three references - please ask your references to complete the reference form linked here. If you're 21 or older, you must mail the Central Registry Clearance to the State of Michigan.


Registration on Camp Doc takes approximately 40 minutes to complete, and your answers save as you go. Please be sure to complete your registration as soon as possible! 

Rolling acceptances will be sent out as applications are received. 

Camp Sunshine Counselors are Volunteers! Please complete the application linked above. Can't commit for a full session? Join us as you're able to as a day volunteer!

Join us and shine

Camp Sessions at Camp Henry and Camp Blodgett

Camp Sunshine has been providing an overnight camp experience to teens and adults with cognitive/developmental disabilities since 1983. Each year, the success of camp has relied on dedicated volunteers, especially our counselors. Campers and counselors have a 1:1 pairing for the duration of camp! Every day is carefully planned with traditional camp activities like ropes courses or other physical activities, arts and crafts, swimming and water activities, spiritual lessons and music, meals together, and of course, a campfire with s’mores! 

This year, Camp Sunshine is offering two four day/three night camp sessions at both Camp Blodgett (West Olive) and Camp Henry (Newaygo) Michigan.


We’re seeking dedicated, compassionate individuals who are interested in serving as counselors and ready to experience the transformation - and joy - that Camp Sunshine offers! We hope you'll join us.

Please review the page linked here for more information about Camp! The Central Registry form is required for all counselors over age 21. 

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