Our mission is to provide people with disabilities year-round opportunities for social, spiritual, and personal growth. Weekend Getaways are a chance to do just that. At Weekend Getaways campers will get a chance to take part in brand new rec activities, dive deeper into favorite camp areas, and grow closer to God and others by digging into camp’s theme for the year in chapel and small groups. Whether it’s a weekend just for the girls, just for the guys, or the whole camp family, each camper will be immersed in an experience that reinforces the promise that God made them, loves them, and has a plan for their lives.

Volunteer Opportunities: Invest your time at Camp Daniel and make a long lasting and direct impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities.

Cabin Counselor


This position is our strongest need as we can only accept campers if we have enough counselors. Cabin Counselors are paired with 1 or more Co-Counselors to help assist the campers in your cabin. Campers are people with disabilities ages 8-80. Unlike summer camp, Cabin Counselors will not necessarily be paired up 1 on 1 with a camper. Instead, cabin counselors will work as a team with your Co-Counselor(s) to care for and be a friend to the campers in your cabin. Cabin groups are selected carefully to provide support for all campers and counselors in each cabin. Extra direct support will be given to Counselors-in-Training(CITs), counselors ages 14-17 .

There is no experience needed.

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Pit Crew / Worker


Pit Crew/Workers keep all the parts of the camp puzzle moving behind the scenes. They work with the Camp Daniel staff to tackle tasks like; cleaning up after meals, cleaning bathrooms, setting up and running activities like arts and crafts, campfires, rec games etc, set up theme meal decor and work in our snack stands. Pit Crew/Workers also have down time to be able to build relationships with campers and other volunteers as well as participate in large group recreation events.

No experience needed.

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Nurse


One to two volunteer nurses are needed for each Weekend Getaway. Nurses have med passes four times a day and take care of any other medical related concerns. Being a nurse for a Weekend Getaway is a fun and rewarding experience. Nurses have the opportunity to build relationships with all of our campers and volunteers while serving them everyday.

RN/LPN/Med Pass Certified

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Kitchen Crew


Kitchen crew assist the Kitchen Manager in preparing all meals for the weekend of camp. There will be scheduled breaks for down time to be able to rest or spend time building relationships with campers and other volunteers.

No experience needed.

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November 11-13, 2022
Application Deadline is Oct 8th

Kick off the holiday season with a new tradition: Camp Daniel’s Holiday Getaway. Take in the fresh fall air and join us for an action-packed weekend filled with recreation, relaxation, good food, and more as we grow closer to God and each other.

  • Sip hot apple cider around the campfire
  • Compete in a pumpkin carving competition
  • Create and take home a Christmas ornament at the Factory
  • Learn a new recipe in Ma’s kitchen
  • Join in a game of flag football
  • Explore expedition outpost and learn how the northwoods animals are preparing for winter
  • Make new friends and reconnect with old friends.
  • Enjoy worship & chapel services.
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January 20-22, 2023
Application Deadline is Dec 17th

Getaway with the girls at Camp Daniel’s Girl’s Weekend Getaway. Sneak away to a 3-day, 2-night all-inclusive getaway that’s uniquely created to cater to women, rejuvenating them on their journey seeking a closer connection to God, each other, and who they were created to be.

  • Cozy up with a warm drink and good company
  • Laugh with the girls to a RomCom in the Majestic Theater
  • Compete in winter challenge course
  • Learn a new recipe at a cooking class in the Chicagami Kitchen
  • Fulfill your DIY dreams in the Factory with Bible journaling, crafts, lessons & more
  • Enjoy worship & chapel services with a special guest speaker
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February 17-19, 2023
Application Deadline is Jan 14th

Be a man at Camp Daniel’s Man Camp. Escape to a 3-day, 2-night all-inclusive getaway that’s uniquely created to cater to men, guiding them on their journey to a closer connection to God, each other, and the man they were created to be. So grab a couple of friends, and we’ll provide the bacon!

  • Compete in the Winter Olympics in the frozen tundra
  • Tailgate with the guys and cheer on your favorite teams
  • Test your skills at the survival course & nature presentation
  • Play games at Norm’s Gas and Games
  • Go ice fishing on Little Newton Lake
  • Warm up at the campfire & share your best campfire story
  • Watch a movie in the Majestic Theater
  • Enjoy worship & chapel services with a special guest speaker
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We value multi-generational community, where every generation is represented to create a full family.

Our volunteers’ ages must reflect the age range of our campers, ages 8-80+. There are volunteer positions for ages 14 to 99!

I remember the first time I dropped Kristofor off 19 years ago at Camp Daniel for his first time away from me, and I cried and cried all week and I do believe I called camp a few times, and I think I called the next year to, but now 19 years later I drop off and get to enjoy a week of free time and pick him up and he’s all smiles and has had a great time, you guys at camp have no idea how much we appreciate you giving your time to spend with my son, keeping his faith going, keeping him safe and making memories.

RobinMother of Camper

I LOVE my Camp Daniel family! One memory stands out is jumping off the raft, and the famous camp dance. I can't wait until this summer, I'm so excited.

MarnieCamper