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Pinkham Ledge, New Hampshire

Volunteer Counselors

We need YOU!

Come spend a week in the beautiful White Mountains making lifelong memories with Campers, other Volunteers and Summer Staff!

What's it like being a Counselor?

Counselors are crucial members of the team that makes each Camper feel welcome, safe, and free to explore new things! Counselors are led by volunteer Deans, and supported by Horton Center’s Summer Staff. Counselors lead activities, co-lead Faith Discovery Groups, sleep in cabins with Campers and other Counselors, and connect with amazing Campers who look up to them.

Group of volunteers posing for picture in front of Mount Madison

How do I prepare to be a Counselor?

Being a Counselor is an incredible experience! In order to make your week at camp the best it can be, you will meet with your Deans and Co-Counselors virtually before arriving at camp. Upon arrival at camp the day before Campers arrive, you will have time to get situated and to go through a final training led by the Directors.

Volunteer Forms

All Counselors and Volunteers working with youth at Horton Center are required to fill out several forms.  Everyone must go online and fill out these forms, even if you have done paper forms in the past.

Please see the instructions for filling out Online Forms.

Click here to go online and Fill Out Online Volunteer Forms

Once your forms are online, they will be easier in the future to update or indicate that they are still accurate, so please thank you for taking the time to fill them out online this year.

Once you are scheduled for a camp, please go online and fill the forms out as soon as possible.  Thank you!!

Here’s a list of the forms you’ll fill out online:

  1. Volunteer Application (formerly titled, “Volunteer Profile”).

  2. Voluntary Disclosure Statement

  3. Health Form 4 (Adult Health Form)

  4. Background Check

  5. Online Training

  6. DCYF central-registry-search-release – NOTE: Please send completed, notarized form to Horton Center, 140 Sheep Davis Rd, Pembroke NH 03275, NOT to DCYF as the form indicates.

Feel free to e-mail the camp office or call us at 603-545-9660 to volunteer or ask questions. Let us know if you are interested in a particular date or age group. See our camp schedule! You will be matched with a camp session leader or a Dean in need of volunteers.

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