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Qualifications to Volunteer

To serve as a Volunteer with Camp Happy Days, you must be at least 19 years of age or older. All new volunteers must complete:

  1. Brief phone interview with Camp Happy Days Staff to get to know you, your interests, and discuss best fit for you as a volunteer

  2. Clean SLED South Carolina Background Check

  3. Child Abuse Prevention Training via Darkness to Light (Training costs covered by CHD)

Become a Volunteer

Camp Happy Days offers a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Learn more about the specific ways you can get involved below!


Day Programs Volunteer

Our day programs are a great and easy way for any volunteer who is hoping to gain experience working with children and families facing pediatric cancer. We host a variety of day programs throughout the year.

Some examples of these programs include Doodlebug Events (Ages 0-9), Pre-teen Events (Ages 10-12), Family Events such as Childhood Cancer Awareness Day, Holiday Events, Health & Wellness Classes, Virtual Camp and much more!

CHD Programs Staff are continuously brainstorming new & exciting day events for our families.  We welcome any volunteer who has a special skill or talent they would like to share with at one of our day events.


Special Events Volunteer

For any volunteer who has an interest in fundraising for a great cause and having fun while doing it!

Our special events consist of the variety of fundraising events occurring throughout the year such as our annual Gala and various third-party fundraisers.


Overnight Programs Volunteer

​Our overnight programs are great opportunities for any volunteer who is interested in gaining a full CHD experience! These programs range from one night to a full week of Camp.

Some examples of our overnight programs include: 2 Family Weekends (Spring & Fall), 2 Extreme Teen Weekends (Spring & Fall), Pre-Teen Lock In (Spring), and of course our flagship program, weeklong summer camp that is hosted over the week of fourth of July at Camp Bob Cooper.

Volunteer Overnight Camp Applications are Due May 15th

Next Steps:

Questions or ready to sign up as a volunteer?  

Please click on a "Get Started" Button below and contact McKenzie Maffett via e-mail or phone (843) 571-4336 ex. 28.

Volunteer helping a kid with arts and crafts

Day Programs Volunteers

Two volunteers at camp playing with water guns

Overnight Programs Volunteer


Special Events Volunteers

Find Out More

Contact McKenzie 843-571-4336 ex. 28

Check out CHD's event calendar to see our upcoming events and programs.


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