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Camp Prov


Camp Prov is an integrated day camp for children with special needs and their siblings, 2 – 10 years of age. Camp is held at Forest Park in Everett. Our staff consists of an educator, activities specialist, speech language pathologist, occupational and physical therapist, and Family Resources Coordinator.

Volunteers ages 14 and up are assigned to each group to provide that special “buddy” experience by assisting and participating with campers through their scheduled day camp activities including: swimming, arts & crafts, sensory play, music, singing, signing, story-telling, nature activities and dance & movement. Volunteers work under the direction of their assigned unit leader and other camp staff.

2017 Summer Camp Prov

  • July 10 – July 14
  • July 17 – July 21
  • July 24 – July 28
  • July 31 – August 4
  • August 7 – August 11

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates for Camp Prov?

Typically Camp Prov starts the week after July 4th and runs for 5 weeks. Dates will be included in the informational letters and applications.

When can I call to sign up for Camp Prov?

Both new and returning volunteers should visit our webpage and fill out the Camp Prov Summer application by visiting our website at providence.org/VolunteerEverett in early April.

How old do I need to be to volunteer at Camp Prov?

All volunteers must be at least 14 years or older by the August 31st.

What are the health requirements for Camp Prov volunteers?

All returning volunteers from last summer are NOT required to have a TB test but must complete the TB Screening Form and turn into Employee Health.

All new volunteers must complete the health requirements with Providence Employee Health Department at the Colby Campus in order to meet the compliance requirements.

Will I need to attend an orientation?

All new volunteers for Camp Prov and their parent or guardian will need to attend a mandatory new volunteer orientation. Orientation dates will be announced once applications have been submitted. Returning volunteers do NOT need to attend orientation.

How do I apply for a paid lead position for Camp Prov?

All Camp Prov Unit Leader employee positions will be posted in May on the Providence Health & Services Career Site at www.providenceiscalling.jobs Please direct any employment related questions to our Human Resources department at 425-258-7800.

Am I able to carpool with a sibling or friend?

You and a sibling or friend can both request to volunteer during the same Camp Prov sessions. However, weeks are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Keep in mind that you must complete all the requirements before you will be assigned a schedule for Camp. The volunteer schedule does fill up quickly and we do our best to accommodate all requests.

Can I volunteer for more than one week?

You will be allowed to request up to 2 weeks of Camp; however final assignments will be determined by the number of applications received during the open enrollment process.

Do I have to be able to volunteer the entire week I am assigned for Camp Prov?

Yes, you must be available to volunteer for the entire week (Monday – Friday). You will be assigned based on your selected preference either full days, AM session, or PM Session.

Can I change my availability after I submit my application or once I receive my schedule?

We do understand that summer time can be a very busy time of year and schedules often get very full. However, Camp Prov is a commitment and due to the needs of the campers it is very important that once you submit your 1st and 2nd preference weeks that you’re able to commit to the week you are assigned. Staff and campers at Camp Prov count on every volunteer being there for their assigned week in order for camp to run effectively.