View of Mount Susitna near Anchorage Alaska.

Mission Opportunities

Laverne Griffin Youth Recreation Camp Volunteer Opportunities

Bath House Demolition

Dates: Time sensitive: early April 2019 or mid-October 2019
Description: 4-6 people for demolition, which includes removal of fixtures, counters, stall dividers, plumbing and wall coverings. Crews should be single sex, due to lack of restroom and bathing facilities. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Bath House Plumbing

Dates: Time sensitive: early April 2019 or mid-October 2019
Description: 4-6 people for plumbing, stall divider installation, countertops and fixtures. Crews should be single sex, due to lack of restroom and bathing facilities. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Bath House Finish Work

Dates: Time sensitive: early April 2019 or mid-October 2019
Description: 4-6 people for finish work, which includes paint, trim installation, touch-ups. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Bath House Sheetrock, Tile & Grout

Dates: Time sensitive: early April 2019 or mid-October 2019
Description: 4-6 people for for sheetrock and cement board installation, and tile replacement. Crews should be single sex, due to lack of restroom and bathing facilities. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Cabin Bunk Bed Construction

Dates: April-late May; select weeks in July, August-mid October 2019
Description: Teams needed to build and assemble 15 bunk bed sets (each set consists of two beds). Specific plans will be provided. Cost is $250 per unit. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Cabin Finish Work

Dates: April-late May; select weeks in July, August-mid October 2019
Description: 4-6 people to install new carpet and bunk beds; paint and do finish work. Cost for full cabin remodel is approximately $3500 per cabin and there are 18 cabins. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Cabin Windows & Doors

Dates: April-late May; select weeks in July, August-mid October 2019
Description: 4-6 people skilled in carpentry for installation of windows, doors and trim; rip up and haul away old carpet and bunkbeds. Cost for full cabin remodel is approximately $3500 per cabin and there are 18 cabins. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Dining Hall Interior

Dates: May, July, August and October 2019
Description: 4-6 people to remove interior carpet; level the floor and install new underlayment; possible sheetrock replacement; install new carpet, baseboard and trim, and paint. Interior work costs approximately $7000. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Dining Hall Windows & Doors

Dates: May, July, August and October 2019
Description: 4-6 people skilled in carpentry for installation of exterior windows, doors and trim. Windows and doors cost approximately $6000. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.

Exterior Painting

Dates: Mid-to-late May; select weeks in July, August 2019
Description: Painting the exterior of approximately 30 different buildings and structures. Team size will depend on the number of buildings each team paints. This can be an ongoing project as teams become available. Teams may stay at the camp and are asked to contribute $35/night per person. Meals are provided Monday-Friday.


Contact: Walter Chastain, camp director | lgyrc@mtaonline.net | 907-376-6887