Summer Camp Volunteer Assistants

Volunteers work within the direction of a Summer Camp Educator to assist in camp activities and supervise campers during our week-long summer camps, for students in grades 1st through 8th. Volunteer opportunities are available Monday through Friday, June 10th through August 23rd. Donate your time for one week or spend the whole summer with us!


Must have finished freshman year of high school or older. Liability Waivers and Confidentiality Policy signatures required. Background check for those over 18 required. Interview and one hour orientation tour required for new camp volunteers. Most opportunities are a commitment of one consecutive week of camp 9:15 am to 4:30 pm (earlier dismissal is possible). Some roles may have fewer days required.


One hour in person orientation and virtual Sensory Inclusivity training for new volunteers required. Camp specific directions will be provided as needed.

Application Instructions

To apply, please fill out a Volunteer Application online using the “Apply Now” button below, or contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 414-765-8629 or If you have volunteered for Discovery World Summer Camps in the past, you WILL NOT need to fill out a new application. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator directly for your next steps.

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