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Volunteer at Summer Scamper

As a Summer Scamper volunteer, you’ll ensure that our participants, patients, and families have the best experience possible. Volunteers will receive a Summer Scamper volunteer T-shirt; snacks and refreshments throughout their shift; and a rewarding day of fun and high-fives! 

Thanks to our amazing community of supporters we’ve filled all available volunteer roles for the 2024 event!

What do volunteers do? 

  • On the 5k course: Distribute high-fives, wave silly and encouraging signs, and ensure the safety of our athletes and all participants. Bring your cheering voice! 


  • At the kids’ fun run: Assist with the kids’ course around the track, cheer on our tiniest athletes, and hand out kids’ fun run medals. Volunteers should be enthusiastic and comfortable working with children.


  • During the Family Festival: Distribute food and water to guests and participants; coordinate stroller parking and bag check; manage the dunk tank, basketball, and kid zone areas. 


  • As Medics: Staff our medical stations along the course or in the Family Festival (medical background required).


When are the shifts?

Volunteer shifts at Summer Scamper begin at 7:30 a.m. on event day and end at noon. Volunteers will receive training for their specific volunteer role, a limited edition Summer Scamper volunteer T-shirt, and access to the Family Festival. We also provide volunteers with snacks and water throughout their shift.

Interested in volunteering at Scamper in 2025?

Submit your information and we’ll be sure to reach out to you when Scamper volunteer registration opens for next year’s event!


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