Where is Camp ReCreation held?

Camp ReCreation 2020 will be held at the Richardton-Taylor High School in Richardton, North Dakota, with various scheduled activities 

in the community. The Richardton-Taylor High School is located at 320 Raider Road, Richardton, ND 58652.

How many people attend Camp ReCreation?

Each session will have approximately 35 campers and 55 volunteers (including counselors, volunteers, staff, and directors).​

How is Camp ReCreation funded?

Camp ReCreation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are funded largely by donations and grants.

How can I help at Camp ReCreation?


Camp Recreation is always looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of camp. We need counselors, teachers, day and night nurses, cooks, task force, general volunteers, and more. General volunteers include bus drivers, individuals who are willing to help with registration and checkout, banquet staff, nurse help, kitchen staff, etc. Please contact the Camp ReCreation office for more information on how YOU can help!


Camp ReCreation greatly appreciates anyone who would like to donate baked goods or food items during camp. We ask that you please bring all items to the kitchen at Richardton-Taylor High School during the dates of camp. If you would like to donate food items for meals, please contact the office for more information.

As a volunteer, what is expected of me?


As a volunteer, you will participate in activities alongside of your camper, aide in their hygiene and personal care and assist with meals. To ensure success, it is your responsibility to foster a fun and rewarding experience for your camper.​ We have numerous ways to volunteer- Contact us today! 

Why are volunteers required to attend Camp ReCreation longer?

The Sunday prior to the arrival of the campers is volunteer orientation. This is an opportunity for the volunteers to prepare for the week and meet fellow volunteers, directors, and staff. The second week is extended through Friday, June 12th. This extension provides an opportunity for volunteers to attend the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night held on Thursday, June 11th, as well as enables them to assist with moving out.

As a camper, what is expected of me?

As a camper, your expectations are to participate in camp activities and having fun with other campers, volunteers, and staff. You are responsible for the success of camp by staying positive, participating and respecting others and the guidelines of Camp ReCreation. 

What types of activities do you do at Camp ReCreation?

Each year there a variety of activities, such as, bonfires, swimming, bowling, outdoor games, dances, and more. Along with these great activities, campers and volunteers attend daily classes together (art, religion, games, music).

How much does it cost to attend Camp ReCreation?

The camper fee is $210, which includes a camp t-shirt. The $50 nonrefundable down deposit is due by March 31st, 2020. Campers who do not have all of their required forms and full payment submitted by April 15th, 2020 will be charged a $15 late fee. Upon request, Camp ReCreation is willing to arrange a payment plan for qualified campers. Please contact the office for more information.

Are meals provided?

YES, all meals and snacks will be provided for everyone.

Are there age limits for campers and volunteers?

Camp ReCreation does not have an age limit for campers. Camp ReCreation requests that you are at least 14 years of age or older before you apply to be a volunteer.​

Does Camp ReCreation allow attendees off campus?

All participants are required to remain on school grounds unless it is to attend scheduled group activities. 


What do I bring?

You will find a list of items to bring with you to camp in the envelope we send including your camp acceptance letter and under the campers tab. Volunteers will find a what to bring list under the volunteer tab.

What kind of clothing should I pack for camp?

Tasteful clothing selections will ensure the attention remains focused on creating a positive environment for our campers, and volunteers. 

Can I bring a friend?

YES! We encourage you to bring friends along who would like to experience Camp ReCreation either as a fellow volunteer or camper.

How will Camp ReCreation benefit me?

Camp ReCreation is a wonderful place to make new friendships, rekindle old ones, as well as build bridges of understanding and friendship between campers and volunteers. You can also earn required community service hours, service ministry or possibly even get college credit.

May I attend Camp ReCreation both weeks or am I limited to just one week?

Due to the high number of camper applications, we ask that campers only attend one session, annually. As a volunteer, you are more than welcome to attend both sessions of Camp ReCreation. Volunteers can also assist with fundraising activities throughout the year. 

Is Camp ReCreation wheelchair accessible?

YES, Camp ReCreation utilizes the facilities at the Richardton-Taylor High School. Doors and entryways are all wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair.

Does Camp ReCreation have t-shirts?

YES! You can purchase souvenir camp t-shirts for $15 each. They are preordered, thus, we ask that you contact us ahead of time to place your order. 

Can I invite my friends and family to Camp ReCreation events?

Camp ReCreation encourages the public to attend any of our scheduled events. If your family or friends would like to stay for any of our meals (like the banquet) we ask for $5/person to help defray the cost of food. 

What is the best way to contact my son or daughter while they attend Camp ReCreation?

Since cell phones are prohibited at Camp ReCreation, we ask that you please call (701) 974-3774 and speak to a director. The director will gladly get you in touch with your son or daughter, as needed.

Are electronics allowed at Camp ReCreation?

To avoid loss or damage to your electronics we ask that you limit the items you bring to Camp ReCreation. We encourage you to bring a camera and capture the many great memories of your stay. If you like to listen to music, we remind everyone that Camp ReCreation is a Christian-based camp and only appropriate music will be allowed. 

Cell phones, tablets, and laptops ARE NOT ALLOWED at camp. All cell phones, tablets, IPods, MP3 players, and laptops will be turned over to the directors upon arrival at Camp ReCreation. If you need to call someone, the directors will provide a telephone for your use. If you have questions or concerns please, contact the office.  

Is Camp ReCreation open to the public?

YES, we welcome the public to attend any of our scheduled activities. A schedule will be posted on our Web site to determine what events you would like to attend. Please check back closer to the dates of camp for an updated schedule.

We invite you to send your questions to us at staff@CampReCreationnd.com.

​If I can only make it a couple of days, are there options to attend Camp ReCreation?

YES! Please contact Camp ReCreation for more details on our Day Camper program along with volunteer options.

What are the dates of camp and how long is Camp ReCreation?

There are two camp sessions held annually, the first two full weeks of June. Each session lasts one week.

Camper sessions in 2020 will be

Monday, June 1st through Thursday June 4th; and

Monday, June 8th through Thursday, June 11th.

Counselor sessions in 2020 will be

Sunday, May 31st through Thursday, June 4th;

and Sunday June 7th through Friday, June 12th.

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