Camp Guardian Volunteer Staff Info

If you would like to experience Camp Guardian as volunteer staffer, please download, fill-out and submit a Volunteer Application (click-on below link to access form). Click-on the "Media" button above to check-out videos and photos from previous camps. If you have any questions, feel free to click-on the "About Us" button, or visit our Contact page to submit your inquiry.

Volunteer Staff Application (Click the image below)

2017 Camp Guardian

General Info:

The 2017 Camp Guardian camp session will be held June 11 - 16 at Babler Outdoor Education Center (OEC), within Babler State Park, near Wildwood, MO. The following link provides useful info on the Babler OEC facility:


Babler State Park Camping Info (For Volunteers Bringing RV's):

The Babler SP campground (located approximately 2-3 miles from Babler OEC, where Camp Guardian will be held) offers 73, reservable campsites (30 Basic & 43 Electric). Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-422-6766, or clicking on the below link.  Prices range from $13-$23/day. The campground contains a bath house, toilets, water and a dump station.


Map - Babler State Park:

Map - Babler SP Campground Layout/Amenities:


What To Bring:

- Bedding: Sleeping bag (or twin sheets & blanket) + pillow

- Towels and washcloths

- Beach towel

- Sleepwear

- Laundry soap & small laundry bag

- Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, shaving supplies, hairbrush, comb, etc).

- Medications and medical equipment/supplies (Please ensure all medications are in original, pharmacy-labeled containers).  

- T-Shirts, shirts & blouses (comfortable, loose-fitting & modest)

- Jeans & shorts

- Swim-suits/swimming trunks

- Undearwear & socks

- Comfortable athletic shoes &/or sandals + shower shoes 

- Rain jacket or poncho + small umbrella (optional)

- Light jacket, sweatshirt, sweatpants

- Lanyard (to use with nametag that will be assigned to you at Camp Guardian check-in). Note: Please bring a lanyard if you checked the "YES" box on your Volunteer app. If your checked "NO" on the app, one will be be provided.

- Camera

- Flashlight

- Hat & sunglasses

- Sunscreen & lip balm

- Water bottle

- Costumes and clothing for nightly dances

- Small cooling fan

- Alarm clock

- Cooler

- Portable camp chair

- Snacks & refreshments


 What NOT To Bring:

Expensive jewelry; large sums of money; immodest clothing; t-shirts with inappropriate wording or slogans; weapons (guns, knives, etc.); fireworks.  This is not a comprehensive list; please just use a little common sense and exercise your best judgement. THANKS!