Typical Day - Camp Schedule

Wondering what you'' get up to? View our camp schedule to see what a typical day at camp is like as a volunteer!

A typical day at camp

  • 08:00 Wake up & early morning duties
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Cottage time
  • 11:00 Family challenge
  • 12:00 Family challenge
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Rest hour
  • 15:00 Activities - age appropriate groups
  • 16:00 Activities - age appropriate groups
  • 17:00 Cottage time
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 19:00 Cottage time
  • 20:00 Evening programme
  • 21:00 Cottage for younger children/adult or teen lounge / Cottage chat
  • 22:00 All back in cottages for cottage chat
  • 23:00 Cottage team meetings
  • 24:00 Bed time

Remember: this schedule will vary depending on the type of camp that you attend.

Ready to come to camp?

Volunteer Cara

Cara is the Irish word for “friend”. As a Cara your role at camp is to look after the daily needs of the campers, to accompany them in their activities and provide a fun, safe and supportive environment.

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Volunteer Interpreter and Chaperone

Interpreters perform a very important role in translating and acting as the link between campers and staff. Chaperones accompany the campers to and from their home country, providing comfort, companionship, safety and support during travel.

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Camp Videos

Need to know some of the Barretstown camp dances? Watch the below videos to see how it’s done!

Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop the Feeling

Ice Cream and Cake