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Volunteer Workdays

Saturday Volunteer Workdays

Did you know that YMCA Camp Sloper was built by the love and support of volunteers? For 73 years Sloper has been growing due to generous donors of time and money to help make camp the very best day camp. Join the Sloper Volunteer Crew on Saturday's throughout the Spring and Fall to help maintain our wonderful property. Build new activity areas, clean up various program spots, and make camp look like new! 

To join us, contact Justin Hubeny, Camp Director

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Community Service

Community Service

Looking to fulfill some community service hours? Look no further! YMCA Camp Sloper offers outdoor service hours for all. We have many opportunities and projects for teens and adult to complete for school, college, church, or court appointed obligations. Please contact Justin Hubeny at 860-621-8194 for details on completing service hours.

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Eagle Scout Program

Eagle Scout Program

The YMCA Camp Sloper Outdoor Center is proud to colaborate with local Boy and Girl Scout Troops to complete the Eagle Scout and Gold Award Projects. We have a wide variety of projects for potentials scouts to choose from, as well as opportunities to suggest projects. If you are interested in project opportunities, please contact Justin Hubeny, Outdoor Center Director.

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Committee & Sub Committee Groups

Committee & Sub Committee Volunteer Groups

The YMCA Camp Sloper Outdoor Center is governed by a group of volunteers who serve on the Outdoor Center Committee. We also have several sub-committees that focus on specific areas of our annual developments. These Sub Committees include:

  1. Building and Property Committee
  2. Day Camp Improvement Committee
  3. Sloper Alumni Committee
  4. Pond Management Committee
  5. Woodland Management Committee

If you are interested in becoming invloved and learning more about he Outdoor Center Committee or Sub Committees, please contact Justin Hubeny, Outdoor Center Director, at    860-621-8194 or by email.

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Corporate Volunteer Partnerships

Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

We have formed several volunteer partnerships with local businesses including Hartford Healthcare, ESPN, and Quinnipiac University. If your business is interested in giving back to the community by volunteering your time, contact Justin Hubeny at 860-621-8194 x603 for details.

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Over the last several decades, numerous volunteers have had an amazing impact on the development of YMCA Camp Sloper. Here are some of the accomplishments in recent years:

1998 YMCA SKate Park
1999 Mama Cass Playscap
1999 Nature Pavilion
2000 50th Anniversary Amphitheater
2001 Archery Pavilion
2001 West Coast Waterfront
2001 Pirates Point Look-Out Tower
2001 YMCA Memorial Forest
2002 Sunset Point
2002 YMCA BMX Park
2002 Wiffleball Stadium
2002-'04 5+ New Trails Cleared
2003 Sloper Sledding Hill
2003 East Coast Waterfront
2004 Jacob Family Pavilion Offices
2004 Upper East Coast Field
2005 Arts and Crafts Deck
2005 Wetland Boardwalk
2005 Schumann Gazebo
2006 West Coast Beach Improvements
2006 Arts and Crafts Cabin Renovations
2007 Baseball Field
2007 Changing Room Renovations
2008 Sloper Barn Renovations
2008 Sloper Chapel Constructed
2009 East Coast Office Renovations
2010 Playscape Expansion
2010-'11 McLeod Pavilion Renovations
2012 East Coast Retaining Wall
2012 Rossini Program Center
2012 5 Gladiator Dodgeball Pits
2014 Myers Family Nature Center
2015 "Sloper Speedway": Tricycle Race Track
2016 Meade Family Library
2017 Green Trail Renovations
2018 Ninja Warrior Course
2018 Swing Set Retaining Wall
2018 Staircase to Playscape
2019 Memorial Forest Expansion
2019 Boat House Expansion
2019 Yellow Trail Bridge
2020 Bouldering Octagon
2021 9 Square-in-the-Air
2021-'22 Amphitheater Expansion