Volunteer and Donate

Don’t Let Braeside go by the Wayside

Braeside has been helping economically disadvantaged families “level the playing field” for their kids in Orange County for over 100 years–and we need your help now more than ever!


VOLUNTEER: BRAE FOR A DAY…Looking for interested teachers or other enthusiasts to come in for a day. If you have a special skill or talent and would like to come in for the day, evening or just an hour to show it off, please contact our program director through our website or call the camp to discuss.

DONATE: Like any Not for Profit we are always looking for specific donations to help our cause: (see our Wishlist)


  1. Construction paper
  2. Flashlights
  3. Glue sticks
  4. Fabric markers
  5. Lined paper
  6. Youth sporting equipment
  7. Screen fund
  8. Office supplies
  9. Fans
  10. Building material  – please inquire
  11. Landscape material
  12. Monetary assistance can come through 3 week sponsorships of any camper receiving free or reduced lunch for $400, however smaller donations are also appreciated.

Call us or email for drop off or pick up.

Please consider becoming an important part of our children’s “Village” Thank You!

Our Wish List

Our Wish List are items we are looking for to help stock our Braeside Camp. Many of these items are simple daily craft and household items. If you’d care to make a donation please contact us, or call (see Contact Us information). to make arrangements for drop off of materials or scheduling of volunteer support. It is greatly appreciated.

Volunteer Staff: Counselors, Special activity programs
(art projects, sing-along / clown and magic performers, drumming)

Grounds: Plumbing/Maintenance/ Carpentry help

General office supplies: pens, pencils, paper, file folders

Art Supplies: glue, glue sticks, popsicle sticks, drawing paper

Sports: equipment: Basketballs, footballs, floor hockey equipment, tennis balls, kick balls

Medical: Band-Aids, calamine lotion, gauze, tape

Household: Large Tarps, cot sized sheets and mattresses, dressers, towels, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, laundry detergent

Children Activities: Board games, children’s books, coloring books, crayons,


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