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Barretstown Camp

Jump on the Barretstown bus! 

Join the Volunteer Open Evening 

Date: Thursday 9;March 5.30pm-9.00pm

Transportation will be provided, leaving DCU at 4pm and returning.

Every year Barretstown requires approximately 1700 volunteers to take part in our life-changing programme

Do you love working with young kids and adults; could you support and encourage children to take part in all aspects of camp life, most importantly having fun whilst doing so.

Barretstown offer free, specially designed camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness."Volunteers are the heart and soul of Barretstown. As a volunteer you play a lead role in providing the magical, transforming experience we give our campers and their families.

You will make new friends, gain news skills have lots of fun and most importantly help create a memorable experience for the children and families

"Volunteering at Barretstown is a truly unforgettable experience – fun activities, lots of laughs and the knowledge that you are directly helping seriously ill kids and their families turn their lives around. 

Barretstown is a residential camp - food and accommodation is provided: If you would like further details, please email;

Read our volunteer Spotlight with DCU Student; Karl Redmond.