Cooperative Lakes Area Monitoring Project

The goal of CLAMP is to provide long term monitoring data on regional lake conditions and educate local citizens about lake ecology.

If you are interested in becoming a CLAMP volunteer, please email Ashley Scheve, Education Coordinator, at

Coffee & grounds volunteers

Coffee & Grounds

Work hard and learn about native ecosystems while restoring prairie and oak savanna at Lakeside. Then relax and make friends over coffee and rolls. Meet at the Waitt Lab at 8:30 am each Tuesday during snow-free months. To be added to the email list please email Matt Fairchild at

LIT with camper

Leader-in-Training Program

Are you a high school student who enjoys working with younger children, loves the outdoors and would like to give back to your community? The Leader-in-Training (LIT) program may be the perfect fit for you! LITs will assist camp staff in providing a safe, caring and exciting experience for campers. This program provides opportunities for students to increase their leadership skills by sharing their passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for the natural world!

For a LIT volunteer description click here

Apply now!