Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Spy Camp Training Assistants 

(Ages 15-18)

Spy Camp Training Assistants


Training Assistants (TAs) join the Museum’s Spy Camp staff for the coolest day camp experience in town! TAs workside-by-side with Spy Camp Training Officers (aka counselors) in leading recruits (campers aged 9-12) through a variety of exciting outdoor and indoor missions around the streets of DC, hands on activities, and LOTS of fun. Training Assistant duties include:

  • Assist Spy Camp counselors by engaging with a group of 8 recruits (aka campers) as they participate in workshops, mini-lectures, and missions both inside and outside the Museum building
  • Prepare workshop materials, assist with clean up, and assist camp counselors as needed throughout the program to ensure camp runs smoothly
  • Assist with morning and afternoon carpool line and camper check in and check out
  • Earn 70 volunteer hours


  • Have high energy, excellent verbal skills, and a flair for the dramatic
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Responsible and autonomous – arrive to Spy Camp on time each day and stay focused on volunteer duties
  • Must attend a virtual training June 26, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Must attend an onsite training July 11, 2024, 5:00-8:00 pm at the Museum
  • Must attend both weeks of camp (July 15-19 and July 22-26) from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm each day

In person interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Decisions will be made by May 1.

If you have any questions, please email Volunteer Manager Corey Price at cprice@spymuseum.org.