Event Volunteers

Event volunteer with children

Program Assistants are needed to help at events with youth activities, face painting, hikes, planning, prep work, greeting/registration, refreshments, set-up, clean-up, etc. One-time helpers are welcome at many events. Membership in the volunteer program is encouraged and is required for some positions.

Event details and volunteer registration:
Fall Event Listing | Fall Registration Form

Contact the Volunteer Office for more information

    Big Events

    The following events need 50 or more volunteers:

    Autumn Woods Classic: Sat. Oct. 7, 7 AM–12:30 PM in shifts (Elm Creek Recreation Area)

    Ski Rennet Race & Fat Bike Rennet Race: Fri. Jan. 19–Sat. Jan. 20, 7 AM–10 PM in shifts (Hyland)


    Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Saturdays, 9:30 AM–noon (Gale Woods)

    Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 2–4, Sat. & Mon. 9 AM–5 PM, Sun. 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    3D Archery Festival: Sun. Sept. 10, 1–6 PM (BNWS)

    Field Trip: Sat. Sept. 16, 11 AM–5 PM in shifts (Silverwood)

    Festival of Lights: Sat. Sept. 16, noon–9 PM in shifts (Baker)

    Party in the Prairie: Sat. Sept. 23, 2–9 PM in shifts (Hyland)

    Progressive Campfire Cookout: Sun. Sept. 24, 3–7 PM (BNWS)

    Harvest Hoedown: Sat. Sept. 30, 4:15–8:45 PM (Gale Woods)

    Movie on the Hill: Sat. Sept. 30, 5:30–9 PM (Carver)


    Chairlift Rides: Fri. Oct. 6, 4:30–9:30 PM & Sat. Oct. 7, 3:30–9:30 PM (Hyland Hills Ski Area)

    Autumn Woods Classic: Sat. Oct. 7, 7 AM–12:30 PM in shifts (Elm Creek)

    UFC Farm Harvest Festival: Sat. Oct. 7, 8:45 AM–3:45 PM (Gale Woods)

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • Lake Rebecca Nocturnal: Wed. Oct. 11, 6:30–10:30 PM
    • Elm Creek Nocturnal: Sat. Oct. 21, 6:30–10:30 PM

    Apfelfest (Apple Fest): Sat. Oct. 14, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun. Oct. 15, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Harvest Hoedown: Sat. Oct. 14, 4:15–8:45 PM (Gale Woods)

    Fall on the Farm: Thu. Oct. 19, 8:45 AM–2:45 PM (Gale Woods)

    Halloween Programs:

    • Baker Boo!: Sat. Oct. 21, noon–5 PM (Baker)
    • Old Fashioned Trick or Treat: Sat. Oct. 21, 3–8PM (The Landing)
    • Pumpkin Carving: Wed. Oct. 25, 5:30–7:30 PM (Silverwood)
    • Big Woods Halloween: Sat. Oct. 28, 10 AM–3 PM (Elm Creek)
    • Enchanted Forest Halloween: Sat. Oct. 28, 5–9 PM (Carver)


    Murphy Nocturnal Mountain Bike Race: Wed. Nov. 1, 6:30–10:30 PM

    World War I Centennial: Sat. Nov. 11, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun. Nov. 12, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Volunteering at Three Rivers

    For more information about volunteering for Three Rivers contact the Volunteer Office 763.559.6706, volunteer@threeriversparks.org.