About Us

The Friends of Camp Helen State Park is a Citizens Support Organization dedicated to preserving, maintaining, and improving this park through volunteer projects, community events and fundraising. Some of our most recent projects include: The Americana Concert series, Movies & More, Fall Festival, Pumpkin Patch, International Coastal Clean-up,and park improvements.

As our community grows it becomes more and more important to protect this treasure. Please consider joining the Friends, volunteering, or making a donation.


The Friends of Camp Helen Board of Directors adhere to a code of ethics. See below link for the policy.

Friends of Camp Helen Code of Ethics Policy» Click Here to View Code of Ethics


Friends of Camp Helen Board of Directors


Lex Wahl    President

Dave Walton President Elect

Larry Messinger Vice President Elect

Kelley Stobaugh      Secretary

Pete Barton            Treasurer 

Lynn Cherry Emeritus Member


George Garcia

Kitty Dye

Susan Bates

Mike McKinney

Barrie Ainslie

Brandey Barton 

Ted Turnbough

Darlene Conrad

Howard Houk