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Volunteer Opportunities


2022 Campus Clean-up Day 

Saturday, May 14, 9 AM - 4 PM!

Please sign up here to help us get the campus ready for our upcoming season.

With the significant renovation to our theater last year, we have a good amount of cleaning ahead of us! There are projects for people of all interests: sweeping, dusting, painting, installing, scrubbing, sawing...the list of fun activities could go and on.

We will start at the Dining Hall at 9:00 AM for a quick meet & greet. After the coffee and intros, we will promptly split into teams for the day's projects.

A potluck lunch will start at noon. You are welcome to bring anything you like, and please feel free to jot it down on the sign-up sheet (linked above).

We encourage volunteers to bring whatever supplies might make their jobs easier.  Certainly doesn't hurt to have extra shovels, cleaning supplies, rakes, gloves, chainsaws & pole pruners, paint brushes & rollers, floor magnets, vacuums, etc.

Last year, we had over 27 volunteers. Let's make it 35+ this year. Please sign up today! Thank you for your support!




Interested in more face time with our amazing patrons? Come volunteer at the Snack Bar during our summer season!


Please contact Randy Niles at or call 605 255-4910



Are you handy with tools and like physical activity?  Consider joining the Physical Plant Committee of the BHP which helps chart the course for maintenance and repairs of the BHP campus in Custer State Park, and attends and plans physical plant work and volunteer days. Many hands make light work and we'd love to have you join us! 


For more information, please contact Associate  Director Randy Niles at or call 605.255.4910.



Since 2011, the BHP has done over $1.7 million dollars worth of improvements to our campus in Custer State Park thanks to the generosity of our community. Your support has allowed us to improve the quality of living for our summer cast & crew, offer more amenities to guests (like yourself!), and much more.


The Black Hills Playhouse is looking for donations of the following (or similar) products. If the items are size or color-specific, or if you're unsure of quantities or where to ship or drop off the items, contact Randy at for specifications.

    • Neutral tone 2-in-1 interior paint

    • 3 Mini-Split Air Conditioners with Heat Pump (Or a similar model

    • New/gently used riding lawn mower

    • Alternatively, consider donating another way to help the Playhouse to continue its tradition of high-quality theatre productions and children's theatre education in South Dakota.

  • Click here for more information on how to donate.

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