extend your summer at camp.

extended summer camp program

Join us for the first time in Canada for an extended summer, or continue your summer camp adventure. Get a place at a camp looking for participants with outdoor skills from the end of August to mid-October.

The role is a great combination of the Camp Counsellor and Activity Specialist roles, with the combined advantages of both. Most Extended Summer positions involve working with a variety of groups teaching camp skills.

details:

  • Focus on leading outdoor education activities.
  • Lead on a variety of camp activities, not just your specialised skill.
  • Expand your skill set.
  • Work with a variety of different people such as: family camps, corporate retreats, school groups, sports teams, etc.
  • Help close down camp, put away equipment, assist with shutting down buildings that are not winterised.

requirements:

We are looking for applicants with experience in at least one of the following outdoor-based skills:

Abseiling / Rappelling, Climbing, Canoe Tripping, Low / High Ropes, Archery, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Outdoor Cooking, Lifeguard, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Motorboat Driving, Swim Instructor, Waterski/Wakeboarding.

Certifications are not required in most cases, however you should be able to demonstrate your ability to lead and teach the skills you list.

You must be aged 19-30 (or 31-33 with a Working Holiday Permit) and a clean criminal record.

Be available to travel to Canada by August 30th, and work until October 18th.

benefits

The extended program has plenty of unique benefits:

  • Increased weekly salary compared to core summer staff employment.
  • Sleep in staff quarters most nights.
  • A more predictable schedule including time-off.
  • Typically evenings and some weekends will be free.
  • A smaller staff team at camp brings an opportunity to work closely with a tight-knit group in a supportive and inclusive environment.
pricing & what's included
  • Placement tailored to your skill set, interests and availability.
  • Organisation of work permit
  • Up to 8 weeks of health insurance
  • One night of accommodation in Canadian host city
  • Transportation to camp
  • Orientation
  • Setting up of bank account and social insurance number.
£349
returners price: £199

additional costs

  • Flights
  • Medical check - (Varies based on GP)
  • Criminal background check - £60
  • Electronic Travel Authorization fee - $7 CAD
  • Biometrics fee - Paid for at port of entry into Canada - $85 CAD

Our expert in-house flight team can find you the cheapest deals.

earn spending money

  • A minimum of $36CAD a day, 6 days a week

  • 7 weeks at camp will guarantee you a minimum of $1,512CAD

new to Camp Canada?

If you are a current or past Camp Canada participant, please email info@campcanada.ca to apply.