Available Positions

counsellor with group of campers smiling at the camera

General Counsellors

19 years +

Step onto Adventure Island and experience the summer of a lifetime as a camp counsellor. Counsellors have the best of both worlds as they are responsible for their own group of campers and also lead a range of activities around camp throughout the day. Counsellors are their campers’ go-to person - they will wake the cabin up in the morning, ensure everyone is ready for the day and that campers are having the best time of their lives at CAC.

Our counsellors are child-focused, mature and creative individuals who want to make long-lasting memories for all our campers. Full training is provided by our Leadership Team and we provide mentorship throughout the summer.

waterski coach with young camper

Waterski/Wakeboard Coaches

19 years +

Have your shades and swimsuits at the ready because your summer is spent on the water & docks when you’re a waterski coach!

The waterski program at Canadian Adventure Camp is among one of the best in the country so naturally, we look for the best coaches to oversee it. Cool, calm and collected, we need our water coaches to have a love of the sport as well as teaching to children waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefooting and more.

Our waterski coaches will be required to drive both inboard and outboard engines. Applicants must pass the Canadian Waterski Instructors Course. Please contact us for more details.

Aerials coach with a camper on the hoop at Canadian Adventure Camp

Aerial Coaches

19 years +

Come fly high at Canadian Adventure Camp in our Aerials Program where children’s dreams of flying come true!

We have silks and hoop for the campers to learn on and we need YOU to join the magical program that is it.

Our Aerials coaches are patient, enthusiastic and creative people who want their athletes to achieve their personal goals.

gymnastics coach training a camper at Canadian Adventure Camp

Gymnastics & Trampoline Coaches

19 years +

Step into our state of the art, open-air gymnastics and trampoline centre!

We welcome athletes of all abilities from all over the world and you could be their coach! The campers who spend time in the Big Top look up to our coaches as role models and love to learn skills from them. Our coaches are cheerleaders for our campers in and out of the gym.

While you’re not the gym, you can experience all that CAC has to offer - kayaking, waterskiing, rock climbing or relaxing by the lake.

Our Gymnastics and Trampoline coaching staff must have NCCP Competition 1 (Introduction) Certification.

smiling kitchen staff carrying baskets of bread

Kitchen Staff

for the 2022 Season

Our kitchen staff are an essential part of CAC’s family atmosphere and our campers love to greet their friendly faces at mealtimes!

The dining room is one of the most important places at camp. It is where everyone comes together for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The close-knit feel we have is seen by everyone sharing stories about their day over a meal. On your time off, you will be able to enjoy the rest of camp and the activities it has to offer - try kayaking, waterskiing or learn a skill in the gym.

No experience is necessary just an eagerness to learn, ability to take initiative and to follow instructions from our incredible chefs - Mike and Megs.

Camp nurse with a camper at Canadian Adventure Camp

Camp Nurse

19 years +

At CAC, the Health & Safety of campers and staff is our number one priority. We have a full-time nurse and doctor on site.

Our camp nurse is a bubbly, fun-loving and nurturing person who can reassure any bump or bruise. As the nurse, you will be at the medical centre at certain times during the day. However, you will also be able to spend time with campers at activities and free time. And of course, on your time off, you will be able to try all the activities for yourself!

Duties include recording and administering any basic medication, daily monitoring of camper’s health. The position is open to both RPNs and RNs. It would be a great fit for a student nurse.

maintenance staff working at Canadian Adventure Camp

Service Crew

Maintenance, Janitorial, Laundry

The Service Crew are the dream team that keeps everything running behind the scenes at Canadian Adventure Camp. They cover a lot of ground each day at camp and get plenty of high fives from campers and other staff!

There are different roles available within the Service Crew including: maintenance, laundry, and janitorial.

Applicants should be team players, self starters and hard workers.

Knowledge in any area of carpentry, plumbing or electrical is favourable for those applying for a maintenance position.

staff writing down notes at Canadian Adventure Camp

Administrative Staff

19 years +

Behind the scenes of kayaking and arts & crafts, are the heroes who keep camp ticking over everyday! This is no ordinary office job - this is an office job that allows you to kayak and waterski on your time off. You will quickly become part of the camp family as you work closely with our directors and head staff.

Organisational skills and a willingness to learn are essential to this role. Competency with computers is needed.

campers holding basketballs at Canadian Adventure Camp

Sports Program Director

Canadian Adventure Camp is seeking a Sports Program Director to join our management team.

Please find further details by following this link

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Recruit, hire and onboard staff including certified coaches.
  • Manage staff, develop training and provide feedback to maximize performance. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Prepare budget estimates, and monitor revenues and expenses.
  • Develop and manage programs, services and daily operations.

Applicants should excel in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate creativity, leadership, initiative, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude.
  • Flexibility and ability to move between different focuses as and when required.
  • Team player and interest in working with others from diverse backgrounds.
  • Passion for youth sports and recreation in a summer camp setting.

Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Undergraduate University Degree in Sports and Recreation or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in a youth sports and recreation setting at a leadership/management level.
  • Experience working in a senior role at a camp or within the outdoor industry is essential.
  • Technology/Computer skills
  • Criminal record check(CPIC); Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC).
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C.

Annual Staff Scholarship

Each year one recipient is awarded a scholarship towards university and college expenses for an exceptional staff member returning to school.

Is your skill not listed here?

Do you believe your skill is perfect for Canadian Adventure Camp?

We welcome applicants with experience in a variety of areas and would love to hear from you about your special skills!