Job Opportunities at Camp Summit

We think that working at camp is an amazing opportunity, and are happy that you are considering Camp Summit. Our enthusiastic staff range in age from approximately 18 to 30, which includes our Senior Staff Team, Program Instructors, Counsellors and Resource Staff. We are committed to sourcing and retaining creative, child centered team members.

All of our staff have a strong interest in children and their development, and demonstrate this through their dedicated care of campers and students. Our approach to staffing is to provide as much as we can to each staff members to give them the tools to make a significant and lasting contribution to the experience of each of our campers.


Current Job Openings

We are currently accepting applications Spring, Summer & Fall 2018

Spring 2018: April 9 - June 22  (training April 9 - 16)

Summer 2018: June 25 - August 28 (training June 25 - 30)

Fall 2018: August 23 - October 31 (training Aug 23 -27)

* We are happy to offer contracts for multiple seasons, as it is common within our staff team to work one, two or all three seasons.  For example, working both Outdoor Education seasons, Spring & Fall 2018. 

How To Apply

We've gone digital! Check out our new online Staff Application Form!

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Staff Hiring Timeline: We aim to have a hired team by the end of February, 2018.  You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.  We encourage you to submit your application before the deadline.  If you have questions, just contact us!



All of our staff must have a minimum current 8 hour Emergency First Aid and CPR certificate. Certifications must remain valid through the entire contract period. Certain program positions may require additional qualifications. Applicants who are offered employment during Spring, Summer or Fall  must have a Criminal Record Check done and clear.

Individuals who wish to apply for employment at Camp Summit must fill out a Staff Application Form completely, and mail it or fax with copies (no originals please) of qualifications. Please keep in mind that some of our positions for the Summer  may be filled. The hiring process will continue on an individual basis until all positions are filled.


Check out our Staff Information Package!


Sample Job Description:

Outdoor Educator 
Responsible To: Director of Outdoor Education Centre

Experience - Does this sound like you?:

  • Minimum of 19 years of age
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Clear criminal background check (within 6 months of start date)
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • Previous employment at a Summer Camp or Outdoor Education Centre
  • Stay positive and thrive under pressure (camp days can be long)
  • Ability to live on-site for an extended period of time and work flexible hours

Specific Duties & Expectations - What would you be doing?

  • Facilitate meaningful discussions and group activities, integrating Camp Summit's Program curriculums
  • Ensuring camper safety at all times, including assessing risk and implementing the Summit safety protocols
  • Planning and leading recreational and education programs
  • Demonstrate leadership, initiative, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude
  • Think of self as a member of the camp community and act accordingly
  • Participate actively in day-to-day camp activities and act as role model to campers at all times
  • Ability to deal with emergency (medical, emotional or mental)  situations
  • Assist other staff in duties whenever needed and help create a staff team that best serves the needs of campers
  • Assist with site projects and general site maintenance
  • Implement the emergency procedures according to policy
  • Communicating any issues to the Directors
  • Support conflict resolution and group cohesion
  • Having fun!

Why you would love to join our team...

  • Be part of a passionat team of high achievers who like to have fun while doing important things
  • Opportunities to create planned and spontaneous opportutnies for learning experience
  • Work in a beautiful location
  • Room and board covered (not to mention delicious meals)
  • Activitely enjoy the outdoors every day


Other desired qualifications/certifications for specialty areas:

* = certifications increase daily wages

BC Class 4 Drivers License*
National Lifeguard Service*
Flatwater Canoe Instructor
Challenge Course/Climbing Wall Instructor*
ACMG Top Rope Guide*
Mountain Bike Instructor & Mechanic
Wilderness First Aid (80 hours)*
Post-secondary school degree/diploma








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