Camp Cadicasu - Assistant Counsellor

Assistant Counsellors are under the age of 18 and assist the staff in all areas of camp. 

Position Dates: June 24 - August 25, 2018

Salary: $150/week + room and board

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Assist Camp Counsellors with ensuring the wellbeing of a group of 8 campers.
  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in all activities involving your campers.
  • Keep a clean cabin where campers’ belongings are kept in a productive manner.
  • Monitor camper behaviour while anticipating and preventing problems that arise.
  • Provide a caring and supportive environment where campers feel safe and secure.
  • Keep program areas in good working conditions through responsible care and use.
  • Maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm regardless of the weather / situation.
  • Assist with an out-trip for your cabin group based on the abilities of your campers.
  • Participate in camp-wide activities and assist with supervision of all campers.
  • Model acceptable behaviour through a professional demeanour.

Required Qualifications

  • Positive Attitude
  • Minimum 16 Years of Age (by June 25, 2018)
  • Enrolled in Grade 10 High School or Equivalent
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C (or willingness to acquire it before May 15, 2018)


  • Previous work with children and positive references.
  • Wilderness, primitive, outdoors, survival, or earth skills knowledge.
  • Residential camp experience or community living.
  • Out-tripping, camping, orienteering, and hiking background.
  • The ability to work independently while being a team player.
  • Any certifications in outdoor and wilderness pursuits (i.e. Wilderness First Aid).
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Please send a cover letter and resume (with email addresses for 2 work or school references) to Check out our website for more information about Camp Cadicasu to convince you that this is where you should be this summer!