Camp Counselor

Frontier Trails Camp: Counselor/Instructor

Frontier Trails Camp: Counselor/Instructor

Position Title: Boys or Girls Counselor/Instructor (Seasonal/Full Time)

Position Purpose: Counselors are responsible for their dorm of campers providing a safe, healthy, spiritual environment, leading some activities, and participating in caring for Frontier Trails Camp and its facilities.

Position Relationship: Report to Program Director(PD), Camp Directors

Principle Accountabilities: Providing Care, supervision, organization and leadership of  cabin group of children ages 6-10 & 11-16

Belief in and support the mission of Frontier Trails Camp(required)
Lead your cabin group in Morning Get Start and evening Bedtime Story devotion.
Assume other responsibilities when required and as assigned
Prepare and lead an activity as assigned
Be willing to perform tasks other than those assigned, if requested
Supervise your cabin group at meal times, rest time, rising, bedtime and cabin time.
Be available as needed for evening patrol
Carefully watch the health of your campers and report any irregularities
Take appropriate action in the event of an emergency
Maintain your dorm or cabin building and surrounding area in a clean, safe, and healthy manner
Care for the needs of each camper at all times and work towards building unity in the group
Spend time with your campers; be involved; seize teachable moments
Work with your PD in planning and participate in the evening program
Work to build staff unity, be sensitive and supportive of other staff members and loyal to camp policies
Complete Follow Up reports, birthday cards and  Activity records as required, promptly and accurately
Fill out a personal / spiritual staff evaluation at the end of the week; go over it with your PD
Use your time off wisely – get your rest
Obey all camp rules
Be patient, enthusiastic, hard-working and caring
Be willing to perform tasks other than those assigned, if requested

Pre-requisites: Candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic team player who enjoys working with children and youth.

Completed Gr 12 or in post-secondary.

Experience in working with children and youth an asset.

First Aid & CPR  – Police Check


Must be able to work as part of a team in a demanding job.

He/she must be organized, prompt, and willing to work  some weekends during camp season.

Enjoy working with and around children ages 6-16


Belief in and support the mission of Frontier Trails Camp

Contact:  Marie Tubby, Camp Director

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