The following is a list of most camp positions, including how many people are hired for each position and which positions are still available.

Activity Leaders / Directors – (Jobs Available: see below)

In the following areas: (19+ years old, waterfront activities require a minimum Bronze Cross, or equivalent, by summer)

  • Sailing 
  • Windsurfing 
  • Kayaking 
  • Swimming 
  • Canoeing 
  • Fishing 
  • Land Sports 
  • Inline Hockey / Skating 
  • Half-Court Tennis 
  • Fitness 
  • Archery 
  • Ropes Course & Climbing Wall 
  • Drama (Director for camp musicals) 
  • Arts & Crafts 
  • Clay / Pottery 
  • Camp TV / Video Production 
  • Music / Recording Studio 
  • Music / Piano Player for Musicals 
  • Outdoor Fun 
  • Woodshop
    (Click here for the Activity Leader Job Description)
    (Job descriptions for specific activities are also available)

Canoe Trippers – (Jobs Avail: Females-8, Males-8) 

Canoe Tripper-in-Training – (Jobs Avail: Females-2, Males-2) 

  • 17 or 18 years old
  • Minimum Bronze Cross (or equivalent) required by summer
  • Canoe Trip experience required
    (see links under Canoe Tripper for position details)

Senior Counselors – (Jobs Avail: Females-15, Males-15) 

Junior Counselors – (Jobs Available: Females-15, Males-15) 

Activity Specialists / Instructors – (Jobs Available: see below)

In the following areas: (17+ years old)

Nurse Staff Positions – (Jobs Available: see below)

Driver (in residence) 

  • 21+ years old, valid driver’s license (preferably F-Class), strong sense of responsibility

Camp Office Assistant 

  • 18+ years old

Maintenance/Transportation – (Jobs Available: 2) 

  • 18+ years old
  • Experience driving boats and/or farm tractors preferable

Janitorial/Utility Position 

  • 18+ years old

Night Watch Position 

  • 21+ years old


  • 19+ years old

Kitchen Staff – (Jobs Available: 12) 

  • 17+ years old
  • For more information regarding the kitchen positions, please contact Guy Tetreault of West Park Catering directly at or fax to 705-789-1002


Please contact us at any time for more information regarding any of the above camp positions.


To apply for a position with Camp Tamakwa, simply fill out our online Staff Application.