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

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 – (Females-8, Males-8) 

Canoe Tripper-in-Training – (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 – (Females-16, Males-16) 

Junior Counselors – (Females-16, Males-16) 

Activity Specialists / Instructors

In the following areas: (17+ years old)

Nurse Staff Positions

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: 2-3)

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

Janitorial/Utility/Maintenance Position – (Jobs Available 2)

  • 18+ years old
  • Cleaning experience preferable

Night Watch / Maintenance Position 

  • 21+ years old


  • 19+ years old

Kitchen Staff – (Jobs Available: 12) 

  • 17+ years old
  • Assistant Baker, Kitchen Helper, Server, Dishwasher, Salad Bar Helper, etc.
  • For more information regarding the kitchen positions, please contact Guy Tetreault of West Park Catering directly at


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.