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Cabin Counsellor/Canoe Program Lead

Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Leadership Training Centre

On the Shore of Lake Huron – 5 Minutes north of Goderich, Ontario.


Camp Menesetung (30 staff, 60-90 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to provide amazing growth opportunities to campers (ages 5-15) of all backgrounds at subsidized rates – Camp is for Everyone. Camp Menesetung is affiliated with the United Church of Canada and we welcome and celebrate staff and campers of all faith and non-faith backgrounds (be that atheist, agnostic, spiritual but not religious, or religious – and anything in between). Our mission is explicitly NOT to seek to convert our campers, but to foster an environment where all feel comfortable sharing community, opening their minds, thinking big thoughts, and enjoying support & friendship.

Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved an 80% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2021. A word of caution and encouragement: this is a job that, if you are ready for it, has the potential to be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your life; this is a job that will change lives – yours and your campers. Choosing this job is a choice to challenge yourself to become a better person. Are you ready?

Camp Menesetung also supports a Spring Program Staff team (May-August) which all applicants are welcome to apply for in addition to this position.


Required Qualifications: Age: 17+, Standard First Aid/CPR-C (By June 15th, 2021– optional intensive first-aid and swimming certification course offered by the camp), clean vulnerable sector police check; vaccinated for COVID-19.

Salary: Dependent on experience and certifications, between ($320-$500/week + Room&Board)

Employment Dates: Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) June 26th -August 19th, 2022. Week off is possible.


Responsibilities: This position is NEW for Summer 2021! With assistance and our newly developed Canoe manual, this position will implement a safe & fun lakefront Canoeing program this Summer. Cabin counsellor/Program Leaders are responsible for a group of campers 24 hours a day (with breaks of course!) as a Cabin Counsellor ensuring needs are met and great fun is had, working with their assigned Counsellor In Training or Leader In Training. Program Leaders can expect to prepare 3-5 1-hour long sessions/week to inspire campers ages 5-15.A  Please see the Job Description on our website below for further details.

To Apply

For more information, learn about our COVID-19 job adaptations, and to complete an online application, please visit our website!

If you have any questions please contact us!


Colleen Lowrie | Camp Director |

Clayton Peters | Executive Director |


Canoe Trip

May 14, 2022

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(519) 524-6497