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VISION | Who We Are

Centre Camp is the destination where children in the Greater Toronto community come together to explore, celebrate, and nurture their Jewish life and connection to Israel. Centre Camp is a place to foster independence and a true camp community while growing leaders of tomorrow within a classic summer camp environment.

MISSION | How We Show It

The Jack and Pat Kay Centre Camp provides outdoor adventure and fun for campers every day. Through our caring and inspiring staff, creative and exciting programming situated in our state-of-the-art facilities, we provide children with life changing experiences while building a strong connection to the Jewish community. We foster a sense of adventure and love of the outdoors while encouraging teamwork and inclusivity. Through our exceptional programs and unique opportunities, campers celebrate and explore their Judaism while developing a love for Israel.

Centre camp is FUN. Centre Camp is FRIENDSHIP. Centre Camp is COMMUNITY.

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Cabin Counsellors are responsible for taking on the role as parents to our campers from the moment they arrive to camp, to the moment they are back in the hands of their family. With your enthusiasm and excitement, and our training and development program, you will be looking after a group of campers, taking them to daily activities as scheduled including swim, interacting with campers and encouraging them in a positive manner and assisting them to participate and complete activities where needed. This is a role that is designed to be nurturing and fun, so that everyone feels welcome and excited about camp.




  • Attend staff training (Tentative Pre-Camp Schedule)
  • Identify and meet the camper’s needs
  • Supervise all aspects of each camper’s day
  • Perform at your highest potential as a member of the greater Centre Camp staff team
  • Get to know every camper well and respond to their individual needs
  • Develop an appropriate counselor/camper relationship (as if you are the parent of your campers while they are in your care)
  • Be a role model for your campers and the general camp population
  • Be able to encourage, support, and set limits for each camper
  • Be aware and effectively address the group and social dynamics of the campers
  • Be safety conscious at all times
  • Make sure that every camper’s basic needs are met
  • Be aware of the campers physical and emotional health
  • Actively and enthusiastically participate and facilitate campers in all specialties and camp programming
  • With co-counselors, develop and implement age-appropriate CIPs each week using the Program Planning Form as a base (all programs at camp require a completed and approved Program Planning Form prior to the program running).
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those assigned
  • Participate in any special programs that may occur outside of the camp day as assigned by the Camp Director or Director of JCC Camping
  • Keep lines of communication open and positive throughout the summer with your co-staff and the Unit Head
  • Inform the Unit Head immediately of any concerns with campers so that proper action can be taken


This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive but is intended to be a generalized guide for the job duties. The Camp Director or Director of JCC Camping may change the job responsibilities and job expectations based on the business requirements, at any point before or during your contracted term.  This position is also intended to comply with the greater vision of the Prosserman JCC and Schwartz/Reisman Centre.



June 24, 2022

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