Job Posting

Camp Counsellor/Activity Staff

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Even if you do not meet all of the requirements for this role, you still may be a great fit for our camp! We encourage applications from anyone who are passionate about the role and bringing positivity to camp. We also understand that the cost of certifications can be a major barrier to entry. If this is the case for you, please get in touch as we may be able to assist.

Dates of Employment
Start Date: June 23, 2023
End Date: September 1, 2023
Location: Minden, ON

The Camp

For over 100 summers, campers have come to Onondaga Camp to discover the challenges and rewards of outdoor adventure and friendship. A true Canadian summer tradition, Onondaga Camp offers an inclusive environment for young people to play, explore, achieve, and grow.

Onondaga Camp is an overnight camp for children ages 6-16 near Minden, Ontario.  We facilitate over 1,500 campers each summer.  We hire staff on the basis of the soundness and maturity of their judgment, their commitment to being strong role models, and most importantly their ability to establish positive and caring relationships with their campers.

The Role

Onondaga is looking for camp counsellors and activity staff. Applicants should have previous experience working with children and have, or be willing to obtain, a Bronze Cross Swimming Certification. Counsellors are responsible for the safety and overall well-being of a cabin of campers (6 to 10 children) as well an instructing daily activities and evening programs.

The Application Process

To apply, please complete our online application by clicking here, or send a resume and cover letter to Graham MacLellan, Assistant Director, at

Please note that although we thank all applicants, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Onondaga Camp values the diversity of people.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodation will be provided, on request, to support candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  All responses will be handled with strict confidence.



June 8, 2023

Onondaga Camp

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