Job Posting

Canoe Trip Leader

Canoe Trip Leader
Onondaga Camp

Dates of Employment

Start Date: June 15, 2024
End Date: August 30, 2024
Location: Minden, ON

The Role

Onondaga Camp is looking for canoe trip leaders to lead 3, 4 and 7 day flatwater canoe trips in Algonquin Park and The Leslie Frost Centre. The canoe trippers are responsible for packing food, equipment and 1st aid supplies and lead groups of 7 campers along with a counselling staff. Canoe trippers lead roughly 6 trips per summer.

Applicants should have:

  • Minimum of (or able to obtain) a bronze cross swimming certification. NL is an asset.
  • Previous experience leading or co-leading flat water canoe trips.
  • Responsibility and decision making skills.
  • ORCKA trip levels are an asset as is Wilderness First Aid training.

The Camp

Since 1918, Onondaga Camp has been an overnight camp for children ages 6-16 near Minden, Ontario, offering an inclusive environment for kids to play, explore, achieve, and grow. 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 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

Accessibility & Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Onondaga Camp values the diversity of people. We accept applications from all folks and encourage applications from People of Colour, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We are committed to creating an inclusive community where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported.

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. Please do not hesitate to email or call us (416-482-0782).

Please note that only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. We look forward to meeting you!



Canoe Trip

February 27, 2024

Onondaga Camp

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