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Sparrow Lake Camp

Sparrow Lake Camp

The most fun you can have while making the biggest difference in the lives of kids! 

Since 1912, Sparrow Lake Camp has been a not-for-profit traditional overnight summer camp located just north of Orillia on beautiful Sparrow Lake. Sparrow Lake is an inclusive community aimed at providing quality camp experiences for children and youth regardless of religion, gender, culture, ability, or economic status.

Title: Cabin Counsellor

Location: Sparrow Lake, Severn, Ontario – Between Orillia & Gravenhurst, Ontario

Dates of Employment: June 25, 2022 – August 20, 2022 (we note that some schools may have exams during this time, and may adjust dates as necessary)

Salary $2,500-$3,200 plus room & board commensurate with experience


Position Responsibilities: The Camp Counsellor acts in accordance with camp policies and procedures as follows.

  • Providing care for each child in a cabin group of campers which includes supervision, security, safety, health, happiness, hygiene and emotional needs.
  • Taking care of yourself, physically and emotionally so you can put children first.
  • Be an enthusiastic, caring, positive role model each camper needs each day they are at camp to 
help make camp their best experience ever!
  • Ensuring all campers are included in all activities and feel a special part of their community.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized cabin and living space.
  • Assisting in the operation of the camp program and camp wide activities.
  • Providing leadership in resource areas as assigned by the Staff Manager.
  • Complete a staff evaluation and recommendation report by the end of the summer.

Position requirements:

  • Must submit a Police Reference Check (if 18+)
  • Must hold a Standard First Aid and CPR-C
  • Previous childcare or camp experience and asset


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January 14, 2022

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