Job Posting

Outdoor Adventure Instructor

Are you passionate about outdoor education and environmental stewardship? Would you like to work for an award-winning outdoor education centre and summer camp? Camp Kawartha is seeking a motivated individual for both the Outdoor Education Centre and Summer Camp.

If interested, please email a covering letter and resume to Neil Fortin, Head of Outdoor Education: or Emma Robert, Summer Camp Director: by April 30th


  • Level 2 Challenge Course Instructor or Level 1 CCI with experience as a Challenge Course facilitator
  • Standard First Aid/CPR
  • University Degree or College diploma, or currently enrolled
  • Interest and enthusiasm for the natural world and willingness to learn more about environmental education and sustainability
  • Able to teach in a professional manner
  • Current National Lifeguard (NLS), teaching certificate considered an asset

Scope of the Position

  • As an outdoor education instructor, you will insure the delivery of quality environmental and outdoor education programs particularly in Challenge & Adventure programming; to insure that high educational standards are met within the administrative policies and procedures established and directed by the Outdoor Education manager and Executive Director.
  • During our summer camp season, the responsibilities of this role include designing, supervising and delivering the day-to-day operation of Ropes and Initiatives program, ensuring that all safety protocols for challenge activities as outlined in our manual are followed and adhered to, monitoring and maintaining all ropes activity areas, equipment and inventory, monitoring selected staff members to operate challenge equipment safely and within Camp Kawartha guidelines and leading and overseeing the Challenge & Adventure Program

Purpose of the Position

  • Facilitates Challenge Course programming- Prepares and helps to lead all adventure/leadership programming (high ropes, low ropes, initiatives), assist with staff training,
  • Assists in the delivery of various curriculum linked outdoor education programming for visiting schools. Assist with upkeep of program equipment and other non-programming needs
  • Insures all applicable safety standards are met.

Length of Position: May 1st 2022 – August 31st 2022


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