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Overnight Camp Leader

Position: Overnight Cabin Leader (OCL)                       Designation: Unit Leader
Type of Position: Summer Contract, Full-Time
Salary: $5670 – $6159 (9 week contract)
Contract Dates: May 17th – 20th and June 26 – August 24, 2024

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Overnight Cabin Leaders are part of the UNIT LEADER team at Canterbury Hills. Unit Leaders work in staff teams of 2-3 to provide direct supervision to an assigned “unit” (group) of campers. Each Unit Leader works with their unit for the entirety of a weeklong session. Unit Leaders enjoy days filled with activity facilitation, camper interaction, and outdoor adventure.  Unit Leaders are supervised in their work by members of the senior staff team, called the Resource Team.

Among Unit Leaders, Overnight Cabin Leaders work to provide care, supervision, and a memorable experience to campers in our Overnight Camp program for campers aged 7-14.


Overnight Cabin Leader Position Overview  – view Detailed Job Description for additional information

  • Weekly arrival onsite by 2:00pm on Sunday, departure every Friday after end of week clean-up and debrief
  • Supervision of assigned Overnight Unit (8-12 campers) aged 7 to 14 years old, working alongside other OCLs in assigned “staff team”
  • Planning and facilitating daily Unit activities
  • Supporting group dynamics, encouraging positive interactions, and addressing any concerns
  • Participating in daily camp wide events including chapel, evening game, and campfire
  • Facilitating weekly campout at designated onsite campsites
  • All meals provided

Key Dates for 2024 

  • May Staff Training Weekend: May 17th – 20th
  • Staff Training Week: June 26th to July 5th
  • Summer Sessions: Weekly Sunday afternoon – Friday evening, 7 weeks of sessions
    • Week 1: July 7 – 12
    • Week 2: July 14 – 19
    • Week 3: July 21 – 26
    • Week 4: July 28 – August 2
    • Week 5: August 5 – 9 (short week, Mon – Fri)
    • Week 6: August 11 – 16
    • Week 7: August 18 – 23
  • Staff clean-up, debrief, and celebration: Saturday August 24th
  • Optional Contract Extension: August 26th – 30th


Canterbury Hills Camp is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity within our workplace and greater community. We work to develop a barrier-free selection process and inclusive work environment that is increasingly representative of the communities we live and work in, and where all team members are able to express ideas, opinions and experiences.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals with an interest in advancing our mission, vision, and values. We especially encourage applications from members of historically disadvantaged and under-represented groups, including those who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, persons with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, and/or LGBTQ2S+. If contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received will be addressed in confidence.

Canterbury Hills Camp is affiliated with the Diocese of Niagara, Anglican Church of Canada.



May 24, 2024

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