Summer Camp in Canada

Company : Smaller Earth
Location : Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta
Duration: 2 months to 3 months
Approx Costs: 250 to 500 £ Pound (UK)

You’ve most likely heard of summer camp in America but did you know there’s summer camp in Canada too?

Summer Camp Canada is your chance to work abroad in a beautiful country surrounded by mountains, moose and maple syrup.

Get a summer job abroad for 8 - 10 weeks as a camp counselor or activity leader in an accredited Canadian summer camp. With 100s of camp activities to lead from lifeguarding to high ropes there’s a role at summer camp for everyone.

Not only will we take care of your summer camp placement also included as standard is free food and accommodation at camp, airport transfers, 2 nights hostel stay in your arrival city, 10 weeks comprehensive health insurance and 24/7 in-country support.

If you’ve worked at camp before or want to try something new summer camp in Canada is the perfect work and travel opportunity.



There are a few different roles at summer camp from leading an activity, to looking after a bunk to helping out with the program scheduling.

Here’s a breakdown of the roles:

  • General Counselors: You’re responsible for keeping the daily routine, participating in activities and helping out activity specialists.
    Activity Specialists: As an activity specialist you’ll lead and teach a camp activity, from horse riding to high ropes.
  • Early Years Counselor: In this role you’ll help look after young campers from ages 1 - 6.
  • Camp Coordinator: Help set up programs, schedules and special events. You’ll also help out with office admin including phone calls, emails and logistics.

When it comes to activities everything happens at camp. Here’s a list of the most common ones:

  • High Ropes
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor Education
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Performing Arts
  • Horse Riding
  • Sailing & Boating
  • Kayaking & Canoeing
  • And many more...

Start Dates

Minimum availability is 24th June until 19th August

Costs / Benefits

- Free food and accommodation at camp
- 10 weeks comprehensive health Insurance
- 24/7 emergency support
- Minimum $1500 CAN in pocket money (8 - 10 week contract)
- Free accommodation in arrival city
- Airport transfer to your accommodation
- Arrival orientation
- Transport from orientation site to camp
- Social Insurance Number
- Canadian Bank Account Setup

- £399 (£49 deposit and 2 instalments)


- Must be aged 18-30 by 24th June 2018

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