Being a member of our Summer Camp Staff is both exciting and, at times, exhausting. There are a wide variety of experiences during the camping season.  We work with youth from ages 6 to 17. We enhance our skills of leaderships, team work, organization and time management.  We have the opportunity to share the best of ourselves as we provide a safe, inclusive and fun summer camp.

Even though we run four weeks of camp during the summer, we are able to offer seven weeks of work for staff.  This is made possible through our partnership with Hardisty Lake United Church Camp. 


Have a gift of time or talent? There are many ways to volunteer at Bar Harbour Camp. 

  • Kitchen helper
  • Maintenance: grass cutting, general fix-it projects, cutting wood for the camp fire, 
  • Construction Projects: we are currently in the middle of a project to upgrade our buildings.
  • Camp Clean-up Day: TBA
  • Fundraising
  • Board of Directors
  • and more!

Please contact us on ways you may be able to assist. Note: certain positions may require screening or a criminal record check.

Please direct any staffing or volunteer inquiries to

We have a number of different opportunities for staff positions. The description and responsibilities of each position are listed below!

We encourage you to also read the descriptions of camps and consider what you can bring that will support the programs we are offering.

Staff training: June 24-28, 2018


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Leaders-In-Training (LIT) Program (ages 16-17)
Bar Harbour Camp accepts a limited number of applications for our LIT program, which provides opportunities for the applicant to develop their counsellor and leadership skills while assisting in a cabin group at Scamper or Junior camps.

Some participants choose to make arrangements with their local high school and enter work experience agreements for high school credits, which Bar Harbour Camp will support. Participants are required to attend staff training ; as well as commit to attend either Scamper, Junior 1, or Junior 2 camp.

How to Apply: Please complete the LIT application form and send to Bar Harbour Camp.

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