Bar Harbour Camp

Staffing Opportunities

Join the Bar Harbour Camp community. Work with youth from ages 6 to 17 to enhance your skills of leadership, team work, organization and time management to provide a safe, inclusive, and fun summer camp.

Bar Harbour Camp is not currently accepting applications due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Ways to work at Bar Harbour Camp

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Camp Director

The Camp Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of camp and acts as the liaison between the Board of Directors and the summer camping program

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The Camp Cook will be responsible for food supply, planning and implementing nutritional meals following Canada’s Food guide for camps as large as approximately 75 persons.

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Assistant Cook

The Assistant Cook will assist the Cook in all kitchen activities including food supply, meal preparation and dietary requirements. 

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Program Counsellor

Work as a team with other Program Counselors to plan and implement a wide range of activities for small groups or all campers. 

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Cabin Counsellor

Cabin Counselors are responsible for cabin groups of 6-10 campers. Cabin Counselors will be familiar with health concerns and be responsible for the mental and physical welfare of the campers.

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Waterfront Lifeguard

The waterfront & lifeguard staff is responsible for the organization and safety of swimming and canoeing programs as well as for the water front area and equipment. Staff will actively teach and implement a canoeing program.

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Leaders In Training (LIT)

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  and commit to working at least one camp (excluding Youth Camp).