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Day Camp Leader — Camp Buchan

Do you want to be part of creating amazing outdoor adventures for youth? At Scouts Canada our mission is “to help develop well-rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world” by enabling youth to participate in amazing outdoor adventures. We need passionate individuals who share in our mission by helping lead our summer camp programs.


A day camp leader is primarily responsible for the well-being and safety of youth participants while at camp. They coordinate engaging activities for the campers, develop new programs, and supervise campers to make sure they are safe and happy. The most important of all the duties is to ensure campers are safe at all times. Being reliable and able to build good relationships with children are two essential traits for this role.

LOCATION: 379 Camp Buchan Rd, Belfast, PE ,C0A 1A0



  • Supervising young campers at all times
  • Leading recreational and educational activities (such as swimming, caving or crafting)
  • Ensuring camping equipment is used correctly
  • Planning outdoor activities or sports for groups of campers
  • Creating weekly or daily schedules taking into account children’s age groups and interests
  • Escorting and overseeing children
  • Educating campers through games and explorations



  • Experience working with children and young adults
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to follow instructions and work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities like hiking, running, crouching or carrying children


If you feel you would be a great addition to the Camp Buchan Staff team, please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking here by May 31, 2024

Note: This is a Canada Summer Jobs Grant position and as such, requires all grant funded employees to fall between the ages of 15 and 30.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted.

Scouts Canada is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace and in our recruitment processes. We encourage applications from members of all racialized groups, gender identities and sexual orientations, Indigenous persons and, persons with disabilities.

Accessibility and Accommodation: Scouts Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to HR at Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Ready to Apply?

If you feel you would be a great addition to the Camp Buchan Staff team, please submit a cover letter and resume by May 31, 2024. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.