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Frequently Asked Questions – Staff

What positions are available at camp this year?
Many positions are available at camp. Positions include: Counselors, Section Heads, Lifeguards, Kitchen Staff, Maintenance Staff, Nurse, Office and Program Staff.

If I get a job at Scott Mission Camp this summer, when will I have to work?
Each session begins on Monday morning and ends on Saturday morning. You will be off duty for the time between sessions and you will also receive one afternoon and evening off during the working week. In addition to the mandatory Pre-Camp training week camp runs from late June to late August.

How old do you have to be to work at Scott Mission Camp?
Our minimum age for counselling and program staff is 17 years. Preference is given to those 18 and older. Our minimum age for kitchen staff is 14.

Do I have to be a Christian to work at camp?

All staff must:

  • Be willing to abide by the standard of conduct, spiritual philosophy and purposes of The Scott Mission.
  • Hold a valid Social Insurance Card and submit to police criminal reference checks.
  • Be free of drug or alcohol addictions.
  • Be able to sustain the physical demands of an outdoor, residential camp setting.
  • Be able to relate well and work together with others on a team.
  • Must complete our Security Clearance process.

What kind of kids is the Scott Mission Camp for?
At the Scott Mission we believe that all kids deserve a holiday at summer camp, no matter what the financial restraints of their families. Attending the Scott Mission Camp is a unique experience. It offers kids an opportunity to get out of the city and enjoy fun, creative activities. It allows kids to develop friendships with other campers and counsellors in a positive, caring environment where the love of Christ is demonstrated through words and actions.

How much will I get paid if I work at camp this summer?
Going to college and university is expensive…plain and simple. Scott Mission Camp understands your need to earn money in the summer. It is for this reason that we offer everyone on our staff team a competitive salary.

The entry-level salary for a first year counselor is $300 per week . Returning counselors and program staff positions range from $300-350 per week. Working at Scott Mission Camp is an amazing opportunity to earn money for school while still having tons of fun at camp!

In addition to your salary, you will have the opportunity to have Bronze Cross and NLS certification paid for after you are hired. All staff also complete a mandatory one-week training program before our campers arrive. This is a great opportunity to gain new skills and develop your personal talents.

How do I apply?
To apply, simply fill out our online application form. Once we receive your completed application and reference forms, we will call to set up and interview with you. Interviews take place January to April. Apply early to avoid disappointment!