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Staff Information

Tapawingo Trails Camp aims to provide a fun and nurturing environment where teens and young women can develop real-life skills including the ability to work on a team, organization, management and leadership skills.

Camp Dates

Week 1:

Staff arrival: Friday, August 4th at 3pm to participate in training days

Camp Days: Sunday, August 6 - Saturday, August 12

Week 2:

Staff arrival: Saturday, August 12th at 11am to participate in training days

Camp Days: Sunday, August 13th - Saturday, August 19th

Applying for a Staff Position

1) Complete the Staff Application Form 

2) You will be contacted for a Staff Interview

3) Attend a staff LEAP Training Weekend in Calgary, AB: May 26 - May 28, 2023

    

Positions  

There are a variety of staff positions available each summer including:

  • Counsellors and Counsellors-in-Training

  • LIT Counsellors and LIT Counsellor-In-Training

  • Crafts, Drama, Sports, Water, Groundskeeper - Leaders & Assistants

  • Cooks - Head & Assistant Cooks

  • Lifeguard

  • Kitchen Helper

  • Camp Nurse

Ages
  • Counsellors - must be 17-yrs old by June 1, 2023

  • Counsellors-in-Training - must be 15-yrs old by June 1, 2023

  • Crafts, Drama, Sports, Water, Groundskeeper - must be 15-yrs old by June 1, 2023

  • Cook - must be 18-yrs+ old by June 1, 2023

  • Lifeguard* - must be 15-yrs old by June 1, 2023

  • Kitchen Helper - must be 15-yrs old by June 1, 2023

*Additional Lifeguard Requirements:  Must have experience guarding and teaching swimming lessons. Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum Current Lifesaving NL certificate.  Completion or willingness to complete the Waterfront NL course.  Current swimming instructor certificate (Red Cross program) an asset. Current Lifesaving Society instructor certificate an asset.

Staff Applications close on Sunday, May 14th so don't delay!

~Your Questions Answered~

When will I be notified about staff interviews?

Camp Directors will be contacting Applicants by email to schedule interviews.

Is there compensation for being a staff member?

All camp leadership positions will be given an honorarium of $125 or service hours for school projects. Counsellors-in-Training and Assistants may also receive service hours.

Can Tapawingo Camp accommodate special diets? 

In cooperation with the staff member, special diet requests will be assessed and accommodated on an individual basis.

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