Staff Infomation

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.


There are a variety of staff positions available each summer including Counsellors, Lifeguards, Program Leaders & Assistants, Groundskeeper, Head & Assistant Cooks, Kitchen Helpers, Camp Nurse, Counselors-in-Training & Leaders-in-Training Counsellors.


Must be 17-yrs old by June 1st, 2021. All Assistants and Counsellors-in-Training must be 15-yrs old by June 1st, 2021.





Applicants will be contacted for in-person, one-on-one interviews with a Camp Director between March 15 – April 3, 2021.

Two Mandatory Staff Training sessions will be held at the following dates/times:

  1. LEAP Training - Dates to be confirmed
    LEAP Training is a leadership program geared towards developing the essential qualities of a good leader – inside & out!  Through the inspiring educational sessions, engaging group discussion, and challenging but highly entertaining activities, the participants learn to practice and fine-tune their leadership skills in a fun and welcoming environment.  For ages 15 – 19.  Upon completion, participants receive a Certificate of Leadership Achievement.  This certificate is a requirement for the applicants of Tapawingo Trails Camp.

  2. Staff Training at Camp – Fri, Aug 6 (3 pm) to Sun, Aug 8, 2020 (noon). Week 2: Saturday, Aug. 13 (4 pm) to Sunday, Aug. 14 (3 pm)   No charge.  Location:  Camp Rehoboth, Gull Lake, AB. Staff Training is designed to provide time to prepare for the upcoming camp role, to review safety policies/procedures and to ready the camp for the arrival of the campers.



First-year Counsellors-in-Training (CIT’s) and Assistants receive a discount and pay only half the regular registration fee (i.e., $175).  Staff in positions of leadership (Counsellors and Directors of Activities) are given an honorarium of $125, or service hours for school projects.  CIT’s and Assistants may also receive service hours.


First-year staff will be refunded for half of their registration fees if their spot is cancelled by May 15th, 2021.  After that date, no refund is available.


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