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15 Mar 2017

Seasonal Trip Leader

Glen Bernard Camp Sundridge, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Glen Bernard Camp (GBC) is one of Ontario’s premier summer camps for girls and Outdoor Education Centres for co-ed school groups.  Located 45km north of Huntsville and 6km west of Algonquin Park, GBC includes over 700 acres of land with a kilometer of shoreline.   Founded in 1922, GBC has an established reputation of helping campers develop self-confidence and independence, as well as being a leader in environmental education.  Each day is filled with opportunities to challenge campers of different ages and skill levels in a wide variety of activities.

One of the opportunities that campers really value is an adventure in one of Ontario’s provincial parks on a canoe, kayak or hiking trip.  GBC trips vary in length from 3 to 12 days, led by experienced trippers who share their enthusiasm for being in the outdoors.

GBC is currently seeking trip leaders.

Qualifications required:

-minimum Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid certifications (NLS and/or Wilderness First Aid an asset)

-experience participating in and/or leading backcountry canoe, kayak or hiking trips

-enthusiasm for the outdoors with a solid knowledge of leave no trace camping skills

-camp experience and/or experience supervising children

-good problem solving and decision making skills

Responsibilities include:

  • preparing and packing all equipment and food for trips
  • meeting with the trip group to discuss route and expectations
  • enthusiastically leading a group of 7 campers plus one other staff member on pre-selected routes in one of Ontario’s provincial parks
  • responsibility for the safety and well-being of each camper
  • care and maintenance of equipment
  • assisting others with preparation for trips and trip room clean-up

How to Apply

For more information about Glen Bernard please visit To apply for a trip leader position, please send your resume and cover letter to

Job Categories: Camp. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: camp, trip guide, trip leader, tripper, and tripping.

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