Adventure Camp Leaders

Position Equinox Adventure Camp Leaders
Rate of Pay: $18.00 - $24.00 / hour Hours / Week 40 (Monday – Friday)
Start Date: June 3 End Date: August 18

Job Description
Equinox Adventures in Whitehorse Yukon Canada provides quality adventure experiences in engaging environments for a variety of clientele. We run a weekly day camp for children aged 5-12 ~ “Equinox Adventure Camp”. We run four groups per week, Monday to Friday, for 9 weeks throughout the summer. Campers are involved in various adventure based activities including: canoeing, rock climbing, zip line, outdoor survival skills, raft building, and river trips.

The goal of Equinox Adventure Camp is to expose children and youth to a variety of adventure based activities in a safe and structured environment. Participants are provided with instruction in each activity and are encouraged to try new things and expand their skill base. All activities are designed to allow for individuals to learn at their own rate while being part of a team environment.

The Day Camp Leader will be responsible for:

• Working with children and youth aged 5-12 yrs.
• Developing, planning, organizing, co-facilitating and evaluating a variety of adventure based activities
• Facilitating activities with a leadership focus to increase the campers’ leadership and teambuilding skills
• Striving to maintain a high level of excellence and creativity while facilitating camp programs
• Ensuring a high level of safety is maintained in all aspects of camp
• Sustaining a consistent level of enthusiasm and energy while working with the campers and staff
• Being aware that campers always feel safe and supported
• Working as part of a team (with the Manager, Adventure Camp Coordinator and other Camp Leaders)
• Communicating with parents at the start and end of each day
• Participating in a 5-day pre-camp training session prior to the start of camp

The Day Camp Leader will work from Monday – Friday for a total of 40 hours / week. They will always work with at least one other facilitator while running programs for campers.


• Current Standard First Aid and CPR (level C)
• Canoeing and camping experience
• Experience working with children and youth
• Experience working at a Day Camp, Overnight Camp, or similar children’s program
• Experience leading children’s programs (ie: day camp, swim/ski/soccer/etc. lessons)
• Energetic and creative personality
• Experience teaching and /or supervising rock climbing is an asset

• Current Bronze Medallion (or higher) is an asset

  • Class 4 or 2 driver’s license is an asset

Please check out our website, contact us with any questions and email your Resume to:

Equinox Adventure Camp
Attn. Christopher Gishler