Camp Director

Reports to:

Camp Administrator


Full time in June, July, & August

Job Purpose:

The Camp Director serves as the supervisor and head of the staff at camp. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Onsite Program Development
  2. Staff supervision and Coordination

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Camp Director is expected to:

  1. Model good Christian leadership in accordance with the mission of Camp Christopher and adhere to the Camp Christopher Covenant.
  2. Facilitate, initiate, and promote high quality programs and activities.
  3. Be knowledgeable and provide resources for a variety of camp activities (Bible study, games, crafts, activities, etc).
  4. Schedule recreational and developmental activities in consultation with the Waterfront Director, Program Lead (Nature study, crafts, camp skills, games)
  5. Schedule, and supervise all aspects of Christian Education (worship, Bible study, devotions, discussion material) in conjunction with Chaplains.
  6. Make arrangements for Indigenous people to provide spiritual and cultural teaching.
  7. Create cabin and activity groups, check registrations for relevant information (birthdays, medical needs, accommodations required, dietary needs) and provide to those needing it.
  8. Oversee camper registration day.
  9. At the end of each week, forwarding the # of days on site for all cabin leaders.
  10. Be responsible for contacting parents of campers, in consultation with the Administrator as needed.
  11. Oversee, train, encourage and support all on?site program staff and cabin leaders.
  12. Build good relationships and communication with Kitchen Manager and Maintenance Manager to facilitate a good team.
  13. Check in at the end of every week with all staff members individually.
  14. Ensure that volunteers are welcomed and orientated to their role.
  15. Call and chair daily staff meetings, including providing for spiritual component.
  16. Ensure that the camp policies are adhered to by staff and campers.
  17. Know at all times which staff members are on site and off site.
  18. Keep all records/forms etc. and return them to the Camp Administrator.
  19. Record Tri-4-kids registrations and no shows for each camp, using the template as created by the treasurer and send in weekly.
  20. Keep the records for Petty Cash and any other purchases during the summer and give these records and cash to the treasurer. It is understood that all areas will stay within the stipulated budgeted amounts.
  21. Accountable for onsite safety, including emergency drills, SCA/UCC standards etc.
  22. Look after operation of tuck shop. (including disbursement of yearly merchandise)
  23. In consultation with the Administrator, provide formal evaluation of cabin leaders.
  24. Communicate with the Administrator regarding the number of people on site each week, as well as any issues or concerns ( medical emergency and other significant incidents)
  25. In consultation with Administrator, welcomes and orientate rental groups using the camp during the summer.
  26. Provide a final report on the summer to the Administrator.


  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Have First Aid/CPR C
  • Provide a Criminal record/vulnerable sector check