Employment Posting:
Summer Camp Program Instructors

Employment Type:
Current Student

Employer: Hockey Opportunity Camp

Location: Sundridge

Programs: Mountain Biking, Archery, Wall Climbing, Water Skiing, Paddle Sports, Outdoor Survival

Do you enjoy outdoor land and/or water sports and feel confident teaching those sports to children? HOC is seeking fun and motivated Program Instructors to instruct our campers in various outdoor camp activities.

Each camp program requires a qualified, trained and experienced instructor. Instructors provide program instruction, based on an outlined program curriculum and Community, Leadership, Accountability, and Performance, fundamental qualities. Standards are developed on skills-based progressions through an established awards system already in place at HOC. Instructors are expected to teach classes that are age appropriate, productive, and fun. This includes being prepared to teach in a variety of weather conditions (rainy day programs).

Job Type: Summer

Hours: Variable - congregate living environment with varied hours of work and time off daily.  Expect between 40-60 hours/week.

Wages: $300 - $400/week, depending on skills & experience.  Room & Board are included, including all meals.

Duties & Qualifications:

  • Monday to Friday - Instruct 5-6 one hour programs for camper groups of 10-12 ranging in age from 7-16.
  • Daily program development/maintenance time (1 Hour).
  • Evening activity instruction (Monday, Tuesday) (1 Hour).
  • Tuesday or Wednesday cabin coverage to facilitate counsellor evening off.
  • Sunday Camper Registration (work brigades, registration, evening programs).
  • Saturday Check Out (3 hours on Saturday, as scheduled).
  • Thursday- compose detailed camper evaluations.
  • Complete daily attendance sheets and head counts for each class.
  • Additional classes and supervision as required.
  • Preparation of alternative "Rainy Day" programs.
  • Work One “Holdover Weekend”. Friday evening cabin supervision (if required) and provide programming and supervision for holdover campers ( campers here 2+ weeks) Saturday and Sunday.



  • Minimum of 19 years of age.
  • Minimum Bronze Cross (NL preferred) swimming qualification for all activity instructional staff. This applies to both land and water program staff. HOC can provide assistance in obtaining qualifications if candidates do not currently have them.
  • Must be either provincially certified and/or be experienced in the program you intend to instruct.
  • Current certificate of Emergency First Aid and CPR.
  • Respect in Sport Certification.
  • Possess the ability to teach and communicate with varied ages of campers.
  • Possess strong group control skills.
  • Must be an enthusiastic, energetic and positive person.
  • Must be willing to take part in camp activities outside the defined job description.

How to Apply:

All interested candidates are asked to submit a staff application via our online staff application portal. Please click this link to visit our website https://www.learnhockey.com/site/camp-health-care-staff. If you have any questions during the application process you can send them to hoc@learnhockey.com and someone will get back to you.