Trip Leader
Camp Cadicasu
About the Job
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$600 / week (plus room and board)
Camp Location
Kananaskis, Alberta
Job Description

Camp Cadicasu is a traditional co-ed summer camp in Kananaskis Country, Alberta for children ages 7 – 16 years. Since 1930, we have been a haven for young people to experience the joys of summer and make new friends. Our mission is to increase confidence, inspire purpose-driven lives, and deepen spirituality for people of all different faiths. You will become a part of our camp family and be surrounded by people who appreciate nature. We provide in-depth training and focus on personal growth to achieve success.

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Oversee and document out-trips throughout the summer season.
  • Plan and lead out-trips of groups on adjacent land and beyond.
  • Verify that yourself and all participants have the necessary equipment.
  • File trip itineraries (route cards) that include time of departure and arrival.
  • Organize out-tripping shed and ensure that all equipment prior to each trip.
  • Check weather and inspect all camping equipment prior to each trip.
  • Order and prepare food, cooking, and eating supplies for out-trips and day trips.
  • Be available to help in any capacity when not busy with out-tripping duties.
  • Safeguard and offer support for all staff members.
  • Maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm no matter what the weather is like.
  • Model acceptable behaviour through a professional demeanour.

Required Qualifications

  • Positive Attitude
  • Criminal Reference Check (Vulnerable Sector Search) & Child Intervention Check
  • Minimum 21 Years of Age (by June 11, 2023)
  • 2 Years of Post-Secondary Education
  • Advanced Wilderness First Aid (or willingness to acquire) 40 Hour or 80 Hour
  • Out-tripping, Camping, Orienteering, and Hiking Background


  • Wilderness, primitive, outdoor, survival, or earth skills knowledge.
  • Residential camp experience or community living.
  • The ability to work independently while being a team player.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume (with email addresses for 3 work or school references) to Only successful candidates will be contacted.