Children's summer camp and laid back resort on Elephant Lake in Ontario, Canada



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    **We could use some help with a boat driving** If you think you could;d be a responsible person and drive the boat message us :)

    Hi! We are an overnight kids summer camp and resort that is currently looking to hire a Chef & kitchen help, and people to help with general maintenance, cleaning and day to day operation.

    We are right on the beautiful Elephant Lake in Ontario, the scenery is stunning and we'd love to share the property with as many people as we can!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you are looking for a meaningful experience, join us and discover the Canadian culture while sharing your culture with our Campers. We are excited to show our Canadian Camp Culture to our helpers, the camp hospitality will make you feel like you are part of the family!

    There are lots of activities you can get involved with at the camp: canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, we have sessions of water skiing, wakeboarding, and other water sports. We have lots of activities with the kids as well; archery, tennis, basketball, etc.

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  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    During Mid May - June 27th we operate as a resort. We will need help with cleaning, construction and general maintenance.

    We are also very excited for our grand re-opening of our Historical Elephant Lake Lodge to the public, so kitchen help would also be fantastic.

    During July we operate as a kids camp and will need camp Counsellors, an Art Teacher, lifeguards , boat drivers, etc....
    August and September will be back to resort and restaurant.

    Full time positions for the entirety of the summer season are Cook and Maintenance for which you must have experience.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The Chef and maintenance full summer staff will get their own room or cabin.

    Counsellor positions will be in Bunks, you'll be in the Cabin with the children under your care - with a view of the Lake and amazing views of wildlife and granite cliffs. You will get breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our beautiful lodge. The kids are from 7 to 16, and the 18 camp Counsellors will be aged from 17 – 30. ( July only for kids camp)

    During the resort season you will share bunks with your fellow Team Members, and will also have access to Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for the duration of your stay.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    *Applying - All applicants from overseas must be fully vaccinated, all applicants must provide a Clean Police Background Check as part of your application.

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    A little more information

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    we are dog people and love having friendly well behaved dogs. It also helps keep the geese off the beach :)

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    3-5 hours per day, 5 days a week

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