Camp Program Lead

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Website Brightwood Ranch

Building Lives Worth Living

Our Facility:
We are located on 220 acres of rolling hills one hour west of Edmonton. We offer 6 day overnight camps for children and youth ages 6-17. Activities include archery, riflery, zipline and climbing wall, petting zoo, horsemanship, an escape bus, laser tag, and wide games. We run junior & intermediate camps out of our cabins on the main site and a tipi village, and youth development programs for high school youth. All cabins have shower & bathroom facilities.

Job Title: Mainsite Program Lead

Status: Contract Position: ending August 23rd, 2024

Based at : Brightwood Ranch

Reports to : Camp Director

Hours of work : 4 Month Paid Position – May to August

Salary : $1800/ Month + Room and Board

Start date : May 6th, 2024

Job Summary:
This leadership position is responsible for the execution, implementation and facilitation of main site programs. You will be a role model to these campers while participating in many camp activities. See these campers grow as they conquer the climbing wall, learn how to shoot an arrow with safety and precision in archery, experience riding a horse, laugh until your sides hurt during camp improv, and so much more. As much as it is a job, it is also a great camp ministry experience for our staff.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Co-ordinate and supervise all areas of mainsite camp program (wide games, skills, activities, challenges, bible studies and chapel)
Cultivating an environment of spiritual growth for the campers
Develop program in conjunction with camp yearly theme (May and June)
Smooth transitions for program implementation and execution (keeping each day engaging)
Supervision of camp counsellors and activity leads

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
Servant leadership attitude
Confidence giving instruction to large group of children, youth and counsellors
Creative problem solving
Works well with others in a team environment
Fun, engaging, quick thinking/response time
Passion for working with underprivileged kids
At least 2 years of previous camp work experience
Able to live on site in community for 4 months (May through August)
Driver’s License is an asset
Good physical health – for wide games, skill building activities and walking distances
Previous camp experience is an asset

Other Requirements:
Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith. (
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
A letter of reference from a ministry or church is an asset
Adherence Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.
*Every returning staff member receives $200 per month raise. All staff that complete the full 7 weeks of camp and 2 weeks of training receive a $1000 bonus at the end of the summer

For more information, check out our Summer Staff Information Pamphlet :

To apply for a position, go to our Summer Staff Application Form :

If you have any questions, email us at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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