SUMMER CAMPS 2022
Ridge Wilderness Adventures, partnered with The City of Abbotsford, The District of Mission, and the City of Maple Ridge, are pleased to offer safe and affordable Summer Day Camps for a variety of school aged children. Our camps are run fully out doors and jam packed with activities that are sure to get your child excited about the outdoors! Our itineraries are designed to keep children engaged, always moving, learning and left wanting more of the great outdoors! Each week (weather + location dependent) kids will get the opportunity to learn first aid, survival skills, knots, shelter building, plant identification, wilderness inspired crafts, and games.
All camp registrations will take place through the Recreation Program websites at the City pages listed below. We will release important dates as they become available to us.
In the market for a seasonal summer job? Scroll down for our current job openings!
Remote + On-Site
The Camp Director reports directly to the General Manager and provides supervision to the Camp team and ultimately the Camp Program. This is a supervisory and skilled manager providing guidance and support to the On-site leads + supports, students and parents. Candidates will be available Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm with the requirement of a weekend check-in to accept, review and distribute rosters for the week ahead. This position will be partially remote and partially on-site depending on the needs of the programs. The Director must have a valid drivers license and personal transportation, and be flexible in their schedule during camp hours to provide the appropriate support to the team. They will be the first point of contact for the Camp team, responsible for running any errands and delivering supplies to camp as needed. The Director will also be assisting the admin team with communications between parents/guardians, City staff, Ridge staff etc. Potential candidates must be well versed in digital communications, professional and well presented on the phone along with reliable and punctual. The entire program is reliant on this role! Must be 19+ years of age to apply.
Compensation: $21-$22/hr based on experience. 1 position available.
Must have availability to begin part-time training in May, participate and assist in facilitating the on-site staff training in June and be available for July and August. Criminal record check required.
On-Site Camp Lead & Support Staff
Camp Leaders & support staff will be available full time, Monday through Friday from July 4th – September 2nd, 2022 with training commencing in June. Dates and times TBD.
The Camp Lead is responsible for providing direct leadership of the summer camp group. The employee holding this position is responsible for the daily execution of all activities; group operations and maintenance; all communication with parents, Camp Director and any other member of the camp team. Supervision of other lower level employees may be required. Work is performed under the supervision of the Camp Director and is reviewed through meetings, observations of performance. Support staff, you are the leader’s helper! You play a vital role in the daily programming within the camps and are as hands on as it comes when working with the youth. You are the energy, the conductor and the life of these programs! The children rely on YOU to be punctual, reliable and engaging. Potential candidates must be a child at heart with a knack for engaging youth, with the confidence, maturity and responsibility that comes with overseeing a bustling camp of excited kids. Bring your creativity here – it won’t be frowned upon!
Compensation: $16-$19/hr based on experience. Positions available in Abbotsford, Maple Ridge and Mission. Criminal record check required. Must be 16+ years of age to apply.
Flex Camp Support
Part Time – Full Time
Hours will not be guaranteed! This is a flexible, as needed position to lend support on-site at our camps should we need an additional set of hands. This candidate will be required to attend training in June (dates and times TBD). Location will vary between Abbotsford, Mission or Maple Ridge. Must have personal transportation and be available Monday through Friday.
Compensation: $16-$17/hr with travel reimbursement by the km based on location. Criminal record check required. Must be 16+ years of age to apply.
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