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A Progressive Education for 3 Months to Grade 12


Employment at Barrie Camp

Must love working with kids!

We seek staff who can respectfully, enthusiastically and lovingly interact with children.

Barrie Camp employs a summer staff of over 150 counselors, specialists and leaders. Positions range from entry level to those that require specific training, education and experience. Working with children and their families demands a unique and personal commitment.

Our staff are the backbone of camp, and one of the aspects campers remember most! Staff members are carefully screened, educated, and evaluated prior to and throughout the summer. Our staff members are highlights of the Barrie Camp experience!


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"Barrie Summer Camp was and is a Great place to work and experience a Fun, Creative and Active Summer Camp. It is a Good and Adventurous place to work." – Activity Specialist, Summer 2023

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"I thoroughly enjoyed my 1st summer at Barrie and felt very welcomed by both Dan and Tim. I worked AM Extended and usually showed up early, and hanging with Tim and my other coworkers before the campers showed up was a highlight of the summer." – Senior Counselor, Summer 2023

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"I had a great summer working here! For a newcomer to the Barrie community, I felt very welcomed and would definitely recommend Barrie Camp as a place for campers and employment." – Junior Counselor, Summer 2023

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"The leadership team and their trust in me throughout my time, from CIT to Senior Counselor, meant the world. It allowed me to trust myself and discover the outspoken leader that I could be." – Tess, Senior Counselor, Summer 2022

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Previous experience with skipping, running, and playing desired, but not required.