Camp Canadensis

About Camp Canadensis

About Camp Canadensis:

At Canadensis, our goal is to create an environment that is emotionally, physically and socially safe for campers and their parents in a first-rate facility. Focusing on the individual needs of each child within a group living setting, our approach is to promote a community defined by tolerance and acceptance where campers feel connected to their surroundings while developing friendships that are sure to last a lifetime.

In order to supervise and lead over 500 campers, our staff is absolutely critical to our success each and every summer. Throughout the off season, one of our main goals is to interview hundreds of applicants and hire approximately over 250 staff, many who are college-aged counselors that live in the bunks with our campers. Our staff come from throughout the United States and Canada as well as overseas from countries such as England, Australia, New Zealand and Scotland.

One thing all of our staff have in common is that they all want to make an impact in the lives of children. They understand what it takes to be a role model and know that while working with kids is incredibly fun, it is also hard work and challenging. Being a counselor at Canadensis is one of the most rewarding jobs you will ever have.

Our staff has the ability to be mature, responsible and dependable while also being fun, easy going and even a bit goofy. So, essentially we are looking for MATURE GOOFBALLS! All of our staff is extremely hard working as this is a 24/7 job that requires counselors to put the campers’ needs ahead of their own needs. After all, we are taking care of someone’s ultimate pride and joy in life…their child.
All staff completes a one week staff training and development before the arrival of our campers. During the summer, all counselors will continue to receive support and guidance from Head Counselors, Group Leaders and Program Heads.


Camp Counselor

June 2023 Canadensis, PA
“The energy at the camp is resounding. The staff at camp is incredible and supportive. You'll meet people from literally all over the world. All the activities like MTV Night and Color War make me miss the days I used to go to summer camp. ”

Camp Counselor

June 2023 - August 2023 Canadensis, PA
“Not much at all.”
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