we are

now hiring

for 2021

General Staff and Lead/Assistant Cook applications are now open!

Applications must be submitted by February 15th, 2021.

​Questions? Email director@campkidston.com



Camp Kidston’s Executive Director and Board of Directors are committed to ensuring the health and safety of our entire camp community. The below staff applications and accompanying documents outline the planned model for the 2021 Summer Season, and have been developed with health and safety as the priority after consulting the most recent information from our accrediting bodies. Due to the unknown of possible developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, public health guidelines, and government regulations, these job descriptions and program offerings are subject to change at any point in the recruiting process or term of employment.


Each summer, Kidston's staff team is comprised of diverse, energetic, and responsible individuals who work together to provide the highest quality of care and programs to all campers.

General Staff positions include:

  • Camp Counsellors

  • Program Leads: Arts & Crafts, Canoe/Kayak, Sports & Games, Faith Exploration, Low Elements, Outdoor & Environmental Education, Counsellor-in-Training Program

  • Lifeguards

  • Kitchen Assistants

  • First Aider

  • Administrative Director

We look for candidates who have experience working with children, a strong work ethic and willingness to learn, an ability to work and live in a team environment, and effective leadership skills.

More information about each position can be found on our online application portal.    



Our Lead Cook will be responsible for the overall operation of our kitchen, which prepares 3 meals and 2 snacks a day for 60-90 people of all ages. This includes menu planning, purchasing, use & care of kitchen equipment, meal preparation, serving, clean-up, and oversight of food safety protocols.  The Assistant Cook provides support to the Lead Cook and kitchen team in all of the above duties.


These are challenging and rewarding positions which require strong culinary skills, excellent organization, planning, problem-solving and time management skills, the ability to develop and lead a small team, and the ability to work positively and collaboratively within a diverse community.


In return, these positions offer a unique opportunity to work as part of a vibrant and energetic team, to be part of a caring community, and to live in close connection with nature.


Have questions about working at Camp Kidston in 2021?  Need help with the online application system? General Staff Information Sessions will be held on Monday, January 18th and Wednesday, January 20th at 7pm.  Advance registration is required - click on the link for the date of your choice! 


During  camp

(902) 384-2296

7429 Mooseland Rd.

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During camp - June to August

RR #2 Middle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0


Off season - Sept to June

Camp Kidston PO Box 48011, Mill Cove PO

Bedford, NS B4A 3Z2


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