Working at Moorelands Camp – FAQs

Moorelands Camp is just outside of Dorset, ON on Kawagama Lake. It is about a 2.5 hour drive from Toronto.

Camp runs for 6 sessions that each begin on a Monday and end on a Saturday. You will also need to attend orientation week(s) which vary in length and start date based on your position. Please see the job descriptions for more details.

Moorelands Camp offers a staff bus for a fee from Toronto for camp staff. Details about pick up/drop off sites and other information is covered in the interview.

Each cabin typically has 8 – 10 campers and 2 staff.

Moorelands Camp has a ratio of 1 staff for every 2 campers.

Each week you get 1.5 days off or 2 nights. You have the afternoon on Saturday to Monday morning off

We have onsite laundry facilities and provide laundry detergent free for staff to use.

You are allowed to bring your cell phone for use on your time off at camp. Cell phones cannot be seen or be on your person during any time you are working regardless if you are around campers or not.

We have a staff lounge that has wireless internet for staff to use. There is no wifi available outside of the staff lounge.

Yes! A full mailing address with instructions will be included in your staff manual.

Camp has a full tuck shop for staff and we deduct fees directly from your paycheque. You may want to bring some for days off but other than that you don’t need any!

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Visit our camp jobs page to see available positions and apply.

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An Update from Lynda on COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and public health advice to stay at home, Moorelands Kids’ office staff are working remotely and our office will be virtual from Monday March 16th to Thursday, April 30th. After-school programs will not run. Staff members are available by email or phone. Please visit our contact page to get in touch via email or our staff directory for a list of phone numbers.

We continue to accept applications for Moorelands Camp 2020. If you would like to make a donation, please click here or call: 416-466-9987 ext. 309.

New Virtual Programs Launch!

We're excited to launch virtual leadership programs while TDSB schools are closed. Check them out here: Virtual Programs.

If you need information on COVID-19 or health advice, please visit Toronto Public Health’s website. Moorelands Kids will continue to post updates about our services as the situation evolves.

Stay safe and healthy,

Lynda Tilley, Executive Director | Moorelands Kids