Summer 2022 Staff Applications Are Open.


Pearce Williams is looking for 30 high school, college, and/or University students who want a work adventure/experience like no other during the summer of 2022.

Is this you? Read on…



Pearce Williams is planning to hire 30 summer staff this year to run our traditional overnight sleepaway camp programs. All summer staff members must be vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical reason that you cannot be vaccinated please discuss with our Executive Director.


We encourage you to apply early and come to our staff discovery days (timing to be determined).

We know the summer of 2022 will be different than the last time we ran camp. We know that we can make it awesome and bring campers and families back to this place they call home.


We are looking for students (high school and post-secondary) to work this summer. You must be ready to give it your all. To live on site from Sundays to Fridays.

Available Positions:

  1. Summer Camp Director (1) - 3rd or 4th year post-secondary student to oversee our program

  2. Leadership Team (6) (Program Co-Ordinator, Wilderness Camp Co-Ordinator, Camper Counsellor Care Co-Ordinator, Camp Medic, Integration Co-Ordinator, Leadership Development Co-Ordinator) - post-secondary students preferred

  3. Camp Counsellors/Programmers (15) - 16 years or older can apply

  4. Specialty Skills (3) - Lifeguards with NLS

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My name is Joe Richards, I am the guy who plays guitar at chapel here at Pearce Williams. I am also the person in charge of making sure Pearce Williams is here long term to serve our community and help create a magical camp experience for staff and campers.

I want to focus on making Pearce Williams better.
I want to focus on making our staff team better.
I want to focus on growing our staff.
I want to make sure that Pearce Williams contributes to our community.
I want to train our staff on new skills - both for camp & for life.
I want you to help grow camp.

I want you to join our staff team and feel a greater emotional attachment to Pearce Williams.

I want to give you the feeling of community.

I want you to create community and share the message of camp with others.

I want you to love Pearce Williams more than you ever have.

I want you to think about what makes camp special to you.

I want you to become self-directed and to do things that will benefit camp long-term.
I want you to become a better person.
I want you to learn from others.
I want you to discover yourself - your true self.

If you join us this summer, you will be asked to do work and you will be asked to come ready to learn.
You will be asked to do things that you don’t want to do, and you will learn to do them because they help us grow.
You will be frustrated.
You will be challenged.

30 people.

One summer.

Building the future for Pearce Williams.


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“Because of camp I get to surround myself with people, staff and campers alike, that inspire me every single day. These people have also allowed me to discover myself, and to grow into the best me I can be.”

“I feel like even though I was mature before camp I feel even more mature now. The way I look at people, respond to things, and deal with stress has changed and I think that’s because how I grew this summer!”

“Because of camp I am able to get in front of any crowd and feel relaxed. I have been able to grow in confidence, and can firmly say that I know what I want to do with the rest of my life.”



Camp will ask you to commit to the following dates. All training is paid.

  • A training day & site orientation on Saturday, May 7, 2022

  • A training weekend - Friday, May 27 at 7pm to Sunday, May 29 at 5pm

  • A training week - Sunday, July 10 at 7pm to Friday, July 15 at 5pm

  • We then run 6 weeks of camp from July 17, 2022 to August 26, 2022. You would live on site while you work at camp - from Sunday nights to Friday nights. Note that you do not have to work all 6 weeks of camp - it depends on the number of campers who sign up and your own availability.

  • Preference is given to people who can attend all training and work all 6 weeks of camp.