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Section Head – Venture

The Venture Section Head’s primary responsibility within this department is to create and execute programs for our guests ages 9 to 10 years old that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age appropriate. Section Heads provide leadership to the counsellors in their section including training, coaching and performance review. Section Heads are also responsible to assist with guest issues, provide great customer service and liaise with parents when needed. read more

Counsellor – CEO

The CEO Counsellor's primary responsibiltiy within this department is to journey alongside the guests as they walk through and experience our 4 week long CEO leadership program. Counsellors live in the CEO Lodge with the guests, eat all meals with the group and are also responsible for meeting with their guests one to one, planning and participating in evening programs, and facilitating small group Convo Cafe conversations. In this role you would spend a larger amount of time with your guests than any other counselling role at MW as you journey with the guests over the course of the program. read more

Counsellor – CREW

A CREW Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 15 - 16 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Convo Cafe conversations with the guests in their cabin. Each CREW Counsellor is also expected to help instruct in 1 to 2 hours of assigned Arts & Athletics activities per day. read more

Counsellor – Senior High

A Senior High Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 13 - 14 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Convo Cafe conversations with the guests in their cabin. Each Senior High Counsellor is also expected to help instruct in 1 to 2 hours of assigned Arts & Athletics actitvities per day. read more

Counsellor – Junior High

A Junior High Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 11 to 12 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Convo Cafe conversations with the guests in their cabin. Each Junior High Counsellor is also expected to help instruct in 1 to 2 hours of assigned Arts & Athletics activities per day. read more

Counsellor – Venture

A Venture Counsellor’s primary responsibility within this department is the safety of our guests ages 9 to 10 years old. Counsellors also provide a caring and supportive cabin environment to learn, reflect, make new friends and of course have FUN! Counsellors stay in cabins with the guests, eat all meals with their cabin group, participate in evening programs as well as facilitate small group Cabin Chat conversations with the guests in their cabin. read more

Guest Communicator – Convo Cafe/Impact

Convo Cafe and Impact are a special part of each night at Muskoka Woods for our Junior High (11 - 12 year old), Senior High (13 - 14 year old) and CREW (15 - 16 year old) guests. During this time, staff and guests share on topics including Christian values, character and personal beliefs. These sessions create a safe space for listening, laughing and learning about values and morals through Bible stories and other creative ways. We encourage young people to think in new ways. Whatever the occasion, our conversations are age appropriate and respectful of all religions and beliefs. The Convo Cafe/Impact Guest Communicator's primary responsibility will be to deliver content at daily Conversation Cafe (Exploring Life and Diving Deeper) sessions as well as speak at Impact once throughout the summer (large group multi-media experience). Guest Communiators are also required to assist in Super Saturday and drive for hospital runs and are assigned 6 to 8 One 2 One's. read more

Guest Communicator – Cabin Chat/Spark

Cabin Chat and Spark are a special part of each night at Muskoka Woods for our WILD (6 to 8 year old) and Venture (9 to 10 year old) guests. During this time, staff and guests share on topics including Christian values, character and personal beliefs. These sessions create a safe space for listening, laughing and learning about values and morals through Bible stories. We encourage young people to think in new ways. Whatever the occasion, our conversations are age appropriate and respectful of all religions and beliefs. The Cabin Chat/Spark Guest Communicators primary responsibility is to deliver content at Spark (a weekly large group multi-media experience) and daily Cabin Chats with WILD and Venture. Guest Communicators are also required to assist in Super Saturday and drive for hospital runs and area assigned 6 to 8 One 2 One's. read more

Area Head – Kraken Waterslide

The Area Head’s primary responsibility within this department is to create, oversee and execute activities for their assigned area(s) that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age-appropriate. Area Heads provide leadership to the instructors in their area(s) including training, coaching and performance review. Area Heads are responsible to assist with equipment and facilities management, guest issues, and provide great customer service. A typical day for a Kraken Area Head is to work shifts between 9am and 7pm overseeing the Kraken Waterslide. Daily meetings with your team as well as set up and clean up are required at the beginning and end of each day. read more

Instructor Beach Volleyball

The Beach Volleyball Instructor’s primary responsibility within this department is to provide activity instruction while creating a safe environment for our guests to learn and develop new skills, make new friends and have fun! Instructors are responsible to implement daily lesson plans in their assigned area through energetic participation and quality, intentional instruction. A typical day for an instructor is to oversee activities from 9am to noon and 2pm to 5pm. Daily team meetings and set up and clean up are required at the beginning and end of each day. Instructors will help operate the Stayover Program for guests staying multiple weeks by leading and staying in a guest cabin, running activities and will be assigned to a cleaning team. Instructors are also responsible to assist in evening programs where assigned and participate in assigned duties on Sunday Arrival. read more

At Muskoka Woods, you receive intentional job and life skills training and development.

Our Values

LEAD

We inspire “Do something about it,” leaders.

ACCEPT

We welcome all youth from all backgrounds.

PROTECT

We provide safety physically, mentally, spiritually and socially.

INVITE

We encourage youth to explore what they believe.

Challenge

We create environments that motivate people to excel. 

CELEBRATE

We seize every moment to encourage and affirm the best of life.