Summer Camp

At Camp Mini-Yo-We we have been developing tomorrow’s leaders since 1946. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future. If you would like to join us this summer please see the various opportunities below.

We require that all staff be a minimum of 17 years of age as of December 31st this year and volunteers be a minimum of 18 years of age as of December 31st this year.

Camp Mini-Yo-We welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspect of the selection process.

Camp Mini-Yo-We follows and supports the Ontario Human Rights Commission guidelines as it pertains to hiring our staff team.


At Camp Mini-Yo-We we are always looking for fun, active, Christian individuals who are seeking an opportunity to serve during the summer. To find out more about the various positions, training, and staff expectations please see the “team essentials” package below.

Spring Crew is an additional opportunity  available to Camp Mini-Yo-We program staff. This program operates during May and June and works to prepare Camp for the summer, support the Mini-Yo-We Outdoor Centre, and provide financial assistance summer staff.

Please note that all summer staff must be a minimum of 17 years of age as of December 31st this year.

Summer Staff Positions

Spring Crew Positions

The Spring Crew application process is now included as part of the Summer Staff Application.

If you want to apply but didn’t complete the Spring Crew section of the Summer Staff Application, please contact our Staff Coordinator Ethan Clark at


Maintenance, Food Services, Medical Services

Camp Mini-Yo-We could not operate without the 150+ operations volunteers that come up to Camp each summer! These include camper parents, grandparents, friends of Camp, teenagers, and everyone in-between. Volunteers support one of three key functions of Camp: (1) maintenance, (2) food services, and (3) medical services. Watch a short video about each volunteer area on our YouTube Page.

Please note that all volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years of age as of December 31st this year.

If you have questions about volunteering, or want to know about week availability, please contact our Donor & Volunteer Coordinator Sandra Peca at

Application (Summer 2017)

Grasshopper Program

The grasshopper program is child-care program designed to support volunteer parents throughout the summer. Children in the grasshopper program are taken care of during work hours, but will sleep with parents at night.

Eligibility depends on the following:

  1. Must be the immediate child of the operations volunteer
  2. Must be under the age of 5 by December 31st this year
  3. Must be fully toilet-trained

If you are interested in our Grasshopper (ages toilet trained – 4) program please contact our office.