set up for a summer.

costume & set design jobs

are you?

Artistic, Encouraging, Focused, Imaginative

bonus qualifications:

If you have a relevant qualification, let us know - you'll easily nail down your ultimate summer job. If you don't have anything in paper, it's not a problem.

All you need is a positive attitude and a level of experience to be able to teach children at camp.

why should I be a costume or set designer at camp?

As a costume or set designer, you have one of the most varied jobs at camp, so it’s certain you’ll never get bored.

You’ll also be able to develop your own creativity, coming up with unique ideas alongside your campers, providing them with the skills and expertise to fulfil their artistic visions.

what does a costume & set designer do at summer camp?

Working alongside the general arts and crafts team, you’ll provide campers with a way to use their arts skills and express their creative side.

Campers will work on a variety of projects, from designing sets for full-scale end of camp musicals to making costumes for funny performances around the campfire.

costume & set design faq's

What if I don't have any qualifications?

Short answer - it might not be a problem. For most activities, you won't need any particular qualifications to teach your activity at camp. For others, we may be able to provide training before camp starts - you'll still need a decent amount of experience in your activity, but we'll make sure you're ready before the campers start arriving. The best thing to do is apply for the role you want, and if it doesn't work out, you may be able to lock down a similar role. Whatever you end up doing, you'll still be fully trained for camp!

Do I still get days off?

Of course! Everyone needs time to recharge their batteries after an exciting but hectic week at camp, as well as the opportunity to explore the local area and further afield. Most camps will give you a 24 hour block of free time every week, whilst some others provide 2-4 days off in a row every few weeks.

Do I need to bring equipment?

Some camps will want you to bring equipment for certain activities, but this will likely only be in the form of clothes and personal gear, but they’ll let you know this once you’re hired. Most often, you won’t have to bring any specialist equipment, with Canadian summer camps being equipped with state of the art facilities to develop the campers’ skills, as well as yours.

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