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Leaders In Training (L.I.Ts) Opportunity

Volunteer, learn, and build your leadership skills in a fun historical camp setting!

Black Creek Pioneer Village Summer Day Camps is offering volunteer Leader-in-Training opportunities for young adults ages 14-17. Develop leadership skills by assisting our knowledgeable and experienced staff with all aspects of our summer camps. Build communication, teamwork, and organizational skills in a fun and historical setting! L.I.T.'s can fulfill their high school community service hours in a unique and rewarding environment while taking steps toward future careers in education or museums.


Christmas at Black creek

Programs for Kids and Teens at Black Creek


  • Assist Day Camp staff in leading games and activities
  • Assist with the supervision of campers
  • Help prepare camp activities and crafts
  • Work well with campers, volunteers, and staff
  • Maintain a positive and fun outlook
  • Learn about life in 1860s Ontario
  • Follow Black Creek Pioneer Village costuming guidelines. (costumes provided)

Volunteering Weeks

  • Week One: July 4-7 Four Day Week
  • Week Two: July 10-14
  • Week Three: July 17- 21
  • Week Four: July 24- 28
  • Week Five: July 31-Aug 4 
  • Week Six: Aug 8-11 Four Day Week
  • Week Seven: Aug 14-19
  • Week Eight: Aug 21-25
  • Week Nine: Aug 28-Sept 1


Black Creek is looking for young adults ages 14-17 who are interested in working in an historical setting with children ages 5-12. L.I.T.'s must be available to volunteer for a minimum two weeks. All candidates must attend a group interview session on April 26 2017. Successful candidates will be required to attend a training session on June 25 2017.


Please send a brief cover letter to the Day Camp Coordinator, Sean Dineley: Let us know why you want to volunteer as a LIT at the Black Creek Day Camp and outline your relevant experience. Please include your top three choices of weeks to volunteer.