About Us

Camp Fircom is an overnight, environmental retreat centre located on 120 pristine acres on Gambier Island in the Howe Sound.   Since 1923, Fircom has been providing engaging, relaxing outdoor experiences in this rural location only one hour from downtown Vancouver.  We offer exceptional group getaways ranging from corporate retreats, weddings, church retreats, youth camps, and vacation rentals which help serve the mission of our organization: fun, accessible, inclusive summer camp programs.  The camp is accessed by a short 20 minute water taxi ride from Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver.

Current Job Postings


"Are you interested in expanding your technical skill set in a remote island setting? Are you someone who loves the outdoors and being creative with their work? 

Camp Fircom is looking for individuals with the aptitude and drive to succeed as our Assistant Site Manager! This position is suited for those looking to spend 5 days a week on Gambier Island, a 120 acre ocean-front property in the Howe Sound. We're a small dynamic staff team with a thriving seasonal community looking to fill this exciting leadership role!

Our property is mixed use, functioning as a Summer Camp and Retreat Center. Individuals looking to apply would have an interest and experience working in facilities and maintenance. As an off-grid property our small but efficient site department manages everything from small repairs, power generation, volunteers, small design builds, systems monitoring and reporting.  The scope of this position is broad and although a breadth of experience is preferred, applicants with the desire to learn more about facilities and maintenance are encouraged to apply.

If interested in learning more please read the attached 
Job Description and respond to matty@fircom.ca with short letter of interest and resume.

Summer Camp 2018

 Summer Camp Coordinator 2  June 1 - 3 + June 25 - August 17  Coming Soon
 Resource Staff 3  June 1 - 3 + June 25 - August 17  Coming Soon
 Summer Camp Counsellor
14  June 1 - 3 + July 1 - August 17 Camp Counsellor
 Scamper Camp Counsellor 2-3  June 1 - 3 + July 1 - August 17 Scamper Counsellor
 Polaris Leadership Coordinator 2 June 1 - 3 + June 25 - August 10  Polaris Coordinator 
 Counsellor in Training Director 1-2 June 1 - 3 + June 25 - August 17  CIT Director
 Spiritual Life Coordinator 1  June 1 - 3 + July 1 - August 17  Spiritual Life Coordinator
 Waterfront Director 1  June 1 - 3 + June 25 - August 17 Waterfront Director
 Waterfront Lifeguard 1  June 1 - 3 + July 1 - August 17  Waterfront Lifeguard
 Jr. Lifeguard (Part-Time) 1  Mixed Schedule June 1 -  August 17  Waterfront Lifeguard Jr.

Job Postings