Throughout this website the following terms will be used which are representative of the terms used by volunteers and staff in most sport and active recreation programs.

Participant- a person participating in a sport, active recreation or camping program (a more accepting and inclusive term than client, customer, user, camper, etc.)

Leader- a person involved in leading a sport, active recreation or camping experience -either as a volunteer or paid staff member.

Co-coordinator- a person in charge of a group of leaders and the one with ultimate responsibility for the entire group of leaders and participants. The Co-ordinator may be a volunteer or paid staff member.

Program Manager- a person in overall charge of a particular sport, active recreation or camping program, including volunteer and staff management responsibilities.