The last few weeks have been completely mad, I’m sure you’ll agree. Nobody knows what’s going on, we’re all on lockdown or ‘stay at home’ orders, trying to stay busy and sane and plan for the future but we don’t know what that looks like or when things will go back to normal. … More What’s Happening with COVID-19 and the J1 Visa?
It’s coming up to that time of year again, it’s almost time for Camp Directors from across the USA & Canada to hop on a plane and fly over to this side of the pond for the annual summer camp recruitment fairs! I love the camp fairs as there are just so many great camps … More Summer Camp Recruitment Fairs
CODE NO LONGER ACTIVE I first went to camp in 2011 through BUNAC and since then have been a huge advocate for their programmes – both Summer Camp USA and Work America. I worked for them on the summer camp programme back in 2016 and recently returned to camp through them for summer 2018, blogging … More Get 10% Off Your Summer in the USA with BUNAC
It’s that time. September is almost over, which means that camp really is finished now for 2018. Everything is packed away, al the staff have left, the leaves have started falling, and I’ll be getting on a train this evening to head to New York for the start of my next adventure. But first, let’s go … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: What’s Next?
The other morning, I walked into our morning meeting and our Executive Director was blasting music and handing out donuts to all the supervisors. It took me a second and then I realised…. this is what he does every year at the halfway point of the summer. Halfway?! How had that happened? Every summer I … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: Ohhhhh, We’re Halfway There
The sun is setting on your time at Summer Camp USA *sob* – don’t remind us. Of course, it’s always emotional saying goodbye to some of the close friends you’ve made at Camp, but try to remember that it’s not all sad. With the end of Camp comes the start of some incredible travels for you … More Q&A with BUNAC: Life After Camp and the Best Travels Ever
Ok, so where did I leave off last month? Our spring staff had just arrived at the end of May, and then camp really started to feel like summer was starting. I spent a day training our staff on the high ropes elements and going through some team building games that they’d be running for … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: The Kids Are Finally Here!
Summer Camp USA is nearly here and BUNAC (and me) are SO excited for you to experience it we can hardly wait. You should be all set to board your plane to the Stars and Stripes now, but this blog is to remind you of a few things whilst you’re in the USA so you know … More Q & A with BUNAC: We’ll Be There For You (At Camp)
You’ve got your Summer Camp placement sorted, your visa has been approved and soon you’re going to start writing your packing list – let the countdown to your flight to the USA begin! This month’s blog is all about the BUNAC flight options on the Summer Camp USA programme. BUNAC offers two different flight options … More Q&A with BUNAC: Your Plane Awaits to Summer Camp USA
The weather is heating up, car windows are being wound down, and the sunglasses are coming out! All of this can mean only one thing – summer is within our reach, and we can hardly wait to get to Summer Camp USA! In case you didn’t know, Summer Camp USA is BUNAC’s incredible programme which gives young … More Q & A With BUNAC: Summer Camp USA Orientation Season is Here!