I remember the first time I drove through the camp gates like it was yesterday. I was nervous but excited for what the summer was about to bring and knew that it was going to be a great few months. But on that sunny afternoon in June 2011, I really could never have predicted the … More When The Dream Becomes A Reality
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?
This month has been a whirlwind of activity, with summer camp coming to an end after an incredible 8 weeks, and then moving into our Fall season. I can’t quite believe that the kids are gone, most of the staff are gone, and summer really is over. But let’s go back to the start of … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: And Just Like That, It’s Over
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
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!
So I’ve been at camp for a whole month now, and I’ve got to say, it’s been a pretty incredible month! I kicked off the summer with a couple of days in NYC with one of my best friends. We chatted, got iced coffee, wandered around, did some shopping and even went to the Natural … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: One Month In
I am writing this sat on the plane, about 5 hours into my 7 hour flight to New York City! I’ll be spending 2 days in the city with a friend before heading to camp on Tuesday. I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly… where on earth did April go? This past month has … More Returning to Camp with BUNAC: The Day Has Finally Arrived!
In our last counselor interview, we heard from Ally, an Australian who loves camp about as much as I do (which is A LOT)! This week, we’ve jumped across the world to the USA, to find out why Kyle decided to work at summer camp, even though he never went as a kid. Kyle also … More Camp Counselor of the Week: Kyle Maynes
A couple of weeks ago I got a super lovely message from a girl called Ally, saying how much she liked the blog and that she too has worked at summer camp as a counselor and is just as obsessed with it as I am – she even has her own Youtube video series about … More Camp Counselor of the Week: Ally Sheehan
Each summer at camp I am the designated photographer. Not just because well, that’s my job, but also because I absolutely love taking and sharing photos of all my friends at camp. Mine is a tech-free camp, which means that the other staff aren’t allowed their phones when they’re around kids, so they don’t really … More Summer 2017: A Photo Diary