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
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about all the time I’ve spent at camp and I’ve worked out that over the last 6 years, since my first summer at camp, almost 24 months of that time has been spent living and working at my favourite place in the world. So in all that time, there’s … More My Best Summer Camp Memories
So it’s been quite a while since the last counselor interview, but you’ll be pleased to know the series is back, kicking off with some answers from Paul, who just spent his first summer at camp, all the way from India! 1. Where did you go to camp? How many years? I have been going … More Camp Counselor of the Week: Paul Jadhav