While the majority of people who go to work at summer camp are university students, there are also a lot of people for whom a summer spent working at camp is part of their gap year, either at the beginning or at the end. Whether those people are recent school leavers, uni graduates, or are … More 8 Reasons Why Working At Summer Camp Is A Great Option For Your Gap Year
The other day I read this article about summer camp and it genuinely brought tears to my eyes. If you’ve never been to summer camp then I’m sure you’ll be thinking that I’m a total weirdo for getting weepy over some random words someone wrote about a place in the woods where you play games … More Can I Stay At Summer Camp Forever, Please?
If you’re anything like me (i.e. totally obsessed with summer camp), you’ll have a hard time adjusting back to ‘real’ life when camp is over. In fact, if you’re anything like me, you will start your daily countdown to next summer pretty much as soon as the last one ends! You have 10 months to … More What To Do In The Off-Season (i.e. Not Summer)
Anyone that has worked at summer camp, even for just one summer, will tell you that they learned some pretty important lessons over those sunny months. And I don’t mean how to make a fire or a friendship bracelet… I mean the kind of lessons that stay with you for the rest of your life. … More 9 Important Lessons You Will Learn At Summer Camp
Anyone who has ever worked at summer camp knows that it’s the best job in the world – where else do you get paid to have fun and be silly and run around in the sunshine all day and call it work? We all know that it’s a pretty incredible way to spend the summer, … More How Working At Summer Camp Can Benefit The Rest Of Your Life
Once you’ve been to summer camp you can always spot another camp counselor a mile off. Whether it’s their massive smile, silly nature, wrist full of friendship bracelets or ability to entertain a room full of kids using just an egg and some paper cups, summer camp counselors are a special breed. And those tell … More 22 Signs You Were A Summer Camp Counselor
I’ve become very aware that I talk about camp a LOT. That was sort of the reason I started this site – so I could gush about how much I love camp and everything to do with camp to my heart’s content, without pissing people off or getting too annoying. But someone pointed out to … More Summer Camp: It’s Not All Rainbows And Unicorns
While Summer Camp is of course great, fantastic, amazing, about halfway through the summer most people start thinking about what they’re going to do and where they’re going to travel to once camp is over. On your J1 visa you are allowed to stay in the USA for an extra 30 days after you leave … More 5 Common Places Counselors Travel to After Summer Camp