Wild Packs are a summer camp agency who work in conjunction with 3 Adventures, and have been sending hundreds of applicants to camps across the USA for a number of years. Their eventual goal is to bring the “concept of American style summer camps to the United Kingdom”, an idea that I’m sure you’ll be on … More Summer Camp Agencies: All About Wild Packs
It’s that time of year again. Summer is well and truly over, Winter is coming and that can only mean one thing… it’s almost time for the summer camp recruitment fairs! Pretty much every summer camp agency holds a recruitment fair somewhere in the UK and/or Ireland (often in multiple locations) and it’s your BEST … More Summer Camp Recruitment Fairs 2017
Once again, the time of year has come around for everyone to get their visas for the summer (how is it May already?!) – I had my embassy appointment back at the start of April (I know, keen bean) and have my lovely new visa stuck in my passport, just sitting in my cupboard, waiting … More What Do I Take To My Embassy Appointment?
It’s been a few weeks since the last post, but here it is, the newest Q&A session with NYQUEST, this week it’s all about the interviews you will have with your agency. 1. Will my interview be in person? This really depends on the agency you apply through. Many summer camp programs have offices across … More Q & A With NYQUEST: Interviews With Agencies
So you’ve been reading through this site and now you’re super duper interested in heading to camp next summer as a camp counselor, spending your days in the sun, making new friends and working with the coolest, most fun kids on the planet! But how the hell do you go about doing that? Here’s a … More 10 Steps To Becoming A Camp Counselor
So it’s that time of year… Christmas is right around the corner and you’re thinking about what Christmas presents to get for the special people in your life. Well, if one of them is a camp counselor (or is going to be a camp counselor next summer), then this list is all your need! 1. … More A Christmas Gift List for Camp Counselors
That’s right, it’s almost that time of year again. Agencies are working hard, lots of applications are in, and yes, people are getting placed already! For those of you who are still waiting to get placed at a camp, a great way to get hired quickly is to sign up to your agency’s recruitment fairs … More 2016 Summer Camp Recruitment Fairs
So most of you will be back home by now, having spent what I hope was the best summer of your life at camp, and perhaps you did a little bit of travelling too? I’d love to hear all about your summers, so don’t hesitate to get in touch and tell me all about it … More Summer 2016 Applications Are Open!
I remember back in 2011, before my first summer at camp, I was just purely excited about what was to come until about a week before my departure date, when all of a sudden I got really nervous and had so many questions about my camp and what I would be doing all summer. For … More 6 Ways To Settle The Nerves Before Camp
Some of you may be at camp already… if so, I hope it’s fantastic and amazing and everything you’d hoped it would be. I’d love to hear how you guys are getting on in your first few weeks at camp (just leave me a comment below, or get in touch on Facebook or Twitter)! For … More Those Final Questions Answered