So if you worked at camp last summer, you will have been taxed on your pay, which means that you need to file your tax return! Fun times. The deadline for claiming your tax back is April 15th. The actual process is fairly simple though – I’m not allowed to give you full tax advice … More How To File Your Tax Return From Summer 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
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while (especially the diary entries), you’ll know that there’s a fair amount of mischief you can get up to at camp without getting into too much trouble. But there are of course some things that will be grounds for immediate dismissal from camp. It is just like … More What If I Don’t Like Camp Or I Get Fired?
Depending on the camp you’re at, getting paid happens in a few varying ways. At my camp, all the international staff open up a bank account at the local bank branch (yay for having a US bank account!) and then everyone gets paid directly into their bank. Pay day is every 2 weeks, with your … More Getting Paid At Summer Camp
I’ve addressed the costs of applying to summer camp through an agency in the ‘Summer Camp Agency Comparison‘ post, but what about all those other costs that might crop up? Things that you might need to buy, like a backpack, or just your weekly cost of living once you actually get to camp. Read on … More How Much Does It Cost To Go To Summer Camp?