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
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 sun is setting on your time at Summer Camp USA *sob* – don’t remind us. Of course, it’s always emotional saying goodbye to some of the close friends you’ve made at Camp, but try to remember that it’s not all sad. With the end of Camp comes the start of some incredible travels for you … More Q&A with BUNAC: Life After Camp and the Best Travels Ever
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
You’ve got your Summer Camp placement sorted, your visa has been approved and soon you’re going to start writing your packing list – let the countdown to your flight to the USA begin! This month’s blog is all about the BUNAC flight options on the Summer Camp USA programme. BUNAC offers two different flight options … More Q&A with BUNAC: Your Plane Awaits to Summer Camp USA
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!
The weather is heating up, car windows are being wound down, and the sunglasses are coming out! All of this can mean only one thing – summer is within our reach, and we can hardly wait to get to Summer Camp USA! In case you didn’t know, Summer Camp USA is BUNAC’s incredible programme which gives young … More Q & A With BUNAC: Summer Camp USA Orientation Season is Here!
A few weeks ago I went to my visa appointment at the brand new US Embassy in London and, while the process is pretty much the same as it’s always been, there are a few little differences, so I thought I’d do an update on what to do when you get there and how it … More Getting your Visa at the NEW US Embassy
Back in December I posted the first in the Q & A series I’m doing with BUNAC, who are helping me get back to camp this summer for my 8th year! Now they’re back to answer some more questions about their Application and Interview process. 1. How does the application process work? The BUNAC application … More Q & A with BUNAC: Everything you need to know about the BUNAC Summer Camp USA Application