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Top Tips for Having Sex at Summer Camp
During Camp / Top tips

Top Tips for Having Sex at Summer Camp

By Rebecca Root In the bushy overgrowth of the American outback, surrounded by the sweet sounds of Mother Nature, under a canopy of stars, a cosy summer camp quickly becomes a hotbed of summer loving. It would seem that the […]

10 Things You Wish Would Happen at Camp but They Won’t
During Camp

10 Things You Wish Would Happen at Camp but They Won’t

By Rebecca Root Picture this: a long, hot summer in a beautiful green setting. There are dense trees and a glistening lake with white, pretty bunks dotting the greenery. Then there are the new best friends from New Zealand and […]

My Top 5 Places to Go After Camp
After Camp / Inspiration

My Top 5 Places to Go After Camp

By Rebecca Root Everyone has their own US bucket list before heading to camp. It’s a quick compilation of those most-see locations to hit up once the bunks are all boarded up and the kids have headed home. I was […]

3 Tricks to Stay out of Trouble at Camp
During Camp / Top tips

3 Tricks to Stay out of Trouble at Camp

By Rebecca Root “This one counselor got fired because of this.” “This other time they had to leave because of this…” When working at a summer camp, it can often seem like there are so many rules and risks that […]

6 Ways to Stay Healthy at Summer Camp
During Camp / Top tips

6 Ways to Stay Healthy at Summer Camp

By Rebecca Root A summer camp is not the healthiest of places. With hoards of people sleeping in confined spaces, icky germs can sneak their way into innocent immune systems. With a kitchen catering for hundreds, the food may not […]

Top 10 Reasons Not to Do Camp
Before Camp / Inspiration

Top 10 Reasons Not to Do Camp

By Rebecca Root  So you’ve heard a few friends talking about summer camp, the guy down the hall has bragged about it, that stand at university is advertising it and the random girl on Facebook won’t stop posting about it. […]

5 Awesome Tips For Making Friends at the Airport
Before Camp / Top tips

5 Awesome Tips For Making Friends at the Airport

By Rebecca Root The countdown for these next few crazy months has finally reached its end and the day has come to get on that plane. The nerves are high, the excitement is wavering and there is an irritating voice […]

How Camp Counselors Can Change Their Flight Home From the USA
After Camp / BUNAC / Camp America / Camp Leaders / CCUSA / During Camp / Top tips

How Camp Counselors Can Change Their Flight Home From the USA

By Rebecca Root So after two of the most brilliantly chaotic months at a wild and wistful summer camp, we know you are adamant that you are not returning home. We know the plans to marry the nearest American and […]

Secrets of a Camp Counselor: Revealed
During Camp / Inspiration

Secrets of a Camp Counselor: Revealed

By Rebecca Root Glorious summer sunshine in a Pennsylvania valley, a whole host of new friends, amazing kids and a four-month US visa; does a summer get any better than this? As a young person traveling alone, a summer as […]

10 Commandments for Camp Counselors
During Camp / Top tips

10 Commandments for Camp Counselors

By Rebecca Root In this new and foreign land of wooded landscapes, fellow counselors and energetic minors, it can be hard to know how to navigate such fresh and exciting waters. What can I do? What can I not do? […]