Inspiration

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

5 Top Spots for Counselors in California
After Camp / Inspiration

5 Top Spots for Counselors in California

Cheers for the post Martina! As Christmas approaches and we are drawn ever deeper into the long, dark nights of winter, what better time to drift off and dream of summer camp and the beaches of California? With around 840 miles […]

Change YOUR Life: Be a Camp Counselor
After Camp / Inspiration

Change YOUR Life: Be a Camp Counselor

Hi, my name’s Becky and I wanted to write about how being a camp counselor actually did change my life. If anyone’s thinking about doing it then you should go for it, being a camp counselor could change your life […]

Camp Counselor Mel Goes Exploring California in September‏
After Camp / Inspiration

Camp Counselor Mel Goes Exploring California in September‏

Great story Mel! My sister flew out to join me after summer camp and we did 5 weeks of travelling together. People can’t believe what we managed to fit in during that time or how good we were at sticking […]

Get PAID to Write About Your Summer Camp Experience!
After Camp / Before Camp / During Camp / Inspiration

Get PAID to Write About Your Summer Camp Experience!

I’m looking for great original stories about summer camp here on Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor. Whether you’ve worked at a strict Jewish camp, a fat camp, a cooking camp, a football camp, or even an arts camp, I’d […]

Summer Camp Gives You Confidence
Camp America / During Camp / Inspiration

Summer Camp Gives You Confidence

Thanks for the great story Lauren! This is a story of how working at a summer camp can change your attitudes and aspirations. I’m from the UK and when I was 18 years old I had, like everyone, big decisions […]

21 Things to Do While You’re Waiting for Camp in America
Before Camp / Inspiration / Top tips

21 Things to Do While You’re Waiting for Camp in America

If you’re circulating for summer camp, waiting to hear back on an interview or just desperate to waste some time before your start date here are 21 things to do to pass the never ending time… Read Secret Diary of […]

Top 10 Reasons for Applying to Camp in America
Inspiration

Top 10 Reasons for Applying to Camp in America

Why should you apply for camp in America? There are so many reasons that it’s difficult to shortlist a few. The best reasons that people often cite are that it gives you a chance to travel, meet new people and […]