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Day 57: Bit Over It Now
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Day 57: Bit Over It Now

Sunday 31st July 10:45am Another lazy day, woo yeah! Rebecca, Zoe, Cara and all the other normal-day counselors went on their day off earlier to Ithaca, while us alternate-day staff were left guarding the kids. Earl and Bud decided to […]

Day 56: Great Mountain Biking Trip Today
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Day 56: Great Mountain Biking Trip Today

Saturday 30th July 1:50pm Stephanie has been unusually quiet today so I went and sat with her on her bunk when we got back from lunch. The past two days she’s been in bed at every opportunity and not really […]

Day 55: Day Off in Ithaca
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Day 55: Day Off in Ithaca

Friday 29th July 8:13pm Day off today. I went to Ithaca with the other alternate dayers. Pete and me had breakfast at an organic restaurant and then explored Ithaca and the Pyramid Shopping Mall. We went on a bus ride […]

Day 54: Just Another Day at Summer Camp
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Day 54: Just Another Day at Summer Camp

Thursday 28th July 1:51pm It’s unbelievably noisy in the canteen at meal times. The boys’ tables have an obsession with tapping their spoons in some apparently melodic way, girls sing, counselors shout and plates clatter: it’s insane. The campers are […]

Day 53: So Many Famous Kids at Summer Camp
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Day 53: So Many Famous Kids at Summer Camp

Wednesday 27th July 3:30pm Cara’s face when I told her who Taylor Corraddi, David’s daughter was, was brilliant. She made a beeline for her and struck up the conversation by telling her how much she just ‘loved’ her bracelets and […]

Day 52pm: Bad Ass Camp Counselors
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Day 52pm: Bad Ass Camp Counselors

Tuesday 26th July  7:02pm I just found this note in my bed. I’m in love… Lucy, You’re so amazing and funny. I’m so glad you’re my counselor and I know I’m annoying sometimes, but I don’t mean to be. I think […]

Day 52am: Fucking Hate Ben, Twat
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Day 52am: Fucking Hate Ben, Twat

Tuesday 26th July 12:36pm Woohoo, made it up for running club today! Met up with Emily, had a little run, felt really sick, got the piss taken out of me by some early-rising counselors, felt a bit more sick, came […]

Day 51: Just Chillin With My Girls
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Day 51: Just Chillin With My Girls

Monday 25th July 9:30am Loudspeaker: “Eeeeeeeeeeeevvverybody up, up, up! It’s time to riiiise and shiiine… It’s a beautiful day on the Rockbear campus…” Woohoo, two-hour lie in for everyone on lazy day! I love being on alternate day staff. 5:57pm […]

Day 50: Got 99 Problems, and Ben is One
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Day 50: Got 99 Problems, and Ben is One

Sunday 24th July 12:36pm I love it when no kids turn up for your class. You get to sack it off and have a sleep, or update your diary from the comfort of your bed. Went to the GC last […]

Win 1 of 5 Paperback Copies of Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor!
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Win 1 of 5 Paperback Copies of Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor!

Coming up to Christmas, I’m feeling generous, so I thought I’d open up a giveaway for you to win 1 of 5 paperback copies of Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor to get you excited for camp. All you have to […]