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Top Tips for Having Sex at Summer Camp
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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 […]

3 Tricks to Stay out of Trouble at Camp
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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
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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 […]

5 Awesome Tips For Making Friends at the Airport
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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
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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 […]

10 Commandments for Camp Counselors
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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? […]

Camp America Interview Tips
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Camp America Interview Tips

At first I was literally like ‘What the hell?’   Top counselor Victoria Smith had her Camp America interview and decided to share the experience with the rest of us on YouTube. Her video is from March 2013 so is one of […]

The Camp Counselor Recruitment Fairs
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The Camp Counselor Recruitment Fairs

Every year CCUSA, Camp America, Americamp, NYQuest and Camp Leaders invite the top Camp Directors to England to join the Camp Counselors Recruitment Fairs. This is your chance to find out more from the camp agencies and to meet the […]

How to Be the Best Camp Counselor
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How to Be the Best Camp Counselor

Loving your camp tips Mel! I can’t say I was the best camp counselor because that would make me sound cocky but I definitely reckon I was top 5 (possibly number 5). Camp was awesome and if you can get […]

Nervous About Being a Camp Counselor?
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Nervous About Being a Camp Counselor?

Cheers for the post Amy! I was so nervous about being a camp counselor. My main worry was being away from home for so long. I’d never been away from home for more than a week before and although I […]