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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 […]

7 Reasons Why Summer Camp Is Great For School Leavers on a Budget
During Camp / Top tips

7 Reasons Why Summer Camp Is Great For School Leavers on a Budget

Cheers for the post Amey Jay! Summer camps are exciting places to be and they can provide more chances to unwind than any other place thanks to the outdoorsy lifestyle. The best thing about them is that they bring peers […]

Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor: on sale at Amazon and Lulu.com now!
After Camp / Before Camp / During Camp / Inspiration / Top tips

Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor: on sale at Amazon and Lulu.com now!

The Secret Diary of a Camp Counselor eBook is on sale at Amazon.co.uk now and the 174-page paperback is at Lulu.com! Read about my experiences of: arriving at camp | meeting new people | camp nightlife | camp daylife | learning how to manage children | working […]

Camp Counselor Job Fair FAQs
AmeriCamp / Before Camp / BUNAC / Camp America / Camp Leaders / CCUSA / Top tips

Camp Counselor Job Fair FAQs

I got both my camp jobs at recruitment fairs, and I actually worked at one the second year, so I thought I’d clear up a few questions I’ve been asked about what exactly they are… 1. Should I go to […]

Your Guide to the Camp America Recruitment Fair
Before Camp / Camp America / Top tips

Your Guide to the Camp America Recruitment Fair

The Camp America recruitment fair is huge! And it’s your big opportunity to get hired on the spot by camp directors who have flown over to England especially to employ their team for summer 2012. There are three dates in January and […]

Your Guide to the BUNAC Recruitment Fair
Before Camp / BUNAC / Top tips

Your Guide to the BUNAC Recruitment Fair

Sadly BUNAC are no longer taking applications for camp counselors. This was the statement on their website a few weeks ago… “Regrettably, after 40 years operating Summer Camp USA, proposed changes by the US government to the regulations governing the programme make […]

Be Ready for the Camp Recruitment Fairs
AmeriCamp / Before Camp / BUNAC / Camp America / Camp Leaders / CCUSA / Top tips

Be Ready for the Camp Recruitment Fairs

The camp counselor recruitment fairs are your chance to meet the Camp Directors in person – and get hired on the spot. Thousands of camp counselors get hired this way. Check out the camp recruitment fair dates in Manchester, Leeds, […]

AmeriCamp Virtual Camp Counselor Recruitment Fair
AmeriCamp / Before Camp / Top tips

AmeriCamp Virtual Camp Counselor Recruitment Fair

The next virtual camp counselor recruitment fair will be in 2013. AmeriCamp have been working their technical jiggery pokery with Skype and come up with a new way to get hired for camp in America. Anyone who has finished their […]

How to be a Camp Counselor at Camp in America
Before Camp / Top tips

How to be a Camp Counselor at Camp in America

To be a camp counselor and have the best summer of your life you need to go through ten steps… Decide on whether you’d like to apply through an agency, which is usually best if you’re a first-timer from overseas. […]

Cool Stuff to Do in NYC After Camp
After Camp / Top tips

Cool Stuff to Do in NYC After Camp

If you’re wondering where to travel after camp you should think about checking out NYC. It’s absolutely incredible and possibly the best city in the world, according to me anyway. Here’s some cool stuff to do in NYC off the […]