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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 […]

100 Reasons Why You NEED to Apply for Summer Camp
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100 Reasons Why You NEED to Apply for Summer Camp

If you’re sat at home wondering whether to click ‘submit’ on that application or not, or even whether to start it, here are 100 reasons why you need to apply for summer camp. It’s a cheap way to spend 12 […]

Day 49pm: Missing Home Pretty Bad Today
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Day 49pm: Missing Home Pretty Bad Today

Saturday 23rd July  6:52pm If I sit on the far side of our bunk’s table in the dining hall I can see Ben, so today I sat on the near side. I just can’t be bothered with him at the moment. […]

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 […]

Day 49: More on Cara, Love Her
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Day 49: More on Cara, Love Her

Saturday 23rd July 8:13am Alarm woke me up again at 6:45am for the run. No chance. I saw Emily at breakfast and she made it up. She worked out I wasn’t coming and so went by herself. I feel bad. […]

Day 48: Day Trip to NYC to Pick Up Some Kids
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Day 48: Day Trip to NYC to Pick Up Some Kids

Friday 22nd July 11:13pm Went to NYC today to drop one of my campers off – the diamond watch girl who misses her dad – at La Guardia Airport. I felt really proud she’d chosen me to take her out […]

Day 47: Finding Out About My ‘Friends’
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Day 47: Finding Out About My ‘Friends’

Thursday 21st July 2:05pm Earl and Bud work so hard. They must get up at about 6am and not sleep until midnight – they’ve got to have a siesta, surely? They’re both always at breakfast, lunch and dinner and then […]

Day 47am: My First Gator Ride
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Day 47am: My First Gator Ride

Thursday 21st July 9:13am Errmm, alarm went off at 6:45am. There was no chance I was going out in the cold to run around the lake. I saw Emily at breakfast – she didn’t either. We’ll do it next time […]

Day 46 Night: The Midnight Meeting
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Day 46 Night: The Midnight Meeting

Wednesday 20th July 1:03am Just had the midnight meeting. When I arrived Ben was waiting for me with his big, woolly hoody for me to wear. He’s too cute. I sat snuggled next to him in the meeting, he smells […]