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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 […]

Day 22 (Part One): Toilet Issues
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Day 22 (Part One): Toilet Issues

Sunday 26th June 12:40pm Oh dear. I seem to have got into a terrible habit of needing a poo at around 12 o’clock. All this boozing at the GC and fried chicken at lunch times is taking its toll. I’m […]

Day 17: Gone Shopping to Walmart…
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Day 17: Gone Shopping to Walmart…

Tuesday 21st June 11:25pm It was alternate day off today, so me, Emily, Danielle, gay Pete and around 20 other people on the alternate day staff went to this out-of-town shopping centre ­– it was brilliant! The camp driver, John, […]

Day 13: First Lazy Day Today!
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Day 13: First Lazy Day Today!

Friday 17th June 7:16pm First lazy day today! Normally there will be two lazy days per session, but because this is a shorter session we’ve only got one. All of us alternate-day staff wore our Camp Rockbear t-shirts for their […]

Your Guide to the BUNAC Recruitment Fair
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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, […]

5 Worst Camp Counselor Jokes
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5 Worst Camp Counselor Jokes

I started this article in the hope of unearthing some comedy genius out there, turns out there’s a gap in the market. I didn’t actually find one funny joke – so instead I decided to collate the 5 worst camp […]

12 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Summer Camp
Before Camp / Top tips

12 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Summer Camp

Not long now until camp starts! It’s time to get in the right mental state to deal with hundreds of crazy kids and embarking on your first overseas solo adventure (maybe?). Your nine weeks+ spent at summer camp will be […]

How to Pass the Camp America Interview
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How to Pass the Camp America Interview

If you’re pacing your room desperately trying to remember everything you’ve ever had to do with children and frantically attempting to recall any time you’ve ever been a ‘good’ person, I’m guessing you’re trying to get yourself ready for your […]

Working as a Camp Counselor FAQ
During Camp / Inspiration / Top tips

Working as a Camp Counselor FAQ

Come on, fire some questions about working at camp at me and I’ll answer them as fully as I can. Of course, if you want to know the full story behind being a camp counselor you should check out my […]