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What I wish I had known for Camp

What I wish I had known for Camp

Date:Friday, 15 March 2019

What I wish I had known for Camp.

When doing Camp America You get told so much information it's hard to keep track of everything. From What to pack, what to wear, how to act to just are there beaches nearby?

My Camp was based out in the Big Apple; New York. Long Island to be exact. This is what I learnt and what I wish I had known.
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Don't know if Camp America is right for you?

Don't know if Camp America is right for you?

Date:Sunday, 10 February 2019

Maybe you are still not quite sure if Camp America is for you? We've put together some ways for you to figure out if it is right for you or not. Let's be honest it's not for everyone. If after this you are still not sure I can organise a free session (no pressure) on zoom or phone to get to the bottom of what might suit your passions, skills and budget.. ...

The Camp America Experience

The Camp America Experience

Date:Saturday, 2 February 2019

Some days are tough, some days are tougher, and some days make you wish you could never leave, that every season could be summer. ...

One of my proudest moments!

One of my proudest moments!

Date:Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Graduating from University I wasn’t ready to step straight into a job, I wanted to experience what was out there in the world before settling down. I had heard of Camp America and went along to an information evening. It was there I learnt that IWH doesn’t just run Camp America NZ but there are some amazing trips/projects they oversee as well. I started researching all the different programs IWH had to offer and I originally wanted to go to Camp ...

And that’s just one kid

And that’s just one kid

Date:Monday, 19 November 2018

Going to a special needs camp is such a crazy opportunity, not one that you should pass up ♥️ when you go and meet the campers you can see how much small things mean to people! ...

The what have I got myself into moment!

The what have I got myself into moment!

Date:Saturday, 6 October 2018

My first year with Camp America was also my first time travelling overseas by myself. Having just finished college and completed a course at polytech, I found myself with no real plans for the future and the desire to “get out of town” Camp America sounded like my ticket out. ...

A once in a lifetime experience where else do you get paid to take a nap in the middle of the day

A once in a lifetime experience where else do you get paid to take a nap in the middle of the day

Date:Friday, 28 September 2018

I decided to do Camp America after I graduated from university. I was still working in the same job I had had throughout high school and it was not going anywhere. My family was pushing me to start a career, a “real job”, and I did not feel ready for that. I felt too young to join the rat race, working a 9-5 office job is my worst nightmare! I wanted to do something different, fun and exciting. I heard about Camp America through several friends ...

The 5 best warm fuzzy moments you’ll have after you’ve done Camp America

The 5 best warm fuzzy moments you’ll have after you’ve done Camp America

Date:Friday, 7 September 2018

The post camp blues, is definitely a thing! But you have so many amazing memories from your summer in America, here’s some of the warm fuzzy moments you’ll have after you get home form camp! ...

Why a Camp America Summer, is the Best Summer Internship!

Why a Camp America Summer, is the Best Summer Internship!

Date:Monday, 27 August 2018

Young people all over the world are starting to plan out their summer and for most students, they will be looking to sort out a summer internship, to set them above the rest..... ...

You Can Make a Difference! - Jakob's Camp America Experience.

You Can Make a Difference! - Jakob's Camp America Experience.

Date:Tuesday, 28 November 2017

I spent the summer of 2017 at Happiness Is Camping, a camp for kids with cancer. We had an awesome time!! The camp was fully funded for the campers and we did all different kinds of things from ropes to sports to arts and crafts and even colour wars! In this time I had to look after a camper called Jack. ...

Working on a special needs camp! - Connors Camp America Experience!

Working on a special needs camp! - Connors Camp America Experience!

Date:Thursday, 16 November 2017

When i first saw that there where special needs summer camps as well as "normal" summer camps i thought i would never ever in my life spend 9 weeks working at one of them!!! or so i thought...... ...

But what If I’m a more reserved, quiet person? - Tegan's Camp America Experience

But what If I’m a more reserved, quiet person? - Tegan's Camp America Experience

Date:Thursday, 16 November 2017

In the videos of people at camp you see everyone being daring, outgoing and crazy. During the application process I found this somewhat intimidating. All these people appeared to be extroverted, sporty and like they loved being in front of large groups of people.

That is not me. ...

Who do you want to be when you grow up? - Josie's Camp America Experience.

Who do you want to be when you grow up? - Josie's Camp America Experience.

Date:Thursday, 16 November 2017

Before I went to camp I didn’t really have a clue. ...

A Day in The Life at Camp!

A Day in The Life at Camp!

Date:Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Here's what a day at camp is like!

So you have just signed up for the best summer of your life with Camp America and you are wondering just what exactly you just signed up for...

You have arrived at camp. You have been through a long few weeks of staff training. You are ready to meet your first ever group of campers. They are just minutes away from arriving. You are nervous and excited at the same time. ...

Save the J1

Save the J1

Date:Tuesday, 3 October 2017

For years now, the J1 Visa has provided thousands and thousands of kiwis with the incredible opportunity of working at a summer camp in the United States of America. Those of us who have been lucky enough to work as a summer camp counsellor know exactly what camp life is like, and could explain it in our own different ways. ...

Ten Things That Happen When You Come Home from Camp

Ten Things That Happen When You Come Home from Camp

Date:Thursday, 14 September 2017

Coming home from camp is a bit of an adjustment! Here’s ten things that are bound to happen when you get back home!
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Camp America's response to the Wall Street Journal Article re J1 Visa reviews

Camp America's response to the Wall Street Journal Article re J1 Visa reviews

Date:Thursday, 31 August 2017

Camp America's official response to the Wall Street Journal's article re Trumps review of the J1 Visa on 27 August 2017
For the past 49 years, the Camp America programme has been at the forefront of cultural exchange with the US. Many politicians have spoken of the ‘special relationship’ between the UK and US, we are lucky enough to see this in practice at ground-level every summer. ...

Applying to become camp counsellor is easier than you realise!

Applying to become camp counsellor is easier than you realise!

Date:Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Former counsellor Steph shares her smooth Camp America experience. ...

Defeat Camp jetlag with our handy tips

Defeat Camp jetlag with our handy tips

Date:Monday, 21 August 2017

Don't let your Camp America experience - or aftermath - be ruined by jetlag! We've got the tips to help you have the best experience possible. ...

 

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Camp America Blog

What I wish I had known for Camp

What I wish I had known for Camp

Date:Friday, 15 March 2019

What I wish I had known for Camp.

When doing Camp America You get told so much information it's ...

Don't know if Camp America is right for you?

Don't know if Camp America is right for you?

Date:Sunday, 10 February 2019

Maybe you are still not quite sure if Camp America is for you? We've put together some ways for you ...

The Camp America Experience

The Camp America Experience

Date:Saturday, 2 February 2019

Some days are tough, some days are tougher, and some days make you wish you could never leave, that ...

 
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