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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.. ...

What Skills do I have to offer Camp America?

What Skills do I have to offer Camp America?

Date:Tuesday, 2 May 2017

When I began my application for Camp America I read that there was over 200 skills wanted by camps, I had a brief look through the most sought after skills and was slightly disheartened as there was nothing listed in those skill sets that I had much experience with or that I was passionate about. ...

Camp Directors Visiting Auckland 2016

Camp Directors Visiting Auckland 2016

Date:Monday, 4 January 2016

Wednesday January 13th is the day that 15 of the best camps in America will be here to recruit Kiwis to their camp. Read on to find out how you can get involved. ...

We're busy looking at your application...

We're busy looking at your application...

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

I look at dozens of applications for Camp America everyday so get a good idea of which are the good ones and which ones need a bit more tweaking.
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Help the time go faster waiting for a Camp America placement

Help the time go faster waiting for a Camp America placement

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

Top 15 things to do while you fill in time waiting for your Camp America Placement. 1. Paint your nails - yes even guys will do this at some point in camp
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If you want to go to Camp America - Clean up your Social Media

If you want to go to Camp America - Clean up your Social Media

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

This week's message - if you want to be placed with Camp America ~ Clean up your social media - we'll show you how. ...

Comfort Zone - Does Camp America push the edges?

Comfort Zone - Does Camp America push the edges?

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

Camp America builds confidence. Camp America gives you an opportunity to get out of your comfort zone. Is that good? We think so.
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Superstars

Superstars

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

You don't have to be a superstar to apply to Camp America but you do need to have something you can bing to camp - and I don't mean pineapple umps and vegemite. Although they will come in handy! ...

What are Camps Looking for?

What are Camps Looking for?

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

I have witnessed many different Camp Directors interview styles, in person. and the one thing I can tell you for SURE is that they are all different. They all look for different things in a person, and sometimes that can change between directors of the same camp.
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How to increase your chances of placement

How to increase your chances of placement

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

It's quite difficult to make the cut for Camp America - you need to be dedicated in your quest for heading to camp as we only want those who really want this. We don't just take anyone. We only accept the best.
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Hints from the one's in the know

Hints from the one's in the know

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

OK -so everyone wants to be accepted right?
We've put together a few TIPS and TRICKS for you! ...

Facebook and the Likes

Facebook and the Likes

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

Don’t know if you’ve seen the movie The Social Network, or is it just Social Network? Anyway – what I found interesting was where the name Facebook came from.
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Applying with friends to camp

Applying with friends to camp

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

Many of you want to apply and go to the same camp as your best friend. While that's great for you guys - the camps don't think along the same lines.
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Just like eating an elephant - bite size chunks at a time - the Camp America Application Process

Just like eating an elephant - bite size chunks at a time - the Camp America Application Process

Date:Monday, 16 November 2015

It may seem scary to start with but once you get started and break it down into small chunks it can be really fun!
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It's nothing to be scared of - your Camp America Interview

It's nothing to be scared of - your Camp America Interview

Date:Tuesday, 15 September 2015

My Camp America interview was only days away, and I was becoming a nervous wreck waiting for it. I had to travel to Cambridge for my interview, about a forty minute drive from my home. ...

But why a video?

But why a video?

Date:Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Why do you need to add a fantabulous Application Video to your Camp America application?
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Kiwis are modest

Kiwis are modest

Date:Monday, 10 August 2015

Most Kiwis have to be poked and prodded before they'll talk about themselves so a Camp America application can prove difficult for them. They don't like to talk about themselves, rate themselves, sell themselves. ...

What is Camp Like?

What is Camp Like?

Date:Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Well - it usually has a lake. The privately owned camps (including Jewish and Christian camps) can be quite flash, while the agency camps and scout camps are more traditional rustic camps.
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Camp America Application tips & tricks

Camp America Application tips & tricks

Date:Tuesday, 4 August 2015

So if your Mum has called our office and enquired, if your Dad is filling in your forms, if they know more about what Camp America is than you do - then I suggest you withdraw your application or make some changes pronto and get stuck into this yourself. ...

 

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Camp America Blog

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 ...

What Skills do I have to offer Camp America?

What Skills do I have to offer Camp America?

Date:Tuesday, 2 May 2017

When I began my application for Camp America I read that there was over 200 skills wanted by camps, ...

 
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