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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! ...

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 ...

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...... ...

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. ...

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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9 Ways Camp America Can Change Your Life

9 Ways Camp America Can Change Your Life

Date:Monday, 12 June 2017

The feedback we receive from past counsellors who have returned from their Camp America trip helps us learn more about the benefits they’ve picked up along the summer experience. One benefit that everyone seems to return with is a bit of disbelief over the many things they’ve done that they never thought they’d ever do – or even be able to do! ...

Post Camp America Blues is a Real Thing!

Post Camp America Blues is a Real Thing!

Date:Sunday, 6 December 2015

Never to old for face paint
I remember talking to a guy who was coming to the camp that I was retuning to. - He didn't quite understand why all the returners were so excited to go back. ...

My friend did Camp America! - do you know them?? ... uhhhh, no.

My friend did Camp America! - do you know them?? ... uhhhh, no.

Date:Sunday, 6 December 2015

People with no real knowledge of Camp America think that it is just one big camp slap bang in the middle of America that alllllll the kids and alllllllllll the international counsellors go to in Summer time. LOL ...

6 Ways to Prepare Yourself for Your Summer Camp Experience at Camp America NZ

6 Ways to Prepare Yourself for Your Summer Camp Experience at Camp America NZ

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

Prepare Yourself for your Summer Camp Experience at Camp America NZ - #1 - Packing
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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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Have you been bitten on the bum by a bug?

Have you been bitten on the bum by a bug?

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

Camp America and Spiders
Have you ever been bitten on the bum by a bug?
Never mind the Travel bug! ...

A Shirt Filled with memories

A Shirt Filled with memories

Date:Saturday, 5 December 2015

The feeling of putting on any uniform for the first time is an incredible feeling. But nothing quite compares to the feeling of putting on your summer camp uniform for the first time ever. ...

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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Which Camp America Camp is best?

Which Camp America Camp is best?

Date:Friday, 4 December 2015

Firstly - for those of you still waiting for a placement, or contact from a Camp don't worry - the camper registrations close off in March/April so by then they know how many staff they need you see. ...

 

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

 
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