Nothing annoys me more than people making negative comments about employment at camp. "It's not really work is it" and "when are you going to get a real job?" are words I hear far too often. I know people don't mean it in a bad way, but it irritates me. Call me an over reacter, but … Continue reading It’s more than just a bit of fun.
"What is so special and valuable about working on a summer camp?" "It's just a job for fun" "From the outside looking in, you can't understand it. From the inside looking out, you can't explain it." This is the best quote to describe camp life. Yes, outsiders can be in awe of our mass of … Continue reading Why working at camp is the best job in the world
The thought of living in a rustic environment is often a reason as to why so many people don't select this type of camp, however, by the end of this blog, you should have a full understanding as to why I'd disagree, and what Girl Scout camps are all about! When applying for Camp America, … Continue reading Girl Scout camp
You've got your placement, you're counting down the days until camp, but wondering what on earth you need to pack to last you the whole summer right? I've had multiple requests for this blog post so I know there's people out there nodding their heads right now. The first big question is; Shall I take … Continue reading What to pack for camp!
So, you've heard all my stories about life at camp, but this is a little story about the confidence working at summer camp has given me. Those that know me, would know that before my journey with Camp America, I lacked a huge amount of confidence...I never believed in myself, I'd constantly take a step … Continue reading Camp gave me confidence
Now, I'm not saying I'm the best camp counsellor because that would make me sound cocky, and compared to the bunch of talented people I worked with during the summer, I'm not. This is just a little post to give you an insight on how to get the most out of your time as a … Continue reading How to be an awesome camp counsellor
Camp Ledgewood. A girl scout camp situated in Peninsula, Ohio on the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A place that soon became my home away from home. At first, the thought of living in a rustic environment, with little to no time for makeup or nice hair do's scared me, how would I cope? … Continue reading Life at camp