Working at a Summer Camp might seem like the best way of spending your summer break. Although getting to spend 3 months working and travelling in America sounds glamorous, the reality is very different.
Let’s look at why working at camp is simply the WORST… Continue reading →
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Interviews are the WORST. They usually involve sitting in a small, claustrophobic room while a man with a shiny face and a badly fitting suit asks obscure questions like ‘How would you weigh your own head?’
The bad news is that you’ll have to have an interview if you want to work at Summer Camp. The good news is that the interviews are nothing to be worried about! Continue reading →
Posted by dvdjmskng in Applying Tags: 3Adventures, Americamp, applying, BUNAC, Camp America, Camp Counselor, Camp Leaders, Campers, CCUSA, Interview, Interviewer, Placement, Summer Camp, What to expect, Wildpacks
The Summer Camp application is LONG! How can you make yourself stand out amongst the thousands of other people applying?
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Posted by dvdjmskng in Before Camp Tags: 3Adventures, ACPO, activities, Americamp, Application, applying, Background Check, BUNAC, Camp America, Camp Leaders, Camp Types, Campers, CCUSA, Children, Completing the application, Passport, Skills, Summer Camp, USA Summer Camp, Wildpacks
In theory, Camp Fairs are the easiest thing in the world. All you need to do is turn up, have a chat with a Camp Director and then walk away, hi-fiving everyone in celebration of being placed. Sounds easy doesn’t it? Continue reading →
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There are a TON of different camps types. How will you choose the ones that are right for you?
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