January 24th, 2018.
My beauty guide to surviving a long, unwashed summer at camp!
December 30th, 2017.
The amount of hospitality we have received from camp friends over the last few months has been overwhelming and it has basically inspired me to come out of blog-bernation to start writing again.
May 25th, 2017.
The magical day has finally arrived, and it’s time for you to jet off for the BEST summer of your life!
May 5th, 2017.
Hey there all you first timers, this one’s for you.
April 29th, 2017.
Days off in the U.S.A > days off in the U.K.
April 11th, 2017.
How to survive eight weeks in a cabin surrounded by CRAZY campers!
March 31st, 2017.
The majority of camps begin their summer with a week or so of staff training – and this is where the fun begins…
March 27th, 2017.
After lots of requests, and with the majority of us now in double digits until we jet off to the USA, I share my pre-camp ‘to-do’ list in preparation for the summer.
21st March, 2017.
So although I love being at summer camp and consider it my second ‘home’, there are certain things that I miss about being at home England during the summer.
March 6th, 2017.
With many peoples visa appointments at the U.S. Embassy fast approaching, and having recently completed the application process myself, I thought I would give you all a few tips on how to survive the dreaded visa form!
February 28th, 2017.
New friends, the campers, travel, days off, the sun, the lake, the opportunity to try new things and the chance to be yourself…
February 27th, 2017.
English words translated into American often have a whole new meaning, or sometimes no meaning at all!
February 14th, 2017.
As Olivia Newton-John said back in 1978; ‘summer lovin’, had me a blast’ and boy, she wasn’t wrong! Find out about different types of relationships at summer camp… including mine!
February 9th, 2017.
After watching Camp Rock, I decided to list similarities and differences between Camp Rock and real summer camp…
February 7th, 2017.
The countdown to camp is on! Find out what is on my packing list for summer 2017.
January 30th, 2017.
Following on from Part One of the A-Z summer camp glossary, I have created Part Two which includes letters N-Z. Find out what happens during rest hour, how to play Tetherball and what goes down at a camp social.
January 4th, 2017.
If you are lucky enough to be a summer baby, here are ten reasons why birthdays are 100x better spent at summer camp…
December 19th, 2016.
When I first arrived, I had absolutely no idea what ‘Gaga’ was, or exactly what a lake scrub involved. Part One of the glossary includes letters A-M. Read on and be clued up ready for your arrival at camp next summer!
December 6th, 2016.
December 5th, 2016.
Yes, I know what you are all thinking. Christmas? At a summer camp?? Well, yes you heard it right. Once upon a time, on one magical day at camp…
November 22nd, 2016.
Featuring Lake Compounce, Hammonasset Beach, Mystic Pizza, 92.5 Country FM and MUCH MORE…
November 18th, 2016.
This week sees ‘How to Survive Summer Camp’s’ FIRST ever collaboration with summer
camp agency, USA Summer Camp. Find out more about the company…
November 7th, 2016.
Find out why I chose to go to camp with Wildpacks during my first year, and how I found the experience.
October 30th, 2016.
Support staff are often the backbones of camps, and would really struggle to run without them! Find out about the different types of support staff roles needed at camps…
October 28th, 2016.
Halloween weekend is finally here (YAY!!!). If you also love Halloween and, like me, love ANY excuse to wear fancy dress, its a guarantee that you were born to go to camp.
October 25th, 2016.
Camp America is a HUGELY popular agency choice for many people wanting to go and work at summer camp in the USA.
October 23rd, 2016.
Who will you go with? Where will you go? How will you get there? Where to stay? Advice for when the time comes to plan your post-camp travels.
October 8th, 2016
Its time to tackle the online application form. Here is your first opportunity to really sell yourself and stand out from the crowd with a ‘WOW’ profile.
October 7th, 2016.
Here is the depressing/miserable/gloomy (insert any synonym for sad) reality of returning home from summer camp…
October 6th, 2016.
If the Office (U.S.) did summer camp, it would look a little something like this.
October 4th, 2016.
Have you ever wondered what actually happens on a day-to-day basis at a summer camp? Read on to find out more…
October 2nd, 2016.
There are hundreds of great reasons to go and work at a summer camp. Here are my top 50…
October 2nd, 2016.
Agencies have already began to recruit for summer 2017. Signing up to a recruitment fair is a great way of getting placed at summer camp…
September 25th, 2016.
Top tips for applying for camp next summer, including a comparison of what each agency has to offer and the costs involved.
September 24th, 2016
So I’m (sadly) back in England, and I am already campsick. Here are 10 things I miss about camp…