Rent a car in Canada after camp

We’ve been asked a few times now by international staff on our summer camp visits about renting a car after camp.  It’s a great way to get around the country and see some of the interesting sites, but it can get a bit complex! Finding a car rental in Canada: We recommend using Vroom Vroom […]

Summer Camp Life: your day off!

It is halfway through the summer, and NYQUESTers are working hard dedicated to making  summer an amazing experience for all the campers.  You deserve a break!  But, what to do on your days off? We have compiled some day off ideas from summer camp veterans … here is what’s hapenin’ on those glorious off-days: Chill […]

Summer Camp Tips: Insect Bites

From prevention to after care, here are some basic tricks on dealing with bug bites:   It’s that time of year again! Hot sunny days, cool lakes, laughing campers, bonfires, and… bug bites.  By now all of you are fully acquainted with Canada’s most common seasonal insects: The mosquito Flies – blackflies, deerflies, horseflies   […]

NYQUESTer in Kenya: a Volunteer Story

In all truthfulness I have always been a little sceptical about donating to large charity funds. Where does the money go? Is it really making a difference? Will my donation actually get to the needy or will it just be wasted on countless administrative and “necessary” company fees? From the moment I entered Pimbiniet, a […]

Summer Camp Life : Real Life

Summer Camp in Canada is a dream come true for a lot of us who have attended as campers, and as staff.  It is a place where magic happens, and where you can wear the same camp T-shirt for two months and no one will say a thing.  But what if camp could become real […]