Canada, Here I Come!

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Are you a 2015 NYQUEST CCEP participant with a passion for blogging? Or maybe your favourite thing to do is take amazing photos to become Insta-famous? Or are you just super excited for your best summer ever?! We want to hear from you! If you’re sharing your story on social media, be sure to tag it with #NYQUEST and #CampCanada so …

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Camp Canada Experience – The Best Day of Your Life

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You’re struggling to pinpoint just one, aren’t you? It is something that’s said pretty often – “THIS IS THE BEST DAY EVER” was probably screamed at some point during the last awesome party you went to, the last time your team won the game or that time McDonald’s gave you fries for free because the chicken nuggets were sold out. …


Tips for the Best Camp Canada Job Fair Experience!

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NYQUEST Camp Canada are really excited to be in the UK, with our merry Canadian crew of camp professionals, ready to see the sights, meet the attendees and make some amazing hires for their 2015 Summer Camp staff teams! As a prospective job fair goer, you might be feeling all the feels right now – somewhere between nervousness and excitement is totally …


Should I apply to NYQUEST or a recruiter?

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What does NYQUEST do? NYQUEST Camp Canada has been recruiting international staff to work at summer camps for over 10 years.  We are the oldest, longest running and most established ‘Summer Camp Experience’ program in Canada. We put a lot of the successes that we have achieved with our staff placements down to the fact that we are entirely based …

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Work & travel abroad with Camp Canada

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Entering it’s 10th year of operation, NYQUEST Camp Canada is the leader in finding summer camp jobs in Canada for individuals from across the world. Their personal approach and commitment to the participant ensures that the right staff are found for the right camp, and each match is the one that works best for both the staff member and the camp. Our …

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Awards & Articles

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Our Awards: 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Ontario Camps Volunteer Recognition Award NYQUEST Media Releases February 2014: NYQUEST launches their new interactive Camp Director Portal at the annual Ontario Camps Association Annual Conference. January 2014: Jonathan Nyquist appointed to role of Vice President on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Camps Association November 2013: 2013 Summer Video Yearbook released October 2013: 2014 …

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Summer Camp Life: your day off!

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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 Out! This underrated activity is …


Summer Camp Tips: Insect Bites

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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         First, let’s …


NYQUESTer in Kenya: a Volunteer Story

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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 small community located in Kenya’s …

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Travelling and Exploring Canada – What to do and see

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Your camp placement is confirmed and you now want to know where to travel either before or after camp?!  What the best places are, where to go, what to do, where to stay? – well, read on and find out the best things I’ve done while travelling around Canada. Toronto will be the first place most of you see in …

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Using a Mobile Phone while Travelling?

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Thinking about using your mobile phone while travelling around Canada this summer?  At NYQUEST, we are asked a lot about what our international staff should do about their mobile phones (cell phones) during their adventures in Canada. Unfortunately Cell phone carriers are ridiculously expensive in Canada, so you will find that any international phone calls (incoming or outgoing) will cost you …


Packing Tips for your Trip to a Summer Camp Job in Canada! – NYQUEST Staff Weigh in

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Getting started… Make sure to check the NYQUEST Handbook for what to pack suggestions. Don’t over pack Don’t pack things you can buy here! Remember, Canada may not be your home but we still have the important stuff like shampoo, soap, extra socks, sunscreen, toothbrushes, snacks, and much more.  Your camp tuck shop will have stock of the essentials! To save on …