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Show Us Your NYQUEST Camp Canada Experience!

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NYQUEST’ers, There are so many opportunities to keep your summer alive–even once you’ve returned home. We know that you all had an amazing time in Canada, experienced some amazing things, and are most likely (definitely) going to sleep for the next year to catch up. Once you’ve all woken up from your slumber, we would love to see what you …

Canadian Cities

Guess the Canadian Cities From Their Nicknames

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Can you guess these Canadian cities from their unique nicknames? These are some of the major cities across the country that our NYQUEST participants will be arriving into before traveling out to camp this upcoming summer! Leave a comment with your best guesses! 1) The City of Champions This city is known as “Canada’s Festival City”, as it hosts several festivals …

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NYQUEST Guide to eTA’s and Work Permits

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In 2016 Citizenship and Immigration Canada introduced the requirement for all visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to (or transit through) Canada to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). This requirement applies to all participants in the NYQUEST Camp Canada program, and for anyone who we are supporting with their work permit application. As this is an entirely new requirement, NYQUEST has been keeping …

NYQUEST News Update 3

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It’s always busy at NYQUEST HQ, and we wanted to give you a bit of an insight into what exactly goes on behind those hundreds of emails and phone calls that we have with international staff from across the world and summer camp directors from across Canada! This time we checked in with each section of our (epic) team at …

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Why Scouts Are Great Leaders for Young People

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The Scouts are a massive organization that spreads across the entire world and provides countless amazing experiences for youth, and their leaders! From it’s humble roots of just 20 boys at a small camp in England, the Scouts have now expanded to over 162 countries and over 40 million members with a focus on fun, challenges and adventures! Scouting offers individuals …

NYQUEST News Update 2

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It’s always busy at NYQUEST HQ, and we wanted to give you a bit of an insight into what exactly goes on behind those hundreds of emails and phone calls that we have with international staff from across the world and summer camp directors from across Canada! This time we checked in with each section of our (epic) team at …

Updates from NYQUEST Camp Canada

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NYQUEST Camp Canada Update: March 24, 2016What's Been Happening At NYQUEST This Week? It's always busy at NYQUEST HQ, and we wanted to give you a bit of an insight into what exactly goes on behind those hundreds of emails and phone calls that we have with international staff from across the world and summer camp directors from across Canada! ...
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Welcoming Emily to the NYQUEST Team!

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Ask me any day, any time, where I'd rather be. The answer is probably "camp". I have spent the past fifteen summers at overnight camps all over Ontario - from camps running out of university residences in Toronto, to remote camps operating on First Nations reserves in Ontario's deep north. But most of my summers - the summers that were ...
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Western University–Camp Canada Information Session

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Sign up on: https://westerncareercentral.ca/events.htm Are you ready for a new challenge? Looking for a chance to spend your summer working at one of the hundreds of amazing summer camps in Canada? NYQUEST Camp Canada is the ultimate resource for Canadian summer camp jobs and Canadian adventures. NYQUEST and its overseas recruiting partners, work together to train, place and support participants ...
Canada Bucket List

NYQUEST’s Ultimate Canadian Travel Bucket List

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Welcome to NYQUEST's Ultimate Canadian Travel Bucket List! Canada is a very large and diverse nation, with 13 incredible and unique provinces and territories. With so many amazing places, I figured all you NYQUESTers who are traveling after camp this summer might need an idea of some good places to start. This post started out as a list of things to do ...
Canadianisms

Camp Canada Canadianisms!

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NYQUEST's Guide to Camp Canada CanadianismsHere's a quick guide to a some phrases and words you might hear the local Canadians using during your camp placement (or maybe you came across some of these this past summer if you're a NYQUEST alumni) ! Some are stereotypical Canadianisms, while others are specific to camp life in general. Think of it as a Camp Canada glossary. ...
Directors of Distinction

Camp Directors of Distinction 2015

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As a way to recognize the outstanding leadership of exceptional Camp Directors or Directing Teams in their respective summer camps, NYQUEST has established the Camp Directors of Distinction Award. Being a Camp Director to an international staff member comes with a different set of challenges than just local staff, and as the facilitator in this experience, we want to recognize ...
NYQUESTers of Distinction

NYQUESTers of Distinction 2015

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As a way to recognize the outstanding contribution made by international staff in their respective summer camps, NYQUEST Camp Canada have established the NYQUESTers of Distinction Award. As the facilitator in this experience, we want to recognize those who rose to the challenge and embodied the following characteristics; an exemplary Camp Canada ambassador: Professionalism in their pre-departure communications Commitment throughout ...