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 ...
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Welcoming Travis to the NYQUEST Team

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Hey everyone! My name is Travis, and I am the new Marketing and Recruitment Specialist. I am an avid lover of the outdoors and an amateur traveller. I am very excited to say I am the newest addition to the NYQUEST team! This is me with friends from a recent trip to South River, Ontario (left) and myself (acting) triumphant ...
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Sarah’s First Year at Camp

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 This is a guest post from Sarah – a NYQUEST Camp Canada participant who blogs about her first time of going to camp in Canada! Follow along with Sarah’s summer adventure on her Blog –  Thanks for the post, Sarah! (Sarah’s views are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of her Camp or NYQUEST) In 2014 I found out about ...
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Algonquin and Beyond

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This is a guest post from Abbey – a NYQUEST participant who is heading to camp in Ontario for the summer! Follow along with Abbey’s summer adventure on her Tumblr – http://thescottishkiwi.tumblr.com/ Thanks for the blog post, Abbey!  (Abbey’s views are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of Taylor Statten Camps or NYQUEST) Algonquin and Beyond Hello …

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Children: every where and all the time!

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This is a guest post from Abbey – a NYQUEST participant who is heading to camp in Ontario for the summer! Follow along with Abbey’s summer adventure on her Tumblr – http://thescottishkiwi.tumblr.com/ Thanks for the blog post, Abbey!  (Abbey’s views are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of Taylor Statten Camps or NYQUEST) Children: everywhere and all …

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An Amazing Start to the Summer!

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I’m Lauren, the new International Program and Admin Assistant at NYQUEST, and I wanted to share a little about my experience working here so far! After finishing my coursework at the University of Toronto this spring, I was very apprehensive about my plans for the summer. I’m in a 12-month Master’s program and need to complete my final research paper …

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Camp here I come!

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This is a guest post from Abbey – a NYQUEST participant who is heading to camp in Ontario for the summer! Follow along with Abbey’s summer adventure on her Tumblr – http://thescottishkiwi.tumblr.com/ Thanks for the blog post, Abbey! CAMP HERE I COME! So I’m sitting on the roof deck of the hostel in Toronto, waiting on my washing in the …

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NYQUEST Contest: Win a Moose Travel Network tour!

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Do you want to see more of Canada? Take a Moose tour to awesome Canadian attractions! NYQUEST Camp Canada has partnered with Moose Travel Network to help bring you the best Canadian tours! Whether you’re looking for a quick weekend visit or a fortnight tour, Moose has a variety of options for you to choose from. Be sure to check out …

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Funny things we see in applications

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Here is a list of some of the funny things we have seen in applications this year: “My interests include cats, chocolate, dancing, and most of all combining these three – dancing while eating chocolate cats.” What languages do you speak fluently: Engrish What city do you live in: Wales I’m really excited about seeing all of Canada, especially Alaska What …

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Countdown to Abbey’s 2015 Summer Adventure

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This is a guest post from Abbey – a NYQUEST participant who is heading to camp in Ontario for the summer! Follow along with Abbey’s summer adventure on her Tumblr – http://thescottishkiwi.tumblr.com/  Thanks for the blog post, Abbey! We look forward to reading more about your preparations and time at camp! Best of luck achieving that great tan. 37 days to go! So, …