Anna’s Packing Tips For Summer Camp

Written By: Anna Brady   I don’t think it matters how many questions you ask (before you get to camp or even after you leave), there are always things you wish you had brought with you. Here are some of the top things I wished I had brought and things that I’m glad I did bring. … Continue reading “Anna’s Packing Tips For Summer Camp”

NYQUEST Camp Canada’s Victoria City Guide

Victoria is a city located in British Columbia on Vancouver Island. There are beautiful views of mountains and oceans, and great hiking trails all around. It has a mild climate and is home to about 367,770 people. It is an active population and there is always a lot going on in the inner harbour!   … Continue reading “NYQUEST Camp Canada’s Victoria City Guide”

UK and Ireland Travel Log #5: Dublin

After a short and painless flight, Travis and I made it to Dublin early last Friday morning – our fifth city (and third country) in five days! Even though we were starting to feel the effects of all of the travelling, we were extremely excited to see this incredible city and make the most out … Continue reading “UK and Ireland Travel Log #5: Dublin”

UK & Ireland Travel Log #3 and #4: Dundee and Edinburgh

Travis (Senior Marketing Coordinator) When we first arrived in Edinburgh, we were admittedly a little awestruck. The city is incredible, and just stunning to look at. It may be even possible, dare I say, the Scottish are as nice as Canadians! We couldn’t have felt more at home if we tried.     Although we … Continue reading “UK & Ireland Travel Log #3 and #4: Dundee and Edinburgh”

UK & Ireland Travel Log #2: Manchester

Lauren (Placement Director) Manchester greeted Travis and I with typical cloudy and drizzly British weather, thicker accents, and friendly faces. It’s quite chilly up here – even by Canadian standards! I quickly regretted not packing my toque (translation = Canadian term for beanie/wooly hat). This was both our first times to Manchester, and we found … Continue reading “UK & Ireland Travel Log #2: Manchester”

UK & Ireland Travel Log #1: London

It’s a very exciting time in the NYQUEST Office! Whilst most of us are plugging away in Toronto, two of our comrades are in the UK (and Ireland, in a few days!) running info sessions, alumni socials and generally spreading the word about how great a summer with NYQUEST Camp Canada is!   So, here’s … Continue reading “UK & Ireland Travel Log #1: London”

Camp Canada Job Fairs: How I Got Hired

My Application was complete. My bags were pretty much packed in January. I was extremely excited and ready to go to camp. The thing was, I hadn’t quite got a job offer yet.   I remember noticing that NYQUEST were coming to the UK with a group of camp directors once I’d clicked through the … Continue reading “Camp Canada Job Fairs: How I Got Hired”