Camp is my Happy Place

Written by: Aly   My name is Aly and I’m originally from a suburban town in Ireland called Greystones.   During my time at camp, I worked in a variety of positions including a Nanny, General Camp Counsellor, and then worked my way up to the Head of Programming. After spending four summers at a … Continue reading “Camp is my Happy Place”

‘Stepping out of your comfort is one the best things you’ll ever do’

Written by: Jon   “You don’t have to be Mother Theresa, you just have to care.”   Those were the (pretty sage) words of my Camp Director, as she reassured me that I wasn’t going to totally suck at my new job. I had just taken on a position at a summer camp for underprivileged … Continue reading “‘Stepping out of your comfort is one the best things you’ll ever do’”

Camp Canada Portal

Camp Canada Applicants/Returners: You can apply for our 2019 program by visiting one of our country websites here: Camp Canada UK  | Camp Canada Europe Camp Canada Australia | Camp Canada New Zealand Camp Directors: We are excited to be working with the Smaller Earth Group to provide an update and new look to our Camp Canada … Continue reading “Camp Canada Portal”

6 things I miss the most about Canada when I travel

Our NYQUEST Camp Canada team member Jon shares what he misses the most about Canada when he’s travelling.

Change your App Store location to Canada

As many of our participants arrive to Canada, they may want to download Apps (such as their bank app) that are available just in the Canadian App Store. We know this can be confusing, so we have screenshotted the steps that you can take to do this:              

To See the Colours of Another Sky

Brian Costigan’s NYQUEST Camp Canada Story     My name is Brian and here is my NYQUEST Camp Canada story. Back in 2015, I was looking to conquer a new challenge. I wanted to break out of my comfort zone and find a new adventure that would challenge me to try new things and see … Continue reading “To See the Colours of Another Sky”

A day in the life of Jon

Here’s a glimpse of what NYQUEST Camp Canada team member Jon gets up to on a daily basis.