Deep In The Heart Of The North

Written By: Abby McNeill   Somewhere deep in the north I have been hiding away from the real world at a summer camp, living out my childhood dreams of ‘The Parent Trap’. I have read plenty of typical posts about camp counsellor experiences, but I’ve never read anything about canoe tripping. Half the people at camp … Continue reading “Deep In The Heart Of The North”

A summer camp for every kid

Written By: Sammy Schofield   “My left leg’s called Claire!”   It was a hot, sticky lunchtime when a camper declared this statement. Everybody was silent around the table. The staff were overheated and morale was low. It was a tough job trying to keep all the campers happy when you felt grumpy as the sun … Continue reading “A summer camp for every kid”

Funny Things We See in Camp Canada Applications v.2

Over the past year, we received a massive number of Camp Canada applications from staff all around the globe. While we go over these Camp Canada applications, we pick the funniest and most memorable quotes. Are you ready for volume two? Q: “Do you have any allergies?” A: “Chinese food.” “I have a brother. We don’t … Continue reading “Funny Things We See in Camp Canada Applications v.2”

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 summer camp or even after you leave), there are always things you wish you had brought with you. Here are some of my packing tips for summer camp – the top things I wished I had brought … Continue reading “Anna’s Packing Tips For Summer Camp”

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”