A day in the life of Jonathan Nyquist

Meet Jonathan; he’s the fearless leader of our NYQUEST Camp Canada team. More officially, he’s the Operations Director and Owner of NYQUEST Camp Canada. He started the company back in 2005, with the Camp Canada team and program growing ever since!     Here’s a glimpse of what Jonathan gets up to when he’s in … Continue reading “A day in the life of Jonathan Nyquist”

‘The best ships are friendships, and long may they be.’

    Written By: Clair Scott     Waiting in the departures lounge at the airport, Ash and I were enjoying our last proper cup of tea before we left our home country of Ireland for Canadian summer camp. Both of our mammies were teary-eyed as we said our goodbyes, but neither of us had butterflies … Continue reading “‘The best ships are friendships, and long may they be.’”

A day in the life of Sammy

Meet Sammy; she’s our incredible Program Intake Specialist and all-around awesome human being. She started with us as a Camp Counsellor in 2015 and then joined our Camp Canada team in 2016….the rest is history!     You have likely come across Sammy during your Camp Canada application process, in Skype interviews or even on … Continue reading “A day in the life of Sammy”

Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Tarryn!

Hi friends! I’m Tarryn and I recently joined the NYQUEST Camp Canada as an Applications Assistant, and I. Am. So. Excited! I grew up around a quiet lake in the interior of British Columbia, Canada in the hot semi-desert that is Kamloops, and developed a very deep appreciation of the greenery and life around me. … Continue reading “Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Tarryn!”

Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Jon!

Hey friends! My name is Jon and I’ve recently joined the NYQUEST Camp Canada team as our Applications Assistant.   I was born and raised here in Toronto, living out in the suburbs from childhood all the way through to university. After moving away for a brief four years at the University of Guelph for … Continue reading “Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Jon!”

Camp Canada interview: Everything you need to know

Are you preparing for your Camp Canada interview and unsure where to start? Interviews can be nerve-wracking but there are certain steps you can take to go into your Camp Canada interview feeling ready. To help you get to a point of feeling prepared and confident, we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks … Continue reading “Camp Canada interview: Everything you need to know”

7 reasons why you should work at summer camp

We asked our NYQUEST Camp Canada team why they think everyone should work at summer camp at least once in their lives. Here’s what they had to say. 1. The people you meet   JC: “I met my girlfriend (now wife) while we were working at summer camp and I met some of the best … Continue reading “7 reasons why you should work at summer camp”