Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Jess!
Hi everyone! My name is Jess and I’ve recently joined the NYQUEST Camp Canada team. I was born in Montreal, Quebec (la belle province!) and grew up in the ‘burbs of Toronto. Fast forward many, many, many years later, I moved to our nation’s capital to study at the University of Ottawa and graduated with … Continue reading “Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Jess!”
Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Bek!
Hi friends! My name is Bek and I recently joined the Camp Canada team. I am from Fremantle, Western Australia! For the past 5 years, I’ve been living the incredible lifestyle of a working holiday traveller – it has taken me to many places all over the globe, and now here I am working in … Continue reading “Welcome to the Camp Canada team, Bek!”
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”
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! Here … Continue reading “NYQUEST Camp Canada’s Victoria City Guide”