NYQUEST Camp Canada’s Calgary City Guide

Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta, with a population of 1.097 million. This rapidly growing metropolis is located where the Canadian prairies end and the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains begin.   We work with a lot of camps in Alberta, and many of the NYQUEST office staff (myself included) … Continue reading “NYQUEST Camp Canada’s Calgary City Guide”

The Value of Travelling & Working Abroad

NYQUEST Camp Canada is an international summer camp staffing organization dedicated to offering the valuable, lasting experience of working abroad. Here are some of the main advantages that we know:   Employers pay attention to international work experience on a resume. Value is definitely added to your educational and professional qualifications through working abroad, and … Continue reading “The Value of Travelling & Working Abroad”

Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Final Visits

Our final camp visit of the year was for one day to three camps; Girl Guides Camp Wyoka; Easter Seals Camp Woodeden and Tim Horton’s Onondaga Farms. We set off bright and early Monday morning (though it wasn’t very bright – rain was expected) and drove about two and a half hours, making a stop … Continue reading “Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Final Visits”

Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Temagami

It was a cool, overcast day when we set off our on our next set of camp visits. This time we would be visiting Onondaga Camp, Canadian Adventure Camp and Camp Winnebagoe on an epic two-day 900KM road trip!  Our first stop found us at Onondaga Camp, a beautiful ninety-four-year-old camp where we have five … Continue reading “Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Temagami”

Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Quebec

Yes, this time we were leaving Ontario and hitting up Quebec, with dual language road signs and very pretty houses. Our first stop was a four and a half hour, 350KM drive to Easter Seals Camp Merrywood, a camp for disabled children.  We were given a tour by the wonderful international staff we placed there … Continue reading “Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Quebec”

Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Algonquin Park

We left the city first thing Wednesday 25th July and drove the 225 km (the car wasn’t as flash as the last one but still a bit of alright) to Camp Huronda, a camp that is run by the Canadian Diabetes Association for children with type 1 diabetes. We have five camp staff there are … Continue reading “Summer 2012 Camp Visits: Algonquin Park”

Canadian Camp Visits

I’m heading out of Toronto to visit staff and their camps. I LOVE this job! We were out visiting a number of camps on this trip. All of these camps are truly astoundingly beautiful and it was wonderful how welcoming every camp was and how excited everyone was to see us!   Camp Manitou, our … Continue reading “Canadian Camp Visits”