Certifying your International Summer Camp Staff

Hello Camp Directors! As in previous years, NYQUEST is pleased to be working with Shendy’s Swim Centre in Toronto to certify your NYQUESTers and directly-hired international staff with lifesaving and first aid qualifications. And for the first time ever, we’re running a number of courses in the UK (Chester) and Ireland (Dublin) to really maximize this opportunity! This is an … Continue reading “Certifying your International Summer Camp Staff”

A day in the life of Nick

Meet Nick; he’s one of the Placement Directors in our NYQUEST Camp Canada team. Nick started his Canadian adventure back in 2012 at a summer camp in Perth, Ontario and then continued working there for the following four summers (it’s safe to say he loves summer camp!). He officially joined our NYQUEST Camp Canada team in … Continue reading “A day in the life of Nick”

Being a ‘Twinkie’ Summer Camp Counsellor

    Written By: Anna Brady     It’s funny how different Summer Camp Counsellors are meant to be with certain cabins. Being a Camp Counsellor to any group of campers is the best job in the world, but once you do a summer in one cabin, you can’t imagine being with any other age group. … Continue reading “Being a ‘Twinkie’ Summer Camp Counsellor”

‘If you want an adventure, take a step outside.’

    Written By: Hannah Fryer     This is a photo blog of my Canadian summer camp experience. All photos were taken by me as my summer camp journey progressed.     Here we go, right at the beginning of my summer camp adventure at Heathrow Airport and the scariest moment of my journey. I’d … Continue reading “‘If you want an adventure, take a step outside.’”

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”