It’s more than just a bit of fun.

Nothing annoys me more than people making negative comments about employment at camp. "It's not really work is it" and "when are you going to get a real job?" are words I hear far too often.  I know people don't mean it in a bad way, but it irritates me. Call me an over reacter, but … Continue reading It’s more than just a bit of fun.

Why working at camp is the best job in the world

"What is so special and valuable about working on a summer camp?" "It's just a job for fun"  "From the outside looking in, you can't understand it. From the inside looking out, you can't explain it." This is the best quote to describe camp life. Yes, outsiders can be in awe of our mass of … Continue reading Why working at camp is the best job in the world

Girl Scout camp

The thought of living in a rustic environment is often a reason as to why so many people don't select this type of camp, however, by the end of this blog, you should have a full understanding as to why I'd disagree, and what Girl Scout camps are all about! When applying for Camp America, … Continue reading Girl Scout camp

How to be an awesome camp counsellor

Now, I'm not saying I'm the best camp counsellor because that would make me sound cocky, and compared to the bunch of talented people I worked with during the summer, I'm not. This is just a little post to give you an insight on how to get the most out of your time as a … Continue reading How to be an awesome camp counsellor

Life at camp

Camp Ledgewood. A girl scout camp situated in Peninsula, Ohio on the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A place that soon became my home away from home. At first, the thought of living in a rustic environment, with little to no time for makeup or nice hair do's scared me, how would I cope? … Continue reading Life at camp