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Family Day Fun!

February 13, 2019

Life can be stressful. Especially when you constantly need to keep your children busy, even on holidays like Family Day.  Planning activities on Family Day can be difficult considering that all business are closed till the following day.  It’s hard to find a healthy / constructive way to release your child’s energy, so instead of… Read more »

How working at a camp WILL change your resume

February 13, 2019

Summer Camp is one of the most exciting ways to spend your summer, whether you are attending or working at one. Working at a camp can provide you with memories that will last you a lifetime! But camp can also give you the skills employers are looking for. Having a camp position on your resume… Read more »

Why you should apply for a summer job NOW!

January 17, 2019

It’s a cold winter day in January, snow is coming down and you look at your phone and it’s showing -15 degrees outside! “This can’t be’’, you think to yourself, ‘’the summer is so far away, I can’t even remember what the sun feels like’’.  This feeling of dread, as I put it, being a… Read more »

How being a camp counselor has prepared me for my future career

June 13, 2018

When I entered university, as most young adults do, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to do. My end goal was teaching (yes, another teacher!), because I love working with children! When I began my program (Geography), I began to quickly realize that I had a passion for thing other than working with… Read more »

10 things only SUMMER CAMP PARTICIPANTS will understand

May 3, 2018

COUNTDOWN IS ON! – Countdown to the first day of camp starts at the end of the last year’s camp season – ya, it’s a long countdown.   CAMP STAFF – You can’t wait to see if your favourite camp staff is back again this year. And if there is a new counselor, you’re sure… Read more »

What are your plans for the summer?

April 13, 2018

The end of the school year is fast approaching! I know as a parent there are lots of things on your mind and the last thing you want to worry about is what your child is going to do during summer break. If you haven’t started thinking about it yet, that’s ok! Let’s brainstorm together.… Read more »

Tips on sending your kids to camp

March 5, 2018

Sending your kids to camp for the first time? Here are some tips to help make the transition as smooth as possible! Choose camps based on your child’s interests. You know what your children like, so sign them up for something they will enjoy, but don’t be afraid to throw something new into the mix.… Read more »

Why sending my boys to camp made sense to me…

February 6, 2018

Growing up I was never exposed to summer camps.  I can’t even remember how I filled my days. My parents NEVER sent me to camp.  Now, as a mom of 3 boys, I knew that I couldn’t have them at home all summer (3 boys together 24/7 is challenging at times) and I knew that… Read more »

‘Twas the night before…

December 20, 2017

‘Twas the night before the match, when all through the house All of the players were stirring, and so was coach Strauss; The jerseys were hung in the closet with care, In hopes that the sun soon would be there; The players were jumping and laughing in bed, While visions of victory danced in their… Read more »