Summer Camp USA blogs

We know what you did last summer! Hear about camp life from BUNACers who’ve secured the J1 visa, got the sponsorship and had the summer of their life working at a summer camp in America.

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Think you can’t afford to spend the summer abroad? Think again.

With a job, salary, meals and accommodation included – summer camp in America is one of the most affordable ways to live abroad and travel at the moment.

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Spoiler moments for experiencing an all-American summer at camp

The level of intensity, emotion, dedication (and volume!) with which campers joined in their mealtime cheers, captain elections, or nighttime secret bunk-hopping never ceased to amaze me.

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Days in the life of a Camp Counsellor

I loved my campers’ dance parties, bracelet making seshes, letter writing hours, and bunk bonding periods that spontaneously happened during rainy hours.

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Travelling after summer camp to plan or not to plan

This is your summer to enjoy as you want – follow your gut and do what’s right for you. 

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From our Camp Class of ‘23: 8 reasons why you should work at summer camp in America

I honestly believe this is an experience that many young people should try. It changes you as a person, exposes you to a whole new world and gives you an appreciation for friendship and teamwork that I would never have experienced otherwise. Truly nothing like it.

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Why do Summer Camp USA – a First timer’s Experience

“As well as many memorable experiences and new friends from all over the world, I definitely gained a lot of independence.” 

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A Day in the Life of a Camp Counsellor

“Life at Summer Camp is busy, and the days are long, but so fun and so rewarding. It’s truly one of the best experiences I’ve ever had.”

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Everything You Need to Know Before Applying for Summer Camp USA

“If you’re debating whether to take a leap of faith and sign up for a whole summer working at Summer Camp USA, then this blog is for you.” 

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Meet Alex – a Performing Arts Counsellor at Summer Camp USA

“I would go back again in a heartbeat because some of the best friends I have come from doing this. It has made me the person I am today, a more confident, honest and caring person.”

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Dive into a Typical Day for a Lifeguard At Summer Camp USA

 “Camp life is hectic, but I love it!”

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Your top 10 Summer Camp USA questions answered

Considering Camp but have some questions? Here’s the top 10 reasons we hear for not wanting to go (and what we say to them)

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How to make a great Summer Camp USA Showcase Video

At camp, it’s all about personality and what you can bring to the table – your Application Showcase video is your time to shine. Here’s our tips on standing out

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