Welcome to your new favourite time of the week. Your day off. Being a summer camp counselor is an incredible opportunity, you’re able to impact so many lives in such a short amount of time. You’re in nature, disconnected from the real world for 7-10 weeks. You make new friends who you know you can … More 5 Great ways to spend your days off at summer camp
Okay, so being a pro at Summer camp (been once) I kind of figured out there was a lot of crap that I had packed and flown 19 hours with and really didn’t need it. Just for you guys, I thought I’d save your time, money and baggage allowance by giving you a handy guide … More Shit That Will Weigh You Down at Summer Camp
So, in September I moved 2 hours away to Liverpool to start University. I thought this was a great idea as I’d be independent, self-reliant and basically if it goes to shit I’ll have to deal with up. Sounds good right? Here is my Dating, Delaying, and Dollar, or lack of… Liverpool is a beautiful city, … More Dating, Delaying, and Dollar – My first year at University
We are bypassing the obvious New Year cliche, but I’ve decided to take a break from certain social media sites. Specifically, Facebook and Instagram. You see everywhere how Facebook and Instagram cause a toxic mindset for young people. We fall into the illusion that everyone’s lives are perfect. Everyone knows this, yet we yearn to have the slim, … More Why I deleted Facebook and Instagram
I’M GOING BACK TO CAMP! If you can’t tell by my excessive use of capitals, I will be returning to YMCA Camp Roger for my second summer. This means new memories, new adventures and that beautiful, beautiful tan (the important stuff). And now for the obvious question, how can you afford it? Good question. I’m … More How can you afford it?
Now it’s the New Year, time for ‘New Year New Me’ posts, ‘Leaving … in 2018’ posts and… camp interviews. It’s finally time guys, job fairs are coming up so it’s a great time to have the initial interview for your chosen program. Plus it gives you enough time to boost up your application to … More What to Expect: Camp Interview/Job fair
Last year I wrote the Summer Rewind post where I displayed what I’d been doing over the summer and seen as I’ve been MIA forever, I thought I would do Summer/Autumn Rewind, seen as its near winter. So without further ado, here’s my rewind. June 1st of June I set off for my incredible adventure … More Summer Rewind 2018
Here’s my top 10 tips and tricks which have helped me through my expeditions so far: 10) Take A Compass. A good idea is to take a compass, so your able to measure the distance and match it up with the key at the bottom of the map, this helps as you know how much … More Top 10 Tips and Tricks for new Bronze Expeditioners
£13.56. The amount of money that haunted my bank account as I planned this blog post. You would think, after working 20 hours a week, I’d have more. But nope thanks to my car, it doesn’t seem that way. If you’ve been on the internet recently, you may have seen the tweets about self-care… ‘It’s … More How to ‘Self-Care’ with only £13.56
It’s the weekend of my 18th birthday party. Finally, my boyfriend was coming home from his new life at uni. We had been going through a rough patch recently but I knew we could pull through. We had a fun weekend with our friends, he’d seemed off, but that could’ve been the flurry of alcohol passing … More Why Camp Leaders saved my mental health.