Back from Camp Reception

The U.S. Embassy hosted its ‘Back from Camp’ reception on September 21, 2017. Recently returned camp counselors were greeted by U.S. Embassy Staff, and alumni and staff from local camp placement providers. The U.S. camp counselor program is one of the most popular exchange programs in New Zealand, with nearly 900 participants across almost every ...
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Josie Weston was a #USNZCampCounselor

People often ask where the camp experience can take you, and how it contributes to your employability and personal development. Some people may have the misconception that working at a summer camp in America is just a gap year; and that it won’t contribute to someone’s future. Boy, are they wrong! Camp not only develops ...
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Liana Smith was a #USNZCampCounselor

There isn’t much that can prepare you for the Camp America experience – so much happens in those unforgettable few months that it’s difficult to explain for the unlucky few outside the camp ‘bubble’. While travelling by yourself or throwing yourself completely out of your normal routine in a new country can be daunting, it’s ...
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Niall Yates was a #USNZCampCounselor

Guest blog post by Niall Yates. I am going to give you a first-hand insight into the experience of working as a summer camp counselor in the United States of America. Some days are tough, some days are tougher, but some days make you wish you could never leave, and that every season was summer. ...
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