Day 3

Woke up at a lovely 6:50 and struggled to get ready. Had the most surgary breakfast of my life that consisted of cinnamon toast with maple syrup, hot chocolate, sugar porridge. Then we got sent to aquatics school and did theory until around 10:40. We then had to get a in an 8 degrees pool... Continue Reading →

Day 2

The breakfast was shit and there wasn't even beans or hash browns. We then went to target to get some food and had our first icee which was incredible. Then we got the long bus to Pennsylvania, which I slept the whole way through. Arriving at cedar lake camp (aquatic school) it was raining the whole... Continue Reading →

I’m off to camp! 

Day 1  Leaving the house was emotional. When I drove off I realised it was the last time I was seeing my family, pets, friends and house for 3 months. On the way to the air port I just chatted to my dad and should've slept but couldn't.  Arriving at the airport was fine and... Continue Reading →


There's not much to say on orientation other than there's lots of energy and they tell you again everything you need to know about camp. They played games with us, went through serious stuff, our flights, what to expect at camp and coming home.  I met one girl, meg who is at my camp so... Continue Reading →

The rag doll 

As a teenage girl I don't understand boys, and one thing I know for sure is that as a woman I will not understand boys. Boys are an enigma. They love you and you mean the world to them and they want nothing more than to be with you.  But ...  They also speak to... Continue Reading →

Medical form disaster

Up until my medical form was due I did not declare that I had depression and other issues previously in the past. This was asked on my application, at my interview and when I got placed. I didn't disclose at any of these stages. Because i had been to the doctor over these issues my... Continue Reading →

The interview 

The good thing about a camp America interview is that you can pick your interviewer. I looked through the long list and chose the person that looked most approachable and similar to me.  We messaged back and forth deciding on a date and time and place to meet. Before you can do your interview you... Continue Reading →

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