Grays , United Kingdom
Potomac Woods, Virginia
i know its been a while since i last updated my blog opps!!
but i have been so so busy with uni work, only an couple weeks till i am finish my second year whoop whoop!!
i got my leaving/ good luck drinks on the 21st may so that will be cool ( got everyone wearing red blue and white lol)
also i got my sister tickets to see Glee live will give them to her before i go away :-) ( i am seeing them also when i am out there so should be good)
cannot belive 28 days till i am out of here so so scaryyy!! xx
On Wednesday after work got an e-amil from Camp America explain the problem with fuel prices and etc and is has effected us a t therefore we need to pay an extra £22 which at i was a bit miffed as i had always paid on time and was update with the payment fees but neverless paid the £22
later on that night i checked the CAD and noticed that could chose my return flight home!!!
i still do not know what i am doing at the moenment as my folks have not booked thier hoilday yet ( as planned after i finish camp i would meet them for week and fly home togother) Once my folks have booked thier hoilday i can chose my airport and flight date home !!
Untill next Time
See ya !
WOW 80 days till i go!!
got home later last night after going to the flicks to see Battle LA
noticed that i had package waiting for me on my bed i was like ohh i wonder could it be my visa and t-shirt?!
i quckly opened it and it was!! my passport with my posh Visa stuck inside when i looked at it hit me that i was defo going and there was nothing to stop me going!!! arghh!! so so excited
tried the t-shirt on and it fits whoop!!
I am wearing it now lol
I logged on to the CAD page and alo my full flight deatails were on there arghh!!!
|Departure Date and Time||Check-In Time||Flight Number||Depart Airport||Depart Term||Arrival Airport||Arrival Date and Time|
|05-Jun-2011 11:15||08:15||VIRGIN ATLANTIC 21||LHR-HEATHROW/ LONDON, UK||IAD-WASHINGTON, DC (DULLES)||05-Jun-2011 14:30|
wow what fab evening it was yesterday
flicks with my friends and got my passport and Flight deatails!!
Went to the London Embassy to get my visa sorted
i meet up with Kelly who is going to the same camp as me and had the same time as me so we in togother
we had our paper checked then given a number and went to sit in the waiting room and waited for number to be called out i was called up 1st to the 1st window and gave all my paperwork in and passport also, then was asked to scan in my fingerprint then sat down again to waited for my number to be called again when it did i went to a different window then asked to scan my ffingerprints again then was asked
Why you going to Amercia?
How did you hear about Camp Amercia?
What are you doing on your return to the UK?
What you studying at College?
and that was it! Visa granted!
after dropping off the letter to saying where i wanted my passport posted to and comfirmed my t-shirt size i was free to leave the embassy!
so was done in an hour!!
so looking forward to go going noww whoop!!
88 days to gooo!!!
Hey Guys been 9 days since blogged
many things have happend since then :
i had my jabs which did not have to pay for whoop!! my arrms were killing me for a few days but that was all no colds or nothing so that was good
sent off my health fourm to DC so hopefully my camp leader will get it soon
yesterday spent all night doing the online visa ahh it was a nightmare!! i started it at 4pm finally finish at 10pm!! the system kept crashing arghh!!
i have also got my visa attpointment on tuesday 8th March 2009 at 11:30am soo nervour!!
in camp shopping world:
i have brought
i shall blog next week
Hey guys its has been three days since i last did my entry
many things have happened since then:
my visa stuff came through yesterday which was i was excited about i double checked to make sure everything was ok with my name and details, i cannot do much untill sat as that when the point power thingy is up and running
today my flight code thingy came through today so i was well excited !!
anyone on this flight
phone doctors about the jabs i need my flu and polio jabe updated
so i am having that next week blahh i hate jabs!!
things to do
untill then over and out
As said above i have 112 days to go till i get to Camp Potomac!! but also 5 assigments due in couple weeks before i leave arghhh!
i have started a few alreday so thats good i suppose lol
this weekend i am off to Norfolk with my best mate for a spa break so i am really looking forward to that
as i work in school setting next week is half term so got next week off so i am planning to do most of my uni work, next weds i got to go to london to sort out my hearing aids ( get new ones and get new ear mould fitted for spare ones so that should be fun have not been back to london since the rf last month.
i had my Camp Amercia health fourm thingy filled in by my doctor which took only two days to do and £40!
i have found my Camp Website and staff fourm so that was good so i have bene chatting to people that are going this year
and i have also filled in my Camp Potomac Health thingy will send that off once i have phone doctors redgarding my jabs and need any updating blahhh
i shall also be getting my Contract from Camp Potomac on 1st March so that will be instering
i am just waiting on
Emma " Haribo" x
its has been 11 days since i got placed
After calming my self down with excitement of being placed at the RF in London i will write about my experinces and what happened
i left home with my dad at half 7 in the moring ( drove to london as there was trouble with the tube lines) and got to London about 8:30 got to the town about 9:00 i was number 25 in the q lol
the 3 hrs went really quickly chatting and talking to people and drinking hot chocolate ( thanks dad :-)
we were finally let in and i went to my 1st camp i love called Camp Rim Rock by ther were not looking for arts and crafts so i went over to my 2nd camp Hillside and there asked me loads of questions and really liked me and were about to hire me until there looked at my medcial information which stated that was deaf( can hear but not hear high pitch noises and wispher) but could lip read very well. and reilped because i was deaf there feel that i would not cope in " outside eniornment and would not be fair" so i was bit upset and shocked by that and explained how deaf i was and had had coped since i was 4 years old but Hillside did not want to hear any more so i walked off,
then i walked pass a camp called Camp Potomac Woods its an all girls Camp it was not on my list but neverless i checked it out and endeded up having an interview with them and then got placed :-) ¬!!! i was well chuffed i out of the town hall by 2 half 2ish so was a very happy girly
so i cannot wait till 5th june!! 116 days to gooo whoop!!!
if any one going to my camp please feel free to add me here or on facebook :-)
Hellloooo we are now in the year 2011, which means this year i shall hopfully be spending my summer in Amercia
cannot belive my last updated blog was on the 27th November oppps!
it has been a very busy month but still no news on what i been waiting for no place
well we have got the RF on 29th Jan so if i donot hear from camps before then i shall be heading there with my dear old dad lol
hoping everyone had a lovely christmas and a new year
as you gusse been 26 days since my application been sent off and still no word from camp
i been really busy in the last week last firday saw Harry Potter film OMGGGG the best one yet ever!! i am gonna see it again tomorrow with my cousins
last saturday night went out to TGIs for my birthday meal and drinks with the uni mates it was a great laugh we really enjoyed it
monday was my birthday so that was a lovely day and night got lovely prezzzies from family thanks guys!!
Tuesday was my 20 mins speaking exam which i think it went really well it was all about the acts and legalstions in nusery and youth settings gusse will find out in two weeks sas that is when we get the results so fingers cross!!!
had a busy few days at work but have t enjoyed it as well i taught the children the BSL of a christmas song of Little Donkey which we are planning to show to the parents and careers at their after school play in december so will be fun to see it the children enjoyed learning it
then thursday i had to be called in the breakfast club( i just do the afternoon shift) as one of the staff members was ill with the sick bug so i got a phone call at 6:00 saying could i do the 7:00am-9:00am shift so i did that as well as my normall afternoon shift
so it has been an busy and exciting week
speak soon xx
been two weeks since my application been sent to camps still no luck
well done and congrats to the people have been placed in last few days
hopefully will be my turn soon
got a busy weekend this weekend which i am looking forward plus my birthday on monday as well!! 22 old lady!
On firday off to see Harry Potter whoop!! yes i know i am 21 and i am looking forward to Harry Potter lol!!
then saturday going out with mates for drinks and dinner for my birthday!!
inbetween that got work and Uni work to do so i will be busy in next few days
Hope get place soon
its has been one week since my applications were sent to the camps
still no news
cannot belive people have been placed already
i am keeping postive that i will be placed just hoping its soon its driving me loopy already!! lol
knowing my luck it will be when i am away this weekend with no internet lol
hoping everyone ok
I have finally made it to the Zone!!
After months and months of reading and looking at people's blogs i can finally do my own one!! whoop!!
My poor mum does not why i am so excited to be in the Zone lol!!
Information about me:
Name Emma Claire Grant
Age Now: 21
Age when get to the USA: 22
Height: 5ft 1ins
Sibling?: Yes one sister called Katie who is 19
Studying : (BA) Hons in Playwork and Youth Studies At Universtiy of East London
Work: Playworker in an After School Club in Stifford Clays working with children ages 5 to 11 years old been there for 2 years now