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We all know that camp life is incomparable to the real world. Therefore, once you step off that plane there a lot of things that your friends just don't understand! Check out 10 things that happen when you get home from camp...
If you’re reading this blog post, I believe I’ll put you into the following categories; You worked at a summer camp.. You want to work at a summer camp.. You’re my mum. If you don’t fall into one, I’ll bet you one friendship bracelet and a whole pack of double stuffed Oreos that you’ll slide nicely into number 2 once this blog post is over.
At 16 I was a grade A student. I had enjoyed high school but then I started to lose interest. My school announced it was closing in the next few years, so all the teachers started to leave. I had no idea what I wanted to study in sixth form. So, after a year and much to horror of my teachers and family, I left and went to work instead.
Results day is looming and we’ve all been there. The anxiety, stress and nerves of opening that envelope is crazy overwhelming as the contents inside determine your fate for the rest of your life. Except it doesn’t. We’re here to tell you that no matter how much you might think otherwise, your results do not define you and there is world of opportunity out there for you to explore regardless!
If you’ve been to camp before, we know you understand the insane amount of emotions you go through over the course of the 9 weeks. It wouldn’t be the best experience of your life without a few challenges and learning opportunities, right? So laugh, cry and relate to the emotions you’ll go through working on a summer camp in the USA!
Lauren participated on the Camp America programme in 2014, and went to Aloha Camp! Since then, she's graduated, been backpacking and is now on her way to be a TEFL teacher!