Skip Navigation

Summer camps

Travel Forums North America Summer camps

1. Posted by hey_monkee (Respected Member 430 posts) 9y

Hi everyone, I am a Kiwi who travelled to the States to work in a summer camp a couple of years ago. It was one of the best things I've ever done and I'd love to do it again, at a different camp this time. Last time I worked at a camp for underprivileged kids with minor social/emotional difficulties. My question to all of you is can you recommend a great camp?? Any state, any type of camp, just give me your suggestions or let me know your experiences of the camps you'veattended either as a counselor or a camper. Thanks heaps

2. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 9y

Have you looked into going through an organization like IEP in NZ? They can generally recommend/help arrange for you to be working in camps that are suited to what you are after. I think it might be different in NZ, but from Norway for example, it's actually impossible to work in a summer camp in the US, unless you use a similar organization that can arrange the necessary visa ...

3. Posted by lil devil (Budding Member 19 posts) 9y

Hey!i worked at a girl scout camp in Nebraska last summer and i have to agree,it was great!i went with camp america.i thought they were great and v.well organised.check out their website,they have a new zealand one,and they do information nights so if you know what type of camp you wanna go to they can find one for ya!