A summer at camp is amazing, but there are things Summer Camp Counselors miss from back home.
Working at camp is amazing, but it’s totally normal to get hit with a bit of homesickness. It happens to everyone.
A summer in America is filled with so many incredible opportunities to have fun, explore, and make new friends.
What’re the top things Summer Camp Counselors miss about home?
You’ll need to go a bit cold turkey when it comes to Cadbury’s chocolate unless you pack plenty in your suitcase.
Most American chocolate isn’t as nice, and Hershey’s isn’t a patch on Cadbury’s. It’s good in S’mores though.
On the bright side, there are a few choices that are awesome. Butterfinger, 100 Grand, and PayDay are my favourites.
You probably won’t be able to go a single day without longing for some quality time with your furry best friends.
Every time you Skype home, you’ll want to see their faces up close. Even if they have no idea why you’re talking to them through a screen…
If you’re lucky, your camp might have a few pets of their own. That’ll mean you can get your pet fix while you’re away!
There’s just something special about your pillow back home, but taking it to camp is probably a bit extreme.
Pretty quickly into your summer, you’ll realize that nothing compares to the one you have at home.
We’re creatures of habit, right? Yeah, we know.
With your days full of crazy games, fun activities, and camp fires, you’ll probably forget about Netflix.
Let’s be honest, a summer in America is way better than spending it sat in front of the TV!
Just try not to scroll too far down your Facebook feed if you don’t want to hit a spoiler.
It gets pretty hot over in America during the summer, but you’ll be longing for a bath to help you unwind.
Unless you’re staying with a Host Family, your humble abode for the summer will be a cabin, and they come with shower cubicles instead of tubs.
Nothing will beat the feeling of a good scrub down when you get back home though!
It’s totally natural to miss your friends and family back home, especially in the first couple of weeks.
Everyone goes through it, especially if Summer Camp is their first big trip away from home.
If you need a bit of help on how to deal with being homesick at Summer Camp, we’ve put together a handy guide.