Last summer, Jack brought his Summer Camp experience to an end with a classic American road trip. Taking in 14 different stops, he used up his 30 days of free travel time after his camp contract ended. In today’s Blog, Jack talks us through his American road trip experience…
One of the great things about working at Summer Camp is the time you get to explore afterwards. No matter what camp you go to there will be staff who are planning trips across the States. People will also be planning to head to Mexico or Canada too, so you won’t be short of options. If you don’t want to plan your own trip, use a company called Trek America to help!
For my trip, I hired out a car with some friends that I met at Summer Camp. Starting in the town of Stroudsburg we set off for New York before heading south to take in the Miami sun. Over the next 3 weeks, we made our way down the east coast before hitting the deep south of New Orleans. I kept a road map of our trip in my diary, so I have something to look back on.
There’s something you must do on any post-camp trip: grab tickets for a football game! We were lucky enough to see the Dallas Cowboys take on the Carolina Panthers, in what was a really impressive stadium. Although tickets are pretty expensive at about $160, it’s a once in a lifetime experience I can’t recommend it enough!
Before my road trip, I spent the summer working at an awesome camp. If you want to challenge yourself, make new friends, and get to experience US culture, then camp is for you. Not all Summer Camps are sports-focused. There are camps that focus on arts, crafts, and so, so much more. The application process was really easy and USA Summer Camp couldn’t have been more helpful!