We hope you are excited for a new experience in the United States. We want to make sure it is a great one, so here are some things to help you along
THINGS TO NOTE:
We provide your bed linens, pillow and towels and they will be ready when you arrive
Women: You may only wear one-piece bathing suits while on camp. Please be sure to buy a few if you don’t have any.
Men: Please bring swim shorts/board shorts, you can not wear speedos/bikini bottoms
We have a safe to keep your cash, passport and other important paperwork in
Bring something special from home, like your country flag or a native recipe to cook during a staff get together.
Your placement agency will help you along with this process.
Depending on where you are coming from you will probably fly into New York or Los Angeles. From there, please make arrangements to fly to the Philadelphia airport. If you are coming into New York, travel by bus or train to the below station. If you ask, your agency will help you find travel from New York to Wilmington, Delaware.
Please try to arrive during reasonable hours from around 8am to 8pm our time. Please verify arrival dates with a Camp Director before booking your flights. Once you have made your travel arrangements please email the information to us so we can make sure someone is there to pick you up.
PHI – Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA)
STATIONS: (BUS OR TRAIN)
Wilmington, Delaware (DE)
For bus tickets: Greyhound (www.greyhound.com)
For train tickets: Amtrak (www.amtrak.com)
Please be sure to keep your bus or ticket receipt so we can pay you back when you get to camp (First time placements only)
When you arrive at the airport or station we will be waiting in the baggage claim area with a Camp Tockwogh sign and a big smile. When you arrive we may not immediately be there due to traffic or a late start, so grab a seat and we will be there shortly. If for some reason there is trouble with your flight, or you can’t find us, please call camp at 1-800-331-CAMP from any phone and our staff will find help for you.
WHAT WE NEED BEFORE YOU ARRIVE
-Application from your international camp counselor program
-Travel plans and exact flight, bus or train information