Onyx and Wobble

The following interviews are from a first year staff member and a fourth year staff member.

  1. Camp Name- ONYX13729077_1252183071460542_5078078694374361842_n
  2. Job at camp-Advanced Swimming Instructor
  3. How many years on summer staff-1st year on Summer Staff
  4. From- Goochland, VA
  5. Where do you go to school- James Madison University
  6. What is your major- Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies with a minor in Elementary Education: Concentration in Math & Science and an Algebra I Endorsement
  7. What do you want to be when you grow up- Elementary School teacher
  8. Favorite camp song- Humpty Dump
  9. Favorite activity/program at camp- Staff Hunt/Bring Me
  10. Favorite meal at camp- Beeferoni
  11. Did you have a favorite staff member as a camper or teen- I was never a teen or camper. I’m new to 4-H!
  12. If you could teach any other class what would it be? Canoeing! I love to canoe and some kids are fearful of boats and water. I like to see them conquer their fears.
  13. Who on the current summer staff inspires you most? Scout, she always aspires to do a better job than she already does and has everyone’s best interest at heart.
  14. What has been the best thing that has happened to you so far this summer? Numerous interactions with campers that remind me of the reason I chose to be on staff and an elementary teacher.
  15. What is your goal as a summer staff member? To better myself as a youth development professional, but more importantly to better each child I interact with.
  16. What is one piece of advice you’d give next year’s summer staff- Remember the reason you are here because you were hired for skills you displayed. Keep displaying them in their best form.

 

  1. Camp Name- WOBBLE
  2. 11079703_959370007415466_5077116113494234556_nJob at camp- EMT
  3. How many year on camp staff- 4
  4. Where are you from- Newport News, VA
  5. Where do you go to school- Lynchburg College
  6. What was your major- Business Administration & International Relations
  7. What do you want to be when you grow up- Employed
  8. Favorite camp song- Linger
  9. Favorite activity-program at camp- Gau-gau
  10. Favorite meal at camp- Chicken tenders, Mac & Cheese
  11. Did you have a favorite staff member as a camper or teen- Never camp as a camper or teen
  12. If you could teach any other class what would it be- Low Ropes, I enjoy seeing groups work together to identify and solve a common problem. (and the games are fun!)
  13. Who on the current summer staff inspires you most- Scout, strong work ethic and able to relate and connect with campers and really get to know them.
  14. What has been the best thing that has happen to you so far this summer- Having campers from previous years come back and say that they missed me and am glad I am back.
  15. What’s your goal as a summer staff member- Always act in the best interest of campers.
  16. What is one piece of advice you’d give next year’s summer staff- Always keep smiling! There’s always a reason to smile.

 

 

~Freak Show

-Kelsey Brown, Program Assistant

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