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France

by Chris

Tuesday, December 10th 2013 at 5:27pm

We have many campers from France. Did you know?

- Paris is nicknamed “ City of Lights,” lights actually refers to the number of intellectuals who live there

- France is about the same size as Texas with twice the population of California

- France is referred to as L’Hexagone, which means the hexagon, due to the geometrical shape of the country

- The Eiffel Tower was originally intended to be dismantles and sold as scrap after its construction

- The most visited attraction in Paris is Disneyland Paris (13 million people)

- Wearing a white wedding dress is a French tradition which began in 1499

- The population for France is 60,742,000

Get ready for some Football (Soccer) Pete this summer!

by Chris

Monday, February 4th 2013 at 7:33pm

Get ready for some Football (Soccer) Pete this summer!

Name?

Pete Geissler

Where you are from?

Newcastle, England (Right at the top of the country)

Job this summer?

Athletics

Number of years you have been at camp? Camper and Staff?

This will be my 2nd, 1st year I was part of Carlo’s kitchen crew!

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Favorite song would have to be something by Bon Iver, either ‘Creature Fear’ or ‘Skinny Love’. Favorite movie? There are too many but I’ve recently watched Zoolander for the billionth time so I’ll just say that.

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

Power to make dogs sneeze at any time

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?

For Pete’s Sake

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirate. They look like they have way more fun and you get to hang out on tropical islands with monkeys.

What’s your favorite food?

Medium rare sirloin stake with peppercorn sauce and fried onions.

What is the last book you read?

Hmm I dunno, probably something study related

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Seeing everyone from last year as well as the newcomers and experiencing life as a counselor.

Andrew is ready for a summer in the United States!

by Chris

Saturday, January 5th 2013 at 12:07am

Andrew is ready for a summer in United States!

Name?

Andrew Smart

Where you are from?

I am from Auckland, New Zealand

Job this summer?

For the upcoming Camp summer I will be working with the kayakers.

Number of years you have been at camp? Camper and Staff?

Number of years at camp = 0 but looking to change this number.

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Favorite movie: Fast times at Ridgemont High ( favourite song: Default by Django Django)

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

Pretty simplistic but A combination of the ability to fly and breath underwater.

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?

’What’s Next?’

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirate for sure!

What’s your favorite food?

A solid toasted sandwhich

What is the last book you read?

Tokyo Cancelled.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Experiencing another country as much as I can.

David is trading in fun in the kitchen to teach on the tennis courts!

by Chris

Friday, January 4th 2013 at 11:35pm

David is trading in fun in the kitchen to teach on the tennis courts!

Name?

David Walters

Where you are from?

England! Used to live in London, now live in a town called Northampton

Job this summer?

Teaching Tennis

Number of years you have been at camp? Camper and Staff?

This is my second year, was under the leadership of the mighty Carlo last year as kitchen staff

What is your favorite movie (song)?

How to Train Your Dragon

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

All of Doctor Who’s abilities, especially time travel (I went to the same school as Matt Smith by the way!)

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?

Dave-ja vu

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirates as they get to travel all over the world

What’s your favorite food?

Chicken Curry

What is the last book you read?

To Kill a Mockingbird

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Living in America for 3 months

Tom can't wait to go canoeing with all of you.

by Chris

Monday, December 17th 2012 at 4:35pm

Tom can’t wait to go canoeing with all of you.

Name?

Thomas McDonough

Where you are from?

York, England

Job this summer?

Canoe Staff :)

Number of years you have been at camp? Camper and Staff?

This will be my second year working at a summer camp and at Adirondack camp

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

The ability to take other peoples superpowers, then I wouldn’t need to choose just one.

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?

Mind My Business

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirates, they seem to get more movie deals than ninjas.

What’s your favorite food?

Proper English Sunday roast, with extra Yorkshire puddings.

What is the last book you read?

One of ‘The Secret Seven’ novels, cant remember which one because it was that long ago.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Having the opportunity to work at the best summer camp again, and have a good chin wag with Carlo. Meeting the returning staff as well as the new staff. And hopefully being part of making a child’s summer.

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