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Meet one of our new swim staff Maddie!

by Chris

Saturday, January 5th 2013 at 12:18am

Meet one of our new swim staff Maddie!

Name?

Maddie Olsen

Where you are from?

Bend, Oregon

Job this summer?

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard/Counselor

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

0! And I can’t wait to begin this summer at Adirondack, looking forward to all the new experiences this summer has to offer!

What is your favorite movie (song)?

My favorite movie is definitely Troy. I could sit and watch it all day long! My favorite song however, I can’t pin point a single song, today it is Hard to Love by Lee Brice. I am a huge country girl!

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

The superpower I would want to have is to be the most flexible (like the mom in the Incredibles) You would be able to do anything! Transform, move super fast, reach really far… etc. definitely flexi-woman.

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

This is a really hard question! I love the water so the title would need something with water in it.

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirates hands down.

What’s your favorite food?

Macaroni and Cheese! I eat it at every restaurant I go to!

What is the last book you read?

Hunger Games: The Mockingjay

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

This summer I am looking most to meeting new people, and experiencing new things! I have been to New York once for about three days, and I can’t wait to have an entire new experience in my life. :)

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.

Erin is ready to explore the Adirondacks!

by Chris

Friday, January 4th 2013 at 11:49pm

Erin is ready to explore the Adirondacks!

Name?

Erin Cunningham

Where you are from?

Baltimore, MD/ Arcata CA

Job this summer?

Trips Staff

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

This is my first!!

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Everything Comes Together (Railroad Earth) SONG

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

I would love to fly!!!

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

Adventures with the Wild and Free

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirates! Sailing the seven seas, swinging from masts, discovering booty! Who could resist?

What’s your favorite food?

Cheese! Yum…

What is the last book you read?

The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Exploring a beautiful part of the world with great staff and campers!

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

Christian can't wait to get back in the ski boats!

by Chris

Friday, January 4th 2013 at 11:30pm

Christian can’t wait to get back in the ski boats!

Name?

Christian Francia

Where you are from?

Boston, MA

Job this summer?

Wakeboarding Instructor.

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

This will be my 3rd summer at ADK.

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Favorite movie or song huh? Fantastic question, I would have to say that my favorite song is Piano Man by Billy Joel, and favorite movie I would have to say is “Garden State”.

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

Easy, to look into the future!!!

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

The trials and tribulations of Christian “Hatty” Francia. And when you open the book there is an instruction that reads "While you reading this biography imagine that Tom Hanks is narrating.

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Classic, but ninjas, they wear slippers.

What’s your favorite food?

Swordfish.

What is the last book you read?

A Cidade e as Serras(The City and the Mountains) by Eça de Quieroz

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Catching up with all the returning campers and meeting all the new ones! Oh, and Lake George!

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