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Rachel is back for another summer on the tennis courts!

by Chris

Friday, January 4th 2013 at 11:10pm

Rachel is back for another summer on the tennis courts!

Name?

Rachel Nadworny

Where you are from?

Townsend, MA

Job this summer?

Tennis instructor!

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

This summer will be my 6th year

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Movie, I’d have to say Freedom Writers. I’m obsessed for some unknown reason.

Favorite song right now is definitely I knew you were trouble by Taylor Swift.
Favorite movie song is “This is What Dreams are Made Of” at the end of the Lizzie McGuire Movie. I am not ashamed.

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

Flying. It may be unoriginal but it would literally be the coolest thing ever.

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

“Not too shabby”

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirate. You can thank Pirates of the Caribbean for that one.

What’s your favorite food?

I’d have to say I’m one of the most frequent customers at my school’s burrito line.

What is the last book you read?

Does my history textbook count…

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Old friends, new friends, and stargazing on the ball field

Lauren is back to lead our amazing canoe staff!

by Chris

Thursday, December 20th 2012 at 6:09pm

Lauren is back to lead our amazing canoe staff!

Name?

Lauren Ellman

Where you are from?

Westchester, New York

Job this summer?

Canoe staff, BEST ACTIVITY IN CAMP

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

11 years, 10 as camper/CIT, 1 as staff

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Favorite movie I’d have to go with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and favorite song would be Only the Good Die Young, with hedwigs theme as a close second

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

talk to animals and breathe under water and fly.

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

deer deer fox fox lynx cougar northwind northwind wolf den panther wolf den northwind.

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

Pirate!

What’s your favorite food?

everything.

What is the last book you read?

The Casual Vacancy by the great J. K Rowling

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

canoeing, dances, carlo’s cooking, canoeing, and spending time with campers and staff, both returning and new, and canoeing.

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.

Leda can't wait to working with the Rangers this summer!

by Chris

Friday, December 7th 2012 at 1:27pm

Leda can’t wait to working with the Rangers this summer!

Name?

Leda Strong

Where you are from?

New York, New York

Job this summer

Ranger Head

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

8 years as a camper/CIT and this summer will be my 2nd as staff!

What is your favorite movie (song)?

Tough one…the answer changes every time but today I’ll say The Sandlot. “You’re killin me, Smalls!”

And my favorite song right now is ADK’s own Grace Spelman singing “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac. It’s on my iPod. On repeat.

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

Breathing underwater and teleportation. And teleporting underwater.

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

“You Can Worry About Your Phone When We’re in our Seats,” which is an actual direct quote I once said to a friend while rushing to be on time for the tipoff of a Carolina basketball game.

Pirates or ninjas? ( which would you be)

If you’ve ever seen me try to be stealthy, you’ll understand why I say pirate.

What’s your favorite food?

The easier question would be what isn’t my favorite food, but I’ll go with a nice cheeseburger, medium well, lots of toppings.

What is the last book you read?

Saturday by Ian McEwan.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Singing in the dining hall, swimming in the lake and spending quality time with incredible people in the most beautiful place on Earth.

Meet Our New Head Counselor and Staffing Coordinator Chris!

by Chris

Thursday, December 6th 2012 at 5:13pm

Meet Our New Head Counselor and Staffing Coordinator Chris!

Name?

Chris Daugherty ( Yes very similar to the singer!)

Where you are from?

Saint Louis, Missouri but I now live in Ticonderoga, New York!

Job this summer?

Head Counselor I work with the four line heads to make sure the campers and staff are having an amazing summer! During the rest of the year I interview and hire staff along with our Camp Director.

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

6 Summers

What is your favorite movie (song)?

My favorite song is the Teapot song. Favorite movie is August Rush and Pay it Forward.

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

The power to control and create ice.

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

I’m addicted to camp. Send me mail and packages!

Pirates or ninjas? (Which would you be)

I would be a ninja and I would be trained by Adirondack Camps resident ninja!

What’s your favorite food?

Carmine’s salad from Carmine’s restaurant in Times Square.

What is the last book you read?

The Book of Awesome. ( Side note did you know that Awesome things with Chris was the activity with the most campers during summer 2012!)

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Seeing all the returning campers, staff, and meeting the new ones! Hanging out with all the campers, singing the teapot song a lot, and running Awesome Things With Chris & Jake! ( Yes Awesome things has evolved until a even better activity!)

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