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COUNTDOWN TO SUMMER 2018

Campers of the Week

It's that time of the week again… time to hear from some of our campers about why they love Sloane!

Name: Liam

Section: Students

1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: 2 years

2. What is your favorite activity?: Riflery because it is fun.

3. Why do you keep coming back to Sloane?: I had a lot of fun last year, I really enjoyed it.

4. How has camp changed you?: It helped with making new friends because I was shy, and it also helped with my confidence.

5. What's your favorite camp food?: I like lunch a lot! Mainly the meatball subs.

6. What is your best camp memory?: I have a lot. When I was trying to decide if I wanted to come back this summer, I thought back to last year and remembered it was really great.

7. What 3 things would you never come to camp without?: Sunblock, bathing suit, books.

8. What do you love most about Camp Sloane?: I made a lot of friends last year who I kept in touch with. They are here this year too which is good.

9. What advice would you give to someone coming to camp for the first time?: Just go with it, try not to be shy! No one is going to judge you, and have fun!

10. How would you describe Sloane in one word? And why?: Great experience — there are people from all over the world. Camp gives you self confidence.

 

Name: Maya

Section: L.E.A.D.

1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: This is my fifth year at camp!

2. What is your favorite activity?: I love sailing! It's so calming and the lake is so beautiful — I hope to one day work in Boating!

3. Why do you keep coming back to Sloane?: Every year I get closer to some of my best friends in the whole world. I have eye-opening experiences with campers and counselors from around the world, and it's truly a second home to me.

4. How has camp changed you?: Camp has made me way more independent and has taught me to persevere through any and all obstacles I may come across.

5. What's your favorite camp food?: Barbecue chicken.

6. What is your best camp memory?: Last year, in the LEAD 1 program, we went on the pontoon boat ride and everyone shared their best memories of camp. It was so touching and incredible to connect even more with fellow campers.

7. What 3 things would you never come to camp without?: My fleece (the mornings are cold!), a camera, a GOOD ATTITUDE.

8. What do you love most about Camp Sloane?: Everyone here is so caring and will, no doubt help you if you're feeling down. That's why Sloane is my second home.

9. What advice would you give to someone coming to camp for the first time?: Try new things! I never thought that I'd want to spend my summer on sailboats and kayaks but because of camp I've discovered so many more things I love to do.

10. How would you describe Sloane in one word? And why?: Sloane is unique. I have never felt more welcome, safer and happier anywhere else.