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Campers of the Week

This week, we asked two of our LEAD campers their favorite things about Sloane...

Name: Grace

Village: LEAD

1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: 8 years

2. What is your favorite activity?: Horseback riding.

3. Why do you keep coming back to Sloane?: I have all my friends here and I like to keep the traditions going in mu family because my mom and grandma went here.

4. How has camp changed you?: Camp has made me more independent and now I can rely on myself instead of others.

5. What's your favorite camp food?: Oreo Creme Pie!

6. What is your best camp memory?My best memory was the pool party for the LEADs after the Square Dance because we all went in in our clothes and just had a great time.

7. What 3 things would you never come to camp without?: I would never come without my watch, safety pins and friendship bracelet string.

8. What do you love most about Camp Sloane?: I love how 'homey' and welcoming it is for any new camper.

9. What advice would you give to someone coming to camp for the first time?: I would tell a new camper to over-pack and take everything they could possibly need with them. And I would also tell them not to worry because everyone is so welcoming.

10. How would you describe Sloane in one word? And why?: 'Home', because camp is my home away from home.

 

Name: Jesse

Village: LEAD

1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: I have been coming to camp 8 years.

2. What is your favorite activity?: My favorite is doing PA camp and getting to perform. It's always so fun and I learn so much.

3. Why do you keep coming back to Sloane?: I keep coming back because of the people here. I meet so many great people from around the world. The friends I make here are amazing. It is also a family tradition.

4. How has camp changed you?: Camp has made me more independent and open to new people. I get to try new things everyday.

5. What's your favorite camp food?: BOSCO STICKS.

6. What is your best camp memory?: My best camp memory is jumping in the pool after square dance. Everyone was still in their clothing but we jumped in anyway.

7. What 3 things would you never come to camp without?: I would never come to camp without friendship bracelet string, a book and sunglasses.

8. What do you love most about Camp Sloane?: I love all the fun camp traditions here like opening campfire. I always feel welcome here.

9. What advice would you give to someone coming to camp for the first time?: I would tell a new camper to try a variety of activities because you never know what you will love. Don't be afraid to try new things and meet new people.

10. How would you describe Sloane in one word? And why?: If I could describe camp in 1 word it would be friendship. The friends I make here are always amazing people. I meet so many great people.