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Sloane Superheroes 2015: Day Camp Director

It's time to introduce our awesome Day Camp Director, Dawn, who has been both a camper and on staff for a total of 13 summers at Sloane, and will be running Day Camp for the 3rd time this summer!    Name: Dawn  Role at camp: Day Camp Director  Number…

Sloane Stories: Carl Smith

For our next Sloane Story, Carl talks about memories of long summer days and plenty of bug juice: "Camp Sloane gave me so many incredible memories from my first year learning how to swim at the lake to sailing and horse back riding. Hiking Bear Mountain and sitting around campfires telling ghost stories was incredible. Stan the Man was a great mentor during those years and my experience…

Happy Mother's Day!

We want to say a HUGE Happy Mother's Day to all our awesome Camp Sloane Mommies!  

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Activity Heads (Part 2)

This week we're introducing a few more of our Activity Heads for summer 2015 — these guys will be making sure the campers are having a great time in all their awesome activities!      Name: Max  Role at camp: Riflery Director  Number…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Activity Heads (Part 1)

Up next in the Sloane Superheroes series are a few of our awesome Activity Heads, who will be planning and organising some of the great activities at camp this summer!    Name: Rosie  Role at camp: Riding Director  Number…

There's Nothing Quite Like a Summer Camp Friendship

There are a few main reasons children come to camp — to have fun, to learn new things in their activities and, perhaps most importantly, to make friends! There is no other friendship quite the same as those made at summer camp. Where else do children spend 24 hours a day living, playing, learning and laughing right alongside one another? At Camp Sloane it is our goal to make sure that when our campers…

Sloane Stories: Helen Faulkner

It's week number four of our 'Sloane Stories' series, and today, Helen tells us about her 3 summers at Sloane and how working at camp influenced her career and life in general: "It is 20 years this year that I was a counsellor at Camp Sloane for 3 consecutive years in senior girls section & waterfront. That makes it 20 years since I met my husband — Tony Faulkner — waterski instructor!…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Program & Section Directors

Last week you met Charlotte, our LEAD Director for summer 2015, and now it's time to introduce our Program & Section Directors, who will be making sure all of our programs, activities and sections are kept running smoothly!  

Do They Really Like Camp?

We're always talking about how much our campers love being at camp, and the impact being here has on them. Well it's time we heard straight from them! Below is the first video in a series where our campers talk about what they think of camp! Keep your eyes peeled for more videos in the coming weeks.

Sloane Stories: Audrey Harris

The third installment in our 'Sloane Stories' series - Audrey tells us how she met her husband at Sloane. "In 2006, I traveled from Chicago to Connecticut to spend my summer as the Equestrian Director. At camp, I met the Athletic Director (Richard) from Wyoming.....7 years later and many miles traveled we were married back in Chicago!! We are forever grateful to our experience at Camp…