Hometown: Palatine, Illinois
School: Purdue University
Hobbies: Playing with my kids, watching the Cubs, watching my kids while the Cubs play, wondering why it’s taken me 10 years to come back to camp
Looking forward to the most: The smell of the Sierras, seeing old friends, luggage
if you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?: A duck. Conqueror of land, air and sea, but doesn’t brag about it. Very cool of them
Hometown: Pasadena, California
School: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Hobbies: Drawing, painting, and learning ukulele on YouTube
Looking forward to the most: I am very excited to be coming back to camp for all the new friends, campfires, and s’mores!
If you were an animal, what animal would you be and why? If I could be an animal, I totally would be a sea turtle because they spend most of their lives in warm ocean waters around the world. Meaning I could travel the world while frolicking in the ocean… prime situation if you ask me.
Hometown: San Diego, California
School: Tulane University
Hobbies: Reading, napping, watching Friends, yoga, eating sushi, photography, hiking with my dogs, and snuggling with my cat named Bob!
Looking forward to the most: Sleeping under the stars, eating all of the s’mores, seeing old friends and making new ones, CHOCO TACOS, and being serenaded by the song “Build Me Up Buttercup” everywhere I go!! 🙂
If you could be any animal what animal would you be and why?: I would be an elephant because they are beautiful, majestic creatures!! They have the largest brains in the animal kingdom and they can pick things up with their noses how awesome is that?
School: University of Tlaxcala’s Valley
Hobbies: Traveling, Cooking, Dancing, Reading and Listening to Music
Looking forward to the most: The beautiful sunsets at Huntington and Shaver Lake, hiking in the mountains and breathing fresh air
If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?: A butterfly of course!
When I was a little girl I always watched butterflies fly, I wanted to be like them, to fly from one place to another, to roam gardens and to draw attention with my colors between all the green and blue … Today I want to open my wings like a butterfly , Fly high very high, be free, travel places that are unknown to me, enjoy … nothing more to enjoy!
Hobbies: Fencing, rock climbing, and video games.
Looking forward to the most: Learning new skills and getting to work with campers.
If you were an animal, what would you be and why? Octopus because I am really bad at multitasking and I could do many things at once.
Hometown: Ojai, CA
School: The George Washington University (School of Nursing)
Hobbies: Hiking and being in nature, cooking, gardening/farming, going on adventures, and trying new things.
Looking forward to the most: Backpacking, campfires, dancing to Footloose, practicing first aid/nursing skills, the crisp fresh air, and sleeping under the stars!
If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?: I would be a dolphin because they travel in packs (social), care about community, have a playful attitude, can leap out of the water, and are believed to be quite intelligent. They also have good eyesight and hearing, and communicate with each other by clicking, whistling and other sounds 🙂
Hometown: Gold Coast, Australia
Hobbies: Rugby, sketching, and hiking
Looking forward to the most: Knee, ski, and wakeboarding.
If you were an animal, what would you be and why? Hawk so I can be a baller and travel the world.
Hometown: Outer Banks, North Carolina
School: James Madison University
Hobbies: Reading, goofy dancing and singing, traveling, eating,
Looking forward to the most: Looking at the stars each night, meeting some new friends, and putting my phone away!
If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?: If I was an animal I would be a sea otter because they spend most of their lives in water! They are also super loyal and cuddly.
Hometown: Noblesville, Indiana
School: Graduate from Purdue University
Hobbies: Camping, reading, running, exploring new places, spending time with family!
Looking forward to the most: Pine Trees, Events at Big Campfire, Getting to know Everyone at GAC!
If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?: If I were an animal, I would be a zebra. Did you know that when zebras need to rest, they pair up and rest their heads on each other’s backs? They do this so they can both rest, while keeping an eye out for predators. They literally have each other’s backs! I think that is lovely, which is why I would love to be a zebra
Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, California
School: UC Davis
Hobbies: DIY, Gardening, Hiking, & Mom Stuff
Looking forward to the most: Meeting new campers & staff! Also, I love GAC mornings and the fresh mountain air.