camp counselor

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Off-color remarks

Weeks after Catherine’s camp gig ended, she’s still entertaining us with funny stories from her days watching the 3- and 4-year-olds. D. was one of her favorite campers, a real mush-bug who liked to snuggle in Catherine’s lap during circle time. One morning, D. came toward Catherine while the kids were drawing, uncapped Sharpie marker … Continue reading

Going campy at camp

Yesterday marked the last day of camp for Catherine. The Young Leaders Program runs only five weeks each summer, which is far too short. However, it seems she has distinguished herself quite nicely. The person in charge of the YLPs told her he hoped to see her next summer — which would mean an actual … Continue reading

Getting quite an earful

  Yesterday marked the end of Catherine’s first stint as a camp counselor in training. She’s had a great time this summer seeing ESF, the camp she loves so much, from the other side of the fence. Plus, she’s gotten some good insights into what it’s like to work with children — which is handy … Continue reading

Hello Muddah Hello Faddah

So, Catherine this week started her first gig as a counselor in training, taking part in a five-week Young Leaders Program run by ESF Summer Camp at its Greenwich Academy outpost. She has been a camper at ESF for many summers, and found it to be a real oasis in her year — fun in … Continue reading