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Q & A
How old are you?
Did you go to TCBC as a camper? If so, how many years?
Yes. 4 years as a camper.
How did you hear about TCBC?
How did you decide on your camp name?
Wallaby and I were talking on the phone and as a joke she was naming things from a Trader Joe’s catalog. She said “cannoli” and it just fit!
Do you ever wish people called you by your camp name outside of camp?
Yes … it’s strange when campers call me by my actual name
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Honestly … Judge Judy!
If you were stranded on an island and had to pick 3 TCBC staff members to rescue you, who would it be and why?
Iceman because he’s an absolute legend and I know I wouldn’t die. Wallaby because I couldn’t live without her. Little Joe because he’ll probably have his golf cart and that we be sick to have on a deserted island!
What are some of your favorite things about TCBC?
I love the atmosphere. Just the fact that Jesus is all around us and you can feel it.
What's your favorite activity at camp?
Zip Line! I love scaring my campers by going upside down.
What is one of your favorite camp songs?
Either “This little light of mine” or “Let Us Adore”.
What is your favorite camp skit?
Johnny got hit by a bus! It never fails to make me laugh.
What is your favorite camp meal?
What is your favorite game we play at camp?
Wells Fargo by far.
Share with us a God-moment camper story that you have seen or been a part of:
I remember one of my campers didn’t know at all what the gospel was. And it was so crazy to experience because I remember when I didn’t know what the gospel was. It was super humbling and I explained it to her and she accepted Jesus into her heart that day.
What are some awesome ways God has moved at camp that you've seen or been a part of?
Just every single worship night, it moves people’s souls.
How has your life been transformed by working at camp?
My life has been so transformed by camp. There is so many examples I can’t even begin. Let me just say one thing. My faith has been growing so much when I started working at camp. And the main thing with that is learning to trust And the main thing with that is learning to full trust in the Lord.
What has God been teaching you lately?
Just to accept that everything is in His hands.
What is a Bible verse that you keep going back to lately? What is it teaching you?
Luke 19:10 … just that Jesus is here for the lost and broken, and wants to help you.
What is one of the funniest things that has happened to you at camp?
When Gelato, Paprika, Top Ramen and I walked through the creek on a rainy Safari afternoon and we kept talking in horrible British accents the whole time.
What is one of your fondest memories from working on staff?
On crew in 2018 my crew leaders Canada and Iceman took all of us on a wild goose chase around camp during ICT then at the end we got shaved ice!
What is your favorite place at TCBC? Why?
I love the staff lounge. It is just so cozy and it always has good memories.
What staff member has had the biggest impact on you at TCBC?
As a camper, Dory because she was my counselor for all four years and saw me through some pretty rough times. And the things she said and still continue to say to me have a lot of impact on my life. As a staff member I would say Canada. She is my mentor and she is very wise for her age. We click and are on the same wavelength. She also is one of the most hilarious people I’ve ever met.
How would you explain working at TCBC to people who have never done it before?
The best job you could ever ask for!
What are some of the weirdest or funniest things a camper has said or done to you?
I had one camper tell me that she didn’t want to put her stuff on the porch on the last night because she was afraid that Joe was going to come and steal it in the night.
What jobs have you had at camp?
Crew in 2018 and CIT in 2019.
What is the hardest part of your job?
Having my campers leave. I just make deep connections with them over the week and it’s sad to see them go in the only thing I can do is pray for them.
What makes working at camp so fun?
The staff, the campers … basically everything!
Would you recommend working at camp to someone? Why?
Of course I would recommend working at camp! But it’s not for the faint of heart, I’ll tell you that. It is so amazing to see lives being changed by God working in every which way.