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How old are you?


Did you go to TCBC as a camper? If so, how many years?

Yes. for 5 years

How did you hear about TCBC?

My older brother went so I started going in 2nd grade

How did you decide on your camp name?

I have no clue who actually came up with the name but I know it happened in the lodge!

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I don’t really know … but it would be fun to be an athletic director for a college sports team!

If you were stranded on an island and had to pick 3 TCBC staff members to rescue you, who would it be and why?

Riptide because he always has a lot of useful stuff.

Lumber because I feel like he could build something good or hunt something yummy.

Calypso because she is funny, smart, wise, a good swimmer & could rescue me, and she always has beef jerky!

What are some of your favorite things about TCBC?

Community, there is always something to do and there are always people to see and the growth and lessons I have learned in life and spirituality there.

What's your favorite activity at camp?

Delivering mail. Plus I like the meals, sleeping and fireside!

What is one of your favorite camp songs?

“Let Us Adore”

What is your favorite camp skit?

“Important Papers”

What is your favorite camp meal?

Steak at the end of the summer! And rice krispies oh and tacos/burritos!

What is your favorite game we play at camp?

1, 2, 3 American Eagle

Share with us a God-moment camper story that you have seen or been a part of:

I wasn’t able to interact on a spiritual level with campers (since I was on Program) but I had a friend who was a camper and when she came out of camp she truly felt better about herself, learned a lot, and understood the Word on a greater level, and respected her counselors a lot … so that was really cool for me to see a friend have that experience.

What are some awesome ways God has moved at camp that you've seen or been a part of?

Watching the counselors and CITs interact with campers throughout the summer was extremely cool!

How has your life been impacted after working at camp?

I have a lot of new friendships with people I never thought I would! My relationship with the Lord is better than it has ever been, I feel like I have a better work ethic which has helped my parents out and has lead to a better relationship between us too!

How has your life been transformed by working at camp?

I feel a lot more mature … my walk with the Lord is extremely stronger and I am more confident to talk to other people about my faith. I also learned how to do a lot of super random things at camp which was fun. I’ve noticed more positivity in my life because of camp and it has also given me great opportunities and friends!

What has God been teaching you lately?

He has been teaching me that things will happen in your life that you won’t have full control over and that is okay. He will always protect us!

What is a Bible verse that you keep going back to lately? What is it teaching you?

James 1:1-4 … we studied it a lot in Bible study this summer. I think because we went through it so thoroughly it makes me think of it more often, especially in times where I don’t want to count it all joy, it always seems to remind me to be more positive.

What is one of the funniest things that has happened to you at camp?

This is so hard because so many funny things have happened!

What is one of your fondest memories from working on staff?

Morning drop-offs with Jiminy, Swazi, and Kronk were always fun. something exciting always happened. And the surprise birthday party my deans threw for me!

What is one embarrassing camp moment that you experienced?

I got embarrassed when I was in a skit and said, “Oh my buttered biscuits!”

What is your favorite place at TCBC? Why?

The lodge.

What staff member has had the biggest impact on you at TCBC?

Calypso, Kookamunga, Jiminy, Swazi, Paprika, Rio, and Kronk … to name a few. I talked & got to know a lot of different people about a lot of different kinds of things. 🙂

How would you explain working at TCBC to people who have never done it before?

It’s an amazing place where you grow in an incredible community with all sorts of people who all have the same goal: to spread the Gospel and learn more about the Lord in an outdoor environment!

What are some of the weirdest or funniest things a camper has said or done to you?

Here are some of the best ones:

“Are you lightening? … Cause you’re McQueen.”

“Seriously, you are wearing socks with sandals?! That’s really tacky.”

“Wow, how do you know my name?”

“Are you dating Hoosier?!”

“My mom is gonna be the new librarian at your school.”

What jobs have you had at camp?

Program in 2020 as the Office Assistant!

What is the hardest part of your job?

Answering the phone in the Camp Office because I would always forget how to transfer the phone call and it would be awkward!

What did you love about your job?

Delivering the mail, hanging out with Leadership people, always doing something different, oh and there is always food in the Camp Office and that is amazing.

What makes working at camp so fun?

THE PEOPLE AND THE COMMUNITY! I love that everyone has the same purpose for the Lord. And also the meals are great. 🙂

Would you recommend working at camp to someone? Why?

Yes! Because you learn so much, make friends, and are encouraged to live for the Lord and grow in your understanding of Him!

Do you have any other things to say?

Camp is the best!! I miss the people so much! I miss my bunk!