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Bringing Artistic Talents From England… Meet Rose!

Hi, I’m Rose! I am really excited to join Coppercreek Camp this summer. I’ve never been to America before and this will be my first time to camp. I used to go on camp trips when I was at school and it was the only thing I would speak about for weeks after. I want to make sure the kids have just as much fun as I did.

I’m from a little town in England called Morpeth, but right now I am finishing my studies at the University of Stirling in Scotland.  Just counting down the days until I fly to camp!

I have a strong passion for art. I love painting, drawing and making things out of all materials and have been involved in arts and crafts ever since I was young. I also love the outdoors. If the weather wasn’t so rainy here in Scotland, I would be out all the time. I also enjoy music and most sports. The only sport I don’t like is golf, but even then I will still play crazy golf! I love to have new experiences and adventures and I love to laugh and have fun. I like to think I am a kind and patient person and have been told I am open minded. I try everything at least once. I also love animals, especially cats and owls as you can see. Looking forward with anticipation to meet you all!

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Back For Her Second Summer of Photos, High Ropes, and Campfires…. Meet Sid!

Hey everyone! My name’s Sid and I’m from Turlock, CA currently studying Cellular/Molecular Biology at Humboldt State!

This will be my second summer at Coppercreek and I can’t wait to get back! Life just isn’t the same without all of the stand-up songs and awesome activities.

In my spare time, I like to keep myself busy by going hiking, playing music, working on my photography, hanging out at the beach, taking selfies with my dog, teaching myself guitar, playing sports and a whole lot of other things!


You can find me at almost every single activity at camp from lifeguarding and mountain biking to taking pictures at the barn and all over! Some of my favorite things to do at camp are high ropes, campfire, the pool, Vespers, themed dances and of course taking pictures!

Can’t wait to see you all soon and go on many more adventures!!

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Joining Us From Tennessee… Meet Ethan!

My name is Ethan Duckworth and I was born and raised in a small town out in the middle of East Texas. I now live in Nashville, Tennessee where I am finishing my degree in Audio Engineering in the heart of music city. I am also the Middle Tennessee State University mascot “Lightning” which is a blast!

I absolutely love to travel and am always down for a new adventure. Whether it is hiking in the Mountains, camping on the coast, or just a road trip, I’m there. This will only be my second time to be in California, and I can’t wait! Once I leave camp, I will be going straight to Europe where I will spend the next five months traveling and studying abroad.

I’ve never been to Copper Creek camp, but I used to love going to camp as a kid, and I always told myself that I would work at a summer camp at least once. I can’t wait to meet y’all and see where this new adventure leads!

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Coming from Poland… meet Agnieszka!

Hello everyone!

My name is Agnieszka and I’m from Poland. I teach English and it gives me a lot of satisfaction. Every day I sing and dance with kids, and my flat is slowly turning into a toy shop.

I’m interested in foreign languages and right now I’m learning Spanish. I like spending time close to nature – especially in the mountains. Why? Because of people who I can meet on a trail, because of amazing views which compensate tiredness after several hours of hiking and because of the evenings with a guitar and singing.

Other than this I really enjoy traveling – visiting new places, getting to know people and customs which are different than mine. Whenever I have some free time I go to the theatre, concerts and other cultural events.

This will be my third summer in the USA but the first at Coppercreek Camp and I can’t wait to get to know all of you!

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From camper to counselor… Meet Samantha!

Hi everyone!

My name is Sam and I am so excited to be a counselor this year! I am from Palo Alto, California, and I am currently a second year college student in Boston studying Psychology. I went to Coppercreek for five summers when I was a kid, so I can’t wait to return this year to what I always considered my second home.

I love playing sports and being outside. I love the water, and I currently play water polo.

(Me learning how to wakeboard at camp!)

(My team in Italy last year!)

(Backpacking in Maine)

I have a soft spot for animals, especially my furry dog, Mowgli and my cats, Ginger and Freddy.

I can’t wait for all of our adventures this summer. See you guys soon!

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Also joining us from Colombia… meet Jeyson!

Hi everybody!

My full name is Jeyson Andrés Vega Romero, I was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia and actually I am systems engineering student.

When I was a child I was always in a bad mood so my parents called me “chocho” (This is a Colombian expression to say that a baby is angry), then they changed it for “Checho” so now all my family call me Checho.

I am volunteer since I was 17 and my volunteer work has been especially with children from different towns of Santander-Colombia, teaching them teamwork, respect, honesty, and more values using games, songs and sports.

I love camping since I was 10 years old when I lived my first experience at camp. I also love extreme sports so I usually go with my friends to Santander towns to practice extreme sports. We usually practice rafting (it is my favorite), rappelling, climb and high-ropes.

Also, I like listening to music and I am learning to play guitar. I like literature books, programming, and to be in contact with nature.

I think this experience will be part of the best stories of my life and I am really anxious to live it and to meet all of you!

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Meet your other adventure buddy…Alec!

Hello Coppercreekers!

 

I’m Alec, a true Californian born and raised.  I am probably the goofiest dude you will run into at Coppercreek. I’m living in Quincy, CA studying Outdoor Recreation Leadership at Feather River College.  I LOVE everything adventure. Skiing, climbing, kayaking, trail running, bike tours, backpacking…you name it, i love it.  When I’m not adventuring you can find me practicing yoga, acroyoga, meditation, playing ukulele/piano, or skate boarding.

Additionally, I have a strong love for helping others. I am currently a Wilderness First Responder along with many other back country medical and rescue titles. On top of college, I am training to be a Wilderness EMT.

Another passion of mine is fitness and nutrition.  Cooking nutritious food makes me feel amazing and teaching others about food is even better.

This will be my second summer at Coppercreek, and am stoked to hang out with all my camper pals! See y’all soon!

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Meet Kevin!

Sawadee (Hello in Thai) My name is Kevin. I grew up in the mountains of Warner Springs, California, but now I go to Feather River College in the mountains of Quincy, California. I am pursuing a major in Outdoor Recreation Leadership. I am an explorer always out to seek a new and great adventure.

 

I like to take part in many activities year-round like hiking, biking, climbing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and much more. I like learning and trying new things, which is why this will be my second year at Coppercreek Camp. There’s always something new going on. With so much to learn!

I can’t wait till summer starts! See you at camp!

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Coming all the way from Colombia… Meet Camila!

Hi! My name is Camila. I am 23 years old. I am from Colombia! I was born in Pasto but I live and study in Popayán, Colombia. I’m studying electronic and telecommunications engineering in University of Cauca.

I’m a very active person. I like to play sports like basketball, soccer, skating, cycling and to do aerobics. I like adventures, extreme sports and I love to dance!

Another of my passions is traveling. I like to know new places, make new friends and meet new people. I like to learn from the experiences of people, customs, cultures and traditions of other countries. In the same way, I love to teach about my country and show the happiness of Colombian people.

This will be my first summer at Coppercreek Camp and I am so excited! It will be an unforgettable summer. See you soon!

 

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Another summer of frogs, fish, and horses…Meet Natalie!

Hello everyone! My name is Natalie and I’m from Turlock, CA. This will be my fourth summer at Coppercreek and I am very excited!

I am currently at Cal State University Stanislaus studying English and Spanish to become a teacher. I spend much of my free time out in the barn giving kids riding lessons, taking lessons on Lacy Jane Johnson, and helping with various projects – such as ripping arenas during the rains and updating the fences.

I also enjoy spending time with my friends and family fishing, hiking, camping, and practicing aikido.

During the summer, you can find me in the barn giving riding lessons, studying with campers who are working on CHA ribbons, showing campers how much fun it is to vault, and making friendship bracelets on the deck. You can also find me leading fishing and frog catching adventures at Lynne’s Pond.

I look forward to another summer at camp and, of course, Capture the Flag night!

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