Safety First! Camp Fletcher’s Head Lifeguard

 

Ms. Julia

Welcome Ms. Julia! She’s our Head Lifeguard this summer!

Where are you from?
J: Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa- moved to McCalla, AL in 2014

What’s your favorite color?
J: Blue/green

What are your hobbies?
J: Sewing, embroidery, crochet, swimming, water exercise & kayaking 🏊‍♀️

How do you like your marshmallows?
J: Melted on a s’more

What’s your favorite food?
J: Sushi 🍣

What’s your least favorite food?
J: Butterscotch

What’s your favorite movie?
J: REDS and other comedies with mature actors

If you could go on a plane and go anywhere, where would you go?
J: Greece 🇬🇷

If you had a superpower what would it be and why?
J: Overcome gravity and walk through the air because I have dreamed I can do this and it’s very fun.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself
J: I competed in the 2017 National Senior Games

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Summer Counselor Series (cont.)

Meet Shynesha, a new counselor who’s joining us for her first summer!

Shynesha

Where are you from?
S: Jones, Alabama

What’s your favorite color?
S: My favorite color is blue 🔹

What are your hobbies?
S: My hobby is practicing my makeup skills on others. 💅🏻

How do you like your marshmallows?
S: I like my marshmallow roasted or in hot chocolate ☕️

What’s your favorite food?
S: My favorite food is seafood 🐟

What’s your least favorite food?
S: Sweet potatoes 🍠

What’s your favorite movie?
S: The Parent Trap 👯‍♀️

If you could get on a plane and go anywhere, where would you go?
S: I’d go to Bora Bora! It’s so beautiful! 🏖

If you had a superpower what would it be and why?
S: It would be invisibility. I could do so many good things without anyone knowing. I hate attention.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself.
S: My nickname is Shy, and I am shy at first! 🙈

Summer Counselors!

Britani

 

Meet Britani, one of our summer camp counselors for 2018! She is excited to be with us for her second summer!

Where are you from?
B: Birmingham, Al

What’s your favorite color?
B: Blue 🔵

What are your hobbies?
B: Service and Dancing 💃🏻

How do you like your marshmallow?
B: Roasted to make S’mores 🔥

What’s your favorite food?
B: French Fries of course! 🍟

What’s your least favorite food?
B: Chocolate cake, ew! 🙅‍♀️

What’s your favorite movie?
B: I’m definitely a movie crazy person so a favorite is not in my vocabulary, I’ll be happy to show everyone my movie collection! 🎥

If you could get on a plane and go anywhere, where would you go?
B: New York, I miss my cousin and aunt! I also haven’t been able to see my cousin’s graves and would love to do that! 🌃

If you had a superpower what would it be and why?
B: If I were able to turn invisible that would be great! I am most definitely passing all of my classes!

Tell us a fun fact about yourself.
B: I fell in love with science after taking my genetics course! It was very fascinating 🔬

Summer Job Opportunities!

 

We're Hiring(1)

Looking for a summer job?
Give back, earn money for school, and have fun outdoors this summer at Camp Fletcher!

Camp Fire Alabama is recruiting 5 AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates for Camp Fletcher. Ideal for graduating seniors or college students, these positions will focus on summer learning and outreach opportunities for a summer of paid service at Camp Fletcher.

Summer Learning Associate (4 Available Positions)
The Camp Fletcher Summer Learning Summer Associates will design and facilitate educational activities for 1-9th grade students participating in Camp Fletcher’s Summer Day Camp program. Associates will be assigned to work with one tribe (or age group) over the summer to lead STEM activities in the VISTA Education Garden and assist with summer reading activities.

Outreach Summer Associate (1 Available Position)
The Camp Fletcher Outreach Summer Associates will coordinate opportunities to expand the reach of the VISTA Education Garden. These associates will work directly with full-year VISTA members to assist with programs and activities that support the needs of the garden.

Benefits include:

  • Bi-weekly living allowance of $471
  • AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,213 or Summer Stipend  of $259 upon completion
  • On-site Orientation and Training
  • Involvement in the AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni Network and eCommunity

 

Members must be at least 18 years old and able to commit to serve on a full-time basis for 9 weeks (May 31 – August 8, 2018). A passion for serving the community and commitment for the entire summer is expected. Extensive background checks are performed on members.

If interested please email: hhenley@campfire-al.org

JIYT Spring 2018

It’s that time again! Come join us on April 7th from 8 AM to 2 PM at Camp Fletcher for our semi-annual Junk In Your Trunk event! We’re expecting a great turnout with all sorts of odds and ends for sale. Tell everyone you know about this huge event! Admission is FREE so you don’t want to miss out!

ALSO, we’ll be having open house from 10 AM to 12 PM! This is a great chance for parents and campers to meet the staff, tour the grounds, and register for camp!JIYT Flyer FINAL