2014 Spring Edition
A Heap of Friends, A Mountain of Fun NEXT STOP - SUMMER!!!
Feb. 1, 2014 was a great day 3illed with old friends, memories and lot of snow
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New in 2014 So much is happening around camp and that means more FUN for the Hilltop campers! Health Center – A new Health Center is being built. It will be where the tower use to be. We hope it is a building you won’t need to use but if you do you will LOVE IT! Tower – A new tower will be built below B12. We can’t wait to see what FUN and CHALLENGES it holds. New Basketball Courts – 2 new basketball courts will replace the old one. Same spot just double the FUN! Ski boat -‐ A jazzy new Ski Natique has arrived at Hilltop. Can’t wait to see the campers having a Mountain of Fun behind it! WakesurDing – The new boat has a tower that allows us to add Wake sur3ing. We can’t wait for our campers to try out this AWESOME new water sport! Digital Photography – Hilltop will continue to teach photography and B&W developing but we are going to add digital photography this summer as well!
Hilltop Alumni News Campers & Staff Michael H (camper 2001-2005) and Scott, Ann Tyler & Kelsey were all hiking in the Adirondacks in the fall and ran into each other…what are the chances! As always it is great to run into and catch up with old friends. Mike is a member of the NYPD out of the 17th precinct. He also owns his own audio/video installation business. Sara Y (camper1994-‐2004, Staff 2007-‐2011 and is now a teacher in NYC ) has had many Hilltop flashbacks this past year. She had a get together with Garrett M (camper 1995-‐2004, now a college lacrosse coach at Westminster college) and Lindsay M (camper ’01-‐’04, working in NJ). One day when Sara returned home from work she found Alvaro (staff’07 & ’09) unknowingly leaning on her front gate. His company had just transferred him to the Secaucus office he was moving to Hoboken. Finally Sara was out and a guy started walking towards her and said "you're Sara Y... you went to Camp Hilltop!"-- turns out it was Nick L (3 year camper - brother Ross 3 year camper, sister Lucie 6 year camper), she said it was great to catch up with an old camp friend! Sara says “Hilltop is EVERYWHERE and I love it!” (Big) Sean (’12-13) is now living in Australia doing some farming and loving it! He was in Queensland and got to see Lois
This list is growing by the day! Kirsti, Jayde, Nicola, Helen, Emily, Ella, Emma, Rob, Brain, Brogan, Charlie, Connor, Evan, Mark Jake R, Kaitlyn, Jonny,
Gina (camper ’06-‐’09, staff ’14) is studying photography and I just did an exhibition at her college. She is learning lots of activities she can teach campers this summer. Kaitlyn (’13-‐’14)-‐ is in her 3irst semester of nursing school and loved it! She can’t wait to see everyone back on the trapeze this summer! Joel (’14) – is a part of Essex Young Farmers and their releasing a Charity Single and aiming to get to the Number 1 chart spot They've written the song, recorded it at abbey road studios. Joel actually personally wrote the storyboard for the video! All being released to buy at the end of April! Its called "put that hoe down" Here’s the website: http://www.farming4no1.co.uk/#!about1/c31a Nic (’13-‐’14) has been traveling since leaving camp last year, living in Vancouver for awhile and now living and working in London. She can not wait to get back to Hilltop for another amazing summer!! Cal (’11-‐’14) caught up with Andi in Scotland and Sean, Erika and Lois on a trip to Australia. Jonny B ((’12-‐’14) would like to share some of his recent photography projects with you. See pics...great work Jonny! Lindsay (’14) will be running her 3irst marathon on May 4th! Good luck!!!! Laura (’14) has just been to St. James Palace in London to receive her Gold Duke of Edinburgh award…Congrats! Sarah M (’13-‐’14) –is the team manager for Scotland U15 Girls National Basketball Team. They are all headed off to Sweden for a Basketball Festival…Go Scotland!
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