To celebrate another beautiful day in our valley, we asked Wawayanda to share their silliest stories from the first week of camp. There were a few great sleepwalking stories; such as a camper who thought they were a T-Rex in their sleep, and another who tried to go swimming with their dog. There was a story of a dance party in the dark, in which the cabin used flashlights for decoration and brooms as additional guests. There were several courageous and goofy spider rescue missions; and last, but certainly not least, when our most excited storyteller got the chance to share his story, he thought for a moment and then said “actually, I forgot it!”. 

 

We’ve had a great week so far, filled with Gaga Ball Tournaments, creeking, camping trips, and goofy laughter. We can’t wait to make even more silly memories this weekend!

Nick Lomauro

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Nick Lomauro

Nick Lomauro is a lifetime lover of camp (overnight and day), outdoor recreation, and value-based programs. Nick grew up in the YMCA and discovered his passion for working in youth development as a summer camp counselor. Full of curiosity, Nick graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in General Humanities. Immediately following graduation Nick set off to Spain to hike the 500 mile ancient pilgrimage trail, El Camino de Santiago. Nick then returned to his childhood YMCA in NJ, of over 20 thousand members, as the Director of Youth Development. In this role he designed, developed, and implemented day camp and teen programs. In 2015, Nick returned to Frost Valley and he is now the Director of Camp Wawayanda. This is Nick's 16th summer at Frost Valley.

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