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2017 Staff Interviews

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Emma Wolynez

Nickname: Em, EmMA

Group: The Natural Disasters

Hometown: Westfield, NJ

Position: Team B Staff Assistant

Favorite Activities: Painting, Archery, Slackline, and Tie Dye!

When not at camp: I'm a student at Westfield High School where I run the community service and video clubs! I also dance outside of school.

What do you like about being a Staffie vs. a camper? I mean don't get me wrong I loved being a camper, but there's something so special about being a Staffie. Just the feeling of being behind the magic of camp is so rewarding. As a camper I got to enjoy all of that magic, but as a Staff Assistant I get to create the magic and see the kids light up when they're doing an activity, or a special event we set up.

What would a chapter of your autobiography be called and can you give a brief summary of that chapter?It would be called The Adams Family. It would be all about how crazy my family is. My mom is one of seven, which means, naturally, there are a bunch of big personalities in the family. Some people don't always get along, but we're all so weird and fun that it just ends up working. Let me just say...Thanksgivings are a wild time.

What has been one of your proudest achievements? One of my proudest achievements actually happened this year. The community service club I help run threw a dance-a-thon for a children's specialized hospital in New Jersey. We were able to raise $5000 for them. A bunch of the kids came, dance with us, and told us their stories, including how the money we raised would help benefit them directly. It was such an amazing day.