Our January Staff Spotlight features Kayleigh Dyble! Kayleigh is an integral part of our staff team. She is an amazing cabin counselor and has created a fantastic painting program that campers absolutely love. Kayleigh always has a smile on her face, and works hard to ensure that all campers get the most out of their camp experience. Although she has only spent two summers (so far!) at CRC, her impact on our community has been a big one. Thanks for all you bring to Chippewa, Kayleigh! Read below to learn more about Kayleigh’s life at home and at camp.
1. How many summers have you been at camp?
Two amazing summers!
2. What cabin were you in during the summer of 2019?
I was in Rafter^X in 2019.
3. What is your favorite part about being a counselor at CRC?
My favourite thing about being a counselor is being able to create special bonds with all my amazing campers, as well as having the best time creating memories with both my campers and friends… who I miss very much!
4. What was your favorite memory from the summer of 2019?
There are way too many memories to choose from, but I loved Fourth of July!
5. What is your favorite camp memory of all time?
My favourite camp memory of all time is arriving back at Chippewa in 2019 for my second summer and being able to see all my friends and campers again! Me & the other returning staff had just come from the airport and we were all screaming with excitement and literally crying when we saw the Chippewa sign! I was so excited to experience camp again and have another unforgettable summer after missing everyone so much whilst being in England!
6. How do you stay in touch with your camp friends during the year?
During the year I like to stay in touch with camp friends via social media & FaceTime! I have also been able to travel and meet up with my camp friends who also live in England.
7. How did you stay connected to CRC during the summer of 2020?
During the summer of 2020 I stayed connected with the Chippewa community by following the social media pages & getting involved in Chippy activities! As well as messaging my camp friends!
8. What do you do when you are not at camp?
When I’m not at camp, I work in a restaurant- meaning I always get to meet new people! I have also continued to paint at home, doing portraits for people as Christmas presents, etc! I’ve been trying to spend as much time with my friends and family as I can too.
9. What are you most excited about for the summer of 2021?
I am excited about everything in 2021! Mostly I am excited to be back in my favourite place in the world with my favourite people, creating everlasting memories and making sure my campers have the summer of a lifetime!
10. Anything else you want to share with your Chippy family?
I miss everyone within the Chippewa community and I can not wait to see everyone in 2021 for my third summer at camp!