November 13, 2012
The first time I went to Camp Sunshine, I was scared. Scared that I couldn't handle it. Scared that I wouldn't like it and the kids wouldn't like me. Then I went to camp and the instant bond between counselor and teenager was beyond anything I could have imagined. You make life long friends among the other volunteers but mostly importantly with the families. Hearing their stories is amazing. By the end of a week, the whole camp is one big family and nothing can tear you apart. At the end of the week, teens, kids, and counselors alike cry because they've had such a special week and they don't want to go home and leave their friends and loved ones. Camp Sunshine is honestly one of the most amazing places I've ever been. The more times I go to camp, the more time I want to spend at camp and the more time I spend time figuring out how to fit more camp sessions into my schedule. I can't wait to go back in February!
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