Camper & Staff Awards of 2016

Every summer we honor selected outstanding campers and staff. These awards are voted on by the summer staff and celebrated in the Log Book. Featured below are the award recipients from Summer 2016:

Rookie of The Year – Emma Kuske
A first-year staff member


Appreciation – Caitlin Shannahan
A staff member or volunteer


Dedication – Jackie Charette
The highest honor given to a staff member or volunteer


Independence Day Grommets – Rachel Westgate & Bronwen Mcdonagh
One outstanding Camper & Counselor given the grommets from our flag retirement ceremony


July Torches – Jane Tresco & Mia Peterson
Two campers (one from cabins and one from units) that light the final campfire of Session 4


August Lights – Lauren Clegg, Elise Steketee, Lindsay Eisenhour
Three campers (one from cabins, one from young units, and one from older units) that light the wishing boats for the ceremony

Dedicator – Clara Smith
A Last-Year-Camper (LYC) who writes the staff award pages in the log book. The highest award you can earn as a camper


Congratulations to these fantastic young women for their achievement. The beautiful tradition of these awards is one of the pieces that makes Camp Newaygo such a special place.