Meet the 2019 Croo

In advance of camp, we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce you to our amazing croo. 

Nick D'amore
August Camp 2019

CAMP MANAGER

Nick D'amore

Your first year at August Camp: 2013 -- it's been a long, but not-quite-long-enough 6 years

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? To Italy for family and the Dolomites

Name your spirit animal? I've often been referred to as a Mountain Goat. I find a way to take that as a compliment

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? Cheap answer: all of my August Camp Croo gear! Better answer: a velvet, paisley, women's designer blazer I purchased to outshine my brother at his wedding this summer

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Max Harrington

Your first year at August Camp: 2018

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? I would love to explore every nook and cranny of Japan.

Name your spirit animal? Nick D'Amore (if that doesn't count, a Bernese Mountain Dog)

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? I have a pair of shorts from the 1992 Lithuanian Basketball Team, who took home the bronze in the Olympics that year. They are tie-dyed red, yellow, and green, as the team was sponsored by the Grateful Dead. I found the shorts in a thrift store in high school, and they go wherever I go.

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Julia Luft

Your first year at August Camp: I visited in 2016 but first started work in 2017.

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? France! Good food, art, and climbing: My Holy Trinity.

Name your spirit animal? A duck! I like swimming and eating bread.

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? When I was 10 I rocked a pair of bright orange, high-waisted capris that had tangerines printed all over them. I cried when I grew out of them.

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Lauria Clarke

Your first year at August Camp: 2017

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? Lake Manicouagan, QC

Name your spirit animal? Northern Saw-Whet Owl

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? Silk T-Shirt (past, present, and future)

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Burke Niner

Your first year at August Camp: 2019

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? I would travel to the remaining 27 state high points I have to complete my quest of all 50 states.

Name your spirit animal? Laser moose.

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? All of my wool socks. If I’m not wearing wool socks, I’m not wearing socks. The first time I wore a pair I threw out the rest of my other socks.

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Allie Clarke

Your first year at August Camp: This is my first year!

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? I would go to Japan to ski the Japow and eat ramen.

Name your spirit animal? Dingo

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? I had a red bathing suit when I was four and it was so cool I wore it for a year.

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Stephen Sampers

Your first year at August Camp: 2018

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? Norway

Name your spirit animal? Liopleurodonl

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? Ruff

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Elise Leise

Your first year at August Camp: 2018

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? Ban Hua Thanon, Thailand

Name your spirit animal? Koala bear

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? Senegalese wrap skirts

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Parker King-Fournier

Your first year at August Camp: Quilcene, WA. 2016.

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? The Grey Havens

Name your spirit animal? Parker King-Fournier

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? socks

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Becca Gallandt

Your first year at August Camp: This is my first year!

If you could travel anywhere and had the funds to do so, where would you go? Lower Patagonia in Argentina

Name your spirit animal? chameleon

What's your favorite item of clothing - past or present? My Buff of course!