Who Went To Camp

Guess Who Went To Camp!

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Have you and your bunkmates ever wondered what happens to kids after their summer camp years have ended? Well, some grow up to be movie stars, like Andrew Shue, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Dumb and Dumber star, Jeff Daniels. Some become Supreme Court Justices, like Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Others go on to television, like Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) and Julia Louis-Dreyfuss (Seinfeld's pal Elaine). Others go to sports camps and grow up to be professional athletes, like Michael Jordan. Some kids are famous even before they go to camp. Take Chelsea Clinton, the President's daughter. Chelsea often went to academic camps. . .just like Cindy Crawford did. Maybe Chelsea went to summer camps because her father, Bill Clinton, enjoyed his summers at camp learning to play the saxophone. But even if the President didn't make it as a musician, remember that Frank Lloyd Wright III (now Tre Cool of Green Day) played drums at camp one summer! But don't stop at campers--take a look around at your counselors. Does a basketball coach look really good? Some people were lucky enough to have Golden State Warrior Bobby Hurley as a counselor. After he stopped being a camper, Chris Farley, the star of Tommy Boy, was a counselor. And the next time you see one of Chevy Chase's movies, keep in mind that when he was a counselor he learned how much great fun a summer camp can be!




Letita Baldridge, "Miss Manners" Arcadia Camp
Candice Bergen, "Murphy Brown" actress Orme Ranch Camp
George W. Bush, Governor of Texas Camp Longhorn
Bill Clinton, US President University of Arkansas Music Camp
Chelsea Clinton, President's daughter US Space Camp, Sea World Camp, Concordia Language Villages
Tre Cool, Green Day drummer Camp Winnarainbow
Cindy Crawford, model US Air Force Academy Science Camp
Jeff Daniels, "Dumb and Dumber" star Bruin Lake Boy Scout Camp
Robert Downey, Jr., actor Stagedoor Manor
Bob Dylan, folk singer Herzl Camp
Chris Farley, Tommy Boy star Timberlane (Wisconsin)
Dustin Hoffman, Oscar-winning actor Perry-Mansfield School of Theater and Dance
Tom Hulce, Oscar-nominated actor Interlochen Arts Camp
Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls star Five Star Basketball Camp
Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, "Seinfeld" actress Sidwell Friends Tennis Camp
Conan O'Brien, TV host Cragged Mountain Farm
Beverly Sills, opera star Camp Lincoln and Laurel
Charlie Sheen, star of "Hot Shots" and Major League" movies Mickey Owen Baseball Camp
Helen Slater, actress Stagedoor Manor
Stephen Sondheim, composer Camp Androscoggin
Mike Wallace, TV's "60 Minutes" host Interlochen Arts Camp