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A Moment in the Life of Future Stars' Campers

Posted by Jordan Snider on Oct 16, 2019 5:00:35 AM

Welcome to “2019 Camper Moments”!  Even though our summer camp has ended, we will continue to feature campers from a variety of camps at Purchase on Wednesdays.  Please contact us with any requests to know more about Future Stars Camps at:


Meet Future Stars Camper Alex, who I met at Woodshop.

Farah:  Hi Alex, nice to meet you!    How long have you been attending Future Stars Camps and how old are you?

Alex:   This is my first year and I’m 14 now.

Farah:  What are you working on in Woodshop?

Alex:   We are carving handles and I’m trying to make two that are symmetrical.


Farah:  Do you have an idea of what you want to do or be when you grow up?

Alex:   Possibly an engineer. 

Farah:  Very cool!  Do you know what kind?

Alex:   Probably, an electrical engineer.

Farah:  What are your hobbies? 

Alex:  I like to use online software and sometimes script them.


Farah:  What is your favorite television show? 

Alex:  The Office.

Farah: What’s your favorite food? 

Alex:  Mac and cheese, I’ve been eating a lot of it at the cafeteria here at camp.

Farah:  Do you have a pet?

Alex:   I have a guinea pig and a bird.

Farah:  What grade are you in?  What do you most enjoy about school?

Alex:   8th grade and probably just hanging out with my friends.

Farah:  Which programs at Future Stars camps do you attend? 

Alex:  Last week, I was in Scratch Coding.

Farah:  What is the best part of being a kid?

Alex:   You don’t have to go through as many things as you do when you’re older. Like just dealing with school.

Farah:  What is your favorite memory from camp?

Alex:   Me dominating GAGA!

Farah:  It was really nice to meet you Alex!  Hope your handles work out the way you want them to.


For more information about the Woodshop camp at Purchase, or to enroll, visit our Advanced Steam Education Camp page and scroll down to find Woodshop, today.

Image Credit: Future Stars Camps

Topics: Views, Woodshop, Woodworking


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