Staff Spotlight: Emily Gaskin

By Avery McGaha

For this week’s Staff Spotlight, we caught up with Emily Gaskin!

Q: What is your position at GRP this Summer?
A: Counselor

Q: How many years have you been at GRP?
A: This will be my first year at GRP.

Q: What are you currently doing?
A: I’m a rising sophomore at Wake Forest University in NC.

Q: What is your spirit animal and why?
A: I’m a koala according to BuzzFeed because I love to hang out and am always pretty calm.

Q: What are you passionate about?
A: I am passionate about being outside and spending time with people I care about.

Q: What is your favorite thing to do outside?
A: Hike!

Q: Tell us about your favorite trip/experience.
A: I went backpacking this summer in the Rockies; that was definitely my favorite trip by far.

Q: Why did you choose to come to GRP this summer?
A: I love all of the nature orientated activities and importance that is placed on the campers interactions with nature.

Q: What is something interesting that happened to you this year?
A: Something interesting that happened to me this year was going through my first year of college.

Q: Where is your favorite place to hike?
A: I love to hike in the Denali National Park in Alaska. Everything there is so pretty and on an extremely clear day you can see Denali.

We’re always looking to add qualified, enthusiastic, and adventurous people to our team!
Know someone who would make a great Counselor or Mentor? Send them our way!