Today we’re back with our ongoing blog series with our summer 2017 leadership staff, or as we call them Hanhallah. Each blog will feature 19 questions in honour of our 19th summer. Todays blog features Director of Jewish Living Amanda Snow. (Click here to read the first blog of the series interviewing C.I.T. Director (and my BFF) Lindsay Mockler!
Read on below for my Q+A with Amanda.
Question #1:What’s your life motto, or philosophy you live by?
Amanda: “This too shall pass.”
Question #2: Favourite colour?
Amanda: “Any shade of orange.”
Question #3: If You Could Live In A Book, TV Show Or Movie, What Would It Be?
Amanda: “Gilmore Girls – I would love to live in Stars Hollow.”
Question #4: What is something on your bucket list?
Amanda: “To visit all 50 states.”
Question #5:What was the best thing that happened to you this past recently?
Amanda: “I spent Shabbat with Jules the 2017 Camp George Mishlachat and they are AMAZING!”
Question #6: If You Could Master One Skill You Don’t Have Right Now, What Would It Be?
Amanda: “Building a campfire.”
Question #7: What outdoor activities do you like to do?
Amanda: “I love to go canoeing and kayaking.”
Question #8: What kind of music do you like?
Amanda: “90s pop, country music, and One Direction.”
Question #9: What’s Your Favorite Holiday And Why?
Amanda: “Purim, because I love making costumes and getting dressed up.”
Question #10:What is your favourite specialty area at camp?
Amanda: “Oman (arts and crafts), I love to tie dye.”
Question #11: Where have you travelled to this year?
Amanda: “London, Budapest, Arizona, Toronto, Prague, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Vienna, all while studying abroad in Israel!”
Question #12:What is your biggest accomplishment?
Amanda: “Last summer I completed a 150 km bike ride from Grand Bend to London (and back!) to raise funds and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis.”
Question #13: What is your favourite Jewish ritual?
Amanda: “Havdallah – especially at camp!”
Question #14:What level are you on in candy crush?
Amanda: “1182 and I am very proud of it.”
Question #15: Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
Amanda: “Snow, Mands.”
Question #16: How many times have you been to Israel?
Amanda: “6 times.”
Question #17: What is your favourite book?
Amanda: “Any of the Harry Potter books.”
Question #18: Do you collect anything?
Amanda: “I collect name tags from conferences and retreats that I go to.”
Question #19: What is your favourite pizza topping?
Amanda: “Pineapple OR green olives, but not together.”