The 25 Signs You Went To Sleepaway Camp

The 25 Signs You Went To Sleepaway Camp
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Ten months for two… As June continues to fly by, there’s one thing on many of our minds: sleepaway camp.

From our first friends, to our first kisses, to our first encounters with the wilderness, we can’t help but think of all the memories we’ve had and the way we’ve been impacted from our summers spent at camp.

Here are 25 signs you went to sleepaway camp.

You think you’re good with fire because you did rope burn.

rope-burn

Half of your clothes still have nametags in them.

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You don’t know the real words to any old song.

songs

Your first kiss was in the dark on a softball field.

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You refer to a frat house as a bunk with alcohol and girls.

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You still get excited whenever you get a package.

packages

You still have clothes with your friends’ nametags in them.

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You’ve posted your camp’s zip code as your status.

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You used to divide your Buddy List into “Home” and “Camp.”

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Whenever it rains, you wish you could have a Rainy Day Schedule.

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The highest position of authority you ever held was in Color War.

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You still refuse to stack your plate.

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You want to eat a bagel, you want to drink some chocolate milk.

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Fly Tape used to be your best friend.

fly-tape

You know the song ‘Taps,” yet you were never in the military.

taps

You think the younger you went to camp, the braver you were.

brave

You still refer to doing your laundry as “Laundry Day.”

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You’ve cried at least once in your lifetime from someone dumping your cubbies.

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You used to laugh at your British counselors on the 4th of July.

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Whenever you see Cup Noodles or a can of Easy Cheese, you immediately think of camp.

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You’ve had numerous run-ins with skunks.

skunks!

You’ve been involved in a 400 person water fight.

Rosa Parks Circle Water Balloon War

You know all the words to Canada’s National Anthem.

canadian

Lice checks are a standard procedure.

lice

You are a master at Jewish Geography.

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Tyler Gildin

Tyler Gildin is an NYC-based Stand Up Comedian and the Creative Director at Elite Daily. He is a Television Radio Film graduate from Syracuse University and performs at clubs and colleges all over the country. He’s been written up and interviewed in publications including Newsday, CBS New York, AOL Patch and SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio. He once forgot to wear his underwear to school in 4th grade, and his mom came and brought them for him in a manila envelope. His teacher opened it in front of the class.

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