Leigh Tolboe – Sub Junior
First Name: Leigh
Last Name: Tolboe
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
School: School of life and surviving with a 5th grader and a baby during a pandemic 🙂
2021 will be my __6th___ year at Vega:
Hobbies/favorite activities: Reading, dancing, yoga, my family, hiking, skiing, swimming, listening to the ocean, friends and eating (like Dempsey!).
What was the hardest part about summer 2020: Uncertainty and not being able to see friends and family
Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: Cooking more!
What are you most excited for for Vega 2021: Seeing and getting together with our Vega family!
Brittany Tuber – Junior
First Name: Brittany
Last Name: Tuber
Hometown: Brookville, NY
2021 will be my 11th year at Vega. 7 years as a camper and 4th year as a staff member!
Hobbies/favorite activities: Running, yoga, biking, any outdoor activities with my kids and husband!
What was the hardest part about summer 2020: Not having the opportunity to send my kids to camp or really leave the house.
Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: We can still have a great summer even if it wasn’t what was planned!
What are you most excited for Vega 2021: To be back at my summer home surrounded by the beauty of Maine!
Monica Casanova – Sub Super Junior
First Name: Monica
Last Name: Casanova
Hometown: Baeza, Spain / North Bergen, NJ USA
2021 will be my year at Vega: 8th summer (Tamary 2002 & Staff 2006)
Hobbies/favorite activities: Discovering new cities, baking sweet treats, and Pizza & Popcorn Fridays with my kids.
What was the hardest part about summer 2020: Not being able to travel or do many of the fun activities that we had planned to do as a family.
Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: While it’s important to live in the moment and appreciate every single day, it’s equally as important to keep working towards your future dreams. With patience, perseverance, and hard work you can get closer and closer to achieving your goals each day!
What are you most excited for for Vega 2021: I’m excited to make new memories with everyone in the Vega family – including my own kids (Emma, 2 and Nico, 7)! It’s always exciting to have new experiences and see just how much everyone grows and learns during the summer.
Talitha Booth – Super Junior
First Name: Talitha
Last Name: Booth
Hometown: Originally from England but currently living in Christchurch, New Zealand
2021 will be my __4th__ year at Vega
Hobbies/favorite activities: I love to dance, go on walks and go to the gym. I also love to read.
What was the hardest part about summer 2020: I love to travel and it was hard to know that I could not go to the place I love!
Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: The simple pleasure of being able to leave the house!
What are you most excited for, for Vega 2021: Seeing how everyone has grown over the time apart and spending time in the best place with the best people!
Annie Connolly – Inter Group
First Name- Annie
Last Name- Connolly
4th summer at camp
Hometown: Salt Lake City Utah
School: Graduated Spring 2020 from University of Utah
Hobbies- Dance! Also hiking, camping, and martial arts.
Hardest part of 2020 was not being with my Vega family.
I learned that even when you are far apart from your loved ones, you can feel close together.
Thaise Brower- Senior
Kaitlin Donelon- Super Senior
First Name: Kaitlin
Last Name: Donelon
Hometown: Chicago,IL, USA
Current grade: K-12 Art
School : Acero Roberto Clemente
2021 will be my __9th___ year at Vega
Hobbies/favorite activities: Painting, going to museums, singing alone in my apartment.
What was the hardest part about summer 2020: Not being at my summer home.
Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: How to cook more.
What are you most excited for for Vega 2021: Being back in Maine and seeing my Vega family.
Liz Trenk Pruzinsky – Tamary
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