In this edition of Staff Features, we catch up with one of our fantastic Counselors!
Read on to gain an insider’s perspective and fascinating insight into the life of a true
Sun Country Superstar!

Name: Samantha Chrest

Department: Camp Sunny, Afterschool, Birthday Parties

Tenure: <1 year

  1. What three traits define you?
    I would describe myself as having a bubbly personality, I’m very personable, and responsible!
  2. What is one thing you can’t resist?
    I could never resist chocolate ice cream.
  3. Where is your favorite place to be?
    Anywhere with my family!
  4. How did you get involved at Sun Country?
    My older sister, Coach Sarah, works here and told me there was an opening. And I am so glad she did!
  5. What has surprised you the most about working with children?
    I used to think I was short tempered, but working with kids has proven otherwise!
  6. How would someone describe you?
    I’m very giggly and always in a good mood!
  7. What do you enjoy doing when you are not at work?
    I enjoy spending time with my sisters and my niece.
  8. Do you have a nickname? How did it originate?
    My preschool teacher used to call me Sammy Doodle, and my family still does.
  9. If you had a superpower, what would it be?
    I would love the ability to read minds!
  10. What might someone be surprised to know about you?
    I’m fluent in sign language!


A big thank you to Miss Sam for taking the time to answer our questions!
If you ever happen to see her around West, feel free to share a smile and say hello.
We hope to see you back again next month as we continue learning more about our hard-working Sun Country Staff!