Coffee and Convo with Ron Springs

Posted by Karah

Well hello everybody!!!! It is the moment we have all been waiting for… Yes, it is time for Coffee and Convo with the one and only, Ron Springs!!! Ron is our fearless leader. He is full of grace and wisdom. You may have seen him around camp eating in the dining hall, leading us in all of our favorite campfire songs or playing foursquare. Now it’s time to hear a little bit more about our wonderful executive director!

Me: Ron, If you could be any kind of animal, what would you be?

Ron: A spider monkey. I love spider monkeys. I always look for them at the zoo.

Me: Tell me, Ron, is a hotdog a sandwich?

Ron: Absolutely not!

Me: What is your favorite campfire song?

Ron: Pharoah, Pharoah is my favorite campfire song!

Me: Would you rather zip line into the lake or do the leap of faith?

Ron: I’d rather zip line into the lake.

Me: What is your favorite thing to get at store?

Ron: Kit Kat! I used to get sodas…. like 5 a day, but if I had to pick a drink now it would be Minute Maid Fruit Punch.

Me: What is your favorite part about camp?

Ron: The campers. I love seeing them have a great time.

Me: What is your guilty pleasure?

Ron: Anything sweet with lots of sugar! Key lime pie is my favorite.

Me: Who is the one person you would want to do the giant swing with?

Ron: Harper Pineda (Sam Pineda, Camp Ridgecrest Assistant Directors daughter)

Me: What is your Indian name?

Ron: Singing Sequoia

Me: Would you rather eat your favorite meal for every meal for the rest of your life or never be able to eat your favorite meal again?

Ron: I would rather never eat my favorite meal again.

Me: If you had an Instagram, what would your username be?

Ron: UNCron of course!

Me: What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

Ron: Chill! I like to walk a lot. I go hiking and walking.

Me: What does your ideal s’more look like?

Ron: Classic… just marshmallow, chocolate, and graham crackers.  Marshmallow should be a golden brown, not burnt.

Me: What was your favorite skill to teach when you were a counselor?

Ron: The only skill I ever taught was archery.

Well, thats all the questions we have for today!! Thank you for joining Coffee and Convo with Ron! Catch Ron next summer singing some jams on Campfire night! See ya next time!

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Photo Shoot with Ron

Posted by Sharon

Hopefully you have received your Fall Bear Tracks Newsletter in the mail.  If not, it should be arriving shortly or you can see it on our website, click here.  The front page gives details for the 2nd Annual Camp Crestridge Day which is on December 1.  That is this Saturday!  We have challenged you to take your photo of Ron (included in the Newsletter) and take it wherever you go.  Be sure to take pictures for your chance to win $50!  Be creative with how, where, and with whom you take the picture.  After you take your picture, you can either e-mail it to us at or you can post it directly to our Crestridge Facebook page.  All submissions must be e-mailed or posted by midnight on December 2nd.
In case you wanted more options of Ron’s face, we now have more available!  Feel free to print out any of these extra faces.  Again, be creative and have fun!

We can’t wait to see your pictures!  Submissions are due by midnight on December 2nd!

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