Hi my name is Sam Benbow and am from Australia. I grew up in Country Victoria and am now living in Melbourne. I studied Exercise Science and Teaching at university and have been working as a Physical Education teacher at High Schools for the past 4-years.
How many years have you worked at CCB?: This will be my first year at Camp Carolina.
What is your must bring item to CCB?: Deck of cards
What is your favorite hobby/sport/thing to do during your free time?: Surfing, but anything outdoors or involved with sport are great times.
What are you famous for?: Eating 50 dumplings in one sitting
What are you most proud of/biggest achievement in life so far?: Graduating from University was a big moment and allowed me to travel and teach in foreign countries such as China and the UK which is something I'm proud of. Also have never been beaten by a student in table tennis so needless to say that makes the list.
What are you most looking forward to about CCB?: Having the opportunity to experience American culture and the opportunity to meet people from different backgrounds and different parts of the world. Also really looking forward to developing great friendships and memories through the camp.
What impact are you most excited to make this year at CCB?: Facilitating an experience whereby the campers are pushed outside of their comfort zones and can grow as individuals. Also excited to be a positive role model that can impart a few pearls of wisdom along the way
What is your favorite quote?: Life's a garden, dig it!