Hello Scampers!

Hello Scampers!

Wow! The weekend we have all been anxiously awaiting for has arrived. It has been a crazy ride so far, and the festival hasn’t even started. I’m so excited to have been named the 2013 Summer Camp Counselor! It is honestly an honor to be the third ever! The other CIT’s, Carmel, Alex, Sean, Woody, Eric and Brad, all gave me a fun fight to earn the title, and I’m very proud to rage with them in this family we call the counselors! I also wanted to give a shout out to my family and friends who helped support my campaign and believed I could do it! I’m even more proud to be raging with many of them this weekend.

Lets be honest.This line up is sick sick and SICK! Every single time that I logged into Facebook since November, I made it a point to go right to Summer Camp’s page to see if any more amazing artists would be announced, and every time I didn’t think it could get any better, it did. Summer Camp clearly knows how to put on a stellar line up each and every year with no signs of slowing down in the future. There are so many artists that I’m looking forward to. Starting off right from the beginning, giving us MOE and UMPHREY’S 3 days is a staple of Summer Camp. You don’t even have to know the rest of the line up to want to come to Summer Camp. That’s enough to get us all in our car traveling with our friends with that amazing May wind blowing in our face blasting some pre-camp music! I love the open road, and the 12 hour drive from the chicken wing capital of Buffalo was refreshing.   Thinking of this line up gets me more pumped up then when I was a little dude on christmas morning! I mean, who isn’t PUMPED for 2 FULL sets up Trey Anastasio Band?! I don’t think there will be anyone not smiling from ear to ear during both sets ( let alone the whole weekend ). I’m also super excited for STS9, Yonder Mountain String Band, UV Hippo, Gramatik, and of course coming from my hometown of Buffalo, NY, Aqueous. Do NOT miss Aqueous at 11 AM Sunday at the Campfire Stage! These dudes seriously bring it! Who am I kidding though? I’m excited for this whole line up!  It’s really hard to just name a few.  I’m smiling just typing this out thinking about the late nights as well. There is so much going on it’s going to be one glorious adventure which I can NOT wait to spend with each and every one of you! Don’t forget, we are all one big family… Look out for each other. Lets make this a safe weekend that will be unforgettable.

See you guys soon!

Kyle Hess 2013 Summer Camp Counselor