Katie started coming to camp over 10 years ago and now brings that passion and knowledge back full circle as she coaches at Woodward Camp in the summer. Check out some more things about Katie below.
Name: Katie Wanson
Hometown: DuBois, PA
Years you have been involved in Cheer: 8 years
University/Gym you cheered at: DuBois Rocket All-Stars & DuBois
University/Gym you coach at: Starting at Pittsburgh Poison!
How many years have you been to camp? I started going 10 years
ago as a camper. Spent four summers as a camper, took a few years off,
and this will be my third summer as a staff member.
Favorite Camp Food: I'm a big fan of chicken patty & tater tot
Wednesdays...and always love the chicken corn cowder!
Favorite Camp Activity: Relaxing by the pool, Friday night Target
parties, Larry Mo & Curly for cool down...the list can go on and on!!
Best Camp memory: As a camper, just being in the gym with my
friends, making new friends, and spending months practicing for the lip
Sync...literally! As a coach, every week it's a fresh start and I love
meeting the new campers and coaches from across the country. It's
awesome to see what some of the best cheerleaders from the best teams in
the WORLD are up to!
Favorite Quote: Opportunities don't present themselves without a
reason. If someone is willing to give you a shot, you do EVERYTHING you
can to take it. Anything less is unacceptable. -- my self-made motto in