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Spotlight On: Anthony Bonsignore

“Future Stars Camps has been around for 37 years and keeping it fresh while maintaining the values that have made this summer day camp a family tradition are why parents, who attended as kids, want their children to come here.”  —                  Jordan Snider

We are proud to be a family tradition.  Enjoy getting to know our Future Stars Camps family. If there is someone at Future Stars Camps that you want to know more about, let us know at:  purchase@fscamps.com

Meet Anthony Bonsignore, Director of Multi Sports and Youth Leadership Program, who has been with Future Stars Camps for 14 years.  Anthony is also a teacher at the Horace Mann School, NYC.

What do you do when you are not at Future Stars Camps?

Anthony: When I am not at camp, I am either with my Kindergarten students or coaching football, baseball and basketball.

What are some of your favorite activities?

Anthony:  I enjoy staying active exploring New York City and traveling outside the city. I’m a big foodie and love trying new restaurants and I’ll usually have my camera with me. I enjoy looking at the city through the lens at times.

What is your favorite memory of camp?

Anthony:  My favorite memory is watching the Multi Sports staff laughing with the campers each day. It’s a unique relationship being able to connect with a child through sports. Through these experiences, it is always important that while we are coaching the campers, we’re also learning and growing with them and the campers realize this at a certain point in the summer. The goal is to use sports as a means to help build character and confidence while gaining skills in a comfortable atmosphere. Every day is a fun adventure.

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What are you looking forward to this summer?

Anthony: This summer, I am looking forward to seeing the returning veteran campers who have been with us for years, step up and assume a leadership role through our Youth Leadership Program. I enjoy watching these campers grow and take on more responsibility and they’re an asset to our program.

What do you appreciate most about your job?

Anthony:   Future Stars has helped me grow personally and professionally. The culture and atmosphere of a hands-on active learning environment with coaches and educators from the Tri-State area is what I believe makes Future Stars Camps unique. Once the summer kicks in and connections are made, it feels less like coming to work and more about hanging with friends.

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What is your favorite quote?

 “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Image Credits:  Anthony Bonsignore

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