We Love Our Occupation

At Sanborn, we work hard and we play hard. After discovering the song, “Vacation” by The Dirty Heads, High Trails Ridge Leaders Emily Burnham and Anna Middleton took it upon themselves to show everyone why “we love our occupation.” It was part of the Opening Night events at our recent 70th Reunion celebration and many alums asked that we post it so others could enjoy the silliness, too.

This video is rated PG13 as the song “Vacation” contains an expletive–which, in all of our lip-synching–we changed to the word “stuff”.


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Ariella Rogge
About Ariella Rogge

Ariella started her career at Sanborn when she was twelve. After five years of camper and five years of Sanborn staff experience, she continued her work with kids in the high school classroom. Ariella and her family returned to Sanborn in 2001 to take on the Program Director role which she held til 2012. She and Elizabeth Marable became co-directors of High Trails in 2013. She lists mountain golf, Gymkhana, climbing mountains and making Pad Thai in the backcountry as some of her favorite activities at camp. Ariella received a B.A. in English from Colorado College and is a certified secondary English educator,an ACCT Level 2 Ropes Course Technician, an ARC lifeguard, an AHA CPR trainer and WEMT. She lives at camp with her husband, two sons, 8 chickens, 2 salamanders, 2 hermit crabs and 1 cat.