OSCARS-2014It’s awards season!  Will the Revenant sweep the Oscars?  Will J-Law win big?  Will Lupita Nyong’o look glamorous on the red carpet? What an exciting time of the year!

In honor of movies, we have asked an array of Playland counselors to tell us their all time favorite.  Do you have the same taste in movies as our counselors?


Jon R. (Lower Camp Supervisor)– There Will Be Blood, 2007

Uncle Gary (Owner / Director) – The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn, 1938

Aunt Barbara (Owner / Director) – Wizard of Oz, 1939

Rhona (Swimming) & Kelly Haines (Tennis)– Forrest Gump, 1994movie-theater-popcorn

Vivi (Lower Camp Supervisor) – La Vida Es Bella / Life is Beautiful, 1997

Byron (Lower Camp Supervisor) – Top Gun, 1986

Rebecca  (Kindergarten Supervisor)- Count of Monte Cristo, 2002

Sensei Anthony  (Karate) and Lou (Upper Camp Supervisor) – Rocky, 1976

Matt D. (Director) – A Muppets Christmas Carol, 1992

Jon Z. (Swimming) –  Good Will Hunting, 1997

Uncle Steve (Owner / Director) – Space Jam, 1996

Mike L. (Swimming) – Ocean’s 11, 2001images

Lauren H. (Leopards Senior Counselor) – The Sandlot, 1993

Marshall (Swimming) – The Goonies, 1985

David D. (Aquatics Director) – The Usual Suspects, 1995

Krista (Upper Camp Supervisor) – Beauty and the Beast, 1991

Brett (Music) – West Side Story, 1961

Juan (Archery) – Space Balls, 1987

Matt T. (Athletic Director) – Mad Max: Fury Road, 2015

Playland Boy (Mascot) – The Camp Playland 2015 Highlight Video, 2015