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"I can't take this anymore! No!"

- Anita's last words before she got axed in the chest, killing her

Anita Burcham
Portrayed by Sonya Maddox
Role Camper
Hometown Sawtelle Gap, Kentucky
Status Deceased
Cause of death Axed in chest
Gender Female
Born 1973
Died July 16, 1989
Age 16 (at death)
Angela Baker's motive to kill her Anita thought Angela was boring
Appearance(s) Sleepaway Camp III


Anita Burcham was a troubled teenager murdered by Angela Baker at Camp New Horizons. She and Greg are Angela Baker's 42nd or 43rd victim.



Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)[]


Anita seems to be the only member of the underpriveleged campers who doesn't have a dangerous past or drug problems. She was murdered when she activated a booby trap Angela set up in one of the cabins near the end of the movie.

Behind the Scenes[]

Double Kill!

The script describes her as "a pretty yet tought black 16 year-old dressed in old jeans and an old plaid workshirt."

Named after Anita from West Side Story.