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Counselors and Staff

2018 SUMMER STAFF

Agriculture

Melanie Hofmann

First year at camp.

Career Goal: Health Educator or Behavioral Health Program Coordinator

Fun Fact: Advanced Scuba Certified

 

Archery

Amaris Glasscock

4th summer at camp.

Career Goal: Cryptographer

Fun Fact: has been in band for 18 years.

 

Brendan Lilley

4th year on staff, 13th year at camp.

Career Goal: Kinesiologist

Fun Fact: from Florida

 

Clay Weeks

First year on staff, 10th year at camp.

Career Goal: Mechanical Engineer

Fun Fact: cross dominant

 

Noah Swanson

2nd year on staff, 10th year at camp.

Career Goal: Computer Engineer

Fun Fact: nationally ranked fencer

 

 

Arts and Crafts

Celie Kaplan

10th year at camp, first year on staff.

Career goal: clinical psychologist

Fun fact: memorized the Toll House chocolate chip cookie recipe

Marina Hyers

1st year at camp.

Career Goal: Be a good person

Fun Fact: volunteers at the Orange County Animal Shelter

 

Renee Ambroso

8th year at camp, 2nd year on staff.

Career Goal: Work for Americorps

Fun Fact: in a sorority

 

Will Hausen

2nd year at camp.

Career Goal: Help others

Fun Fact: was named after Chief Justice William Brennan

 

Athletics

Ellie Dilworth

10th year at camp, 1st year on staff.

Career Goal: Park Ranger

Fun Fact: loves green beans

 

Hayden Slentz-Kesler

7th year at camp, 2nd year on staff.

Career Goal: Undecided

Fun Fact: sings a cappella

 

Canoeing and Kayaking

Austen Hetes

13th year at camp, 2nd year on staff.

Career Goal: Work for a pro sports team

Fun Fact: goes to school in Tennessee

 

Sofia Fernandez

6th year at camp, first year on staff.

Career Goal: Medical field, maybe Radiologist

Fun Fact: favorite holiday is Christmas

 

First Aid Manager

Margaux Masten

11th year at camp, 5th year on staff.

Career Goal: Pediatric Oncologist or Epidemiologist

Fun Fact: took a gap year between high school and college and waited tables at Elmo’s Diner

 

General Counselors

Ellen Troxler

8th year at camp, 1st year on staff

Career Goal: Something with travelling

Fun Fact: loves thrifting

 

Mariana Castro-Arroyo

4th year at camp, first year on staff.

Career Goal: Diplomat

Fun Fact: just graduated from UNC

 

Matthew Minnick

First year at camp.

Career Goal: Own and/or operate a business

Fun Fact: plays guitar

 

Samy Odell

11th year at camp, 2nd year on staff.

Career Goal: Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Fun Fact: has 2 miniature donkeys

 

Sloane Walker

10th year at camp, 4th year on staff.

Career Goal: Kindergarten Teacher

Fun Fact: has a brother who is a strider at camp

 

Taylor Marshall

13th year at camp, 4th year on staff.

Career Goal: Social Worker working with children/minors

Fun Fact: can say the alphabet backwards as fast as she can forwards

 

Zack Kaspar

5th year at camp.

Career Goal: CFO, CPA

Fun Fact: triplet and youngest of nine

 

Initiatives

Destiny Smith

3rd year at camp.

Career Goal: Pediatrician

Fun Fact: likes to dance

 

Olivia Fernandez

 

Career Goal: Something with biology

Fun Fact: plays the mandolin

 

Nature

Alex Perron

8th year at camp, 2nd year on staff.

Career Goal: Work at NNS, get his Masters in fluids, work in airfoils

Fun Fact: plays the saxophone

 

Ally Schieber

5th summer at camp.

Career Goal: graduate college and then figure this out.

Fun Fact: lives on a farm

 

Performances

Ellie Farrin

2nd year at camp.

Career Goal: Diplomat

Fun fact: lived in Argentina for a year

 

Mckenzie Almers

First year at camp.

Career Goal: Event Planner

Fun Fact: can say the alphabet backwards

 

Swimming

Adam Chiefetz

9th year at camp, 2nd year on staff

Career Goal: President of creative team at an amusement part

Fun Fact: has been to five continents

 

 

Darius Cutler

First year at camp.

Career Goal: Athletic Trainer

Fun Fact: can sing and plays basketball

 

Kayla Ebert

First year at camp.

Career Goal: Conservationist in Marine Systems

Fun Fact: loves to bake (especially cheesecake!) and is advanced scuba certified

 

MJ Bumgarner

4th year at camp.

Career Goal: Masters in OT

Fun Fact: likes cookies. Likes to hike. Likes to eat.

 

Natalie Epps

9th year at camp, 1st year on staff.

Career Goal: Go to nursing school to become a nurse

Fun Fact: has three lizards

 

Tennis and Golf

Ari Farber

13th summer at camp, 2nd summer on staff.

Career Goal: Undecided.

Fun Fact: lived in Israel

 

Emy White

First year at camp.

Career Goal: Lobbyist

Fun Fact: not super stitious… just a little stitious



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