Sergio Acosta-3rd, Wiantinaug
Sergio, a high school history teacher, comes to Keewaydin from Colombia. He has lived in Denmark and studied Sustainable Heritage Management. At camp he will help with soccer, basketball, nature and hiking. He discovered Keewaydin through his friend Santiago Zuluaga.
Jakob Adler- 3rd, Wiantinaug
A junior at Bates College, Jakob was a camper through Wilderness and now returns to the staff. He will help with tennis, basketball, canoeing and more! Jakob calls Los Angeles home.
Jeremy Altman- 1st, Waramaug
Jeremy spent this year hiking the AT and teaching backcountry skiing. In the fall, he will attend Colorado College. In Waramaug, he will be head of kayaking and will assist in sailing, canoeing, ultimate and climbing. Jeremy lives in Newton, MA.
Jen Anderson- 17th, Store, Tutor
Jen, mother of Townes and wife of Tim, worked at Songadeewin for three summers. This will be her seventeenth summer at Keewaydin helping with tutoring, wangan room, store and helping out in the office from time to time. Jen teaches fourth grade at the Marin Country Day School in the Bay Area of California.
Tim Anderson- 21st, Waramaug Director
Originally from Michigan and a graduate of Hope College and Tufts University, Tim is currently a seventh and eighth-grade science teacher at Marin Country Day School, north of San Francisco. In Waramaug, he will take boys on hiking adventures, and explorations by canoe. He will be joined at camp by his wife, Jen, and their son, Townes (11 years old).
Ben Aurbach- 2nd, Waramaug
Ben is a rising sophomore at Georgetown University. He was a camper through Wilderness. In Waramaug this summer he will help out with wrestling, canoeing, rock climbing and soccer. Ben comes from Washington, DC.
Tanner Barb- 1st, Nurse
A native of Tennessee, Tanner joins the Keewaydin nursing team. A registered nurse, he has spent the first few years of his career as a travel nurse, working in Cincinnati, OH, Columbia, MD, and Philadelphia, PA. He can’t wait to get started at camp!
Angus Barstow- 13th, General Staff (2nd half)
Angus grew up in Middlebury, VT and is a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts. When he is not at Keewaydin Dunmore, he is an Elementary School Teacher at the Bridge School in Middlebury, VT. A skilled craftsman and athlete, he will help run knife craft, soccer, disc golf and canoeing.
Quinn Bausch- 1st, Wiantinaug
Quinn just completed his freshman year at Grinnell College in Iowa. In Wiantinaug, Quinn will assist with canoeing, kayaking, sailing and rock climbing. Quinn hails from Washington, D.C.
Tim Belin-1st, Moosalamoo
Tim is majoring in electrical engineering at Union College, where he just finished his freshman year. He looks forward to working in Moosalamoo, where he will assist with canoeing, ultimate and hiking. Tim comes from Lafayette, CO.
Kyle Bennett-8th, Wiantinaug (1st half)
Kyle lives in Illinois, where he is an associate professor of biology at Elmhurst University. In Waramaug he will help with exploration, disc golf, canoeing, ultimate frisbee and more. His sons, Beck (Wilderness) and Dylan (Wiantinaug), will be campers this summer.
Sam Brakeley- 12th, Wilderness Staff
Sam was on the Moos staff for two summers and has since led nine Wilderness trips and is now the Director of the Wilderness Program. He is a graduate of Colby College where he majored in environmental studies. He is the founder and owner of Hermit Woods Trailbuilders, LLC, author of several travel books and also makes maple syrup in the winters.
Ben Bryant- 3rd, Moosalamoo
Ben, a camper from Annwi through Wilderness, is a sophomore at Skidmore College. In Moosalamoo he will assist with baseball, canoeing, soccer and hiking. Ben is from Berwyn, PA.
Leo Burman- 1st, Waramaug
A rising senior at Hofstra University, Leo majors in public relations and is head of marketing and public relations for Hofstra’s record label, Unispan. He is excited to join the Keewaydin staff, where he will work in Waramaug and assist with baseball, basketball and more. Leo calls Wallingford, PA home.
Niall Butchart- 6th, Wiantinaug
A graduate of Earlham College in Indiana, Niall looks forward to helping out in soccer, hiking, basketball, climbing and swimming in Wiantinaug. Niall hails from Needham, MA.
Diego Caballero- 1st, Moosalamoo
Diego returns to Keewaydin after several summers away. A camper through Wilderness, he is currently studying electrical engineering at the Universidad de Navarra in San Sebastián, Spain. Diego will assist in kayaking, canoeing, soccer, climbing, and more in Moosalamoo this summer. Diego was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela.
Pete Cahn-13th, Wangan Room Head
Pete was a camper in the early 1980s, including Wilderness. He then went on to work on the Waramaug staff for three summers. Pete lives in Hinesburg, VT and teaches in Williston. An outdoor enthusiast, Pete is excited to oversee the Wangan Room operations again this summer.
Ron Cannell- 29th, Wiantinaug (2nd month)
Ron has been on staff in Wiantinaug, Moosalamoo and on Wilderness. He also directed the Trip School for several years. In the off-season, Ron is an engineering consultant, runs adventure trips and a nature reserve where he is developing ecotourism in Colombia. He will assist with kayaking in Wiantinaug.
Daria Carden- 24th, General Staff
After a lifetime growing up in Vermont and raising a family, Daria and her husband, Joe, now hail from York, SC . She returns to camp as the Office Manager, and she continues to be a member of the Foundation’s year-round staff. Her two grown daughters are both Songadeewin alumnae and she hopes that someday Luna Cuomo, daughter of Songadeewin alumna Kelsey (Barry) Cuomo, her granddaughter, will come to camp.
Joe Carden- 10th, Driver
Joe drives trips for Keewaydin and helps out in many other ways. He has done All-Trails and enjoys watching the Friday Frolics. In the off-season, he drives a school bus for the state of South Carolina and takes care of Rupert, Lilly Potter and Diesel Pig, the dogs that he swears actually belong to his wife.
Butch Cartularo- 7th, Driver
Butch heard about Keewaydin from his friend Don Smith. In the off season Butch is a jack-of-all-trades, handy and helpful in many ways. He also works for Dakin Farms. He lives in Hinesburg, VT.
Elijah Clapp- 10th, Annwi
Eli returns to camp after a long break for his 10th summer on staff. He lives in West Hartford, Ct with his wife, Annabel, and son Benjamin, who will be a camper in Waramaug. He works as an elementary school teacher the rest of the year.
Cole Clark- 4th, Wiantinaug Assistant Director
Cole is a graduate of Rider University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree and played golf. He was a camper for many summers and loves to be back at Keewaydin. In Wiantinaug, he will assist with baseball, hiking, basketball, tennis and canoeing. Cole is originally from New Jersey and in the last few years has lived in California, Montana, Tennessee and Arizona.
Andrew Cochran- 1st, Moosalamoo
Andrew joins the staff after having been a camper through the Wilderness trip. He will enter the University of Vermont in the fall as a freshman, where he plans to study environmental science. Andrew joins the Moos staff where he will share his knowledge and talents in disc golf, baseball and canoeing. Andrew hails from Baltimore, MD.
Mimi Comeau- 4th, Office
Mimi is the wife of Pete Cahn and helps out in the office. She has also been seen helping Pete move wangans and getting the Wangan Room set up. Her full-time job is at the University of Vermont Health Center as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
Ben Cordero- 12th, Wilderness Staff
Ben is a graduate of St. Lawrence University in western New York and has a master’s degree in social work from University of Michigan. Ben now lives in Canton, MI with his wife, Margery, and son, Oskar, where he is a school counselor at Northville High School.
Philip Coyle- 6th, Moosalamoo (1st month)
Phil graduated from American University and he has spent two years working for the Federal Reserve. He just completed his PhD program at the University of Wisconsin. He was a camper through Wilderness North, a Moos staff for four summers and also a Wilderness trip staff. Phil is from Maplewood, NJ.
Gavin Crowell-2nd, Wiantinaug
Gavin finished his sophomore year at Haverford College this spring. He was a camper through Wilderness. In Wiantinaug he will help with ultimate frisbee, hiking, canoeing, rock climbing, and soccer. Gavin calls Chevy Chase, MD home.
Kelton Daniels- 1st, Waramaug
Kelt recently just finished working on the KEEC staff during its spring season. Now he joins the Waramaug staff where he will help with dramatics, exploration, arts and crafts, basketball and touch football. Kelt comes from Roanoke, AL.
James Day-3rd, Waramaug
James returns to camp after a camper career that took him from Annwi through Wilderness. He recently completed his junior year at Wake Forest University after studying abroad at Cambridge University in England. In Waramaug he will help with canoeing, basketball, tennis, soccer and more. James comes from Washington, DC.
Brooks Donnelly- 8th, York House, Driver
Brooks recently left education after teaching high school history for more than 25 years. He was on staff at camp in the mid-1990s and early 2000s and returned to camp in 2021. He will primarily be working with the York House crew, but
will also drive trips.
Red Dows- 29th, Waramaug, Camp Head of Exploration
Red was a mainstay on the staff in the 1970’s and 80’s in Annwi, Waramaug and Wiantinaug. For the past ten summers, he has been camp head of exploration. In the off-season, Red resides in Panton, VT. He is a collector of Vermont books and artifacts. Red also sells vintage flannel, wool and outdoor apparel.
Logan Dracos- 2nd, Moosalamoo
Logan finished his first year at Duke University this spring majoring in Computer Science. At Keewaydin, he was a camper through Moos. He returns to Moos as staff this summer and looks forward to helping with soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, and more. Logan is a native of New York City.
Ian Duane- 1st, Waramaug
After spending a gap year in Australia, Ian spent his freshman year of college at St. John’s in Maryland. A camper through Wilderness, he brings his talents to Waramaug, where he will assist in riflery, tennis, hiking, canoeing and kayaking. Ian comes from Ardmore, PA.
Willem Dube- 2nd, Waramaug
Willem is a sophomore at Miami of Ohio University where he studies mechanical engineering. He joins the staff after a camper career through Wilderness. In Waramaug he will help with sailing, canoeing, rock climbing and ultimate. Willem lives in London, England.
Gaspar Epstein- 7th, Wiantinaug (1st half)
Gaspar comes back to Keewaydin after a 20 year break. Gaspar teaches Spanish and coaches the boys varsity soccer team at the Riverdale School in New York City. An avid backpacker, he has just recently hiked the Continental Divide. At camp, he will help with soccer and hiking.
Stefan Gagnier- 1st, Wiantinaug
A former Wilderness tripper, Stefan brings great experience to camp! Fresh from his high school graduation, he joins the Wiantinaug staff, where he will assist in rock climbing, canoeing, tennis and exploration. Stefan lives in Washington, DC.
Ignacio Gamero-1st, Annwi
Ignacio discovered Keewaydin from the Toro family. He just completed his freshman year at Middlebury College, where he studies political science. He will join the Annwi staff and will assist in many activities, including archery, kayaking and tennis. Ignacio comes from Miami, FL.
Seth Gibson- 57th , Driver
Formerly the Wilderness Trip Coordinator and Head Driver, Seth drives trips for camp. A resident of Middlebury, VT, he enjoys Ralley Cars as a former Ralley Car driver. Seth will be back at camp as he is available and when needed to support camp in any way he can.
Charlie Goldberg- 1st, Annwi
Charlie is excited to join the Keewaydin staff after learning about camp from his friends, Malen Riordan and Jonah Lieberman. He graduates from high school this spring and plans to spend a gap year living abroad and learning Spanish. Charlie will be welcomed on the Annwi staff where he will assist with hiking, canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing. Charlie calls Highland Park, IL home.
Quincy Greene- 1st, Annwi
Quincy returns to Keewaydin after many years as a camper, including the Wilderness Trip. Multi-talented, he will assist in Annwi with kayaking, canoeing, basketball, tennis, wrestling and more. Quincy will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin in the fall. He lives in Katonah, NY.
Neil Gruber- 7th, Driver
Neil is a professional driver for Middlebury College. An outdoor enthusiast, he enjoys kayaking on Lake Dunmore. Neil comes from Middlebury VT.
Owen is a professor specializing in urban policy and planning at Hunter College in New York City. Owen and his wife, Victoria, have two children, Charlotte and Willa, who spent many summers at Songa as campers and staff. The Gutfreunds live in Chappaqua, NY.
Victoria Gutfreund- 35th, Building Design and Special Projects
A talented artist and designer, Victoria helps in a myriad of ways at camp, such as planning new buildings and organizing the banquet, She has also tutored campers for many summers.
Will Hanson- 4th, Waramaug
Will, a camper through the Wilderness Trip, joins the staff after completing his junior year at Tufts University. In Waramaug, he will help with canoeing, archery, riflery, sailing and more. Will hails from Bronx, NY.
Diane Hare- 38th, Head of Tutoring, the Dunmore Choir, Jazz Band, and campus tours
Diane runs the tutoring program at camp. She also organizes a camper-staff choral group and jazz band, which enrich Sunday Circles and other occasions with their beautiful music. Diane and her husband (Camp Director, Pete Hare) have three children: James, former member of the Moos staff; Ali, former staff and Songadeewin alumna; and Jenn, Songa alumna and long-term staff and Assistant Director at Songadeewin.
Laurie Hare- 47th, Head of Arts and Crafts
For many years, Laurie has made A&C one of the most popular activities at camp. Her talents go far beyond the confines of the arts and crafts building, however, as she helps out in many other ways, big and small. In the off-season she resides in Vashon, WA, where she is an occupational therapist.
Pete Hare- 45th, Camp Director
Pete became Camp Director in 2001 after many years on staff, including 11 as Wiantinaug Director. He is also the Executive Director of the Keewaydin Foundation. A history and Spanish teacher for 20 years, he lives in Middlebury, VT. In the off-season he enjoys playing basketball, mountain biking, and hiking the trails of Moosalamoo with his trusty dog, Archie.
Larry Hayes- 32nd, Riflery and Archery
Larry and his wife, Marianne, live in Chambersburg, PA. Retired after a 30+ year career in environmental education, Larry is camp head of riflery and archery. He is also a professional storyteller and an avid bike traveler.
Marianne Hayes- 31st, Store
Marianne is enjoying retirement after a career as an elementary art teacher. She has worn many hats at camp. This summer she will be back running the Store!
Perry Howe- 1st, Moosalamo
A rising junior at the University of Denver, Perry learned of camp through his Alzar School friends, Jonah Lieberman and Malen Riordan. Perry will join the Moos staff and assist in soccer, riflery, exploration and ultimate. Perry hails from Charleston, SC.
Matt Joyall- 2nd, Wilderness Staff
Matt was a Moos staff previously and has come back to lead a Wilderness trip. He graduated from UVM majoring in outdoor education and youth development. Matt has been living in MN doing an adventure education fellowship just outside of Saint Cloud. He is looking forward to going on the Wilderness trip. In his free time he enjoys paddling year round and outdoor rock climbing.
Linda Kokinis- 6th, Maitre D
Linda spent her career as a teacher and a school administrator in Connecticut and Vermont. Retired now, but still substituting in local high schools during the school year, she returns as Maitre D this summer. She lives in Middlebury.
Ally Larocque – 6th, Nurse
Ally completed her Nursing Degree at the University of Vermont and works as a school nurse in Denver, CO. She started as the camp babysitter and worked in the office, and she has now been a camp nurse for three summers. Ally comes from Salisbury, VT.
Hayden Laster– 3rd, Wiantinaug
Hayden is a sophomore at Middlebury College. He started as a camper in Waramaug and continued on through the Wilderness Trip. In Wiantinaug, he will assist in soccer, canoeing, baseball, disc golf, and climbing. Hayden comes from Wilmington, DE.
David Lawyer- 5th, Driver
David is one of our professional drivers that drives a school bus for CVU in the off-season. He comes from Bristol, VT.
Ian Leonard- 1st, Annwi
Ian graduates from high school this spring and plans to study mechanical engineering in college. He joins the Annwi staff, where he will assist in many activities, including rock climbing, canoeing, hiking and soccer. Ian lives in Newton, MA.
Will Lewis- 8th, Moosalamoo, Assistant Director
Will returns to Moosalamoo this summer, where he will help with a plethora of activities. He is most excited to be back in the woods on trips. Will hails from Maine, and is currently living in Burlington, VT.
Jonah Lieberman- 2nd, Moosalamoo
Jonah is heading to Colby College in ME in the fall of 2023. A camper from Annwi through Moos, Jonah will assist in kayaking, sailing, basketball, canoeing, dramatics, and tennis. Jonah calls Brookline, MA home.
Peter Lindholm- 11th, Annwi Assistant Director
Peter graduated from Middlebury College in 2018 with a degree in English. In the off-season, he is a Behavioral Interventionalist at JFK Elementary School in Winooski, VT. He will put his writing skills on display as the editor of the Kicker, and will also lead basketball in Annwi and assist in baseball. Peter lives in Burlington, VT.
Jamin Liu- 2nd, Wiantinaug (1st half)
Jamin completed his junior year at Harvard University, where he is majoring in computer science. He began his Keewaydin career in Waramaug and attended every year through Wilderness. In Wiantinaug, he will share his talents in swimming, music, canoeing and hiking. Jamin calls Newton, MA home.
Peter Macchiarulo- 3rd, Wiantinaug
Peter is rejoining staff at camp after graduating from Denison University. A former camper, from Annwi through Wilderness, they look forward to helping out in Wiantinaug with the Kicker, climbing, canoeing, and hiking. An avid reader and writer, they love language just as much as they love the outdoors, hiking and climbing in the off-season between summers. They are a native of Port Washington, NY.
Stephen Macchiarulo- 1st, Waramaug
After having spent a gap year in Japan, Stephen will be heading to Lewis and Clark College in the fall. A camper through Wilderness, he will be a Waramaug staffman where he will assist with canoeing, hiking, volleyball and dramatics. Stephen calls Sands Point, NY home.
Cameron MacDonald- 22nd, Waramaug Director (1st half)
Cameron grew up at Keewaydin and has become a mainstay on the Waramaug staff. During the off-season, Cameron is a high school counselor in Vienna, Virginia. In the fall, he starts a new job as a school counselor at The Blue Ridge School, a boys’ boarding school near Charlottesville, VA. He returns to Waramaug first half as the director.
Jesse MacDonald- 4th, Wiantinaug
Jesse graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He was a camper from Annwi through Wilderness. This summer, Jesse will help in a wide array of activities, including canoeing, ultimate, climbing, sailing, kayaking, disk golf, swimming, hiking, and stand-up paddling boarding. Jesse calls Burlington, VT home.
Along with being a top rate business manager, Katie is also an excellent cook! She is a Keewaydin Old-Timer, gardens both vegetables and flowers, and enjoys the company of her two children and four dogs.
Logan McGrath– 3rd, Waramaug
Logan is a junior at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, where he majors in business. He started in Waramaug and went all the way through to Wilderness. In Waramaug he will assist with soccer, canoeing, climbing, dramatics and hiking. Logan is a native of Ottawa, Canada.
Ben McGraw- 27th, Moosalamoo (2nd half)
A former camper and staff in Waramaug, Moosalamoo and Wilderness, Ben currently teaches middle school in the Boston area. In Moosalamoo, he will be in charge of the canoeing program and will share his talents as a soccer player. Daughters, Seanna and Annika, will be on the Songa staff this summer. His son Malcolm is a Keewayding Alumnus as well.
Bo McKnight- 1st, Wiantinaug
Another former camper and Wilderness tripper, Bo is a freshman at the University of Vermont. He will be working in Wiantinaug and will share his enthusiasm for basketball, swimming, ultimate and soccer. Bo lives in Philadelphia, PA.
Roni McLean- 12th, Arts and Crafts, Dispensary Driver, Store (2nd half)
Roni will be helping in Arts and Crafts, the Store and Dispensary Driver. Her son, Silas, will be in Waramaug and her husband, Matt, will visit throughout the summer. Daughter Addie is a former camper at Songa. Roni and her family live in Andover, MA, where she teaches 1st grade at West Elementary School.
Noah Mendelson– 3rd, Waramaug
Noah returns to camp after a camper career that stretched from Annwi through Wilderness. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont. He brings his experience to Waramaug this summer and will assist in tennis, hiking, basketball, ultimate and canoeing. Noah hails from Falmouth, MA.
Chris Miller- 20th, Wiantinaug (2nd month)
Chris, a Boston native, is a teacher at the Garfield Elementary School outside of Boston. An experienced coach, he has been the head of basketball in Wiantinaug and has assisted in baseball. Chris is the Grove director for Wiantinaug second month. His wife, Heather, and their son, Zach (a Wiantinaug camper), will be at camp. Their daughter, Emily is a Songadeewin alumna!
Heather Miller- 19th, General Staff (2nd month)
Heather will help in the Wangan Room, Office and as the Dispensary Driver. Heather joins her husband, Chris, for her 19th year at Dunmore. During the year, she teaches at Garfield Elementary School. The Millers live in Bradford, MA.
Cannon Moltz- 10th, Waramaug .
Cannon is a performing musician in Nashville, TN. He is finishing his education degree at Belmont University and works at the University School of Nashville in the middle school after-school program. He was a camper in Waramaug and Wiantinaug. In Waramaug, he will lead ultimate, soccer, and disc golf; and help with baseball and canoeing. He will be Assistant Director 2nd half.
Michael Moritz-5th , Wiantinaug (1st half)
Mike is a graduate of Ithaca College where he earned a B.A. in Environmental Studies. He just finished working at a
recognized ‘sustainability’ high school in Ithaca, NY as the College & Career Advisor. Mike has returned from spending a year in Israel to learn Hebrew. A camper for many years, he will help with baseball and be involved in basketball, canoeing, and more! Mike grew up in Westport, CT.
Christopher Murphy-7th, Wilderness
A graduate of University of Vermont, Chris has been working in the ski industry at Bolton Valley. Chris was a Keewaydin camper all the way through Wilderness and now he will lead a Wilderness trip.
Ken Norris- 8th, General Staff
Ken was a Moos staffman from 1978 to 1983 and worked at KEEC for three seasons. He is recently retired after working 23 years for the state of New York in the Office of Child and Family Services. Ken will drive trips this summer, as well as help with activities such as soccer, archery and swimming. Ken lives in Ravena , NY.
Mig Oppenheimer- 16th, Waramaug
Mig and his wife, Elise, live in Fairfax, VA, where he is a retired technology education teacher from Bull Run Middle School. Camp head of dramatics, he will also help with riflery, canoeing, archery, and juggling. In his free time, Mig enjoys disc golf, scuba diving, and woodworking.
Elise Oppenheimer- 7th, Camp Photographer and Tutor
Elise lives in Fairfax, Virginia, where she worked for many years in information technology. She is looking forward to another summer at Keewaydin, where she brings her enthusiasm to camp as the Camp Photographer! Elise loves hiking, reading, and all things nerdy.
Bruce Paquin- 20th, Driver
Bruce is a staple of the Keewaydin trip driving program. He has been everywhere Keewaydin goes! In the off season, he drives for Project Independence in Middlebury, helping senior citizens get where they need to go. Bruce comes from Weybridge, VT.
Frankie Pasquariello– 3rd, Annwi
Frankie is senior at Niagara University in New York. After a camper career that brought him from Waramaug through Wilderness, he returns to the staff where he will be in Annwi assisting in kayaking, canoeing, basketball, dramatics, hiking and riflery. Frankie hails from Bronx, NY.
Becky Patch- 36th, Tutor
Becky is a retired elementary school teacher in Asheville, NC. She is a new grandmother to a future Keewaydin camper. At camp, she will assist with tutoring. She is looking forward to being back at camp and hiking on Mt. Moosalamoo!
Steve will manage the trails on Mt. Moosalamoo, as well as teach canoeing and whitewater paddling. In the off-season, he is a retired math professor from UNC Asheville. He will be joined at camp by his wife, Becky.
Sebastian Perez- 2nd, Annwi
Sebastian discovered Keewaydin through Santiago Zuluaga. He is a professional mountain guide for Paramo Trek in Colombia. In Annwi he will help with exploration, rock climbing, hiking, and sailing. Sebastian comes from Armenia,
Sara Quesnel- 4th, Driver
Sara has been driving trips for Keewaydin for a number of years while she and her husband were raising their four sons. She has driven school bus for 22 years and works as an IA at Orwell Village School in Vermont. She comes from Bristol, VT and resides in Orwell, VT.
Anne Randlett- 15th, Nurse (1st half)
Anne is back as Director of Nursing. A former Wilderness tripper, she is mom to Charlie and Julia, both Verendrye trippers who returned on staff. She is married to outgoing Director of Facilities, Lee Randlett. In her free time she enjoys hiking, tennis, silversmithing and fishing with Lee.
Owen Reed—2nd, Moosalamoo
Owen is a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University. He started in Waramaug and continued through Wilderness. In Moosalamoo, he will assist with sailing, canoeing, archery, dramatics and more. Owen comes from New York City.
May Riordan- 2nd, Wiantinaug
Malen starts at the University of New Hampshire in the fall of 2023. In Wiantinaug he will assist in basketball, hiking, tennis, baseball and kayaking. Malen hails from Foster, RI.
Yesid Rodriguez- 1st, Waramaug
Yesid learned of camp through fellow Colombian countryman, Sebastian Perez. Yesid is a professional mountain guide in Colombia and brings a wealth of outdoor skills to Keewaydin. He will be in Waramaug and will be very active with rock climbing, hiking and nature. Yesid lives in Salento, Colombia.
Zach Rose- 1st, Waramaug
Zach graduates from high school in the spring and plans to study data science at the University of Wisconsin. A former camper through Wilderness, he joins the Waramaug staff where he will assist with kayaking, basketball, baseball and
canoeing. Zach comes from New York City.
Lauren Sack- 16th, Wangan, Office, Tutoring (2nd half)
Lauren will help in the office and in a variety of other areas. Lauren, a native of Salisbury, VT, teaches math in the Boston area.
Stephanie Sack- 31st, Camp Head of Waterfront
Stephanie lives in Washington, D.C. where she teaches elementary school art at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School. She has been a loyal staff member, serving first as the camp babysitter and then becoming the Head of the Waterfront.
Jovany Sanchez- 1st, Health Center Staff
Jovany earned his degree in nursing from the University of Texas. Born and raised in the lone star state, this will be his first time at Keewaydin and in Vermont. He has been working as an RN in Texas. He is excited to join the nursing team at camp!
Mike Sanderson- 2nd, Waramaug
Mike is a junior at Elon University where he majors in political science. He learned about camp through James Day. In Waramaug he will help with basketball, football, swimming and baseball. Mike calls Franklin, TN home.
Tito Santiago- 6th, Driver
Tito came to Keewaydin during his long career working in the Middlebury school district with kids who have cognitive and physical disabilities. His son, Ari, will be a fifth year camper this summer. Tito lives in Middlebury, VT.
Austin Schrantz- 1st, Waramaug
Austin just completed his freshman year at the University of British Columbia. After a camper career that took him through Verendrye in Moos, he returns as a Waramaug staffman. He looks forward to assisting in archery, riflery and canoeing. Austin lives in Hong Kong.
Alexander Sciarra- 1st, Annwi
Alex will be entering his junior year at Loyola University in the fall. A former camper who went through Moosalamoo and Verendrye, he returns to camp as an Annwi staffman. He will help with dramatics, basketball, soccer and canoeing. Alex hails from Gladstone, NJ.
Crawford Seeley- 2nd, Waramaug
Crawford is a freshman at Bowdoin College in Maine. A camper in Wiantinaug and Moos, he will assist in soccer, basketball, ultimate, canoeing and rock climbing. Crawford lives in New York City.
Alexander Smith-Bove- 8th, Wilderness
Alex spent many summers at Keewaydin, including three on wilderness trips. He will once again lead a Wilderness trip. Alex comes from Northampton, MA.
Kate Somerset- 1st, General Staff
Kate has spent many summers at Lake Dunmore and is excited to assist this summer at Keewaydin with Arts and Crafts first month. She will help with Arts and Crafts and in the office at Songadeewin second month.
Bill Souser- 18th, Wiantinaug Director (1st month)
Bill just finished his fifth year teaching history at Lakeside School in Seattle, WA. A camper at Keewaydin through Wilderness, he grew up in York, PA and graduated from Middlebury College. A member of the Expedition 2012 crew, Bill will be the Wiantinaug Director again this summer.
Carlos Spigel- 10th, Annwi Director
Carlos was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He now lives in Burlington, Vermont and teaches 5th grade math at JFK Elementary in Winooski. He was a camper at Keewaydin through Moos and his favorite Keewaydin pastime is taking a canoe out on the glassy waters of Lake Dunmore for a peaceful morning paddle.
River Steinbach- 1st, Moosalamoo
River was a camper through the Wilderness trip. A rising sophomore at Pitzer College, he joins the Moos staff and will assist in dramatics, canoeing, volleyball, and more. River calls Long Island City, NY home.
Joaquin Stella- 3rd, Moosalamoo
A recent graduate of the University of Michigan, Joaquin returns to the staff after several summers away. He was a camper for many years, including the Wilderness Program. In Moos, he will help with soccer, disc golf, and canoeing. Joaquin is from San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Tim Tadlock- 24th, Head of Tripping and KEEC
Tim works full time at Keewaydin as the Director of the Keewaydin Environmental Education Center (KEEC). During the summer, he is Head of Tripping. A graduate of Prescott College, he has a wealth of knowledge of environmental education. Tim and his wife, Heather, and their daughter, Tallulah, live in Sudbury, VT.
Michael Tessler- 1st, Waramaug
Mike returns to Keewaydin after a 15-year hiatus! Since he left Keewaydin, he has run a political campaign and started a media company called MultiHouse Entertainment. He has dreamed of returning to be a staffman and this summer it will finally happen. He looks forward to helping with dramatics, canoeing, exploration, archery and more! Mike lives in Los Angeles, CA.
John Thomas- 8th, General Staff (2nd half)
John got his PhD from Syracuse University and is a retired professor from WVU School of Medicine He and his wife Penny are from Morgantown WV. At camp John will be helping with fresh trip foods and as camp Matre’ D. He will be joined by his grandson, London, who will be an Annwi camper.
Mark Thuma- 5th, Driver
Mark is a retired high school guidance counselor. He is an avid hiker, skier and sailor! Mark lives in Middlebury, VT.
Ken Tichecek- 2nd, Driver
Ken comes back to camp this summer to help drive trips. This is his second summer at Keewaydin. Ken and his wife Mary Beth live in Salisbury VT.
Diana Toro- 2nd, Office
Diana joins the rest of her family at camp and she will be working in the office. She is the wife of Jorge Sr. and the mother of Ernesto, Gustavo and Jorge. She is an accomplished photographer and enjoys international travel.
Ernesto Toro- 3rd, Moosalamoo (2nd half)
Ernesto is the fourth of the Toro family to join the staff! He will be in Moosalamoo this summer where he will share his talents in sailing, windsurfing, climbing, soccer, tennis, and more! In the off-season, he is a student at La Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela, the city where he was raised.
Jorge Toro Sr.- 5th, Wiantinaug
Jorge Toro, father of Jorge, Gustavo and Ernesto, is back on staff this summer! Jorge was a camper from Annwi through Wilderness in the 1970s and 80s. He will help with sailing, paddleboarding, hiking, soccer, tennis and wrestling. Jorge and his family are from in Caracas, Venezuela.
Jorge Toro Jr.- 8th, Wilderness
After five years on the Wiantinaug staff, Jorge joins the Wilderness staff again. A skilled kayaker, climber and mountain biker, this summer he will lead the Wilderness crew. Jorge graduated from La Metropolitana in Caracas where he studied engineering. He now lives in the East Bay, CA where he teaches 5th grade Math.
Ken Troumbley- 1st, Director of Facilities
Ken spent 22 years in the Marine Corp. When he retired from the Corp, he became the Facilities Manager at Camp Killoleet in Hancock, VT, where he worked for 10 years. Now he has moved over the mountain to be Director of Facilities at Keewaydin! Ken and his family live in Middlebury, VT.
Brett Viens-3rd, Waramaug
Brett is excited to come back to Keewaydin. He was a camper for eight years, Annwi through Moos. He is a recent graduate of the University of Maine, majoring in communications. He looks forward to assisting in canoeing, land sports and many of the other activities Keewaydin has to offer. Brett is from Middlebury, Vermont.
Jack Waterman- 5th, Moosalamoo
Jack graduated from Middlebury Union High School and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. He was a camper from Wiantinaug through Wilderness. In Moosalamoo, he will help with baseball, canoeing, dramatics, riflery and archery. Jack lives in Weybridge, VT.
Hunter Wiles- 4th, Waramaug
Hunter began his Keewaydin career in Annwi and continued through Wiantinaug. He will help with dramatics, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, soccer and more in Waramaug. Hunter is a graduate of Ithaca College where he was a member of the varsity track team. He hails from Bronx, NY.
Ken Woodard-25th, Wiantinaug (1st half)
Ken is a high school history teacher extraordinaire at the Stone Ridge School in Washington, D.C. A famed hiker of the trails of Moosalamoo, he is camp head of hiking. Ken and his family live in Kensington, MD. When not wearing out hiking shoes, he’s an avid reader and podcaster. He produces ‘Lunch Duty Podcast,’ a series about teaching by teachers.
Luke Woodard-5th Wilderness Staff
Luke has spent many summers at Keewaydin, starting as a camper in Annwi and coming back every year through Wilderness. After three summers on the Wiantinaug staff, Luke had the opportunity to reconnect with the Wilderness program. This will be his fourth trip. He currently lives in Stamford, CT where he teaches high school English in nearby Greenwich.
Ezra Woodruff- 1st, Wiantinaug
Ezra will be a sophomore at East Carolina University in the fall. This will be his first summer back after a camper career that saw him complete Moosalamoo and the Verendrye trip. He will join the Wiantinaug staff and will assist with basketball, dramatics, archery and canoeing. Ezra lives in Harrisburg, NC.
Mikey Zitomer- 2nd, Annwi
Michael is a freshman at Union College in Schenectady, NY. He was a camper through Wilderness. In Annwi he will help with rock climbing, soccer, canoeing and more. Michael lives in Mashpee, MA.
Santiago Zuluaga- 6th, Wiantinaug
Santiago discovered Keewaydin through his cousin, Camilo Duque. An accomplished rock climber, he will lead climbing this summer. In Wiantinaug, he is an experienced tripper and will also help with sailing, hiking, lifeguarding and riflery. Santiago comes from Armenia, Colombia.