Keewaydin Dunmore Staff

Aldrich, NickNike Aldrich- 3rd, Annwi
Nick will be a junior at Lafayette College in the fall. In Annwi he will help with tennis, ultimate, canoeing and swimming.  Nick comes from Briarcliff Manor, NY.



Daniel Allen- 2nd, Waramaug
Daniel just completed his junior year at Colorado College.  He is eager to return to Keewaydin, where he will be in Waramaug and help with sailing, hiking, and disc golf.  Daniel grew up in Los Angeles, CA.



Tim Anderson- 16th, Waramaug (2nd half)
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 help with hiking and wrestling. He will be joined at camp by his wife, Jen, and their son, Townes (6 years old).

Jen Anderson- 10th, Tutor (2nd half)
Jen, mother of Townes and wife of Tim, worked at Songadeewin for two summers. This will be her tenth summer at Keewaydin helping with tutoring. Jen teaches 1st grade at the Marin Country Day School.

Angus Barstow– 8th, Waramaug
Angus grew up in Middlebury, VT and is a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts.  When he is not at Keewaydin Dunmore, he is a Program Coordinator for Addison Central Teens in Middlebury, VT.  A skilled craftsman and athlete, he will be camp head of knife-craft and soccer.  In Waramaug, he will also share his talents in disc golf and  canoeing.


Ben Beck- 9th, Wilderness
Ben returns to the staff after several summers away.  A PhD candidate in English at UCLA, he lives with his wife, Kaitlyn, and their one-year old son, Simon, in Los Angeles.  This will be Ben’s second Wilderness Trip as a leader.



Amanda Belcher-11th, Office Staff
Amanda is a Songadeewin alumna and returns to the camp office.   She is a homeowner in Bristol, VT where she lives with her fur-children: Harley, Australian cattle/ Catahoula mix, and Ollie, a Pekingese.

Kyle Bennett- 3rd, Wiantinaug
Kyle returns to camp after nearly 20 years away!  Kyle lives in Illinois, where he is an associate professor of biology at Elmhurst College.  In Wiantinaug he will help with exploration, disc golf, canoeing and more.  His sons, Beck (Waramaug) and Dylan (Annwi), will be campers this summer.


Zeke Bickford- 1st, Waramaug
After spending the spring as a KEEC instructor, Zeke moves over to Keewaydin where he will help with soccer and exploration in Wiantinaug.  Zeke grew up in Massachusetts and currently lives in Vermont. He has been a ski instructor, a yoga instructor, and a student of geography and literature at the University of Vermont.



Sam Brakeley
Sam Brakeley- 9th, Wilderness
Sam was on the Moos staff for two summers and has since led six Wilderness trips. He is a graduate of Colby College where he majored in environmental studies. He is the founder and owner of Hermit Woods Trailbuilders, LLC and also ski patrols at Park City Ski Resort in the winters. He will lead a Wilderness trip this summer.


DC Burney- 2nd, Annwi
DC is a recent graduate of Lewis and Clark College. In Annwi, he will help with soccer, canoeing, hiking, arts and crafts, tennis and swimming.  DC comes from Brooklyn, NY.



Niall Butchart- 2nd, Wiantinaug
A rising junior at Earlham College in Indiana, he looks forward to helping out in soccer, hiking, basketball, climbing and swimming in Waramaug.  Niall hails from Newton, MA.



Peter Cahn- 6th, 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. His 16-year-old son, Kyle, will be on the Wilderness trip. An outdoor enthusiast, Pete is excited to oversee the Wangan Room operations again this summer.



Alex Calder- 1st, Wiantinaug
Alex is a freshman at Hobart and William Smith College in upstate New York.  He returns to camp after many years as a camper.  He will be on the Wiantinaug staff where he will help with kayaking, riflery, canoeing and dramatics.  Alex comes from New Rochelle, NY.



Daria CardenDaria Carden- 19th , Dunmore Office Manager

An avid knitter, dog enthusiast, as well as a member of the Keewaydin Foundation office staff, Daria manages the office at camp. Both of her daughters are Songa alumnae. Her husband, Joe, will help drive trips.



Cole Clark- 2nd, Wiantinaug

Cole is a graduate of Rider University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree and played varsity golf. During the off-season, he works for a trucking company in Philadelphia.  In Wiantinaug, he will assist with soccer, ultimate, baseball, basketball and canoeing.  Cole hails from Glen Gardner, NJ.


Julia Cluss-1st, Nurse (2nd half)
Julia is a recent graduate from the University of Vermont School of Nursing and a former Songadeewin camper and Verendrye tripper! She is full-time nurse at Songa during the first half of the summer and part-time nurse at Keewaydin second half.  Julia calls Middlebury, VT home.

Jimmy Conboy-1st, Annwi
Jimmy is a sophomore at Middlebury College.  In Annwi, he will assist in soccer, ultimate, archery and hiking.  Jimmy lives in New York City.



Will ConnellWill Connell- 15th, Moosalamoo Assistant Director (2nd Half)
Will returns to camp for the second month this summer.  He and his wife, Allison, live in Enfield, NH. Will teaches at Lebanon High School. He will assist in climbing and canoeing and will also be Assistant Director of Moosalamoo.



Connor Daniel-1st, Waramaug
Connor graduated from Binghamton University in 2015.  For the past three years, he has been a field biologist, botanist,  backcountry crew leader, and wilderness assistant at Yosemite National Park.  In Waramaug he will help with exploration, climbing, kayaking, soccer and ultimate.



Eddie Dobson-26th, Wiantinaug (2nd half)

Traveler, adventurer, and explorer, Eddie is a Keewaydin legend.  He is back in Wiantinaug this summer, where he will assist in exploration, canoeing, organize chess tournaments and tell wonderful campfire stories.  He may even count chipmunks.  Eddie calls Tucson, AZ home.

Dows, RRed Dows- 23rd, 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 eight summers, he has been camp head of exploration. In the off-season, Red resides in Panton, VT, where he is the Town Moderator and Auditor, and a collector of Vermont books and artifacts. Red also sells vintage flannel, wool and outdoor apparel.


Katie DupratKatie Duprat-6th, Head Nurse (1st half)

Katie grew up in Essex, VT. She received her nursing degree from Vermont Technical College and now is a school nurse at the Charlotte Central School in Vermont. She spent many summers camping with the Girl Scouts and enjoys hiking in the Green Mountains. Katie is the mother of four. Her son, Finn, is excited to spend his sixth summer at camp and her daughter, Riley, will be on the Wilderness trip at Songa.  Her oldest, Fiona, will be on the Staff at Songadeewin.  Three-year-old Will will be toddling around the Keewaydin campus!

Duque, CamiloCamilo Duque- 3rd, Wiantinaug
Camilo comes to us from Medellin, Colombia, where he learned of Keewaydin from Ron Cannell. A professional woodworker who is also a skilled kayaker, rock climber, tennis and soccer player, Camilo will bring his talents to Wiantinaug again this summer.



Elosua, MMarc Elosua- 6th, Moosalamoo
Marc graduated from the Universidad de Girona in Spain and is currently working as a researcher on cardiovascular health. A native of Barcelona, he came to camp in Waramaug and continued through Wilderness. In Moos, he will be head of windsurfing and assist with basketball, soccer, tennis, and canoeing.



Owen Elrifi- 4th, Wiantinaug
Owen will be a first year graduate student at the University of Chicago in the fall. He was a camper for several years, including one on Wilderness. In Wiantinaug, he will head wrestling, martial arts, and dramatics, and assist in tennis, swimming, and canoeing. Owen grew up in Rye, NY.



Nik Elrifi- 2nd, Annwi
Nik spent many years as a camper and Wilderness tripper. He will bring his talents in drama, swimming, writing, canoeing and martial arts to the Annwi wigwam.  In the fall, he will be a sophomore at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Nik calls Rye, NY home.



Spencer Fetrow-  7th, Moosalamoo
Spencer is an English teacher at George School in Newtown, PA. He has much experience backpacking, and will assist in riflery, canoeing, swimming, climbing, and basketball.



Cortland Fischer-2nd, Wiantinaug
Cortland just completed his freshman year at the University of Vermont.  He spent much of his youth living in Middlebury, VT and passed by Keewaydin many times when visiting Lake Dunmore.  In Wiantinaug he will assist in kayaking, wrestling, baseball, basketball, climbing and archery.



Dave Flight- 2nd, Waramaug
Dave completed his sophomore year this spring at Mass College of Liberal Arts.  He will bring his talents to Waramaug, where he will assist in basketball, ultimate, riflery, canoeing, chess and soccer.  Dave calls Bennington, VT home.



Roberto Font- 2nd, Wiantinaug
Roberto travels from his home in Valencia, Spain to join the Keewaydin staff.  In Spain, he studies engineering and coaches youth soccer.  This summer in Wiantinaug, he will lead soccer and assist in tennis, volleyball, swimming and basketball.

Skylar Franklin- 1st, Arts and Crafts, Wangan Room, Office, Stage Manager
A resident of nearby Bridport, VT, Skylar comes to Keewaydin through his mother Annette Franklin. He will wear a variety of hats at camp this year—at Arts and Crafts, in the Wangan Room, the Office and as Stage Manager of the Eisner Multi-House.



Julian Gagnier-1st, Waramaug
Julian grew up in the Netherlands and moved to North Carolina where he has just graduated from high school.  Julian was a camper through Moos. In Waramaug, he will share his talents in climbing, arts and crafts, dramatics and canoeing.


Seth GibsonSeth Gibson- 52nd, Driver

Formerly the Wilderness Trip Coordinator and Head Driver, Seth drives trips for camp.  A resident of Middlebury, VT, he drives for Middlebury Transportation Group and Betcha Bus Company in the off-season.



IMG_3743aCressy Goodwin- 11th, Camp Photographer and Archivist
Cressy returns once again to be camp photographer. He takes photos for the website, the yearbook and various displays.  He also keeps our archival photos in order. Cressy lives in Tolland, CT.



2012-Keewaydin-0698Owen Gutfreund- 36th, Moosalamoo Director and Associate Director of Dunmore
Owen is a history 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- 30th, Special Projects
A talented artist and designer, Victoria helps in a myriad of ways at camp, such as planning new buildings, organizing the banquet and overseeing the popular “store cart.” She has also tutored campers for many summers.

Diane HareDiane Hare- 32nd, 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: Jenn (Longhouse leader at Songa), Ali (former staff and camper at Songa), and James (Moos staff).


James HareJames Hare- 7th, Moosalamoo
James is a recent graduate of Elon University, where he majored in music production.  James was a camper through all the wigwams, including Wilderness.  In the off-season, he has been a studio engineer and teaching artist in Philadelphia. This summer, he will be camp head of basketball and assist in ultimate frisbee, fitness, tennis, hiking and canoeing.  James hails from Middlebury, VT.


Laurie_Hare Laurie Hare- 43rd, 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.



Peter HarePete Hare- 40th, 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. He thinks he’s too young for this to be his 40th year on staff.


Larry HayesLarry Hayes- 27th, 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!



Marianne Hayes- 26th, 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 in the Store!



IMG_9739aStephen Hildreth- 13th, Waramaug Director (1st half)
In the off-season Stephen teaches humanities and is the Dean for Boys at the Masters Middle School in Dobbs Ferry, NY. His daughter, Grace, will be on the Songa staff this summer.  A former camper, Stephen still loves to swim in Lake Dunmore, hike Mt. Moosalamoo, and sing in the Dining Hall.



Alister Holmes-1st,  Moosalamoo
Alister comes to us from Auckland, New Zealand.  He has extensive outdoor recreation experience as an instructor at the Great Aussie Bush Camp in Australia.  In Moosalamoo, he will help with climbing, archery, orienteering, and kayaking.


HopkinsRick Hopkins- 12th, Waramaug
Rick is a physical education teacher and coach for the Williamsville Central School District in the Buffalo, NY area. Before his teaching career, he was a sports anchor for a mid-market television network. Rick will be camp head of sailing. In Waramaug, he will head swimming and will help out in soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, archery, volleyball, canoeing, kayaking, wrestling, and rock climbing.


Iain Hughes- 1st, Moosalamoo
Iain was a camper at Keewaydin through a wilderness trip.  He is a student at Cornell University, where he just completed his freshman year. In Moosalamoo, he will help with kayaking, sailing, canoeing, dramatics, and more!  Iain hails from New York City.



Alim Ibrahim-5th, Moosalamoo
Alim is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, where he studied to become a physician’s assistant. Alim attended camp for many summers, through Moosalamoo. In Moosalamoo, he will head wrestling and kayaking, and help with tennis, dramatics and canoeing. Alim comes from Boston, MA.



Paul_JacobsPaul Jacobs- 23rd, Wilderness Director
Paul is the Director of Wilderness Trips.  He has led fifteen wilderness trips during his Keewaydin career.  Paul and his wife, Lisa, live in Washington D.C., where he is a software consultant.



IMG_8684aBen Jacoff- 12th, Annwi Director
A former Keewaydin camper, Wilderness tripper, and Annwi staff, Ben is Director of Annwi. Ben teaches 4th grade at the  Cathedral School in NYC. He has lived all over the world, but his favorite place to be is still the stern seat of a wood canvas canoe, looking out over the calm waters of Lake Dunmore. Ben will be joined this summer by his wife Emma and his soon-to-be daughter!


Terry Jenny- 2nd, Head Nurse (2nd month)
Terry returns to Keewaydin after her many adventures in travel since she left Keewaydin’s sunny shores two summers ago.  Terry lives close by camp on Fern Lake.

Katie Johnson-5th, Business Manager
Katie is an avid runner and square dancer. Along with being a top rate business manager, she also is an excellent cook!  Last summer Katie became a Keewaydin Old-Timer and hiked some of the trails on Moosalamoo.



Matt Joyall-1st, Moosalamoo
Matt is a freshman at the University of Vermont, where he is pursuing a degree in Community and International Development.  In Moosalamoo, he will assist in hiking, canoeing and sailing.  Matt grew up in Andover, MA.




Jake Karmann- 1st, Waramaug
Jake recently completed his junior year at Arizona Sate University, where he majors in marketing and sports and media studies. In Waramaug, he will assist in baseball, soccer, basketball and volleyball.  Matt, a native of Glendale, Arizona, found out about Keewaydin through Carlos Spigel.



Ben Kenney- 2nd, Wiantinaug
Ben will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin in the fall.  In Wiantinaug, he will assist in baseball, basketball, soccer, kayaking and tennis.  Ben hails from Philadelphia, PA.



Zach Kent- 3rd, Moosalamoo
Zach graduated from Vassar College in 2013 with a degree in geography.  After spending a year teaching English in Santiago, Chile, he now teaches at Conservatory Lab in Boston.  In Moosalamoo, he will help with rock climbing, hiking, soccer, rugby, ultimate frisbee, and tennis.  Zach comes from Jefferson, MA.

Linda Kokinis- 1st Maitre D
Linda spent her career as a teacher and a school administrator in Connecticut and Vermont.  Retired now, she will be our Maitre D this summer.  She lives in nearby Sudbury, on Lake Hortonia.

Ally Larocque- 1st, Camp Babysitter, Office
A graduate of Middlebury Union High School, Ally just completed her freshman year at the University of Vermont, where she is studying nursing.  A standout basketball and softball player, she will be camp babysitter this summer and help in the Office.

Charlie Laud-3rd, Annwi (1st month)
A graduate of Dartmouth College and camper through Moosalamoo, Charlie has been pursuing a career as a writer in Los Angeles.  He is excited to be back at camp after several summers away.  He is especially looking forward to helping with the Frolics!



Cal Lewis- 3rd, Annwi
Cal will be a junior at Wheaton College in Norton, MA this fall where he will continue to pursue his passion for biology and philosophy. Cal joined the Annwi staff after being a camper for many years starting in Annwi going through Moosalamoo. He helps with swimming, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, archery, soccer and exploration. Cal is proud to call Yarmouth, ME his hometown.


Will Lewis- 3rd, Moosalamoo
Will attends St. Lawrence University. He returns to Moosalamoo this summer and will assist with canoeing, kayaking, sailing, basketball and fishing, and a little bit of everything else.  Will comes from Yarmouth, ME.



Peter Lindholm-3rd, Annwi
Peter graduated from Middlebury College this year, with a degree in English.  He will put his writing skills on display as the editor of the Kicker, and he will also lead basketball in Annwi and assist in baseball.  Peter is from Middlebury, VT.



Cameron MacDonaldCameron MacDonald- 17th, Director of Waramaug 2nd month
Cameron grew up at Keewaydin and has become a mainstay on the Waramaug staff.  After working in schools for the past decade, Cameron is going back to school to begin a master’s in Counselor Education at the University of Virginia in the fall. Here at camp, he will be camp head of canoeing, as well as Director of Waramaug second month.



MacDoanlad, SchuylerSchuyler MacDonald- 3rd Wiantinaug
Schuyler will be a junior at Montana State University in the fall. A former camper through Wilderness, in Wiantinaug he will be in charge of sailing and will assist in canoeing, rock climbing, ultimate frisbee, and kayaking.  Schuyler grew up in Burlington, VT.



George_MarshGeorge Marsh- 4th, Wiantinaug
George was a camper through all the wigwams and has been on four wilderness trips, two as a camper and two as staff. In Wiantinaug, he will assist in canoeing and camp craft. A welder by trade, George works in the Boston area in the off-season.



Larry Matt- 1st, Waramaug
Larry is a sophomore at the Sewanee University. In Waramaug, he will assist in tennis, soccer, swimming and more.  Larry’s

brother, Frank, was on staff for several summer.  Larry comes from New Hartford, NY.


Duncan McCarthy-1st, Waramaug
Duncan is a freshman at Williams College and learned about Keewaydin from his kayak instructor—Alex Smith-Bove!  In Waramaug, Duncan will help with baseball, soccer, tennis, climbing and kayaking.  Duncan calls Pleasanton, CA home.



Scott McCurdy, Director 1st HalfScott McCurdy- 18th, Wiantinaug Director (1st half)
Scott is first half Director of Wiantinaug. He discovered Keewaydin in 1989 after having been a student of Pete Hare’s at the American School of Madrid in Spain. A sixth grade teacher of math at Adams Middle School in California, he is a renowned youth baseball coach in the Bay area.



Ben McGraw- 22nd, Waramaug (2nd half)
A former camper and staff in Waramaug, Moosalamoo and Wilderness, Ben currently teaches middle school in the Boston area. In Waramaug, he will play a big role in the canoeing program and will share his talents as a soccer player. Ben’s wife Katy hopes to be at camp as much as she can.  Their son, Malcolm will be on the wilderness trip and their daughter, Annika, will be on the Songa staff.

IMG_9431aKaty McGraw- 14th
During the “off season,” Katy is an elementary math specialist in the Brookline (MA) public schools. She hopes to help with tutoring, A&C and in the office.



McKendryJustin McKendry-6th, Wiantinaug
Justin is a graduate of Prescott College in Adventure education. In Wiantinaug he will head ultimate frisbee and help with riflery, baseball and basketball. Justin is from Lake Bluff, Illinois.



Roni McLean- 8th, Arts and Crafts, Dispensary Driver, Store
Roni returns to Keewaydin after many summers away.  She will be helping in Arts and Crafts, the Store and Dispensary Driver.  Her son, Silas, will be a day camper and her husband, Matt, will visit throughout the summer.  Roni and her family live in Andover, MA, where she teaches 1st grade at West Elementary School.

Chris Miller- 15th, Wiantinaug (1st half)
Chris, a Boston, MA native, is a teacher at the Garfield Elementary School outside of Boston.  An experienced coach, he is head of basketball in Wiantinaug and will assist in baseball. His wife, Heather, their daughter, Emily (a camper at Songadeewin), and their son, Zachary (an Annwi camper), will also be at camp!

Eli Miller- 1st, Waramaug
Eli was a camper from Annwi through Wilderness.  He is a rising sophomore at Middlebury College, where he works on ski patrol at the Middlebury Snowbowl.  He also works as an EMT.  He will be in Waramaug this summer, where he will assist in soccer, fishing, canoeing, sailing and dramatics.  Eli is from Middlebury, VT.


IMG_9927aHeather Miller- 14th (1st half), Wangan Room and Dispensary Driver
Heather will help in the Wangan Room and as the Dispensary Driver. Heather joins her husband, Chris, for her 14th year at Dunmore. During the year, she teaches at Garfield Elementary School. The Millers live in Bradford, MA.



Cannon MoltzCannon Moltz- 6th, Waramaug
Assistant Director of Grantham Village School’s after school program and substitute teacher for grades K-6, Cannon was a camper in Waramaug and Wiantinaug.  In Waramaug, he will be head of ultimate and assist in soccer, baseball, and canoeing.  Cannon comes from Nashville, TN.



Sean Montijo- 1st, Waramaug
Sean just finished his junior year at Arizona State University, where he studies political science.  He learned about Keewaydin from his college friend, Carlos Spigel.  In Waramaug, he will help with wrestling, dramatics, hiking, climbing and baseball.  Sean grew up in Chandler, AZ.


Mike Moritz- 4th, Wiantinaug
Mike is on his way toward senior year at Ithaca College, where he is the President of the club baseball team and interning in the Department of Energy and Sustainability on campus. He studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain this past fall, where he also played on the Sevilla City Baseball team. He will run baseball in Wiantinaug and assist in basketball, dramatics, soccer, canoeing and more! He will also oversee the Wiantinaug garden!  Mike grew up in Westport, CT.

Chris Murphy-4th, Wiantinaug
Chris is a recent graduate of University of Vermont. Chris was a Keewaydin camper all the way through Wilderness.  In Wiantinaug, Chris will lead riflery and assist in canoeing, soccer and more.

Cameron Nevin- 6th, Wilderness Trip
A graduate of the University of Vermont, Cam was a camper through Moos. An avid hiker, he hiked the length of the Long Trail in Vermont. Cam returned to Vermont after living in Hawaii the past two years, where he worked in an eco-lodge and an organic farm.  Cam grew up in Moretown, VT.



Isel_NoyolaIsel Noyola-6th, Annwi
Isel comes to us from Oaxaca, Mexico. He graduated from college, where he studied English, education and tourism. During the off-season he works in a hotel and enjoys snorkeling, fishing, running and hunting. In Annwi, he will be the head of soccer and kayaking, and will assist in swimming, and fishing.



O'HareBill O’Hare- 4th, Waramaug (1st half)
Bill discovered Keewaydin through Rick Hopkins. He is a Physical Education and Health Education teacher at Highgate Heights Elementary School, a K-8 school in the Buffalo City Schools district. In the off season he officiates boys lacrosse.  In Waramaug, he will assist with basketball, baseball, soccer and volleyball.  Bill calls Tonawanda, NY home.


Jamie O’Neil-5th, Waramaug (2nd half)
Jamie comes to us from Buffalo, NY, where he is a professor at Canisius College and a neighbor of Rick Hopkins.  He will be joined at camp by his son, Jonah, who will be a Moosalamoo camper.   Jamie will help with sailing, dramatics and more!



Oppenheimer, MMig Oppenheimer- 11th, Waramaug (1st half),
Mig and his wife, Elise, live in Fairfax, VA, where he is a technology education teacher at Bull Run Middle School. This summer he will be head of dramatics first month. He will also help with riflery, canoeing, archery, and juggling. In his free time, Mig is an active runner and backpacker and enjoys disc golf, scuba diving, and woodworking.



IMG_9436aBecky Patch- 32, Tutor (1st half)
Becky is a retired elementary school teacher in Asheville, NC. At camp, she will assist with tutoring. She is looking forward to being back at camp and hiking on Mt. Moosalamoo!



Steve PatchSteve Patch- 39th, Caretaker of Mt. Moosalamoo and Paddling Specialist (1st half)
Steve will manage the trails on Mt. Moosalamoo, as well as teach canoeing, kayaking and whitewater paddling. In the off-season, he is a math professor at UNC, Asheville. He will be joined at camp by his wife, Becky.



Nykky Poquette- 2nd, Nurse (1st)
Nykky graduated from Vermont Technical College as an RN. She will be a nurse first half, joining her sister Katie Duprat!



Alistair Preston-Jones-2nd, Wiantinaug
Alistair returns to us from Scotland, where he graduated with an honours degree in international business from the University of Strathclyde. During a semester abroad in Perth, Australia, he met James Hare, who persuaded him to work at Keewaydin. Since graduating, he has been extensively travelling the world and will be returning this summer to lead hiking, soccer and diving.


Henry Primeaux, 2nd, Moosalamoo
Henry joins the staff after having been a camper Annwi through Wilderness.  He is a sophomore at the University of Denver.  In Moos, he will help out with canoeing, kayaking, soccer, sailing and tennis.  Henry hails from New Orleans, LA.



Anne Randlett-10th, Nurse (2nd half)
Anne returns to camp after five summers away! She will job share with her daughter, Julia Cluss, for second half.  Anne is married to Lee Randlett, Keewaydin’s Director of Facilities.  Anne and Lee reside in East Middlebury, VT.

Lee Randlett- 16th, Director of Facilities
Lee brings a wealth of experience as Director of Facilities to the Keewaydin Foundation. He, along with his crew, are responsible for overseeing buildings and grounds as well as new construction projects at both Keewaydin and Songadeewin! The great condition of our camps is a testament to the dedication of Lee and his crew. Outside of camp (and sometimes at camp), Lee is an avid tennis player and fisherman.


Elliott Rauh- 5th, Waramaug (2nd half)
After graduating from the University of Colorado, Elliott moved to Baltimore where he founded a theater company, “Single Carrot Theatre.” He now Is a Special Educator at Vanguard Collegiate Middle School in Baltimore, MD. At camp, he will be head of dramatics second half.  Elliott and his wife, Britt, live in Baltimore.



IMG_9443aStephanie Sack- 27th, 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.



Lauren Sack- 12th, Office
Lauren returns to camp for second half after two summers away.  She will help in the office and a variety of other areas. Lauren, a native of Salisbury, VT, teaches in the Boston area.

Aaron Salzman- 5th, Moosalamoo
Aaron is a graduate from the College of Wooster in Ohio, where he majored in English, and spent four years as a varsity springboard diver. He has just finished his first year teaching sixth grade literature at the Hmong American Peace Academy in Milwaukee, WI.  Aaron moves to Moosalamoo this summer where he will help in swimming, diving, archery, and wrestling.  Aaron comes to us from Rochester NY.



Drew Sanger- 6th, Wiantinaug Assistant Director
Drew is a resident of Washington, D.C. and graduated from Colorado College. He was a camper through the Wilderness. In Wiantinaug, he will be the head of canoeing, and assist in wrestling, soccer, baseball, canoeing and rock climbing.  Drew will also be Assistant Director in Wiantinaug this summer.



Schmitz, CurtisCurtis Schmitz- 2nd, Waramaug
Curtis hails from Veradale, WA and is a student at the University of Washington.  He has much experience working with children, including coaching tennis and tutoring. In Waramaug, he leads tennis, and assist with soccer, rock climbing and hiking.



Sam Scibetta-7th, Wilderness Trip
Sam is a graduate of Colorado College. A former camper through Wilderness, and staffman in Wiantinaug, Sam returns to help lead a Wilderness trip. Sam grew up in Japan and Hong Kong.



IMG_9380aaIgor Sdvijkov- 24th, Fresh Food, Laundry, Camp Games, Piano
Igor returns to us from Russia for another summer. He started on the Moos staff, moved to Waramaug and now wears many hats at camp, mainly as “The Great Camp Piano Player” and “Igor, King of Fresh Food.” He is the author of three historical books, all of which he partly wrote during beautiful and quiet Keewaydin nights. His son, Max, returns on staff this summer.


Sdvijkov, MaxMax Sdvijkov- 8th,  Waramaug
Max “grew up” at camp and was a camper from Annwi through Moos. He finished his college studies in Russia with a concentration in history and is now a teacher. Max will be camp head of world wide games as well as Waramaug head of archery. He will also assist in climbing, canoeing, A&C, wrestling, boxing, and swimming.



Alex Simons- 1st, Moosalamoo
Alex, a rising sophomore at Williams College, learned about camp from Alex Smith-Bove.  In college, he studies math and physics. In Waramaug, he will assist in climbing, soccer, hiking, canoeing and archery.  Alex comes from McLean, VA.


Aaron Smith- 2nd, Annwi
Aaron comes to us from Middlebury, VT, after learning of camp from high school basketball teammates, James Hare and Peter Lindholm. He just completed his senior year at Castleton State University in VT, where he played on the varsity baseball team. In Annwi, he will help with baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer and archery.



Smith-BoveAlexander Smith-Bove- 4th, Wiantinaug
Alex spent many summers at Keewaydin, including two on wilderness trips. During the off season, he studies computer science at Williams College, but gets outside whenever possible! In Wiantinaug, he will help with canoeing, wrestling, kayaking, and hiking. Alex comes from Northampton, MA.



Jacob Sorkin- 1st, Wiantinaug
Jacob was a camper at Keewaydin through Moosalamoo.  An artist, he has studied at Rhode Island School of Design and Deep Springs College in California.  In Wiantinaug, he will help with hiking, drawing, canoeing, swimming and more.  Jacob grew up in Westchester, NY.


IMG_3321aBill Souser- 13th, Wiantinaug Director 2nd Half
Bill teaches history at Lakeside School in Seattle.  A camper at Keewaydin through Wilderness, he hails from York, PA and graduated from Middlebury College.  A member of the Expedition 2012 crew, Bill will be the Wiantinaug Director during the second half of the summer.



Carlos Spigel-5th, Annwi, Assistant Director
Carlos is a recent graduate of Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University as a psychology major. Starting in the fall, he will begin applying for masters programs in education before pursuing a career in teaching. He was a camper at Keewaydin through Moos. This summer, he will be camp head of tennis and will assist in soccer, canoeing, and archery in Annwi.  Carlos will also be the Assistant Director of Annwi.


Joaquin Stella- 1st, Moosalamoo
Joaquin is former camper through the wilderness trip.  He recently finished his freshman year at the University of Michigan. In Moosalamoo, he will help with soccer, basketball, canoeing and hiking.  Joaquin is from San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Tim TadlockTim Tadlock- 19th, 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.



Addison Tate- 4th, Annwi (2nd half)
Addison is a graduate of Vassar College, where he majored in Environmental Studies.  He comes to us from Bridport, VT.  In Annwi he is excited to help with sailing climbing, exploration, kayaking and fairy house building.

IMG_6790aEmma Tessler- 4th, Annwi A&C, Tutoring
Emma is the co-founder of Dating Ring, an online, personalized match-making service. She is looking forward to helping out at camp in a variety of ways—Annwi A&C and tutoring.  Emma is married to Annwi Director, Ben Jacoff.  They are excpecting their first child, a girl, in the fall!



Andreas Theodoropoulos- 1st, Waramaug
Andreas attended camp through the wilderness trip.  He is a rising sophomore at Queens University in Ontario, Canada.  He will be in Waramaug this summer, where he will help with swimming, kayaking, canoeing and climbing.  Andreas comes from Concord, MA.


ThorntonMike Thornton- 25th, Waramaug (1st half)
Mike teaches third grade in Whitehall, NY.  Mike is camp head of baseball. In Waramaug, he will assist in soccer, canoeing, and more. Mike lives in Mendon, VT with his wife, Patty, his daughter, Cassidy, and son, Colby.



Mary Beth Tichacek- 2nd, Nurse
Mary Beth will be a sub nurse again this summer.  She will have short commute to camp—she and her husband live in Salisbury.

Gustavo Toro-2nd, Moosalamoo
Gustavo comes from Venezuela, where he is in university studying engineering.  A camper Annwi through Moos, he is on the Moos staff where he will help with kayaking, sailing, swimming, canoeing, climbing and wrestling.



Jorge Toro- 4th, Wiantinaug
Jorge currently studies civil engineering at the Metropolitan University in Caracas, Venezuela. He hopes, one day, to build roads in rural Venezuela, just like his grandfather. At Keewaydin he was a camper from Annwi through the Wilderness. This summer he will assist in soccer, kayaking, swimming and rock climbing.

Jorge Toro Sr.- 1st, Moosalamoo
Jorge Toro, father of Jorge, Gustavo and Ernesto, is joining the staff this summer!  Jorge was a camper from Annwi through Wilderness in the 1970s and 80s.  He will spend the summer in Moosalamoo where he will help with sailing, paddleboarding, hiking, soccer, tennis and wrestling.  Jorge and his family live in Caracas, Venezuela.


Jake Trout-1st, Waramaug
Jake was a camper for many years through Moos.  He currently teaches kindergarten at the McDonogh School in Baltimore. MD.  In Waramaug he will assist with dramatics, baseball, soccer and more.

Matthew Trunsky- 1st, Moosalamoo
Matt completed his freshman year at the University of Iowa this year, where he plans to major in psychology.  A former high school sailing team captain, in Moosalamoo he will help with sailing and also assist kayaking, fishing, canoeing and archery.  Matt comes from Wilmette, Illinois.


Jack Waterman-1st, Waramaug
Jack just graduated from Middlebury Union High School.  He was a camper from Wiantinaug through Wilderness. In Waramaug, he will help with baseball, canoeing, dramatics, riflery and archery.  Jack lives in Weybridge, VT.


Peter Wright-15th, Moosalamoo 2nd month
Peter was a camper from Waramaug through Wilderness and has been staff in Waramaug, Wiantinaug, Moos and Wilderness.  This summer, he will be in Moos and will help with sailing, soccer, canoeing and basketball.  In the off-season, Peter is a math teacher at the Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY.  Peter’s wife, Mandy, works at Songadeewin.

Santiago Zuluaga- 1st, Waintinaug
Santiago discovered Keewaydin through his cousin, Camilo Duque.  An accomplished rock climber, he will lead climbing this summer.  In Wiantinaug, he will also help with hiking, soccer and volleyball.  Santiago comes from Cali, Colombia.