Keewaydin Dunmore Staff

Sergio Acosta-1st, Wiantinaug
Sergio comes to Keewaydin from Colombia and he has been a high school history teacher.  Next year he is heading to Denmark to study Sustainable Heritage Management. At camp he will help with soccer, basketball, nature and hiking. He discovered Keewaydin through his friend Santi Zuluaga.


Tal Aharoni-1st, Waramaug
Tal comes to us from Israel.  He has completed his military service and is excited to come to camp.  At camp he will help with riflery, sailing, martial arts, archery, canoeing, and kayaking.

 


Daniel Allen- 3rd, Waramaug (1st half)
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 ultimate frisbee, hiking, and disc golf.  Daniel grew up in Los Angeles, CA.

 

 


Jen Anderson- 13th, Tutor (2nd half)
Jen, mother of Townes and wife of Tim, worked at Songadeewin for two summers. This will be her eleventh summer at Keewaydin helping with tutoring. Jen teaches 1st grade at the Marin Country Day School in the Bay Area of California.


Tim Anderson- 17th, 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 take boys on hiking adventures, and explorations by canoe. He will be joined at camp by his wife, Jen, and their son, Townes (7 years old).


Ulysse Audouard- 2nd, Waramaug
Ulysse returns to camp as a Waramaug staffman after a summer away.  He was a camper for many years—including a Wilderness trip.  He is currently a student at Edinburgh University in Scotland, where he will be a senior in the fall.  In Waramaug, he will assist in baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, canoeing and more!  Ulysse comes from Paris, France.


Taheem Baptiste- 1st, Annwi
Taheem is a sophomore at SUNY Jefferson Community College, where he studies English with the intent to transfer to a 4-year institution and further his studies in journalism.  This summer he will help with hiking, soccer, tennis, archery, baseball, climbing, and sailing.  Taheem is from Brooklyn, NY.


Angus Barstow– 9th, Waramaug (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 the After School Program Director at the Bridge School in Middlebury, VT.  A skilled craftsman and athlete, he will help run knife craft, soccer, disc golf and canoeing.

 


Will Bausch1st, Wiantinaug

Will is a rising sophomore at Carleton College.  He was a camper through Wilderness.  At camp he will help with canoeing, kayaking, climbing, archery, riflery, soccer, and Frisbee.  Will comes from Chevy Chase, MD.


Amanda Belcher- 12th, 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.


Sam Belin- 1st, Annwi
Sam graduated this spring from Centaurus High School in Lafayette, CO. He was a camper through Wilderness. In his free time he teaches snow boarding and organizes outdoor activities for his school.  At camp Sam will help with hiking, tripping, canoeing, tennis, A&C, drama, knife craft, archery, and disc golf.


Kyle Bennett- 4th, Wiantinaug (2nd half)
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.

 

 


Mathieu Bialosky- 3rd, Waramaug
Mathieu, a recent graduate of Bowdoin College, is thrilled to return to camp after a couple of summers away. In Waramaug, he will assist in kayaking, soccer, canoeing, basketball, sailing, rock climbing and archery.  A camper from Annwi through Wilderness, Mathieu hails from New York City.


Oliver Bijur- 1st, Moosalamoo
Oliver is a freshman at Wesleyan University.  Oliver was a camper through Wilderness.  At camp Oliver will help with soccer, diving, ultimate, canoeing, climbing, dramatics, tennis and sailing

 

 


Sam BrakeleySam Brakeley- 10th, Wilderness
Sam was on the Moos staff for two summers and has since led eight 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 in the winters. He will lead a Wilderness trip this summer.

 


Sam Broda- 3rd, Waramaug
A graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York, Sam was a camper through Moosalamoo.   After living and working in Brazil for the past year, he will work at camp this summer before starting a new job in the fall in New York City.  A former winner of the outstanding wrestler at camp, he will help with wrestling, as well as assist with swimming, kayaking and rock climbing. Sam calls Dobbs Ferry, NY home.


Niall Butchart- 3rd, Wiantinaug
A graduate of  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- 7th, 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.

 

 


Daria Carden

Daria Carden- 20th, 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.

 

 


Daniel Chapman- 4th, Waramaug
Daniel comes to us from Middlesex, England, where he has graduated from University with his degree in adventure sports management.  A climbing and kayaking devotee, he will assist in those activities, as well as in soccer.


Ben Cordero- 11th, Wiantinaug
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 lives in Sitka, Alaska, with his wife Margery, where he is a school counselor at Sitka High School.

 


Philip Coyle- 6th, Moosalamoo (1st half)
Phil graduated from American University and he has spent the past two years working for the Federal Reserve.  In the fall, he begins a 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.

 


Eddie Dobson- 27th, 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.


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Red Dows- 25th, 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 nine 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.

 


Camilo Duque- 4th, Wiantinaug
Camilo comes to us from Medellin, Colombia. He is a wood artist, who loves the outdoors, and is a skilled kayaker, rock climber and mountain biker.  He will be camp head of kayaking and will assist in many activities!

 


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Marc Elosua- 7th, Moosalamoo
Marc graduated from the Universitat de Girona in Spain and is currently working as a researcher on cardiovascular health and finishing his master’s degree in Bioinformatics. 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.

 

 


Nik Elrifi- 3rd, 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 junior at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Nik calls Rye, NY home.

 

 


Dave Flight- 3rd, Waramaug
Dave completed his junior 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- 3rd, 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.

 


Julian Gagnier- 2nd, Waramaug

Julian grew up in the Netherlands and moved to North Carolina.  Julian will be a sophomore at Maryland Institute College of Art, majoring in Architectural Design. Julian was a camper through Moos. In Waramaug, he will share his talents in climbing, arts and crafts, dramatics and canoeing.


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Seth Gibson- 53rd, 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.

 

 


Will Goldberg- 1st, Annwi

Will is looking forward to being a freshman in the fall at Princeton.  He was a camper through first year Moosalamoo. Will has a food blog on Instagram with over 10,000 followers.  At camp Will can help with hiking, basketball, disc golf, soccer, riflery, and canoeing.


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Cressy Goodwin- 12th, 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.

 

 


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Owen Gutfreund- 37th, Moosalamoo Director and Associate Director of Dunmore
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- 31st, 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.


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Diane Hare- 33rd, 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).

 


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James Hare- 8th, Moosalamoo, Assistant Director
James is a graduate of Elon University, where he majored in music production.  James was a camper through all the wigwams, including Wilderness.  He moved to Los Angeles in the fall to pursue a career in music. This summer, he will be camp head of basketball and assist in ultimate frisbee, fitness, tennis, hiking and canoeing.  This will also be his first summer as Assistant Director of Moosalamoo. James grew up in Middlebury, VT, by way of Philadelphia.

 


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Laurie Hare- 44th, 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.

 

 


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Pete Hare- 41st, 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

Larry Hayes- 28th, 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- 27th, 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!

 

 


Dennis Hildreth1st, Moosalamoo
Dennis, a  freshman at University of San Diego, was a camper from Annwi through Wilderness. At camp he will help with disc golf, ultimate, tripping, canoeing, kayaking, A&C, archery.  Dennis hails from Darien, CT.

 


Nancy Hildreth- 8th, A&C assistant
After a summer off, Nancy returns to camp, where she will assist in A&C. In the off-season, Nancy is an aide at the Tokeneke Elementary School in Connecticut.  She is joined at camp by her husband, Stephen, and sons, Owen and Dennis, and daughter, Grace (Songa Trip School).  Their oldest son, Christopher, former camper through Wilderness and staffman, hopes to visit camp at some point in the summer!


Owen Hildreth- 3rd, Wiantinaug
Owen will be a senior at the University of Vermont. A former camper through wilderness, he will work in Wiantinaug this summer where he will help with canoeing, exploration, hiking, frisbee and soccer.

 


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Stephen Hildreth- 14th, Waramaug Director
In the off-season Stephen teaches humanities at the Masters Middle School in Dobbs Ferry, NY. His sons, Dennis and Owen, will be on the 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- 2nd,  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.

 

 


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Rick Hopkins- 13th, Waramaug (2nd half)
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. In Waramaug, he will head swimming and help out in sailing, soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, archery, volleyball, canoeing, kayaking, wrestling, and rock climbing.

 


Iain Hughes- 2nd, Moosalamoo
Iain was a camper at Keewaydin from Annwi through a wilderness trip. He is a student at Cornell University, where he just completed his sophomore year.  In Moosalamoo, he will help with kayaking, sailing, canoeing, dramatics, and more!  Iain hails from New York City.

 

 


Alim Ibrahim- 6th, Moosalamoo
Alim has one more year at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences before becoming 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.

 


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Paul Jacobs- 24th, 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.

 

 


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Ben Jacoff- 13th, 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 their daughter, Alice!

 


Katie Johnson- 6th, Business Manager
Katie is an avid runner having completed two 5k races already this year. Along with being a top rate business manager, she also is an excellent cook!  Katie is a Keewaydin Old-Timer and is working on hiking the trails on Moosalamoo.

 


Jake Karmann- 2nd, Waramaug
Jake recently graduated from Arizona Sate University, where he majored in marketing and sports and media studies. In Waramaug, he will assist in baseball, soccer, basketball and volleyball.  Jake, a native of Glendale, Arizona, found out about Keewaydin through Carlos Spigel.

 


Charlie Kauffman- 1st, Waramaug
Charlie graduated from St Paul’s School in NH in the spring. Charlie was a camper through Wilderness.  This summer he will help with hiking, soccer, kayaking, canoeing, drama, basketball, ultimate frisbee.  Charlie is from Stowe, VT.

 


Ben Kenney- 3rd, Wiantinaug
Ben will be a junior 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.

 


Linda Kokinis- 2nd, 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.


Joe Lampkin- 1st, Wiantinaug
Joe is a Special Education Coordinator and teacher in Brooklyn, NY.  He was a camper in Moos.  This summer Joe will be helping with basketball, riflery, tennis, canoeing, and hiking.  Joe lives in New York City.

 


Ally Laroque- 2nd, Camp Babysitter, Office
A graduate of Middlebury Union High School, Ally just completed her sophomore year at the University of Vermont.  A standout basketball, rugby and softball player, she will be camp babysitter this summer and help in the Office.


Charlie Laud- 4th, 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.  He is especially looking forward to helping with the Frolics!

 

 


Will Lewis- 4th, Moosalamoo
Will attends St. Lawrence University. He returns to Moosalamoo this summer and will help with a plethora of activities, and is most excited to be back in the woods on trips.  Will calls  Yarmouth, ME home.

 

 


Peter Lindholm- 5th, Annwi
Peter graduated from Middlebury College last year, with a degree in English.  He moved to Los Angeles in the fall and is pursuing a career as a writer.  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.

 


Jesse MacDonald- 1st, Wiantinaug
Jesse is a recent high school graduate and a camper from Annwi through Wilderness.  This summer Jesse will help with canoeing, ultimate, sailing, climbing, kayaking, soccer, riflery, archery, swimming, and wind surfing.  Jesse calls Burlington, VT home.

 


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Cameron MacDonald- 18th, Waramaug, Assistant Director
Cameron grew up at Keewaydin and has become a mainstay on the Waramaug staff.  After working in schools for the past decade, Cameron is working on a masters’ in Counselor Education at the University of Virginia. Here at camp, he will be camp head of canoeing.

 

 


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Schuyler MacDonald- 4th, Wiantinaug
Schuyler will be a senior 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.

 

 


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George Marsh- 5th, 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 crane operator by trade, George works in the Boston area in the off-season.

 

 


Larry Matt- 2nd, Waramaug
Larry is a junior at the Sewanee University. In Waramaug, he will assist in tennis, soccer, swimming and more.  Larry’s brother, Frank, was on staff for several summers.  Larry comes from New Hartford, NY.

 

 


Caleb McCurdy- 1st, Wiantinaug
Caleb will be a sophomore at Villanova in the fall, majoring in math. He was a camper from Annwi through  Wilderness.  At camp, Caleb will help with basketball, soccer, baseball, tennis, canoeing, ultimate, hiking and archery.  Caleb comes from Brentwood, CA.


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Scott McCurdy- 19th, Wiantinaug Director (1st half)
Scott is Director of Wiantinaug for the first three weeks of the summer. 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- 23rd, Moosalamoo
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.  Ben’s wife, Katy, will be joining him second month.  Their children, Malcolm, Seanna and Annika, have come all the way up through Wilderness.


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Katy McGraw- 15th (2nd half), Tutoring, A&C, Office
During the “off season,” Katy is an elementary math specialist in the Brookline (MA) public schools. She will help with tutoring, A&C and in the office.

 

 


Roni McLean- 9th, 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 Annwi and her husband, Matt, will visit throughout the summer.  Daughter, Addie, will be a campeer at Songa! Roni and her family live in Andover, MA, where she teaches 1st grade at West Elementary School.


Chris Miller- 16th, Wiantinaug (1st half), Assistant Director
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, Zach (a Waramaug camper), will also be at camp!


Eli Miller- 2nd, Waramaug
Eli was a camper from Annwi through Wilderness.  He is a rising junior 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.


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Heather Miller- 15th (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 15th year at Dunmore. During the year, she teaches at Garfield Elementary School. The Millers live in Bradford, MA.

 

 


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Cannon Moltz- 7th, Waramaug (1st half)
Cannon is back in school in Nashville, TN and is also performing as a musician. He works at the University School of Nashville and at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.   He was a camper in Waramaug and Wiantinaug.  In Waramaug, he will be head of ultimate and assist in soccer, baseball, and canoeing.  Cannon lives Nashville, TN.

 


Chris Murphy- 5th, Wiantinaug
A graduate of University of Vermont, Chris is currently a chemistry teacher at the Trinity Pawling School. Chris was a Keewaydin camper all the way through Wilderness.  In Wiantinaug, he will lead riflery and assist in canoeing, soccer and more.


Cameron Nevin- 7th, 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 for two years, where he worked in an eco-lodge and an organic farm.  Cam grew up in Moretown, VT.


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Isel Noyola- 7th, 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.

 

 


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Bill O’Hare- 5th, Waramaug (2nd 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 Waramaug, he will assist with basketball, baseball, soccer and volleyball.  Bill calls Tonawanda, NY home.

 


Jamie O’Neil- 6th, Waramaug 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!

 

 


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Mig Oppenheimer- 12th, 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.

 


Elise Oppenheimer- 2nd, Tutor (1st half)
Elise lives in Fairfax, Virginia, where she works in information technology. She is looking forward to another summer at Keewaydin, where she can be found helping in the office and the store, singing in the choir, or just enjoying a TKD. In her spare time. Elise loves hiking, reading, and all things nerdy.


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Becky Patch- 33rd, Tutor (1st  half)
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!

 

 


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Steve Patch- 40th, Caretaker of Mt. Moosalamoo and Paddling Specialist (1st half)
Steve will manage the trails on Mt. Moosalamoo, as well as teach canoeing 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.

 

 


Alistair Preston-Jones- 3rd, Wiantinaug
Alistair returns to us from Scotland, where he graduated with an honors 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 help with hiking, soccer and diving.


Henry Primeaux- 3rd, Moosalamoo
Henry joins the staff after having been a camper Annwi through Wilderness.  He is a junior 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- 11th, Co-Head Nurse
Anne is back for the whole summer, sharing the Head Nurse role with Terry Stevens. She is married to Lee Randlett, Director of Facilities, and is mom to Charlie and Julia, both past Verendrye trippers. In her free time she enjoys silversmithing, gardening and fishing with Lee.


Lee Randlett- 17th, Director of Facilities
Working with the York House crew, Lee brings a wealth of construction related experiences as Director of Facilities to the Keewaydin Foundation. He and his crew are responsible for the buildings and grounds 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.

 


Nicholas Rasch- 1st, Annwi
Nicholas is a sophomore at ASU, where he found out about camp from Carlos Spigel.  This summer Nick will help with soccer, riflery, paddleboarding, hiking and basketball.  Nick hails from North Carolina.

 


Elliott Rauh- 6th, 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.

 


Paul Ruderhausen- 10th, Moosalamoo
Paul returns to camp after a five year break.  Paul has led five wilderness trips for Keewaydin. Paul is a wildlife and fisheries researcher from North Carolina State University. This summer Paul will be helping in swimming, hiking and canoeing.


Will Ruocco- 3rd, Moosalamoo

Will attends college at Science Po a Reims in France.  He spent numerous summers as a Dunmore camper, including a Wilderness trip.  In Moos, he will help with rock climbing, Kicker, canoeing, hiking, archery, riflery, and frisbee.


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Stephanie Sack- 28th, 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- 13th, Office, Tutoring (2nd half)
Lauren will help in the office and in a variety of other areas. Lauren, a native of Salisbury, VT, teaches science in the Boston area.


 

Aaron Salzman- 6th, Wiantinaug
An ex-diver at the College of Wooster, Aaron teaches sixth grade literature at the Hmong American Peace Academy in Milwaukee, WI. He coaches football and runs writing workshops at HAPA. In Wiantinaug, he will assist with all waterfront activities!

 


Drew Sanger- 7th, Wilderness Trip
Drew is a resident of Washington, D.C. and graduated from Colorado College. He was a camper through Wilderness. This summer he will leading a Wilderness trip with Sam Brakeley. In Wiantinaug he assists with canoeing, wrestling, soccer, baseball, and rock climbing.

 


Sam Scibetta- 8th, 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.

 

 


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Igor Sdvijkov- 25th, 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.

 


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Max Sdvijkov- 9th,  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, swimming and gladiator games.

 


Nathan Shemwel- 1st, Wiantinaug
Nathan is a recent high school grad, and camper through Wilderness.  This summer he will help with soccer, baseball, canoeing, ultimate, archery, kayaking, hiking, fishing and sailing.  Nathan calls Tuscaloosa, Alabama home.

 


Alex Simons- 2nd, Moosalamoo
Alex, a rising junior at Williams College, learned about camp from Alex Smith-Bove.  In college, he studies math and physics. In Moosalamoo he will assist in climbing, soccer, hiking, canoeing and archery.  Alex comes from McLean, VA.

 


Aaron Smith- 3rd, Annwi
Aaron comes to us from Middlebury, VT, after learning of camp from high school basketball teammates, James Hare and Peter Lindholm. In the fall, he will begin a graduate assistantship program in Athletic Leadership at Castleton University in Vermont. In Annwi, he will help with baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer, archery and pet rocks.

 


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Alexander Smith-Bove- 5th, 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.

 


Gianni Soravi- 1st, Waramaug
Will be off to college in the fall.  He was a camper from Waramaug through Moos.  This summer he will help with canoeing, wind surfing, soccer, basketball, archery, hiking, climbing, and sailing. Gianni is from Cologne, Germany.

 


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Bill Souser- 14th, Wiantinaug Director
Bill relocated to Seattle this year, where he teaches history at Lakeside School.  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- 6th, 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 be in the masters’ teaching program at the Bank Street School in New York City. He was a camper at Keewaydin through Moos. This summer, he will help with tennis,  soccer, canoeing, and archery in Annwi.  Carlos will also be the Assistant Director of Annwi.

 


Terry Stevens- 3rd, Co-Head Nurse
Terry returns to Keewaydin for her third summer as a nurse at Keewaydin.  She will share head nurse duties with Anne Randlett.  Terry lives close by camp on Fern Lake.


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Tim Tadlock- 20th, 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.

 


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Emma Tessler- 5th, Annwi A&C
Emma is currently working towards a masters’ degree in mental health counseling. She is looking forward to helping out at camp in a variety of ways—especially with Annwi A&C.  Emma is married to Annwi Director, Ben Jacoff.  They welcomed their daughter, Alice, to the family last fall.

 

 


Andreas Theodoropoulos- 2nd, 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.

 


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Mike Thornton- 26th, Waramaug (1st half)
Mike teaches third grade in Whitehall, NY.  Mike will help with baseball, soccer, canoeing, and more. Mike lives in Mendon, VT with his wife, Patty, his daughter (former Songa camper), Cassidy, and son, Colby (former Keewaydin camper).

 

 


Gustavo Toro- 2nd, Moosalamoo (2nd half)
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 Sr.- 2nd, Wiantinaug (2nd)
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 live in Caracas, Venezuela.

 

 


Matthew Trunsky- 2nd, 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- 2nd, Moosalamoo
Jack graduated from Middlebury Union High School and just completed his freshman year at 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.


Santiago Zuluaga- 2nd, Wiantinaug
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, lifeguard and riflery.  Santiago comes from Cali, Colombia.