Meet our 2022 Camp Staff!

We are excited to introduce you to our enthusiastic and experienced team of camp counselors!

All of our staff are first aid and cpr certified, background checked, specially trained, and have diverse personalities that make our camp environment great.

Name: Emily

Position: Camp Director

Why I love Camp: I grew up going to camp as a child and working at camp as an adult. There’s something magical about the atmosphere at camp and it’s an incredibly beneficial experience for all kids and the staff!

Favorite Camp Activity: Backpacking

Fun Fact: While traveling in the UK, I climbed to the top of one of the world’s tallest indoor rock walls.

Name: Ryan

Position: Assistant Camp Director

Why I love Camp: I love being outdoors in nature and introducing others to all the fun things the outdoors have to offer. 

Favorite Camp Activity: Backpacking and Caving! Although, if the river is full it’s hard to beat tubing. 

Fun Fact: I did gymnastics for ten years!

Name: Rachel

Position: Assistant Camp Director

Why I love Camp: I love meeting and hanging out with all of the kids. Plus, we get to do some awesome outdoor activities that make for so much fun and great memories!

Favorite Camp Activity: Backpacking and Caving

Fun Fact: I’m related to the Queen of Norway

Name: Destiny

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love getting the campers active, involved, and having fun! I’m particularly looking forward to overnight camping at the beach this year.

Favorite Camp Activity: Group Games

Fun Fact: I play the drums!

Name: David

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: Last year was so much fun and I’m looking forward to being outdoors more after another year of covid.

Favorite Camp Activity: Climbing Tower

Fun Fact: I can solve a Rubik’s Cube!

Name: Ashleigh

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: This camp is unlike any other. I love being able to spend my summer outdoors and giving the campers the opportunities to try new things and explore what mother nature has to offer!

Favorite Camp Activity: Caving is by far my favorite

Fun Fact: I play double and electric bass!

Name: CJ

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: Summer camp has been one of my favorite things since I’ve been going as a camper. I love the ability to get out and participate in all sorts of outdoor activities.

Favorite Camp Activity: Hiking and Archery

Fun Fact: I took a three-day drive to Las Vegas, Nevada in an RV!

Name: Michael

Position: Camp Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love camp because you get to meet new people (friends) and enjoy nature with others

Favorite Camp Activity: Kayaking

Fun Fact: I play the clarinet and have won 3 medals and 2 trophies for my musicianship!

Name: Zoe

Position: Camp Counselor

Why I love Camp: I think being outdoors and being able to challenge yourself and try new things is a great way to bond with other people you have just met. It’s a great way to make new friends. 

Favorite Camp Activity: I am most excited about the Giant Swing

Fun Fact: I am fluent in three languages (English, Greek, and Spanish)

Name: Becky

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love kids!

Favorite Camp Activity: Interacting with the campers!

Fun Fact: I love kayak fishing!

Name: Caitlin

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love being outdoors and working with such an amazing group of energetic kids.

Favorite Camp Activity: Backpacking, but river tubing is a close second!

Fun Fact: I competed in youth triathlons!

Name: Kerri

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: I’ve gone to a camp pretty much every summer I’ve been old enough to and I love the outdoors!

Favorite Camp Activity: I love hiking and kayaking!

Fun Fact: I am an aspiring clown!

Name: Casey

Position: Assistant Camp Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love camp because it gives me a chance to be myself. Everyone there makes you happy when you aren’t feeling yourself!

Favorite Camp Activity:The giant swing because I love to see the kids reactions.

Fun Fact: I practice jujitsu and ice skating competitively.

Name: James

Position: Lead Counselor

Why I love Camp: I enjoy helping others push themselves beyond their expectations on exciting and enriching adventures through the wilderness of the Chesapeake Watershed.

Favorite Camp Activity: I fondly remember admiring the beautiful wildlife (especially the Great Blue Herons) of my local ecosystems with all of my campers.

Fun Fact: While I spend the summers in Maryland with my family, I study cognition, behavioralism, and artificial intelligence at a polytechnic institute in New York during the school year. I am also an avid rock climber!

Name: Kai

Position: Assistant Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love camp because of the new people you meet. I remember my first year at Terrapin Adventures, I made so many new friends!

Favorite Camp Activity: The leap of faith and the giant swing

Fun Fact: I was MedEvacked off a mountain vermont when I broke an ankle

Name: Leo

Position: Assistant Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love spending time outdoors and trying new activities!

Favorite Camp Activity: Camping and Backpacking

Fun Fact: I love travelling and am always excited to spend time in new places! 

Name: Tom

Position: Camp Counselor

Why I love Camp:I love spending time outdoors, and it’s fun to meet new friends and share our experiences.

Favorite Camp Activity: The giant swing is a great thrill! I do enjoy hiking too.

Fun Fact:I used to compete in cyclocross races.

Name: Izabella

Position: Camp Counselor

Why I love Camp: I get excited to try new things!

Favorite Camp Activity: I don’t have a favorite!

Fun Fact: I am an artist

Name: Emily

Position: Camp Counselor

Why I love Camp: I love meeting new people!

Favorite Camp Activity: The zip line

Fun Fact: In my free time, I like to go on road trips to waterfalls with my friends!