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Meet Our 2019 Team!

The Staff Team at Menesetung is made up of enthusiastic
mostly post-secondary and high school students who are
passionate about working with kids and living camp.

All staff undergo intensive training, and are required to have
current certifications in Standard First Aid, CPR-C, and undergo
a vulnerable sector police record check.

All staff marked "*" are also part of our Spring Team!

For more information about our Directing Team - click HERE!
Leadership & Support Staff
A diverse mix of exceptional individuals! Each one unique and hugely important! Our structure at camp is flexible, and many these folks will fill a variety of roles throughout the spring/summer.
Braeden Arbour
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Adventure Elements Program Assistant
7 Word Bio: Here to make Summer bigger and better!
Education & Certifications: 2nd year Media Studies at Trent, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity:
Hobbies:
Meredith Blakeney*
Position: Head Counsellor/Integration Coordinator
7 Word Bio: A girl trying to make people smile.
Education & Certifications: Experienced support worker + a lover of camp. First Aid/CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire!
Hobbies: Musical Theatre, Ukulele, Poetry, and Sushi
Tonya Cober
Position: Camp Assistant
7 Word Bio: I am friendly and very outgoing!
Education & Certifications: Safe food handling.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Swimming
Hobbies: the Almost Famous players
Caitlynn Dallas-Barclay
Position: Day Camp/Bridge Camp Counsellor
7 Word Bio: Fun, Outgoing, Trustworthy, Compassionate, Caring, Kind, Adventurous, Cheerful, Honest.
Education & Certifications: In high school - First Aid/CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Swimming
Hobbies: Sewing, walking, and having fun!
Gillian Derer (Gill)
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Music & Drama Program Lead + LIT Experience Enhancer
7 Word Bio: Adventuring as much as I can, always.
Education & Certifications: 1st Year BMus from UWO; First Aid & CPR, Safe Talk.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2018
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: . . . music!
Kaitlyn Dieter
Position: Day Camp/Bridge Camp Counsellor, Assistant Lifeguard
7 Word Bio: I love camp, it is my home away from home
Education & Certifications: High school graduate, Bronze Cross, First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2018
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: German dance, swimming, reading
Clarissa Gordon
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Sports & Games Program Lead/Adventure Elements Assistant
7 Word Bio: I love camp and all things fun!
Education & Certifications: High school graduate, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire!!!
Hobbies: Hockey
Dani Kent
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Archery Lead
7 Word Bio: Currently embracing the art of trying again
Education & Certifications: Completed OSSD, entering third year of my BAH at Trent University. First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire!
Hobbies: Volunteering, Reading, Running, Dancing, Painting,
Cara Livingston
Position: Program Director/Leadership Training Director
7 Word Bio: Ducks, cros, singing, dancing in the rain.
Education & Certifications: 3rd year university, First Aid & CPR, High 5
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2014
Favourite Camp Activity: Hill Games and Vespers
Hobbies: Candle making, walking my dog, and going to camp!
Colin Livingston
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Program Leader
7 Word Bio: Hockey, basketball, laughing, goofing around, having fun
Education & Certifications: Graduating high school, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Hill Games
Hobbies: Sports, video games, being outside
Alexis Logtenberg
Position: Counsellor-In-Training
7 Word Bio: Happy go lucky, over thinker, creative imagination
Education & Certifications: Menesetung LIT program, completing Gr. 10.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Everything, Archery.
Hobbies: Drawing, writing, acting, singing, wrestling, broomball
Sarah MacGregor*
Position: Day Camp/Bridge Camp Director
7 Word Bio: Kindness, curiosity and always trying my best!
Education & Certifications: Honours specialization in child and family studies, entering teachers college at Nipissing University. Trained in ASSIST, Safe Talk, Tattered Teddies, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2014
Favourite Camp Activity: Hill Games
Hobbies: Reading, Camping, Kayaking, Curling, and Walking my puppy Archie.
Damon MacLean*
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Adventure Elements Program Lead
7 Word Bio: Humorous. Honest. Adventurous. Personable. Good listener.
Education & Certifications: ACCT Level 1 (High ropes/Climbing wall facilitator). Loyalist College Photojournalist.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Low Ropes/Climbing Wall
Hobbies: photography, music, reading, writing, board games, hikes
Serena Manente
Position: Head Lifeguard, 1:1 Support Counsellor
7 Word Bio: Fun, energetic, caring, kind, giving, & a good listener.
Education & Certifications: High school graduate, NLS, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: Dancing, reading, running, walking, Netflix
Brie McIlhargey
Position: Cabin Counsellor, 1:1 Support Counsellor, Assistant Lifeguard
7 Word Bio: Always giggling, kind, funny, and sweet.
Education & Certifications: St. Claire College for Educational Support work, Bronze Cross, First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2014
Favourite Camp Activity: Pool or Campfire
Hobbies: Reading
Joanna McMurchy*
Position: Joanna of All Trades/Cabin Counsellor/Programmer
7 Word Bio: I love camp and look like Victoria
Education & Certifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. First Aid & CPR, Safe Talk, Mental Health First Aid.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2018
Favourite Camp Activity: Evening Program!
Hobbies: Netflix
Victoria McMurchy*
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Program Lead
7 Word Bio: I love camp and look like Joanna
Education & Certifications: Bachelor of Journalism - Ryerson University. First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: Reading, gymnastics, music, volleyball, hanging out with family and friends.
Samantha Moreau
Position: Cabin Counsellor/OLS Program Lead
7 Word Bio: Outgoing, adventurous, supportive, caring, outdoors-y, excited
Education & Certifications: OSSD Honour Roll, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: Dance, music, sports, writing, running
Racheal Mulholland
Position: Counsellor-In-Training
7 Word Bio: Friendly, outgoing, eager, energetic, artistic
Education & Certifications: Completed Gr. 10
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Arts & Crafts
Hobbies: Art and Music
James Murray
Position: Day Camp/Bridge Camp Counsellor, 1:1 Support Counsellor
7 Word Bio: Coming soon!
Education & Certifications:
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2018
Favourite Camp Activity:
Hobbies:
Clayton Peters*
Position: Executive Director
7 Word Bio: A curious optimist seeking to grow community.
Education & Certifications: Bachelor of Music Education from Wilfrid Laurier University, Bachelor of Education from Western. University. Currently a teacher at GDCI; Bronze Cross, First Aid, and CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2016
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire!
Hobbies: Music! Learning, Reading, Hiking, Camp, Board Games
Connor Ross*
Position: United Church Explorer; Cabin Counsellor/Faith Program Lead
7 Word Bio: Creative, funny, fun, kind, bizarre, and easy going.
Education & Certifications: High school graduate, 1st Degree black belt Kukkiwon Certificate
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Hiking
Hobbies: Tae Kwon Do, video games, and writing
Mary Ross*
Position: Mary-godmother
7 Word Bio: I'll never grow up - I'm Peter Pan!
Education & Certifications: ACCT Level 2, MTA, BMT, currently working on Masters (MA). Bronze Cross, First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2010
Favourite Camp Activity: OLS Outtrips!
Hobbies: Crocheting, music, trying new crafts, baking, training Slightly
Kathleen Scott
Position: Camp Nurse
7 Word Bio: Nurse, student, mom, curious about life, grateful
Education & Certifications: RN, BsCN, pursuing masters in Counselling Psychology, Wilderness First Aid, currently work as a school nurse specializing in medically fragile children.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity:
Hobbies: Learning guitar!
Slightly*
Position: Assistant Director
7 Word Bio: I am perfectly hyper & adorable.
Education & Certifications: Successful graduate of puppy Kindergarten and Puppy Stars, hold a valid rabis vaccination, amatuer therapy dog, trained talent show performer.
On staff at Menesetung since: Birth... Spring 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Tag, sticks, swimming, rest hour, camp photo time.
Hobbies: Making new friends, chewing on sticks, chasing sticks, swimming, and long walks on the beach.
Neale Stephens
Position: Cousellor-In-Training
7 Word Bio: On a long journey without a destination
Education & Certifications: Completed Gr. 10, Menesetung LIT Program, First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Low Ropes
Hobbies: Playing the Baritone, Board games, and reading
Brittney Stokes
Position: Cabin Counsellor, Arts & Crafts, Archery, Floater
7 Word Bio: Crazy, camp loving, fish in the water.
Education & Certifications: High school graduate, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2015
Favourite Camp Activity: Swimming
Hobbies: Camping
Jessica Tenhor*
Position: Summer Camp Director
7 Word Bio: Camp made me who I am today
Education & Certifications: 2013 Lakehead University - Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism with a specialization in Leadership. 2018 Western University - Bachelor of Education (am now a supply teacher). First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2017, 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Beach Craft, Camper Choice
Hobbies: Reading, Nature, Kayaking, thinking about Camp, Netflix
Brody Vermee
Position: Counsellor-In-Training
7 Word Bio: I have a good personality.
Education & Certifications: In high school.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: All of them
Hobbies: Biking
Katherine Vermeeren (Katie)
Position: Cabin Counsellor/Arts & Crafts Program Lead
7 Word Bio: Living life, having fun, and always smiling
Education & Certifications: Completed Gr. 11, First Aid & CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: Music, art, photography
Laurent Viel
Position: Counsellor In Training & Lifeguard
7 Word Bio: Dynamic, on task, careful, cheerful, gentle, creative and polite.
Education & Certifications: Currently in High school, Lifeguard Certification, First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Swimming & Music
Hobbies: Piano!!!
Elena Williamson*
Position: Head Cook/Spring Administrative Assistant
7 Word Bio: Love summer, sunshine and ice cream
Education & Certifications: Bsc - honours specialization in food & nutrition, First Aid & CPR, Safe Food Handling.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2019
Favourite Camp Activity: Swimming
Hobbies: Yoga, reading, baking
Questions?
519 524 6497
Summer Calling Hours
Mon-Fri: 10:00-5:00pm
Sunday: 4:30-5:30pm
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