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Meet Our 2017 Team

The Staff Team at Menesetung is made up of enthusiastic
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 new Spring Program Staff Team!
Camp
Directors
Responsible for overseeing and implementing all aspects of Camp Operations throughout the year. (i.e. Grant writing, hiring, marketing, training, registrations, coming up with crazy ideas, and having the most fun!)
Mary Ross*
7 Word Bio: I'll never grow up ~ I'm Peter Pan!
Education & Certifications: Bachelor of Music Therapy from Wilfrid Laurier University, ACCT Level 1, Bronze Cross, First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2010
Favourite Camp Activity: ... CAMP!
Hobbies: Music! Canoeing, Hiking, Crocheting, Scrapbooking,  Camp, coming up with crazy ideas!
Clayton Peters*
7 Word Bio: Discovered music - enthralled by learning - confidently optimistic!
Education & Certifications: Bachelor of Music Education from Wilfrid Laurier University, Bachelor of Education from Western University, Bronze Cross, First Aid, and CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2016
Favourite Camp Activity: Stargazing
Hobbies: Music! Learning, Reading, Hiking, Camp, Board Games
Camp
Cook
Responsible for planning the menu, placing food orders, preparing, cooking, and serving all meals & snacks at Camp. Also responsible for instructing and overseeing all kitchen staff.
Fawkes Conibear
7 Word Bio: Hard worker, nature lover, vegetable hiding master.
Education & Certifications: Honours Graduate Culinary Management - Algonquin College; National Food Safety Protocol Certified.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Chuck the Chicken, and Camp Songs.
Hobbies: Photography, cycling, and board games.
Program Director
A member of the leadership team - Responsible for overseeing camp programming and theme implementation, providing support to all Program Coordinators, planning and implementing daily camp wide activities, and day-to-day scheduling.
Jessica Tenhor*
7 Word Bio: Lover of God, Camp , Laughter & Adventure!
Education & Certifications: Bachelors of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism with a specialization in Leadership; 11 years of summer camp experience; currently in Teachers College.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Campfire
Hobbies: Reading, Kayaking, Camp!
Head Counsellor
& Adventure Elements Program Coordinator
A member of the leadership team - Responsible for supporting a team of counsellors, ensuring 24/7 supervision of all campers on site, maintaining staff/camper ratios of 8:1 or better. Responsible for providing leadership development to the Leaders In Training. Responsible for creating, and implementing safe, fun, and themed Climbing Wall and Low Ropes activities for groups of campers throughout the day. Also responsible for supervising groups of campers, and inspecting all adventure elements equipment.
Matt Wareham*
7 Word Bio: Commited to faith and all things camp.
Education & Certifications: First Aid and CPR, ACCT Level 1, currently working on BA of Criminology at Western University, 14 years of Menesetung experience (Camper, LIT, and Staff)
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2014
Favourite Camp Activity: Archery, Arts & Crafts, and all things camp of course.
Hobbies: Soccer, Baseball, Skiing, Arts, and CAMP!!!
Camp
Chaplain
A member of the Leadership Team and the Health Team. Responsible for spiritual care of all staff and campers at Camp, including creating, and implementing fun, and themed Faith Discovery activities for groups of campers throughout the day, Camp wide Vespers, and Staff FLASH (Faith Learning and Sharing).
Colleen Lowrie
7 Word Bio: Rooted in faith, celebrating diversity in Creation <3
Education & Certifications: Currently studying at the United Theological College/McGill in pursuit of a Master of Divinity. Bachelor of Social Sciences Women's Studies and Political Science. Bilingual English/French. First Aid/CPR, Candidate for Ordination (Ministry) in the United Church of Canada.
On staff at Menesetung since: New this year! Very excited!
Favourite Camp Activity: Hiking, Swimming, Marshmallaws!
Hobbies: Snail mail, hockey, trying new food, yoga.
Health Care Provider
A member of the Health Team - Responsible for ensuring all health and safety at Camp, including proper storage and distribution of camper medication, and acting as a first responder to all injuries of varying degrees.
Kassidy Dubé*
7 Word Bio: Buckets of smiles, laughter and poetically imaginative.
Education & Certifications: Bachelor of Science and Nursing Level II, First Aid, CPR HCP, NVCI, GPA
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Camp Fire
Hobbies: Reading, Music, Knitting, Games, Making Silly Faces.
First Responder & Cabin Counsellor
A member of the Health Team - Responsible for responding to any and all medical emergencies as soon as possible and taking appropriate action. Responsible for directly supervising groups of campers 24 hours a day. Responsible for bringing the fun & the crazy of camp to campers in a safe and healthy way.
Neil Ball*
7 Word Bio: Work hard today for a better tomorrow!
Education & Certifications: Advanced Medical Responder; current Paramedic student (year 2) at Centennial College.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Archery
Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Exercising, and Volunteering with St. John Ambulance.
Head
Lifeguard
A member of the Health Team - Responsible for maintaining complete health safety at the pool at all times, including ensuring active supervision among other lifeguards, and maintaining regulation pool water levels and cleanliness.
Christina Schelken
7 Word Bio: My dogs are my best friends.
Education & Certifications: NLS, First Aid, CPR-HCP, GPA.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2011.
Favourite Camp Activity: Pool, Hillgames, Campfire, Mealtimes.
Hobbies: Reading, hiking, camping, taking adventures with my dogs.
Pool Program Coordinator
Responsible for maintaining complete health safety at the pool at all times while guarding. Balance pool programming responsibilities with Head Lifeguard and other lifeguards. Creating engaging themed pool activities for the summer!
Kim Griarte
7 Word Bio: I am a big fan of dogs.
Education & Certifications: Currently attending high school, First Aid, CPR, NLS (National Lifeguard Service)
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2016
Favourite Camp Activity: Everything!
Hobbies: Swimming, designing clothes, watching movies, and eating tacos.
Day Camp Coordinator
Responsible for preparing and supporting day camp counsellors, ensuring 100% supervision and staff-camper ratios of 8:1 or better. Plans and implements most effective day camp routines and protocols. Actively leads groups of day campers through their day as a role model for other day camp counsellors.
Ben Hearn
7 Word Bio: Stay Tuned!
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Counsellors
Responsible for directly supervising groups of campers 24 hours a day. Responsible for bringing the fun & the crazy of camp to campers in a safe and healthy way.
Michael Brereton
7 Word Bio: Funny, energetic, outgoing, bright, creative, sportsmanlike, understanding.
Education & Certifications: Completed Gr 11. Bronze Cross certification.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017.
Favourite Camp Activity: Pool.
Hobbies: Hockey
Holly Caruana
7 Word Bio: Stay Tuned!
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Clarissa Gordon
7 Word Bio: Hockey Goalie, and future crazy cat lady.
Education & Certifications: First Aid and CPR
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Definitely Campfire
Hobbies: Hockey, Reading, and Playing Piano.
Tim Hearn
7 Word Bio: Stay Tuned!
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Ryan Little
7 Word Bio: I like trampolining, fishing, and Jesus. Ya!
Education & Certifications: Completed Gr. 11. Bronze Med, Bronze Cross, First Aid.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: I'm excited to find out!
Hobbies: Trampolining, fishing, & piano.
Brie Mcllhargey*
7 Word Bio: I am a kind and empathetic person.
Education & Certifications: Attending St. Clair college for Educational Support Worker. First Aid and CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Spring 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Everything!
Hobbies: Reading, Swimming, and Ringette.
Jenna Mcleod
7 Word Bio: Four brothers... I'm fun to be with!
Education & Certifications: First Aid & CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2016.
Favourite Camp Activity: Pool!
Hobbies: I love to draw, I love to do everything!
Will O'Keefe-Marr
7 Word Bio: Happy, out-going, energetic, bright, smart, approachable guy.
Education & Certifications: Completed Gr. 11. Bronze Cross certification.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017.
Favourite Camp Activity: Rock Wall!
Hobbies: Swimming
Brittney Stokes
7 Word Bio: The outdoors is my peace and harmony.
Education & Certifications: High School Grad. First Aid and CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2015
Favourite Camp Activity: Everything!
Hobbies: I enjoy photography
Jaime Wareham
7 Word Bio: Staying determined even when things get tough.
Education & Certifications: Bronze Med. Standard First Aid CPR-C.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017
Favourite Camp Activity: Arts & Crafts!
Hobbies: Playing Ukulele, editing videos, animating, drawing, and singing.
Arts & Crafts Program Coordinator
Responsible for creating, and implementing safe, fun, and themed Arts & Crafts activities for groups of campers throughout the day. Also responsible for supervising groups of campers, keeping the Craft Hall organized, and processing donations to camp.
Sierra Furtado
7 Word Bio: Tie dye, cat, slipper, and art enthusiast.
Education & Certifications: Gr. 11, First Aid, and CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2016
Favourite Camp Activity: Beach walks
Hobbies: Artsy stuff, reading, long naps, photography, yoga and camp!
Outdoor Living Skills Program Coordinator
Responsible for creating, and implementing safe, fun, and themed Outdoor Living Skills activities for groups of campers throughout the day. Also responsible for supervising groups of campers, lighting campfires, and taking campers on hiking outtrips.
Ryan Payne
7 Word Bio: Nice, outgoing, funny, smart, willing to work.
Education & Certifications: Completed high school, cadet training. First Aid, CPR.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2017.
Favourite Camp Activity: OLS!
Hobbies: Walking, camping, and friends.
Archery Program Coordinator
Responsible for creating, and implementing safe, fun, and themed Climbing Wall activities for groups of campers throughout the day. Also responsible for daily safety inspections of all climbing wall, low ropes, and harnessing equipment, supervising groups of campers, and ensuring that their Adventure Elements Assistant is observing best practice in safety and supervision in all areas.
Rebecca McDougall
7 Word Bio: I'm a hairstylist that works at Camp.
Education & Certifications: Completed post secondary.
On staff at Menesetung since: Summer 2015.
Favourite Camp Activity: OLS & Archery!
Hobbies: Hairstyling, painting, music... all things Artsy.
Music & Drama Program Coordinator
Responsible for creating, and implementing safe, fun, and themed Music & Drama activities for groups of campers throughout the day. Also responsible for supervising groups of campers, and running evening campfires.
Questions?
519 524 6497
director@campmenesetung.ca
Summer Calling Hours
Mon-Fri: 10:00-5:00pm
Sunday: 4:30-5:30pm
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