Year Round & Summer Staff

Our greatest asset is our staff. We strive to hire and promote the best camp professionals available. Read about our key staff and feel free to contact any of them with questions.

 Meet Our Year Round Staff

Pam Caldwell Nootbaar

(With her husband Joe, and daughters Taylor, Victoria & Natalie)

Pam Caldwell Nootbaar has spent most of her life at Kennolyn. Today, as our General Manager she oversees all of the camp and event operations on both of our properties. She pays special attention to ensuring that our programs stay relevant in today’s world while remaining true to the vision of her grandparents, Uncle Max and Aunt Marion. Pam is a graduate of UC Berkeley and has an MBA from Georgetown. She lives in Menlo Park.

Pam Nootbaar: ext.400  pam@kennolyn.com

Andrew Townsend

(With his wife Brenda, and children Samantha, Mitchell and Grace)

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Andrew has been a part of Kennolyn since 1985. Like so many people before and since, he found Kennolyn to be a destination rather than a stop on a journey. In that first summer he met his future wife, Brenda, and Kennolyn became their summer home. In 1993, Andrew and Brenda moved to Kennolyn full time and over the next few years Andrew became the Director of all our camps. With their three children, all committed Kennolyn campers of course, Andrew and Brenda continue to live on site. Andrew served two terms as President of the American Camp Association (ACA), Northern California and is the current president of the Western Association of Independent Camps. He also served on the Board of Directors of Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz. During the summer, Andrew is very much hands on as Director of Resident Camp and provides daily oversight and support to our Day Camp Director. Brenda Townsend is the Director of our Family Camp program and spends part of her summer working at Day Camp.

Andrew Townsend: ext. 444 – andrew@kennolyn.com

Allison Lloyd & Family

Allison Lloyd

(With her husband Evan, and children Addison and Max)

Allison Lloyd first came to Kennolyn in 1988 as a camper, and returned as a counselor in 2000. With a Master’s Degree in special education, Allison was a teacher for 10 years before joining Kennolyn’s year round staff. She has held different positions at Kennolyn’s Resident Camp, and in 2011 became Director of Day Camp. She has enjoyed being a part of such an enriching experience for children.

Allison Lloyd: ext. 449 – allison@kennolyn.com

Lindsey Caldwell Johnson and Dan Johnsonjohnsons

(With their children Logan, Cole & Miles)

Lindsey grew up going to Kennolyn every summer, then worked as a staff member for many years. She met and fell in love with a fellow counselor who is now her husband and is also the Director of Kennolyn Camps, Huntington Lake! They live in Capitola with their three boys (who look forward to every session they get to spend at camp). Lindsey has worked as a graphic designer and now works year round here in Camper Development. Her goal is to enhance every family’s experience in the same spirit that her grandparents Aunt Marion and Uncle Max did for so many thousands of campers!  Dan works in our Santa Cruz office from September to May and then transitions to Kennolyn Camps, Huntington Lake for the summer.  Dan was a counselor at Kennolyn before heading off for a teaching career.  He returned as our Day Camp Director and with the launch of our new camp at Huntington Lake is back on our leadership team.

Lindsey Johnson: ext 440 – camps@kennolyn.com

Samantha Townsend Bundy

img_0615Samantha grew up at Kennolyn, starting in cabin Acacia in 1999. She has been on staff since the summer of 2011 in roles such as Ceramics Coordinator and Women’s Head Counselor. Samantha graduated from the University of Redlands in 2015 with a degree in Psychology and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. She spent the next year traveling and working for Camp America in England. In the fall of 2016, Samantha joined the Kennolyn team full-time. She is excited to carry on the camp traditions that have been such a big part of her life for so many years.

Samantha Townsend Bundy: ext 448 – samantha@kennolyn.com

 

 Meet Our Summer Staff

Carolyn Caldwell Folmar and Pat VeatchMy name is Carolyn Caldwell Folmar and I am the Associate Director of Kennolyn. Aunt Marion and Uncle Max were my parents, so I grew up at Kennolyn! As a camper, one of my favorite things was outpost, because I loved cooking my own food outdoors and getting dirty. Two of my favorite activities were riflery and animal care, and I enjoyed riding when I was older. For many years, I was a speech therapist in public schools. I was happily married to Roger Lee Folmar for thirty five years. My alligator, Leerog, is used in the camp song that was named after him. At camp, I work wherever help is needed. Some of my consistent jobs are organizing the veggie chop, helping at the laundry mat, meeting with the CIT’s and JC’s, and watching activities. A few hobbies are reading, writing articles for a group and walking. I also enjoy being with my family. My two sons and most of my grandchildren live in Martinez and Livermore. I hope all of you have a fantastic summer!

Carolyn Caldwell Folmar and Pat Veatch

Hi, I’m Pat Veatch. I have been coming to camp for many years, starting soon after Kennolyn was founded in 1946, and my husband Jack and I have continued to come back through the years. I missed a couple of years to get married and have three children, and now we are all in Alexandria, Virginia, where I am a docent at Mt. Vernon Estate. I have had almost every job at Kennolyn (at both Stone Creek Village and the Hilltop Hacienda), and have loved every one of them! But the best time is the day the campers arrive. I know first-hand all the fun they will have! My family came to camp, and now I am blessed to have all my grandchildren here as campers too. I look forward to meeting all of you and your families!

Staff of Summer 2018

First NameLast NameBiography
AdamWeberHey everyone! I'm Adam and I can't wait to start my first summer at Kennolyn! I'm from Telford, Pennsylvania and I'm going to be a Junior at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. I am a Biology major and I absolutely love animals, hiking, swimming, and just being outside. I can't wait to meet everyone!
AgnieszkaPiotrowskaHi! I'm Aga and I'm from Poland! This is going to be my first summer working at Kennolyn and I'm super excited! I am currently a Sociology student and I'm working full time. I love meeting new people and learning new languages. Can't wait to meet you all!
AlexButterworthHi guys, my name is Alex and I cannot wait to start my first year at Kennolyn camp! I am from the south coast of England, and currently studying Business Management at university. I love sport and anything outdoors. I see myself as quite a joker, and I always aim to put smiles on people's faces. See you at camp!
AlexisSimonHi! I'm Lexi and I'm excited to be back for another summer! I studied finance in school and currently live in Hawaii! I love spending time outside surfing, hiking, and playing soccer in my free time.
AlishaO'ReganHi, I'm Ali! I was a camper for years, so I am excited to work at Kennolyn this summer! I study nutrition and will be attending grad school next year. I enjoy cooking, hiking, and dancing. I am a huge fan of Harry Potter and Disney.
AllisonDowdellHi! I'm Allison from Sacramento, California. This will be my 11th year at Kennolyn and I cannot wait to come back! In the fall, I will be studying Nursing at Texas Christian University. My favorite things about camp are meeting amazing new people from all over the globe, and, of course, being outdoors 24/7. See you all soon!
AllisonPopeHi! I'm Alli and I am from Los Altos, California. I am so excited to be returning for my tenth summer at Kennolyn and first year on staff! I am currently a Freshman at Stanford and plan to study Psychology and Education. I love to sing, swim, workout and hike and I am also a huge fan of dogs and fruit - my favorite fruits are grapes, watermelon, and cherries. I can't wait to spend the summer in the outdoors and participate in some of my favorite activities at Kennolyn again with all the amazing campers!
AmandaDewartHi! I'm Amanda and I am so excited to serve at Kennolyn for my first summer as a counselor! I'm studying Education and Biblical studies at school. I love big dogs, riding horses, and being active outside. Can't wait for camp!
AmandaLowensternHi! I'm Amanda. This summer will be my 11th at Kennolyn and my first on staff. I love running, dancing hula and my friends. In a few months I will start my first year at Whitman College majoring in either language or anthropology. I can't wait to meet you all!
AndrzejSiwiecHello, name is Andrzej and I'm from Poland. I am so excited to work at Kennolyn in this year. I study Automotive and Robotics. I love sport especialy volleyball. See you there!
AnillaTillHello! My name is Anilla Till and I am super excited to spend my second summer at Kennolyn Camps! I am from Budapest, Hungary, and back at home I am master student in Communication and Media Science. When I am not at school I work as an HR assistant at an IT startup company. Fun fact, my favorite sport is cheerleading - actually with my group I have won the national championship twice! 🙂 See you at Kennolyn in the summer of 2018!
AshleyChambersHi! I'm Ashley and I'm from Burlingame, California and I can't wait to be back at camp this year for my seventh year, first on staff! I'm going to be studying Biomedical Engineering next year as a freshman in college. I'm so excited to be by the pool teaching water polo and swim! See you at camp this summer!
AuroraAlparazHi everybody! My name is Aurora Alparaz and I'm from Los Angeles. I'm an Intensive US History major studying at the University of California Santa Cruz just a few miles down the road. This will be my first year at Kennolyn and I'm so excited to meet everybody! I love to hike and practice yoga and do anything involving animals! See you soon!
BenLangthorneHi i'm Ben, and this will be my second year with Camp America, having spent last summer at Camp Campbell in California. I'm currently studying Sports and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University in the UK, and keen on all sports, but particularly rugby union. Can't wait to get started, see you soon!
BenSimpsonHi everyone, I'm Ben and I'm from Ireland! I currently work as a Tree Surgeon so as you can imagine, Kennolyn is my favorite place in the world! I will be one of the Program Supervisors this summer so if you need to see me in my office, come down to the Ropes course!
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BrettSterrerHey y'all! My name is Brett and this will be my 10th summer at Kennolyn and 2nd on staff. I am an economics major at Lewis & Clark College, Roll Pios. I Love sports and you can find me doing anything from being at the pool to shooting some arrows at archery. Can't wait to see everyone at camp!
CameronKonyakHey, y'all! My name is Cam! I am so excited to be working at Kennolyn for the first time ever! I'll be a Resident Camp Counselor, as well as a Swim Instructor. I am currently studying Psychology at The Catholic University of America, hoping to pursue a life dedicated to ministering and serving others! I can't wait to spend an awesome summer with y'all!
CamillaPlumbHi everyone, I'm Camilla and I'm from the south of England. I'm really excited to work at Kennolyn for the first time this year and to meet everyone at camp. Earlier this year I toured France as an Actor in a theatre company, and now I can't wait for my next adventure in California! See you all soon 🙂
CanKaytanHi! I'm Can and this will be the first time in Kennolyn so I'm really excited. I've been studying Business Administration at university. I love swimming and being in the sea. See you all at camp!
ChristopherCalcianoHi! I'm Chris and I'm excited to return for my 4th summer at Kennolyn. I graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in physics and will be applying to medical schools after this summer. Some of my favorite camp activities are ropes and chess. See you at camp!
CollinBarnesHey guys, my name is Collin and this is my third summer on staff at Kennolyn! I am from Arizona where I attend Northern Arizona University to study Computer Science. I was a camper at Kennolyn for 10 years before joining the staff, and I know camp like the back of my hand. My favorite activity is Ropes but I also love to hike and mountain bike! I can't wait to see you at camp this summer!
ConnorSutherlandHi, I am Connor and I am from Newcastle, England! I currently study Sports Coaching at the University of Sunderland. This will be my first summer at camp and first time in the US! I love rugby and football (soccer). See you at camp!
ConorMartinHi, I'm Conor. This will be my second summer as a staff member at Kennolyn, but I went as camper for 11 years before that. I enjoy apple juice and long walks on the beach.
DamarisSalcedoHi! My name is Damaris and this will be my second summer at Kennolyn! I am currently double majoring in Psychology and Child Development at UCSB. In my free time I like watching movies and going to Disneyland. I can't wait to meet you all!
DamianTomczykCzesc! I'm Damian from Poland and I'm genuinely ecstatic to be coming back to camp for a third straight summer. I've studied logistics and have been working in production planning for a little while. I'm a massive basketball fan (go Sixers) and a keen traveler. Can't wait to meet y'all so soon!
DaneyEspirituHello! I'm Daney and I am so excited to be working my first summer at Kennolyn! I am originally from San Diego, CA but I moved to Santa Cruz a few years ago to get my B.A. in Psychology from UCSC. This fall, I am moving to San Francisco to pursue my Master's in Urban Education and Social Justice at USF. I love riding my bike, cooking, and playing music. I can't wait to meet all of you at camp! 🙂
DanielGasparHi! I'm Daniel from Budapest, Hungary. I'm studying International Business at university and this will be my first summer at Kennolyn. In my free time I love playing soccer and basketball. Can't wait to arrive at camp!
DanielGnadtHi! My name is Dan Gnadt, and this will be my second year at Kennolyn. I'm from Greendale, Wisconsin. I'm currently attending the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where I'm going for a major in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. My favorite activities at camp are Ultimate, Ropes, and Ping Pong. I can't wait to spend another summer at camp!
DanielSheehanMy name is Dan, I am beyond stoked to start my first year as a counselor at Kennolyn! I will be working at the ropes course and the bmx course. I grew up in the Santa Cruz Mountains but currently I am attending Cuesta college in San Luis Obispo. For fun I like to climb, mountain bike, and ski.
DariaPiotrowskaHi! I'm Daria and I'm Polish student. Currently I'm studying Italian and Spanish. I love learning foreign languages, traveling and meeting new people! I can't wait to spend another amazing summer abroad, especially here in California!
DavidHudakHello, I'm 22 years old and from Slovakia. I study mass media communication.
I will be in Kennolyn until September 3rd. I hope to have time to go to the gym and run. But I want to try surfing because riding a longboard looks cool. 🙂
EllieRobertsHi everyone! My name is Ellie and I am so excited for my 11th summer at Kennloyn and my first on staff! I am from the Bay Area and in the fall will be heading to college to study Child Development and Spanish. I love to hike, play guitar, and go to the beach! I can't wait to meet everyone and spend another amazing summer in the redwoods!
ElliotWholeyHallo! My name is Elliot, but I go by Ellie and I'm from Bonny Doon CA. This will be my 10th year at Kennolyn, 1st year on staff. I plan on studying the biological sciences with a focus in zoolology, entomology and evolutionary biology (I'm a massive nerd). I'm really looking forward to seeing old faces again and meeting many new ones!
ElyseOwenHi, I'm Elyse and I am super excited to be working at Kennolyn this summer. This will be my first summer on staff, although I was a camper when I was little. I am currently studying political science and criminal justice at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., but I am from Soquel, California. I cannot wait to see and meet everyone and look forward to an awesome summer at Kennolyn!
EricaSpeedHi!! My name is Erica and I am from England. This is my first time at camp and I am super excited. I recently finished college where I studied child care and I am a huge movie lover
EvaDagmanHi! My name is Eva and I am so excited to teach ceramics at Kennolyn for the first time! I studied physical geography and ceramics in College, love to go camping and play tennis. Looking forward to meeting you!
EvaScheweHello Everyone! My name is Eva and I am so pleased to be returning to Kennolyn Day Camp as Head Counselor for my 5th summer on Staff. This is truly one of my favorite places on earth and I am excited to share it with our amazing campers. I graduated with a Masters from the University of Glasgow in 2015 and now work at Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School in Santa Cruz. I love burrito day, singing goofy songs and working on my farmers tan! See you up on the hill!
EvanKrauseHi, I'm Evan! I'm originally from right here in Santa Cruz, California and this will be my 5th year at Kennolyn. I love to run, swim, bike and hike in the lovely Santa Cruz Mountains!
EwelinaLuczakHi! I'm Ewelina, I was born in Poland but I've lived in Ireland since I was 8. I am super excited to work at Kennolyn for my very first time. I am currently studying History and Art History, and I love spending time with animals. I enjoy spending time outdoors, usually playing soccer or hide and seek with my friends and family.
FernandoSalazarHello! My name is Fernando and this will be my second year back at Kennolyn. I'm from a small town outside of Fresno and I am studying Recreation Administration. I love hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, and Scuba Diving!
FridaDelgadoHello! I'm Frida this will be my first summer at Kennolyn and I couldn't be more excited! Currently I am studying communications/marketing some of my interests are making handmade jewelry, plants, and swimming! I am inspired by the power of friendship and all things fun. See you at camp!!
GabrielaGruszkaHI! I'M GABI. I COME FROM POLAND AND I'M EXCITED TO WORK AT KENNOLYN FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SUMMER. I'M A COGNITIVE SCIENCE STUDENT. MY BIGGEST PASSION IS DANCING, BUT I ALSO LOVE OTHER KINDS OF MOVEMENT, NATURE, PHOTOGRAPHY AND MUSIC. SEE YOU AT CAMP!
GabrielleCowderyHi!! I'm Gabrielle Cowdery, you can call me Gabbye. I just graduated from nearby California State University at Monterey Bay in Sustainable Hospitality Management. I'm from San Jose, California. I enjoy many styles of dance, ping pong, arts and crafts, tennis, and many other activities. I am so excited to be at camp for my first summer. I am really looking forward to an incredible time. See you at camp!!
GisselleAyalaHi! I'm Gisselle and I am SO excited to return for my second summer at Kennolyn! I'm currently studying social work and love spending time outdoors with my puppy, Teddy. See you at camp!
GraceNielsonHi! I'm Grace and I am beyond excited for my 1st summer working as a part of the equestrian staff at Kennolyn. I am from Chicago, IL, but I am currently living in Scotland studying geology at the University of St. Andrews. I have a passion for all things horses and I love the outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking and rock climbing as well! See you all at camp!
GraceTownsendHey everyone! My name is Gracie and I am so excited to work at camp this summer! This will be my 14th summer at Kennolyn. In the fall I will be attending Chico State University to study Psychology. I can't wait to meet all of you and have tons of fun!
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GrzegorzWiczkowskiHi! My name is Grzegorz. I'm from Poland. I'm excited to work at Kennolyn Camps. This will be my first camp experience in the United States. I study management and production engineering at University of Science and Technology AGH in Cracow. I love to do different sports, the most football. See you at Camp!
GyongyverSandorHi! I'm Gyongyver from Hungary and I study International Business at university. I love traveling and being outside as much as I can. This is going to be my second summer at Kennolyn and I'm super excited to spend another amazing summer here! See you at camp!
HannaMikulaHI! I'M HANNA AND I CAN'T WAIT TO START MY ADVENTURE IN THE USA. IT'S MY FIRST TIME AT KENNOLYN. I STUDY COSMETOLOGY. I'M FROM POLAND AND MY PASSION IS TRAVEL.
HannahBoalerHello, I'm Hannah from the UK! This will be my third summer at Kennolyn, and I can't wait to come back. I studied Psychology at university, but have spent most of 2018 in Asia! My favorite activities are outpost and campfire, although my home is in the pool!
HannahHaasHey, I'm Hannah! I'm so excited to be spending my first summer at Kennolyn. I'm from Minnesota and I attended Gustavus Adolphus College there. I'm a junior and I'm studying elementary education. In my spare time I love to be outside, the beach is my favorite and I'm a big animal lover. See you at camp!
HannahLiencresHi! My name is Hannah and I am super excited to be coming back to Kennolyn for my 11th summer. I am currently studying Stage and Production Management at Emerson College. I can't wait to be hanging out in the trees at the ropes course!
HannahRayHi all! My name is Hannah and I'm from Monterey, CA. I'm so excited to be back for a second year on staff, and overall my 13th summer at Kennolyn! I'm currently studying Public Health at Brown University. I can't wait to return to the redwoods- you'll probably be able to find me on the ropes course. See you at camp!
HannahSandhuHello! My name is Hannah Sandhu, and I am from Las Vegas, NV. I am currently studying musical theatre in NYC and I plan to have a fulfilling career in the performing arts. I am so excited as this will be my first summer here at Kennolyn and I thoroughly enjoy doing yoga in the outdoors, ziplining, hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, canoeing, creating art, and so much more. I generally love to be outside and in the nature as long as the weather is good!
HannahWilsonHi! I'm Hannah, and I'm from San Diego, CA. This will be my second summer at Kennolyn, and I am so excited to be coming back to the barn as this year's Equestrian Coordinator. I'm studying Biology and Psychology in rainy Scotland, so I'm looking forward returning to the warm California sunshine this summer. I love swimming, hiking, and riding horses, and I can't wait to see you at camp!
HarrisonCheimHey y'all! I'm Harrison and I'm so excited to be coming back for my 15th summer at camp! I currently attend Ole Miss where I'm studying risk management and insurance. I love to swim and be in the outdoors! Can't wait to see y'all!
IanPanHello there! I'm Ian and this is my first year at Kennolyn. I'm from Taiwan and I'm currently studying Computer Science and Finance in Hong Kong. I used to play in a rock band so music has been my all time favourite hobby. I also enjoy playing volleyball on a college team. Can't wait to meet you all!
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JackBurgoyneHI, I'M JACK AND I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO WORKING AT KENNOLYN FOR THE FIRST TIME. I STUDY SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE AT UNIVERSITY, AND LOVE TO PLAY SOCCER. MY FAVORITE TEAM ARE GLASGOW RANGERS. SEE YOU AT CAMP!
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JordanCaryAlthough I have worked a couple summers as a camp counselor, this will be my first year at Kennolyn Camps and I couldn't be more excited! I love all outdoor activities from sports, fishing, hiking, sight seeing, etc. Looking forward to meeting the staff and being with the kids for the best summer ever!
JosephAlvaradoHi everyone! My name is Joe and this will be my third summer as a counselor at camp. I am from Kentucky (go Wildcats) and studied history at Lindsey Wilson College. My favorite thing about camp is outpost and the foil stew... oh and wampus cat hunting.
JoshuaWhiteHi there. I'm Josh and its great to be back at Kennolyn for my second successive summer. I've recently finished my final year studying Law with Business at University. I love football, (or soccer as you like to call it), cooking and travelling. Can't wait to get back to camp, see you soon!
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KarlieBrightHi Everyone!! My name is Karlie Bright, and I am studying Psychology at John Brown University in Arkansas, but I'm originally from Illinois! I'm very passionate about sports (especially rugby), and I love music. This will be my first summer at Kennolyn, and I am so excited to meet everyone and have a blast!
KarolinaUsarekHi! My name is Karolina, I'm 25 and I already have a master's degree in material engineering but now I'm studying a second major at the Academy of Physical Education. I'm an open, nice and very cheerful person. I like DIY and garden work. I can't wait to be a part of the camp!
KatarzynaRutkowskaHi! My name's Kasia and I'm from Poland. I'm very excited to spend my second summer at Kennolyn. I'm on my last year of studies. I really enjoy cooking and swimming. Can't wait for the evening campfires.
KateLoosmoreHi I'm Kate and it's my first year at camp! I'm from Stratford Upon Avon, England, and am currently studying math and philosophy at Exeter University. In my spare time I love to dance, climb and cook. I can't wait to meet you all at camp!
KatieO'ReganHello, I'm Katie! This summer will be my 4th summer on staff at Kennolyn. I studied education during my undergrad years at Chapman University, and now I'm pursuing a master's in speech pathology at San Jose State! When I'm not at camp or school, I spend as much time as possible at Disneyland!
KatiePocklingtonHi I'm Katie and this is my first summer working at Kennolyn and my first time in California! I am from England, UK and am currently studying Education at university to train to become a Primary Teacher (Elementary school teacher). I love swimming and the beach! See you at camp!
KeefeWatsonI'm Keefe, and I couldn't be more excited for this summer at Kennolyn! Now that I've graduated college, I'm moving out to California from Ohio. Originally, I am from upstate New York, where I spent countless summers at camp as a camper and then counselor. I like to write, and I love to hike and ski whenever I can!
KeeganSkinnerHi! My name is Keegan and I'm so excited to be spending my 13th summer at Kennolyn! I currently attend Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA and am double majoring in International Business and Spanish. I love to enjoy the outdoors and cook fantastic meals in my spare time. Cheers!
KellyMcMinnHello! I'm Kelly and I will be returning to camp for my 3rd summer this year. When I'm not at camp, I study Business at Cal Poly, SLO. I am fresh off the plane from studying in Italy this semester and ready for a fun-filled summer. See you at camp!
KennethLiningerHello everybody! I'm originally from Chico, CA but I currently live in San Jose, CA. I graduated last year with my Bachelors in Social Work and hope to go for my Masters soon. This will be my second year at Kennolyn as a counselor and I can't wait to get started! My favorite outdoor activity is swimming, there are a of of creeks where I'm from. See you guys soon!
KevinMeeganDia dhuit ! My name's Kevin and I'm from rainy Ireland! I can't wait to visit Kennolyn for the first time ever and meet so many new and wonderful people! I'm currently studying Business and also enjoy watching lots of movies (Disney and Marvel ones being my favorites)
LeaEisenbarthHi, I'm Lea and I come from a small village in the southwest of Germany. I've never been to Kennolyn before, nor to the United States, so I'm extremely excited to work here this summer. I just finished school this March and I'm going to study event or tourism management after camp. I love horses, basically all kinds of animals, swimming, skiing and snowboarding and scuba diving.
LiborVaskoHi, I am Libor from Slovakia. I am living in small village Drietoma, near Trencin. I study economy at University of Economics in Bratislava. This will be my first time in USA. I like forests and nature so I am very excited to spend my summer in a beautiful red wood forest! See you at camp!
LucyMooreHello! My name is Lucy and I am so happy to be at Kennolyn for my 10th summer (second on staff)! I just finished my first year at Chapman University where I am pursuing my B.A. in Theater Studies. I love improv comedy, musical theater, socks, baseball, and dogs. I can't wait to meet you this summer!
LucyZicarelliHi I am Lucy! I grew up in Santa Cruz and I just finished my first year at Colorado College. This is my first year on staff at Kennolyn. I am studying geology and I love backpacking, hiking, climbing, and surfing!
LukaszDzierwaHi! I'm Lukasz. I am from Poland and currently study Electronics and Telecommunications. I love swimming, making or editing videos and traveling. Can't wait to see you all!
LukeCadenheadHi !! My name is Luke and this is my first time working at a summer camp in America. Back home in Scotland I coach various sports, and badminton is my favorite! I love all things super hero and cant wait to get started this summer!
MadisonLoveHello! My name is Madison Love and this will be my 10th summer at Kennolyn, 4th summer on staff. I just graduated from UCLA and will be moving to South Korea in the fall to work as the lead English teacher at a bilingual preschool. I love hiking, cooking, and arts & crafts and cannot wait to do all these things at camp this summer!
MadisonLucyG'Day, I'm Madison and I'm excited for my first ever camp at Kennolyn! I'm from Perth, Australia and I studied management and human resources. I love growing veggies, going for walks, scrapbooking and knitting! I can't wait to meet everyone and have the best summer ever!
MaricaBalazsHi There! I am Marica. I come from Budapest where I study physiotherapy.
This is going to be my second summer at Kennolyn, but first time as a counselor, I am so excited about it 🙂 I love yoga and baby pandas 🙂
See you at Camp! 🙂
MariamSossouadounoHi, I'm Mariam. I'm from San Jose. This will be my second summer at Kennolyn. I go to the University of San Francisco and I am a pre-med and psychology major. I love dancing, singing, playing basketball, and making new memories. Can't wait for this summer!
MartaNaprawaHI, I'm Marta, I am from Poland and I study finance and accounting (I'm graduating this year). It will be my first summer at Kennolyn and I can't wait to spend time there. I really enjoy traveling, skating and watching good movies!
MartinaKosikovaHi! I'm Martina and this is my first work placement abroad. I'm excited about what summer 2018 brings me. I'm from Slovakia and I study Pre-school and Primary Education. I like spending time in the outdoors so I can't wait to do some fun things with you all!
MasonStorer-BrowneHey! I'm Mason and extremely excited to work at Kennolyn for my 2nd summer! I can't wait! I'm from a little city in England called Leicester and i study Criminology at De Montfort University. My favorite activities at camp include Rugby, Ropes, Beach day best day, and Outpost!! Can't wait to see you at camp!!
McKinleyLawHello! I'm McKinley and this will be my first time at Kennolyn! I'm from Ohio and just finished my sophomore year at Ohio University where I study photojournalism. I have a strong passion for animals, nature and photography! hiking, hammocking, and kayaking are some things I enjoy doing outdoors. I can't wait to meet you all and explore the redwoods!
MelodyBennettHi! My name is Melody and this is my first year at Kennolyn Camps, and my first time in California! I'm from the U.K. where I work in property management and have volunteered in childcare. I am so excited to have an amazing summer looking after our campers, singing around the campfire and experiencing a very American few months!
MichaelGaffney
MichaelHindHis physical excellence, mental endurance and sheer athletic freakishness has helped has helped this young English fencer excel to be the best that Kennolyn has ever seen. Hind has been quoted saying things such as 'my main interests include many sports including basketball, tennis and fencing' along with 'I don't think there has been a fencer alive that compares to oneself'. The New Yorker has described him as 'A 10/10 must read'. David Beckham on Twitter also quoted 'if I could be as cool as Michael Peter Albert Hind then I would be a lucky man'. Bear Grylls also quoted 'his survival skills are impeccable, I once accompanied Michael in the most toughest expedition of my life, we crawled through twigs, had to sleep in a tent and make a fire. Although Michael excelled, I unfortunately could not keep up with Michael's excelling pace'. And now a word from the man himself: 'With this being my first summer at Camp Kennolyn, my excitement is highly anticipatory as the previous years have looked amazing, but this summer will be even better'.
MichaelRizzoHi! I'm Michael, but everyone calls be my last name, Rizzo. I'm from just a little down south in Los Angeles, with this being my first year as camp counselor! I'm currently studying English here in LA and incredibly excited to make memories that I can write about this summer. I love theater, spooky movies, TacoBell, and TLC's No Scrubs (It's top three greatest songs of all time, let's be honest here). Excited to have fun this summer and make so many lit memories, See you this summer!
MichaelaKukolovaHi! My name is Michaela, I'm from Slovakia and I can't wait for all the adventures at camp. It will be my first summer at Kennolyn so I'm so excited to learn new things and meet new friends! I'm an education student, dancer and a horse lover! Looking forward to see you!
MichelleHouck
MilesBundyHi! I'm Miles and I'm so excited to be working at Kennolyn for my 7th summer. I studied Geography at school back in England and this past year have been working as a substitute teacher and for the facilities team here at camp, getting everything ready for another great summer!
MitchellTownsendHi My name is Mitchell Townsend, I am from Soquel, California, this is my 14th year at camp first on Staff, and I am one of the trapeze counselors this summer.
NaomiLeonardHey! I'm Naomi and I'm so excited to have a second summer of adventures at Kennolyn. I've studied Coaching and Physical Education and have just finished my English Teaching qualification. I can't wait to be back at the Day Camp pool - see you there!
NicoleCaravaggioHi everyone!
My name is Nicole and I have been coming to Kennolyn since 2000! I'll be this years Aquatic Coordinator and I look forward to seeing everyone at the pool! I have my degree from San Jose State in Psychology and I am planning on getting my doctorate from J.F.K. University in the fall! I love traveling, nature and music, but I have a special love for aquatics and all activities related. I can't wait to see you all at camp!!
NikoletaNagyovaHI! I'M NIKI AND I'M VERY EXCITED ABOUT MY VERY FIRST JOURNEY TO THE U.S. I'M STUDYING ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE. I REALLY LIKE SPORTS AND TRAVELING. MY FAVORITE SPORTSMAN IS KIMI RAIKKONEN AND MY FAVORITE SOCCER TEAM IS REAL MADRID. CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU AT KENNOLYN CAMPS!
NoellePruettHi! I'm Noelle and I'm from Corralitos, California. I just finished my third year studying ecology and evolution at UCSB, and am super excited to be back for my third summer at Kennolyn! I love being outdoors and going hiking, surfing, skiing, and playing volleyball! Can't wait to see everyone at Kennolyn!
OliviaBrownHi my name's Olivia Brown and I'm so excited to be back at Kennolyn for another summer! This past year I graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Elementary Education. I love hiking, exploring, and I'm currently learning how to play the guitar! Camp is my favorite place in the world and I can't wait to be back!
PaulJustinianoPaul here, my 4th year and as always super stoked to be returning. I'm an Earth Planetary Sciences and Anthropology Major from UC Santa Cruz. Did I mention that I was once the 2004 Pokemon Trading Card Game Philippine National Champion?
PhoebeBlairHey! I'm Phoebe and I cannot wait to be back working at Kennolyn for my 2nd Summer! I am currently studying English Literature at the University of Sheffield in England! My favorite things to do are to go camping and eat LOTS of yummy food! See you soon!
PrinceAsamoah
RachaelDownsHey! I'm Rachael & this is my second year at Kennolyn. This year I am especially excited for ropes & to of course make new friendships & memories. When I'm not at Kennolyn I'm home in Scotland & will soon be teaching full time after I graduate mid-July this year. See you at camp!
RebeccaMetcalfHello! I'm Rebecca and I can't wait to work at Kennolyn for my first summer! I'm from the Isle of Wight in England and am currently studying Marine Biology. I love swimming, cooking and being outdoors. See you at camp!
RhiannaSaharoyHi, I'm Rhianna and I'm so excited to work as a day camp counselor at Kennolyn. This will be my second summer as a camp counselor but first at Kennolyn. I'm currently a third year management and marketing student at Nottingham Trent University in the UK. I have just completed my placement year where I worked as an events manager in London. I'm extremely fun and chatty and am actively involved in my university's dance team. See you at camp!
RossStrathearnHey! I'm Ross and I'm from not so sunny Scotland. I'm absolutely buzzing (Scottish level of excited) to be spending my first summer at Kennolyn and I can't wait to meet you all. I'm a Biomedical Science student at Glasgow Caledonian University but I'm a big kid at heart and love sports, especially football/soccer. See you soon!
RyanMcCurdyHey guys, my name is Ryan and I am so excited to work at Kennolyn! This will be my first summer here. I am from Hershey, Pennsylvania, home of Hershey's chocolate, and I am currently studying Kinesiology at Penn State University. I cannot wait to meet you all. It's going to be a great summer!
SamPutneyHello there! This will be my 10th year at camp, first on staff! I'm from Woodside, CA, a little town about an hour north of camp. I'll be attending St. Lawrence University this fall, after going to Woodside Priory School for the last seven years. Some of my interests include baseball, reading, writing, driving, and playing video games. I can't wait to see everyone at camp this year!
SamanthaAruizaHello! I'm Sam and I am very excited to work as a fencing day counselor at Kennolyn for my first summer. I am from Watsonville, California, and currently I'm a global studies major at beautiful UC Santa Barbara, where I am a part of the UCSB club fencing team. I love singing and dancing and being outdoors in the redwoods. See you soon!
SaraChaseHello! My name is Sara Chase. This is my first summer working at Kennolyn and I am so excited! I currently live in Northern California and I go to school at Humboldt State University studying Elementary Education. I love the ocean, doing crafts, and outdoor activities. See you all soon, I can't wait. 🙂
SaraPatzHi! My name is Sara and I am excited to work and make new memories at Kennolyn this summer! This will be my first year as a counselor at Kennolyn but I grew up going to Kennolyn and it was always the highlight of my summer. I am studying Geology and strive to get my PhD in Geological Oceanography. I love to spend time going to the beach, camping, rock climbing and baking. I'm very excited to see everyone at camp!
SarahStackHi! I'm Sarah and super excited for my 1st summer as a counselor at Kennolyn! I am currently studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cincinnati, love to climb, be active, occasionally kick back with a great book, and anything to do with Marvel. Can't wait to see you at camp!
SavannahSmith
ScottEkinHello! My name is Scott and this will be my EIGHTH summer here at Kennolyn Day Camp! I am a huge outdoor fan and I love to hike and camp whenever I can. I am also a movie buff and look forward to seeing if your camper can stump me with some movie trivia! See you soon!
SergiVentura EsponHey everyone! My name is Sergi; i'm originally from Barcelona, and I'm super excited to meet a lot of new people.
I'm studying to become a primary teacher in Barcelona and I absolutely love travelling and discover new places.
I'm really looking forward to this summer!
ShelbySchewe
SierraWolfromHi! I'm Sierra and this will be my first summer at Kennolyn. I'm from wonderful Los Osos, California. I love swimming, hiking, and riding horses. I'm currently studying at Cuesta College where I hope to become a Pediatric Dentist. I can't wait to see all your beautiful smiles.
SkyCarberry-RogersHey! I'm Sky from London, UK. I study Politics and International Relations at Oxford Brookes University. This is my first summer at camp but I've heard so many great stories from my mum who worked there when she was younger! I'm looking forward to swimming, cooking and see all the kids become more confident and willing to try new things each day they spend at camp!
SonjaFauskeHey everyone! I'm so excited to spend my first year on staff with you all after growing up at Kennolyn since kindergarten. I'm from right here in Santa Cruz and now play volleyball for Whitman College. My goal is to become a physical therapist. Can't wait for outpost!
SummerUtigardHey guys I'm Summer! I'm from Burlingame, CA and I'll be studying political science at American University this fall. I love hiking, running and camping and I'm so psyched to be at Kennolyn for my first summer on staff!!
TalDrozdovskyHi everyone! My name is Tal and this is my first summer at Kennolyn Camps. I'm originally from Tel Aviv, Israel, but I've been living in the UK for the past few years. I'm currently studying Biomedical Sciences at King's College London and apart from my passion for science I enjoy acting, film-making and graphic design. I am so excited to meet you all and have the best summer ever!
ThomasNoyes
TomaszWaltosHi! I'm Tomasz Waltos and I'm excited to work at Kennolyn. I am a student of American Studies. I love nature, music, and movies. See you at camp.
TroyVan Buskirk BarterHi! My name is Troy and I can't wait to work for Kennolyn! I study Diplomacy and World Affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles. I love The Beatles, Pink Floyd, biking, and playing guitar. See you at camp!
WilliamHayesHi! My name is William. This will be my very first summer at camp Kennolyn and I couldn't be more excited! I'm going to be a senior at Iowa State University and I love climbing, fencing, and camping! See you all there!
ZachMelmetHey there! I'm Zach and I can't wait to work my first summer at Kennolyn. I studied Film and Advertising in College and plan on going into a master program for Psychology in the Fall. I love to explore the outdoors and roast marshmallows by the campfire.
ZuzannaZajaczkowskaHi, I'm Susanna and this will be my first time at Kennolyn. I'm very happy and excited at the thought of it! I've studied Finance and Accounting and Human Resource Management. I love animals and nature. Cooking and sharing food gives me a lot of pleasure. See you at camp!

 


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