Our Staff & Counselors

Our facility is filled with playing fields and courts, lush green grass and miles of wooded trails. Our program is cutting edge and addresses the individual needs of every camper. But what makes Camp Lindenmere so special each summer is our staff.

We have put together a staff consisting of college students, college graduates, teachers and educators who all believe in Lindenmere. Our staff believes in providing campers with an incredible experience and is excited to be role models for your children during the summer. We are proud to have so many unbelievable people, including many returning staff, working with us this summer.

Each year, we travel across the country and throughout the world to hire a staff that is best suited to accomplish the goals we set at Lindenmere. We look for warm, caring and friendly instructors who specialize in a specific activity area all year long. We seek out staff members that hold safety as a priority but who also understand our philosophy of learning in a fun, energetic and inclusive atmosphere.

Meet Our Staff

Athletics

Nick Nathanson

Nick Nathanson

Head of Athletics

Pacific Palisades, CA

This is Nick’s first summer at Lindenmere where he will be heading up our Athletic Department. While Nick is coming to Lindenmere for the first time, he has prior overnight camp experience and he’s been using that knowledge in conjunction with his athletic background to create an exciting program for our campers this summer. They will be having so much fun out on our fields and courts while also improving their skills and confidence and we can thank Nick and our entire department for that! Welcome to camp, Nick!


Elias Scott

Elias Scott

Basketball

Henryville, PA
Elias joins us for his second summer here at camp, where he will once again be a basketball counselor. During the school year, Elias plays basketball for CUNY Medgar Evers College. Aside from basketball, Elias is also passionate about fitness, which is important as a college athlete. Elias also enjoys working with kids, and has spent time coaching children’s basketball clinics. We are thrilled to have Elias back here at camp again this summer!


JT Farrabow

JT Farabow

Soccer

Winston-Salem, NC
This is JT’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere and he joins us as a soccer counselor. Our campers will be thrilled to have someone as skilled as JT showing them the ropes. JT has been playing soccer his entire life, including both club and high school soccer. He also made the 2017 Powerade state team for North Carolina. With his happy and friendly energy, JT will be a positive influence around boys’ side and we are so happy to welcome him to camp!


Conor Greene.

Conor Greene

Fitness

Wooster, OH
This is Conor’s first summer here at Lindenmere, where he will be a welcome member of our Athletic Department. As a fitness counselor, Conor brings to camp ten years of experience. When Conor was 11 years old, he began training with the co-owner of a high-profile gym, Shane Rye, who trains and provides physical therapy to some of the top professional athletes in the world. Having Shane as a mentor has taught Conor so much about how the body works, and how to teach others. Additionally, Conor is a college athlete, so caring for his body is of the utmost importance to him. Any campers who are interested in keeping fit this summer are sure to learn a lot from Conor and we are thrilled to welcome him to camp!


Anna Kwasnica.

Anna Kwasnica

Fitness/Running

State College, PA
We are happy to welcome Anna to Lindenmere for the first time this summer, where she will be working with our campers on fitness and running. Anna has been running both cross country and track since she was 12 years old. For four summers, she served as a volunteer assistant coach for Nittany Track & Field, the local youth track and field program in her town. This experience taught her how to lead groups of kids in a variety of different track and field events, as well as teach them proper stretching techniques, workouts, and to just have fun. With all of her experience on the field, as well as with children, we know Anna will be a great asset to the camp team! Welcome to camp!


Jeremy Greener.

Jeremy Greener

Hockey

New York, NY
This is Jeremy’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere where he will join our Athletic Department as a hockey counselor. Skilled in a variety of sports, he considers hockey to be one of his favorites, and loves ice hockey and street hockey equally. Jeremy has played hockey for 11 years, and spent this past winter as an ice hockey coach. He is also USA Hockey certified, level 1. Aside from playing and coaching hockey, Jeremy has previously spent time as a day camp counselor, where he was also a bus counselor. He relates well to kids and is looking forward to getting to know our campers this summer. Welcome to camp, Jeremy!


Dianara Vazquez.

Dianara Vazquez

Skateboarding

Levittown, PA
This is Dianara’s first summer at Lindenmere and we will be welcoming her as our skateboarding counselor. Dianara has over ten years of skateboarding experience and is looking forward to sharing this passion with our campers this summer, while teaching them to gain confidence on the board. Aside from skateboarding, Dianara also enjoys theater, working with children, and studying psychology. We are so happy to be welcoming Dianara to camp this summer!


Marijo Gonzalez.

Majo Gonzalez

Yoga/Aerobics/Zumba

Mexico City, Mexico
This is Majo’s first summer at camp, where she will be stepping into the role of Yoga/Aerobics/Zumba counselor. Majo began practicing yoga in 2018, and began regularly incorporating it into her life during 2020. She finds yoga to be a great stress reducer, and a way to keep oneself at peace. Majo has also been doing Spanish dancing for 6 years and has spent 5 years as a cheerleader. Majo also became a certified cheerleading instructor and was hired as a coach for an elementary school team. Majo is dedicated to staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle and looks forward to working on fitness and exercise routines this summer with our campers. Welcome to camp, Majo!


Dani Weinstein.

Dani Weinstein

Yoga/Aerobics/Zumba

Port Washington, NY
A first time counselor, but definitely not a newbie to Lindenmere, this is Dani’s 8th summer at camp. We are so happy to welcome this longtime camper back to her summer home in a new role as Yoga/Aerobics counselor. Dani has been dancing she was two years old and she’s looking forward to being able to utilize her dance knowledge to choreograph aerobics routines for our campers. Dani has also enjoyed taking yoga classes and will be using her yoga expertise to teach our campers how to practice this sport. Friendly and fun, Dani is sure to become a beloved girls’ side counselor and we are grateful that she is returning to Lindenmere this summer!


Marcos Torres.

Marcos “Even” Torres

Baseball

Veracruz, Mexico
This is Even’s first summer at Lindenmere and he will be out on the field with our baseball players! Even has been playing baseball since he was 5 years old, and he represented his city in a national tournament for over 5 years. He was also a three time softball champion as a captain for his university. Aside from his passion for baseball, Even also enjoys working with kids and presenting himself as a role model. To this end, he has spent time working with elementary school children in a program where he helped to tutor them in math and Spanish. Friendly and enthusiastic, Even has the right personality and attitude to be a camp counselor and we are happy he will be here at Lindenmere this summer. Welcome to camp!


Emilio Herrada Winder.

Emilio Herrada Winder

General Athletics

Veracruz, Mexico
This will be Emilio’s third summer at Lindenmere and he joins us in our Athletic Department, as a General Athletics counselor. Emilio is an extremely well-rounded athlete who has played soccer since he was a child, as well as football in middle and high school. As he’s been training in sports for his entire life, he is very comfortable running drills and exercises and and he looks forward to helping our campers improve their games. Emilio will be a great asset to our Athletics team and we are excited to have him here this summer!


Emilio Rocha.

Emilio Rocha

General Athletics

Peubla, Mexico
We are welcoming Emilio to Camp Lindenmere for the first time this summer as one of our General Athletics counselors. An avid sports fan, Emilio especially enjoys soccer and volleyball. He has played soccer since the age of 6 and has also helped coach a youth soccer team. Emilio has also been playing volleyball since he was 12 years old and considers it his favorite sport. He has also coached volleyball for kids 8-12 years old and looks forward to working with our campers on the fields. Happy to have Emilio here this summer!


Yael Sanchez.

Yael Sanchez Gonzales

General Athletics

Puebla, Mexico
This is Yael’s first summer at Lindenmere, where he will join us as a General Athletics counselor. Yael is a sports enthusiast, who is especially passionate about basketball. He has played basketball since the age of 8, and spent six years as captain of his team. With his friendly and personable nature, Yael is sure to be a positive influence on boys’ side, and throughout camp. Welcome to camp!


Aleek Currando.

Aleek Carrano

General Athletics

Veracruz, Mexico
This will be Aleek’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere and we welcome him as a General Athletics counselor. Aleek has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember and was a national champion during his high school years. While soccer is his favorite sport, he enjoys all sports and has trained in various athletics his whole life. With his sports background, Aleek will be a great addition to our Athletics Department and we are thrilled to welcome him to camp this summer!


Juanca Galindo.

Juanca Galindo

Archery

Coahuila, Mexico
This is Juanca’s first summer at Lindenmere and we are happy to welcome him as our archery counselor. Experienced in the field of archery, Juanca is excited to help our campers learn new skills in a safe learning environment. Juanca also has prior experience working at a summer camp where he formed wonderful bonds with his campers. We are lucky to have Juanca here this summer and are thrilled to welcome him to Lindenmere!


Zaina Omer.

Zaina Omer

Archery

Terryville, CT
We happily welcome Zaina to camp for the first time this summer, where she brings us her archery expertise. Zaina has experience running an archery range and has so much to teach our campers! Zaina also has a sharp mind and a knack for organization, so she will also be popping into our office to help out there from time to time. We are thrilled to have Zaina at camp this summer – welcome!

Circus

Rene Gasse.

Rene Gasse

Circus Program Director

Montreal, Canada
This Rene’s fifth summer heading up our Circus Program. He comes to us with extensive training, having worked as General Operator for Club Med’s circus, as well as time spent doing Cirque du Soleil, Trapeze Montreal and Trapeze Las Vegas. He has been working hard with all of our circus staff to prepare everyone for the best summer yet! Welcome back to camp, Rene!


Mara Tricarico.

Mara Tricarico

Head of  Circus

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mara is back for her fifth summer at Lindenmere, and she is so excited to be sharing her circus skills with our campers once again in her new role as Head of Circus! Mara has been practicing aerial acrobatics, using silk, hoops and trapeze, for the past 12 years. She currently works as an acrobatics instructor, teaching both adults and children to gain confidence and sharpen their skills. Aside from being passionate about acrobatics, Mara loves being around children and her present job allows her to work closely with them to choreograph a circus show for their parents, in which they can showcase their skills. Happy to have you back, Mara!


Camila Murphy

Camila Murphy

Circus

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Camila joins us for her fifth Lindenmere summer as part of our circus staff. Camila has dedicated her life to the circus and currently works for a circus school, where she teaches aerial and lyra skills to children aged 6-12. She adores working with children and aside from her circus work, she has experience as a nanny and a children’s party entertainer. Camila is warm and encouraging and works hard to help our campers build up their confidence so they can achieve new skills. So thrilled to have you back at camp, Camila!


Jorge Villaverde.

Jorge Villaverde

Circus

Buenos Aires, Argentina
This is Jorge’s third summer at Lindenmere, where we will be welcoming him back to our circus team. Jorge has six years of experience performing with silks, web, lyra, trapeze, hammocks and straps. Given his extensive and varied background, Jorge is the perfect fit for our circus staff and our campers always learn so much under his supervision. We are thrilled to welcome you back to camp, Jorge!


Martina “Marti” Manzi.

Martina “Marti” Manzi

Circus

Queretaro, Mexico
This is Marti’s first summer at Lindenmere and we are thrilled to welcome her to the team! Marti is skilled in both silks and contortion, and has spent time as an acrobatics instructor. When she isn’t working on her circus skills, Marti is in school working towards a degree in graphic design. Positive and upbeat, Marti will be a great influence to our girls’ side and we are excited to welcome her to camp!


Cody Hayman.

Cody Hayman

Circus

Philadelphia, PA
This is Cody’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere, where he joins us as one of our circus instructors. Cody has spent eleven years as an aerialist, and six years as a coach, including a job as head coach at Fly Circus Space Camp in New Orleans. Most recently, Cody has worked as an instructor at Secret Circus in Philadelphia. Cody is looking forward to passing along his love of the circus to our campers and helping them develop new skills and build on their confidence. Welcome to camp, Cody!


Eva Rodriguez.

Eva Rodriguez

Circus

Brooklyn, NY
We are welcoming Eva to camp this summer for the first time this summer and are excited for her to join our Circus team! Eva’s background in circus has well-prepared her for instructing our campers this summer and has many tricks and skills to teach them. Fun and friendly, Eva will be a great addition to our team this summer and we are thrilled to have her here. Welcome!


Logan Jordan.

Logan Jordan

Circus

Quakertown, PA
This is Logan’s first summer as a Lindenmere counselor, but she’s no stranger to the camp, as she has spent two summers here as a camper. While spending her summers at camp, Logan spent a great deal of time at our circus, developing her skills and she now looks forward to passing her passion for circus down to the next generation of campers. Logan has a smile for everyone and her positive spirit will make her a beloved girls’ side counselor. So happy to have Logan on board! Welcome back to camp!


Charlotte Hunter

Charlotte Hunter

Circus

Boston, MA
This will be Charlotte’s first summer at Lindenmere, where she joins us a Circus counselor. Charlotte has been hooping since age 8, and she has been a performer for both birthday parties and stage shows. Additionally, Charlotte is a skilled juggler. When she isn’t performing circus stunts, Charlotte attends Emerson College, where she is working towards a degree in Visual Media Arts with the hopes to one day write and direct films. Charlotte will be welcome addition to our circus and to girls’ side this summer. Welcome to camp!


Molly Barg.

Molly Barg

Circus

Philadelphia, PA
Molly comes to Lindenmere for the first time this summer, where she will be part of our circus team. Molly has seven years of circus training, including spending some time as a circus instructor. While Molly has a love for the circus, she is also passionate about baking, and has been baking professionally since age 11! Molly will be a welcome addition to our circus program this summer and we are thrilled to welcome her to Lindenmere!


Pablo Landeta.

Pablo Landeta

Circus

Mexico City, Mexico
This will be Pablo’s first summer at Lindenmere where he will join our Circus Department. Pablo began working on his circus skills ten years ago, and has gotten so advanced that he is currently one half of a professional circus duo known as Duo Obsidian. He and his performance partner specialize in duo trapeze, duo aerial fabric, duo loops, duo lyra, duo straps, flying trapeze and a straps and hair hang act. Additionally, he has helped teach circus skills to beginners for the last eight years. He’s excited to bring his expertise to camp, and we are thrilled to see what our campers can achieve under his guidance! Welcome to camp, Pablo!


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Crosby Sandoval

Circus

Chicago, IL
This is Crosby’s first Lindenmere summer and joins us as a Circus counselor. Crosby has spent 8 summers working at Circus Smirkus in Vermont as circus show director and head coach for aerial and acro. We are delighted to have Crosby bringing his expertise to Lindenmere this summer and can’t wait to see the routines he helps our campers to learn. Welcome to camp!

Creative Arts

Oscar Benitez.

Oscar Benitez

Head of Media

Staten Island, NY
This is Oscar’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere where he will head up our Media Center. Oscar has a degree in Radio/TV/Film & Spanish from the University of Wisconsin and while working for a production company, he helped to produce two shows. Oscar has also worked as a video counselor for two summer camps, and we are thrilled that our campers will get to benefit from his expertise this summer! Welcome to Lindenmere, Oscar!


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Anastasia Esther

Digital Photography

Milwaukee, WI
This will be Anastasia’s first summer at Lindenmere and this avid photographer will be showing our campers how to become skilled photographers, as she herself is. Anastasia has a passion for photography and film, and currently attends University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee where she is working towards a degree in Film. She’s as creative as they come and we are so happy to have her here at Lindenmere this summer! Welcome!


Evan Kline.

Evan Kline

Videography

Palmyra, PA
This is Evan’s first summer at Lindenmere, where he joins us as the videography counselor. Videography is Evan’s lifelong passion, and that passion led him to Elizabethtown College, where he is currently majoring in Digital Media Production. Ultimately, he plans to be a filmmaker and his college experience has enabled him to gain a new understanding about videography and all it entails. He has taught videography to younger students and this has well prepared him to for this new position at camp. We have many budding filmmakers at camp and they are going to learn so much this summer under Evan’s guidance. Welcome to camp, Evan!


Teagan Lewis.

Teagan Lewis

Newspaper

Philadelphia, PA
Teagan comes to Lindenmere for the first time this summer and she’s eager to get the latest scoop around camp along with our campers so they can share what’s going on around camp. Our campers will learn a lot from Teagan about the process of putting the news together and will have so much fun at the same time. Thrilled to welcome Teagan to camp this summer!

Dance

Andrea Galleguillo.

Andrea Galleguillo

Dance

La Rioja, Argentina
This is Andrea’s first year at Camp Lindenmere and she will be one of our dance instructors. Andrea began learning ballet when she was 9 years old and has had the wonderful opportunity to take lessons with a famous Argentinian dancer. She also became part of this renowned dancer’s staff, and they worked on many shows together in Buenos Aires. Andrea also has experience working with children as she worked in an elementary school, teaching children aged 6-12. She has also worked on choreography with a group of teenagers. Her creative energy will have a positive effect around camp and we are thrilled to have her join us this summer! Welcome!


Maria Franco Rubio.

Maria Franco Rubio

Dance

Queretaro, Mexico
This will be Maria’s first summer here at camp, and she will be in the studio as one of our dance instructors. Having been a dancer for most of her life, Maria is skilled in teaching jazz, modern/contemporary dance, and hip hop. Maria also has a great deal of experience working with children, as she previously worked at an ice skating summer camp, helping them learn new skills and keeping them safe. She has also worked children’s birthday parties and also has spent time babysitting. With loads of energy and many smiles, Maria is a terrific addition to our staff and we are thrilled to have her at Lindenmere this summer.


Natalie Ehrensbeck

Natalie Ehrensbeck

Dance

Fredonia, NY
This is Natalie’s first summer at Lindenmere, where she will be a dance counselor. Natalie is a skilled dancer, who has 15 years of jazz dance training, including two years of training at the collegiate level. She has also had 7 years of modern dance training. Natalie currently attends SUNY Fredonia, where she is working towards a BFA in Musical Theater and hopes to be a performer one day. We are thrilled to have Natalie join us this summer and we can’t wait to see our Lindenmere dance stars shine under her direction! Welcome to camp!


Jesse Foster.

Jesse Foster

Dance

Inglewood, CA
Jesse joins us this summer for his first time as part of our dance department. A former head coach for the Los Angeles Unified School District Drill Team, Jesse currently teaches dance for a dancing school near his home. He also spent six years as a camp counselor, working with children aged 6-17 and he has experience as a teacher’s assistant. We think Jesse will shine in his role here at camp and we are so excited to welcome to him to camp!

Explorer Program

Daria Beggs.

Daria Beggs

Head of Explorer Department

Franklin, PA 
This is Daria’s first summer here at Lindenmere and we are thrilled to have her as the Head of our Explorer Department, overseeing all the outdoorsy, wacky and fun experiments our campers will get to experience this summer. Daria loves the outdoors, particularly hiking and teaching others about the land and animals they may encounter on their hikes. Daria currently attends Penn State University and she is due to graduate this winter with a degree in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management. Daria is excited to help make our campers have the best experience of their lives! Welcome to camp!


Moe Labadi.

Moe Labadi

Explorer Program

Philadelphia, PA
We are so happy to welcome Moe to camp this summer and to our Explorer program! Moe has a love for the outdoors, especially hiking and is sure to take our explorers on many adventures this summer. During the school year, Moe attends Temple University where he is majoring in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Environmental Engineering. Excited to have Moe at camp this summer- welcome!


DJ Henson.

DJ Henson

STEM/Rocketry

Dunlap, IL
This is DJ’s first summer here at Lindenmere and we are happy to be welcoming her to our Explorer program as a STEM/Rocketry counselor! During the year, DJ attends Drake University, where she is working towards her goal of becoming a physicist. Science is absolutely DJ’s passion and has been ever since she was very young. DJ is super energetic with an engaging personality, which is sure to capture our campers’ attention and delight. We are thrilled to welcome DJ to camp this summer!


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Ryan Meshanko

Wacky Science

Potomac, MD
“Science rules!” according to Ryan, who will be joining us at Lindenmere for the first time this summer. Ryan will be working with our Wacky Science enthusiasts, conjuring up some fun and interesting experiments. When he isn’t at camp, Ryan can still be found in a lab at UCLA where he is working towards a degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics. Ryan’s passion for science is contagious and we know our campers will find his program inspiring and engaging. Welcome to camp, Ryan!

Fine Arts

Kat Mund

Katherine Mund

Ceramics

Brentwood, CA
Katherine will be coming to Lindenmere for the first time this summer, working on ceramics with our campers. She has been an artist for her entire life, so the art building is a natural place for her to spend her summer. Aside from ceramics, Katherine enjoys drawing, painting, and making all kinds of crafts. Katherine looks forward to working with our budding artists and we are happy to welcome her to camp!


Lizz Sepulveda

Lizz Sepulveda

Ceramics

Queretaro, Mexico
This is Lizz’s first summer at Lindenmere and she will be working on ceramics with our campers. She enjoys crafting all kinds of ceramics and loves to paint, as well. Her other hobbies include theater, musicals, and writing plays. Her creative spirit will be a welcome addition to our art crew and we are so glad to have Lizz at Lindenmere this summer!


Aileen Estrada

Aileen Estrada Sanchez

General Crafts

Puebla, Mexico
This is Aileen’s first summer at Lindenmere and she will be one of our crafts counselors. Aileen currently studies industrial design, which has taught her to use different materials, such as paperboard and recycled objects to present her ideas. Aileen has also spent time volunteering for an organization that teaches children how to express themselves through art, in a space that makes them feel secure and sure of themselves. This opportunity has greatly prepared her to work with our campers and to encourage them to be themselves and to express themselves through the art they create here at Lindenmere. Aileen will be a great addition to the team- welcome!


Josie Stephens.

Josie Stephens

General Crafts

Yardley, PA
This will be Josie’s first summer as a Lindenmere counselor but she’s no stranger to camp, as she was a Lindenmere camper for five summers! Josie will join us as a crafts counselor and her time spent as a camper here at Lindenmere has certainly given her plenty of experience crafting. She also spent a lot of time crafting at home while she was growing up. Josie also loves working with kids, and has experience working with young kids as a teacher’s assistant at her local Hebrew school. During the school year, Josie attends Arizona State University, where she is working towards her goal of becoming a psychologist. We are thrilled to welcome Josie back to camp!


Rachel Padnis.

Rachel Padnis

Jewelry

Parkland, FL
This is Rachel’s first Lindenmere summer as a counselor, but her 7th summer here at camp, since she has been a longtime camper and LT! We are thrilled to welcome Rachel back in this new role. Having been a camper for such a long time, Rachel is skilled at making almost every kind of bracelet or lanyard a kid could want to make, so hiring her as a jewelry counselor was an easy decision. Rachel is fun-loving and always has a smile, and girls’ side will be lucky to have her as a role model. Welcome back to camp!


Amiya Tennant

Amiya Tennant

Jewelry

Bridgeport, WV
Amiya joins us at Lindenmere for the first time this summer, as one of our jewelry counselors. Amiya studied art in high school and college, where she received an associate degree in Design Assistance. She loves art of all mediums and we are confident that our campers will love taking a jewelry class with Amiya and learning new jewelry-making skills. Amiya adores working with children and makes it one of her goals to be a great role model for the younger generation. She is sure to be an asset to our team this summer and we are happy to welcome her to Lindenmere!


Graham Hartlaub.

Graham Hartlaub

Arts & Crafts, Stop Motion

Milwaukee, WI
This is Graham’s first summer here at Lindenmere are we so excited to bring his stop motion expertise to camp! He has had a long interest in videography and animation, and we know our creative campers are going to enjoy working on their own stop motion creations this summer. During the year, Graham attends the University of Wisconsin, where he is working towards obtaining a degree in, you guessed it, Film, Video, and Animation. Patient and kind, Graham will be an awesome addition to our staff and we happily welcome him to Lindenmere!


Tori Alicandro.

Tori Alicandro

Drawing & Panting

Fredericksburg, VA
This is Tori’s first summer at camp, where she will be teaching Drawing and Painting. Tori has been an artist for a long time, and her training includes an advanced placement art course in high school and she is currently minoring in art at James Madison University.  Tori is very friendly with a warm personality, and is enthusiastic about camp life. Tori will have a positive impact on girls’ side and all throughout camp. We are so happy she is here! Welcome to camp, Tori!


Marisol Frenandez.

Marisol Fernandez Brito

Drawing & Panting

Xalapa, Mexico 
Marisol will join us at Lindenmere for the first time this summer as a member of our Art Department. Marisol has been painting since she was a small child, and took as many art classes as she could- both in school and out. In high school, she spent two years training at an art workshop, studying graphic arts, drawing and painting. In addition to taking professional drawing classes at her university, Marisol also has worked at a camp teaching painting to children. We are so happy to have her bring her expertise to Lindenmere this summer and can’t wait to see what the campers create under her direction! Welcome to camp!


Isabel Kaufman.

Isabel Kaufman

Tie-Dye

This is Isabel’s first summer as a Lindenmere counselor, but her 10th summer here, as she has been attending camp since 2011! This summer, Isabel is taking on the role of tie dye counselor, which is where she spent Summer 2019, as the tie dye LT. She knows all the fun patterns and how to properly instruct our kids to make some awesome creations. During the school year, Isabel attends Tulane University, where she is majoring in Communications and Digital Media Production. We are thrilled that Isabel decided to come back to her summer home this year! Welcome back!


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Daryl Storey

Woodworking

Kissimmee, FL
This is Daryl’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere and he will be our woodworking counselor. Daryl has five years of experience working as a carpenter, and can expertly maneuver his way around a wood shop. Daryl is excited to help the kids create amazing projects and learn safe methods in woodworking. Our campers are sure to create some fun and interesting projects in woodworking this summer and we can’t wait to see how they turn out. Welcome to camp, Daryl!


Lauren Sherwood.

Lauren Sherwood

Candles

Rochester, NY
Lauren joins us at camp for the first time this summer, as our candle-making instructor. Lauren loves the arts and is very creative, not just in candle-making, but also drawing and painting, making her a great addition to our Art Department. When she is not creating art, Lauren enjoys jazz dance and is also studying to earn a degree in Animation/Illustration at SUNY Fredonia. We are eager to have Lauren join our Camp Lindenmere family – welcome!


Thomas Gillotti.

Thomas Gillotti

Fashion Design

Oxford, OH
This is Thomas’ first summer at Camp Lindenmere and he will be one of our fashion design counselors. Thomas has been sewing for 8 years and has created more than half a dozen collections for the runway. A recent graduate of Miami University of Ohio, Thomas earned a degree in Fashion Design and intends to pursue his ultimate goal of being a fashion designer. Thomas’ creativity knows no bounds, and we can’t wait to see what he and our campers create this summer. Welcome, Thomas!


Lily Karlin.

Lily Karlin

Fashion Design

Livingston, NJ
Lily joins us as a Lindenmere counselor for the first time this summer, although she was a Lindenmere camper for three summers. We are happy to have her join us as a fashion design counselor, an area she is skilled in after taking fashion design courses for several years. She is also skilled in embroidery, and will be teaching this to our fashion-forward campers, as well! After Lily being away from Lindenmere for several years, we are very excited to be able to welcome her back to camp!


Emma Robinson.

Emma Robinson

Fashion Design

Mesa, AZ
This is Emma’s first summer at Lindenmere and she will be our knitting counselor. She is a skilled knitter who can’t wait to teach this craft to our beginners and to help those who have already been knitting for a while to make some cool new projects this summer. She has worked as a crafts counselor at a camp before, but we feel lucky to have her at our camp this summer. Welcome to Lindenmere, Emma!


Johnathan Delacruz.

Johnathan Delacruz

Cooking

Brooklyn, NY
This will be Johnathan’s first summer at Lindenmere, where he will be one of our cooking counselors. Johnathan has spent three years working for a children’s after school cooking program as a cooking instructor. This experience has gained him the ability to explain cooking techniques to kids in an easy-to-understand format. We can’t wait to see what Johnathan and our campers cook up this summer! Welcome to camp!


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Annie Sepulveda

Cooking

Queretaro, Mexico
Annie will be a first year counselor here at Lindenmere, and we are very happy to welcome her to our cooking team. She works well with a team and considers cooking and baking to be one of her greatest strengths, so she is looking forward to exploring new recipes and tastes with our campers. Her experience taking care of her many nieces and nephews has well prepared her to engage with kids, and she enjoys teaching children new skills. We know she will be a great addition to our staff – welcome to camp, Annie!


Marianne Lopez Franco.

Marianne Lopez Franco

Cooking

Veracruz, Mexico
Marianne joins us for the first time this summer as part of our cooking team. Marianne has a passion for cooking and baking, and has taken culinary courses at her university and has also had her own pastry business. She also enjoys sharing baking recipes through social media. A natural with children, Marianne will patient our campers as she teaches them new recipes and helps them learn their way around the kitchen. Happy to have you here at camp, Marianne!


Veronica Garcia Cruz

Veronica Garcia Cruz

Cooking

Puebla, Mexico
This will be Veronica’s first summer at Lindenmere and she’s thrilled to be part of our cooking team. Veronica’s brother is a professional chef, and she has learned from him and has had occasion to assist him from time to time when things got busy for him. She loves cooking, has a great knack for it, and looks forward to sharing this love with our campers. We are excited to welcome Veronica to camp this summer and can’t wait to see what she cooks up!


Joanna Lopez Franco

Joanna Lopez Franco

Cooking

Veracruz, Mexico
We are welcoming Joanna to camp for the first time this summer, where she will be helping out with our young chefs! Joanna first learned how to bake by helping out her sister, Marianne (another cooking counselor) with her pastry business. She enjoys trying out new recipes and will surely be creating some delicious dishes this summer with our campers. Welcome to camp!

Flying Trapeze

Andie McCall.

Andie McCall

Head of Trapeze

Montreal, Canada
Andie is coming to Lindenmere for the fifth time this summer, as Head of Trapeze. She has spent many years performing and coaching circus/aerial arts and trapeze and was also the manager of a circus school for over two years. Having worked with all ages, from young children to adults, Andie is well-equipped to manage our program and train our campers to develop their flying skills. We are thrilled to welcome Andie back to our camp family!


Martin Lefebvre.

Martin Lefebvre

Trapeze

Montreal, Canada
This will be Martin’s third Lindenmere summer, as part of our Trapeze team. Martin has spent the last few years as a coach and catcher at a trapeze center, encouraging students to grow both their confidence and skill set. Patient and kind, Martin has the right demeanor to work with our campers and help them blossom! Welcome back to Lindenmere!


Marine Scholtes Labrecque.

Marine Scholtes Labrecque

Trapeze

Montreal, Canada
This is Marine’s first summer at Lindenmere, and she joins our Trapeze team. Marine has spent two years as a trapeze coach, and is skilled in other circus areas, as well. When she’s not busy flying, Marine enjoys painting and archery. We look forward to working with her this summer – welcome!


Liam Cunningham.

Liam Cunningham

Trapeze

Queensland, Australia
Liam joins us for his second time at Lindenmere as part of our Flying Trapeze team. A skilled flyer, Liam has spent many years as both a trapeze and circus instructor. When he isn’t flying, Liam is employed as a paramedic, something he has enjoyed doing since 2015. Friendly and fun, Liam is a great addition to our already amazing staff and we are excited to have him here again this summer.

General Counselors

Morgan Jones.

Morgan Jones

General Counselor

White Rock, NM
This is Morgan’s first summer at Lindenmere, where she will be the General Counselor for our youngest girls. Warm and caring, Morgan’s personality makes her the perfect person to keep an eye on these young campers and make sure that their camp experience is going smoothly and happily. Morgan has a great deal of experience working with children, from many years of babysitting, to assisting in a daycare, to being an after school tutor for elementary school students. We are very happy to have Morgan here at camp and we know that she will make sure our young campers have the greatest summer ever!


Daniel Melo

Daniel Melo

General Counselor

Allentown, PA
This is Daniel’s first summer at Lindenmere and he is our boys’ side general counselor. Patient and kind, Daniel is the perfect fit to oversee our youngest boy campers. Daniel is skilled in many areas such as theater, sports, music, and rock climbing, so he can help his campers out as he travels from activity to activity, checking up on them. We know he is going to help his young campers have the best summer ever and we are excited to welcome him to camp!

Gymnastics

Salvadore (Chava) Martinez Torres.

Salvadore (Chava) Martinez Torres

Gymnastics

Coahulia, Mexico
Chava joins us this summer for the first time and he will be one of our gymnastics counselors. Chava has had 14 years of gymnastics training, four years of coaching experience, and is a member of the Mexican Gymnastics Federation. Chava has also spent time as a coach and counselor at International Gymnastics Camp. Chava is looking forward teaching our campers to find their confidence as they work on their gymnastics skills this summer. Welcome to camp!


Fede Anaya.

Federico “Fede” Anaya

Gymnastics

Coahulia, Mexico
Fede is joining us for his first summer at Camp Lindenmere, headed to us from Mexico. He is very excited to be one of our gymnastics counselors, as this is a sport that means a lot him. Fede has spent 5 years working at a gymnastics school in Mexico, and also acted as a coach at Karolyi’s gymnastics camp in 2016. With his gymnastics training and spirited personality, Fede is going to be a great addition to our team and we are lucky to have him aboard. Welcome to camp, Fede! 


Priya Abraham.

Priya Abraham

Gymnastics

Southbury, Connecticut
This will be Priya’s first summer at Lindenmere, and we are thrilled to have her joining us in our Gymnastics program. Gymnastics is one of her passions, as she spent 12 years training as a gymnast. Priya also loves working with children and has several years experience as a camp counselor. Her big smile and cheerful attitude will be a pleasure to see around camp, and our girls’ side campers will be sure to make a bond with her very quickly. Welcome to camp, Priya!


Brooklyn Coate.

Brooklyn Coate

Cheer/Acro

Cedar Rapids, IA
This is Brooklyn’s first summer here at Lindenmere and she will be our Cheer/Acro counselor. A skilled gymnast who also loves cheerleading, Brooklyn will help to get our campers’ cheer on, teaching them new routines and having a blast at the same time. Welcome to Lindenmere, Brooklyn!

Riding

Elana Anaya.

Elena Anaya Martinez

Riding

Coahuila, Mexico
We welcome Elena to her first summer at Lindenmere and she will be out at our stables working with our horseback riding campers. Elena is peppy and spirited and has been riding horses since she was little. She can’t wait to work with our campers to teach them new riding techniques and to help them improve on the skills they already have. Welcome to camp, Elena!


Brady Corcoran.

Brady Corcoran

Riding

Fair Lawn, NJ
This will be Brady’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere, and she will be working in our stables with our horseback riders. Brady has been riding for 14 years, participated in several competitions, and knows the ins and outs of caring for horses. She has also spent a couple of summers as a counselor for a riding camp. With her positive attitude and camp spirit, Brady will be a well-respected member of our staff and we are happy to have her joining us this summer!


Maria Herrero Loose.

Maria Herrero Loose

Riding

Mexico City, Mexico 
While this will be Maria’s first summer here at Lindenmere, she is no stranger to horses! Maria has been riding horses since the age of 5, spending a great deal of time on her relative’s ranch. Growing up around horses, Maria is comfortable with various riding techniques and looks forward to helping our campers improve their own skills, or help beginners feel comfortable in the stables. Maria is excited to blend both her love of horses and children this summer, to make it the summer of a lifetime! Welcome to camp!


Kate Woodruff.

Kate Woodruff

Riding

Roanoake, VA
We welcome Kate to camp for the first time this summer, as a Riding counselor. Kate is a recent graduate of Hollins University, where she was on the riding team and she also worked with horses at a barn for three years. She understands the safety aspects with horse riding and can easily demonstrate various riding techniques. Kate takes great joy in helping others learn new skills, a trait that will make her a valuable member of our staff. We are so happy to have her joining us at camp this summer!


 Anna Levine.

Anna Levine

Riding

Los Angeles, CA
This is Anna’s first summer at Lindenmere, and she brings with her a wide-range of skills in horseback. Anna has been riding horses since she was 4 years old, and she worked at pony camp while she was in college. Her passion for horses is evident, but she also enjoys working with children and this summer she will be able to combine those two passions, as she works with our campers to help them learn new skills and grow. Welcome to Lindenmere, Anna!


Kiara Lazzara.

Kiara Lazzara

Riding

Marathon, FL
Kiara joins us for the first time this summer, as one of our Riding counselors.  She has been riding horses for as long as she can remember, beginning at age 3. Kiara has also spent time as a volunteer at a horse ranch. She looks forward to helping our campers learn how to care for the horses, as well as how to maneuver the different riding techniques and jumps. We know Kiara will be an asset to camp this summer and we are thrilled to welcome her to Lindenmere!


Amani Nelson.

Amani Nelson

Riding

Dover, DE
This is Amani’s first summer at Lindenmere, where she joins the Riding team. Amani has been riding horses for ten years and is currently on a Division 1 equestrian team. She has also competed in a number of riding shows. Amani’s love for animals doesn’t just end with horses; she attends Delaware State University, where she is working towards a goal of one day becoming a veterinarian. With a warm and kind personality, Amani will be a great role model to our campers and we are happy to have her with us this summer. Welcome!

Outdoor Adventures

Alex "AJ" Jordan.

Alex “AJ” Jordan

Head of Outdoor Adventure

Fort Collins, CO
AJ returns to Lindenmere for his 10th summer, though he has been a full time Lindenmere employee for 3 years now. AJ is once again looking forward to leading our Outdoor Adventure program and showing our campers “the ropes”! AJ is a certified ropes master and is, of course, an expert at our own ropes course. He always keeps an eye on everyone (counselors and kids) to make sure they are maneuvering our courses as safely as possible. AJ’s spirit for Lindenmere, passion for working with children along with a love for the outdoors ensures he will do whatever it takes to keep our program dynamic and exciting for our campers. Welcome back, AJ!


Brandon Lee.

Brandon Lee

Ropes

Charlotte, NC
This is Brandon’s first summer at Lindenmere, where he will be part of our Outdoor Adventure team. Brandon has been exploring various ropes courses since he was ten years old, and is also a skilled rock climber. He just completed a rock climbing course at his school, Winthrop University, and can’t wait to show our campers the brand new climbing tower here at camp. Brandon is a stickler for safety precautions, so our campers will be in great care under his supervision. Brandon will be a pleasure to have around camp this summer and we are excited to welcome him to his new summer home!


Chloe Davis.

Chloe Davis

Ropes

Newburgh, IN
Chloe joins us for the first time this summer as a Ropes counselor, and she is looking forward to helping our campers with a favorite activity here at camp- the zipline! Chloe has gone on many traveling adventures throughout the US and Costa Rica and always makes sure ziplining factors in to her travel plans. When she isn’t ziplining, Chloe enjoys other outdoor activities, as well, such as hiking, canoeing, and mountain biking. She is always up for an adventure and will make sure our campers have plenty of their own adventures this summer at camp. Welcome to Lindenmere, Chloe!


Caitlin Goggin

Caitlin Goggin

Ropes

Gilbertsville, PA
This will be Caitlin’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere, where she will be one of our Ropes counselors. In her Army ROTC program, Caitlin was trained in constructing a rope bridge, tying her own swiss seat, Aussie seat, and multiple other knots. She feels comfortable working her way through various courses and is excited to safely help our campers through our course, as well as helping them gain confidence in themselves. Welcome to camp, Caitlin!


Mikie Gorman.

Mikaela Gorman

Ropes

Bronx, NY
We welcome Mikaela to Lindenmere for the first time this summer, as part of our Outdoor Adventure team. Mikaela is a very active person and she loves doing anything outdoorsy – especially rock climbing. When she’s not exploring the outdoors, Mikaela enjoys theater and dancing. She loves working with children, and finds fulfillment in watching them work towards and achieve their goals. Welcome to camp, Mikaela!


Kevon Moore.

Kevon Moore

Ropes

Antioch, CA
This is Kevon’s first summer here at Lindenmere, where he will be outside each day, instructing our campers as one of the Ropes counselors. Kevon loves the team building and trust that develops out on the ropes course and is looking forward to experiencing that here at Lindenmere. He can’t wait to spend his summer outdoors, helping our campers gain confidence as they work their way around our ropes course. Welcome to Lindenmere!


Lay Lay Mejias.

Solea Mejias

Ropes

New York, NY
This marks Solea’s first summer at Lindenmere, and she will be working in our Outdoor Adventure department as a Ropes counselor.


Allison Benezra.

Allison Benezra

Outdoor Adventures

Aventura, FL
We are thrilled to welcome Allison back to camp for her fifth summer, and her first as a staff member! Allison was a Lindenmere camper and LT for four summers and can’t imagine being anywhere else during the summer months. While attending Lindenmere as an LT, Allison assisted in our Outdoor Adventure program, helping our campers with climbing, ropes and ziplining. This experience at camp taught her so much and she looks forward to helping our campers feel comfortable as they maneuver our ropes course, improve their climbing skills and fly on our zipline. Allison has a passion for camp and looks forward to sharing that with our campers this summer! Welcome back!


Mauricio Tamayo.

Mauricio Tamayo

Bikes / Ropes

Coahuila, Mexico
This is Mauricio’s first summer at Lindenmere, and he joins us as a biking counselor. Mauricio is passionate about bike riding, though he only discovered his enjoyment for it fairly recently. Aside from biking, Mauricio enjoys staying fit and is newly certified in functional training. Mauricio will be a great addition to our team this summer and we are so happy to have him join us-  welcome!

Office & Operations

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Trudie Bennett

Head of Office

King of Prussia, PA

 


Sofia Cabrera.

Sofia Cabrera

Office

Mexico City, Mexico
This is Sofia’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere and you will surely hear her voice on the phone, answering all your camp related questions. Sofia has a friendly personality and is always eager to help out to ensure our operations are running smoothly. Sofia enjoys working with kids and when she’s home, she works one-on-one with a four year old from China, teaching her both Spanish and English. Patient and kind, Sofia will be a great addition to our team! Welcome to camp!


Edvin Cabrera.

Edvin Cabrera

Head of Operations

Henryville, PA
Edvin has been a beloved staff member of ours here at Lindenmere for many years now. He works for camp year round and when he isn’t helping us on the campgrounds, he is helping us out in Colorado! Edvin takes care of all the little details that help to keep our camp running smoothly and in the off-season, he is everything, all the time! We really depend on Edvin and are grateful for all he does for camp.


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Anastasia Esther

Camp Photographer

Milwaukee, WI
This will be Anastasia’s first summer at Lindenmere and she will be one of our camp photographers, making sure you see your children’s smiling faces on Waldo each day. Anastasia has a passion for photography and film, and currently attends University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee where she is working towards a degree in Film. She’s as creative as they come and we are so happy to have her here at Lindenmere this summer! Welcome!


Lea Giles.

Lea Giles

Camp Photographer

Tobyhanna, PA
This is Lea’s first summer at Lindenmere and she will be a camp photographer and videographer, capturing all those great summer moments for you to see. Lea knows how important it is for parents to see their kids enjoying their happy place, and she will surely capture all the shots you are waiting to see! Welcome to camp, Lea!

Rock Shop

Bret Williams

Bret Williams

Head of Rock Shop

Brooklyn, NY
Bret Williams is a New York based classical guitarist and composer. He holds a Master’s in musical performance and has been an instructor in NYC public schools for 16 years. He’s proud to join the Lindenmere team for the second time this year.


Jeremy Wells.

Jeremy Wells

Rock Shop

Philadelphia, PA
This will be Jeremy’s first summer on staff at Lindenmere, but it’s his 7th summer at camp. This longtime camper is so happy to be back at his summer home as Rock Shop counselor! Jeremy has been playing guitar for seven years, including every summer as a Lindenmere camper, as well as being the Rock Shop LT. He also has been playing bass for five years. Jeremy is a well-rounded musician who can’t wait to rock out with our aspiring musicians this summer. Warm and kind, Jeremy has an endearing personality that will make all campers feel comfortable. He is a great asset to boys’ side and camp as a whole and we are thrilled to welcome him back to camp!


Sam Kashefska.

Sam Kashefska

Rock Shop

Effort, PA
Sam comes to camp for the first time this summer and he will be one of our Rock Shop counselors. Sam has been playing both acoustic and electric guitar for 10 years and is looking forward to helping our camp musicians to advance their own skills, whether they are new guitarists or experienced guitarists who want to learn more. Our kids will learn so much from an experienced guitarist like Sam and we are lucky to have him here on staff. Welcome to camp!


Jonathan “Riley” Malloy.

Jonathan “Riley” Malloy

Rock Shop

Groesbeck, TX
This is Riley’s first summer at Lindenmere, and we are welcoming him as part of our Rock Shop team. Riley currently attends Navarro College, working towards a degree in Music Education with the hopes of becoming a band director. This experience will make him an excellent Rock Shop counselor, as he already has the skills to lead and teach. Our campers will enjoy learning all he has to offer them and we are thrilled to have him here at camp. Welcome to the camp family, Riley!


Zlata Pchenitchnaia.

Zlata Pchenitchnaia

Rock Shop

This is Zlata’s first summer at Lindenmere and she will be one of our Rock Shop counselors. With a varied musical background, Zlata has the expertise to help any camper, from the novice to the expert. She looks forward to helping our campers with their instruments and arrangements and we can’t wait to see the final shows! Welcome to camp!


Elijah Whitaker.

Elijah Whitaker

Rock Shop

Newark, NJ
Elijah joins us this summer for the first time, where he will be one of our Rock Shop counselors. Elijah is a skilled musician, playing guitar and bass guitar, drums, and he also sings. When he isn’t making music, Elijah enjoys hiking and nature. Having spent time as a counselor at a day camp, Elijah works well with kids and knows how to relate to them. He’s excited to work with our campers on making some awesome music this summer and we can’t wait to hear it! Welcome to camp, Elijah!


Levi Brown.

Levi Brown

Rock Shop

Greenwich, CT
This is Levi’s first summer at Lindenmere, and he will be one of our Rock Shop counselors. Levi is a skilled drummer, who is also adept at music production and getting the sounds just right. He hopes to be a recording artist one day, and in the meantime, he will be here at camp teaching our campers everything he knows to help them live their own rock star dreams this summer. We are lucky to have Levi on the team – welcome!

Tennis

Nico Galleguillo.

Nico Galleguillo

Head of Tennis

Catamarca, Argentina
We are so excited to welcome Nico back to Lindenmere for the 7th summer in a row! Nico will once again reprise his role as Head of Tennis. Nico is a skilled tennis player, who, as a young child, trained under great coaches that helped him hone his talent. Nico has worked various holiday programs for children throughout his years at school and he has also led running clinics and given personal lessons to kids. With Nico’s love of tennis and his desire to help children succeed, our young athletes will have a great summer down on our courts. Welcome back to camp!


Rogelio Pineda.

Rogelio Pineda

Tennis

Morelos, Mexico
Rogelio is excited to be coming to Camp Lindenmere for his first summer, where he will be one of our tennis counselors. Rogelio has been playing tennis since the age of 12, and has competed in numerous tournaments. He also represented his school in a national tournament where he was recognized for coming in 4th place. Aside from playing tennis, Rogelio is an expert chess player and has won more than 30 tournaments. Energetic and fun, Rogelio will be a wonderful addition to our camp family this summer. Welcome!


Sarah Benowitz.

Sarah Benowitz

Tennis

New City, NY
This is Sarah’s first summer at Lindenmere, and she will be joining us as a tennis counselor. Sarah is an experienced tennis player who played three years of varsity tennis for her high school. She also participated in USTA tournament tennis from the ages of 10-17, and took private and group lessons from ages 5-17. She is more than prepared to help our campers up their game! Additionally, Sarah has experience working with kids at a summer camp and we are confident that she will be a positive role model on girls’ side and throughout camp. Welcome, Sarah!


Shivani Parulekar.

Shivani Parulekar

Tennis

Glen Rock, NJ
We are happy to welcome Shivani to camp this summer for the first time as a tennis counselor. Shivani has been playing tennis since she was five years old and has participated in many tennis camps and competitions. She has also been babysitting and tutoring children of all ages since she was a freshman in high school, and has experience working with kids at a creative writing camp. Friendly and kind, Shivani will be a great addition to our staff and we are lucky to be able to welcome her to Lindenmere this summer.


Anchu Risso.

Anchu Risso

Tennis

Soltero, Argentina
This is Anchu’s first summer at Lindenmere and he is joining us as a tennis counselor. Anchu has spent many years playing tennis and has experience as a tennis counselor at a tennis camp in Argentina. His cousin Nico, our Head of Tennis, is Anchu’s cousin and they’ve been playing tennis together since they were kids. Anchu has a fun, outgoing personality and is excited to work with our campers this summer, helping them to develop new skills on the courts. Welcome to camp, Anchu!

Theater

Michele Laity.

Michele Laity

Theater

Pittsburgh, PA
This will be Michele’s first summer here at Lindenmere, where she will be assisting with technical theater. Michele has spent several years in an acting program, including one year as stage manager for a children’s theater in her hometown of Pittsburgh. At the children’s theater, Michele also served as propmaster, weapons master, and mentored children who wanted to become stage managers. She can’t wait to get started working with our camp thespians! Welcome to camp, Michele!


Sam Smith.

Sam Smith

Theater

Tallahassee, FL
We are happy to welcome Sam for her first Lindenmere summer, where she will join our Theater department. Sam spent three years as a tech director and counselor at Lyric Theater arts camp in Florida and now she brings her technical theater expertise to our camp! When she isn’t in the theater, Sam spends time as a ringmaster for the FSU Flying High Circus. She is currently enrolled at FSU, where she is working towards a degree in both Theater and Psychology. We are thrilled to welcome Sam to the camp family this summer!


Liv O'Neill.

Liv O’Neill

Theater

Ypsilanti, MA
This is Liv’s first summer at Lindenmere, where she will be heading up costuming for our theater department. Liv loves fashion and design, and has spent four years as a costume shop assistant, where she has had the opportunity to work on designing and building multiple costumes. Liv is a recent graduate of Allegheny College, where she majored in Theater. With all of her theater and costuming experience, along with her love for working with children, Liv will be a great addition to our staff! Welcome to camp!


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Tyler Hentz

Theater

Doylestown, PA
This is Tyler’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere and he brings with him a strong background in musical theater. Tyler currently attends Rider University, where he is studying theater, voice, and jazz dance as he works towards a fine arts degree. Additionally, Tyler has experience working as a stage manager at a children’s theater. Tyler is looking forward to working with our campers on getting into character, and preparing to put on fabulous shows this summer at camp. We are excited to have Tyler on staff this summer and know he will have a positive impact around camp. Welcome!


Racheal Tingley.

Racheal Tingley

Theater

Tipp City, OH
Racheal joins us for the first time this summer as part of our Theater team. She has 18 years of theater and jazz dance experience, and is currently a music education major at Wittenberg University. Racheal also spends her time as a dance instructor at a dance school near her home. Under Racheal’s direction, our campers will be exceptionally ready to put on amazing performances this summer. We are thrilled to have her on our staff team this summer. Welcome to camp!


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Brianna Ramirez

Theater

Boca Raton, FL
We are happy to welcome Brianna to Lindenmere for the first time this summer, where she will be a part of our Theater team. Brianna has many years of experience acting and working in the theater, and she has also been a dancer for 18 years. Additionally, she has spent several summers working in musical theater at Interlochen, a summer arts camp. Brianna attends Lynn University, where she will obtain a degree in musical theater next spring. Our camp actors will flourish under Brianna’s guidance and we are excited to have her at camp this summer. Welcome!


Monserrat “Monse” Lopez Ortiz.

Monserrat “Monse” Lopez Ortiz

Theater

Puebla, Mexico
This is Monse’s second summer at Lindenmere and she will be part of our Theater staff, helping the team to put on incredible productions! Monse joined us for family camp last summer and is so excited to be back again this year, welcoming so many more campers. We know Monse will help our Theater department put on the most incredible shows this summer and we can’t wait to share them with all of you! Welcome back to camp, Monse!


Michael Morrissey.

Michael Morrissey

Theater

Utica, NY
We excitedly welcome Michael to camp for his first Lindenmere summer! Michael will be working in our theater, helping with both the production side and the technical side of the theater. Michael currently attends SUNY Fredonia, where he is working towards a fine arts degree in acting, as well as a degree in journalism, with the hopes to one day become a theater critic. With a keen eye for what makes a great performance, Michael will be a terrific addition to our theater program! We are so happy to welcome him to the team this summer.


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Matthew Welsh

Vocal / Piano

Cincinnati, OH
This is Matthew’s first summer at Lindenmere and he will join our theater department to work on piano and vocals with our musical campers. Matthew is a trained baritone vocalist who has several years of experience as a pianist, both playing and teaching. An aspiring musical theater director, Matthew is currently working towards his Masters degree in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Cincinnati. We are thrilled to have Matthew here at camp this summer, instructing our campers. Welcome to camp!

Waterfront

Jun Yamaguchi.

Jun Yamaguchi

Head of Waterfront

Yokosuka City, Japan
Jun joins us at Lindenmere for his seventh summer, filled with excitement and passion to once again be the department head of our Waterfront program. Jun has been an avid swimmer from a young age and not only has he competed in triathlons at the amateur elite level, but he has also coached prestigious swim programs at the collegiate level all over the country. Jun’s diverse background as a swimmer and instructor ensures our campers will be able to improve their skill set, have fun in the sun and stay safe while swimming at the pool and playing down at the lake. Jun’s positive energy and love for working with children make him a great leader and asset to our team. Welcome back!


Angie Ramirez.

Angie Ramirez

Lifeguard

Effort, PA
This is Angie’s first summer at Lindenmere, but our campers may recognize her from her prior work at one of camp’s favorite spots: Camelback Water Park. This summer Angie will be one of our Lifeguards, ensuring that our campers are safely enjoying the pool, while staying cool. Angie is fun-loving and kind and enjoys working with children, and we are thrilled to have her here at camp this summer. Welcome!

Swim

Fernando Lopez

Fernando Lopez

Lifeguard

Puebla, Mexico
This is Fernando’s first summer at camp, where he joins us as a lifeguard. A skilled swimmer, Fernando  has been involved in swimming since he was a child. When he isn’t in the pool, Fernando also enjoys soccer and paintball, and playing with his young cousins. Fernando has a friendly personality, one that our campers will feel instantly drawn to. He is sure to be a welcome presence around the camp this summer. Welcome, Fernando!


Diana Zenteno Sanchez.

Diana Zenteno Sanchez

Lifeguard

Veracruz, Mexico
This is Diana’s first summer here at Lindenmere and she will be one of our lifeguards, keeping a close eye on our campers. A confident swimmer, Diana lives on the coast and has been taking swimming courses since she was a child. She is excited to watch our campers splash around and become even better swimmers than they were when they arrived at camp. So happy to have Diana with us for the summer!


Jose Guevara.

Jose Guevara

Lifeguard

Mexico City, Mexico
This will be Jose’s first summer at Lindenmere, and he can’t wait to spend his days outdoors, helping our campers gain confidence in the pool. Jose has been swimming for his entire life, starting as a small child. Jose’s experience is not just limited to the pool, he has also spent time working with a kid’s baseball team. This time spent working with the kids has helped him realize that he can be a great role model to kids and is looking forward to demonstrating that here at camp. Jose will be a great addition to our Waterfront team and a terrific influence to boys’ camp. Welcome to Lindenmere!


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Angel Marquez

Lifeguard

Puebla, Mexico
This is Angel’s first summer at Camp Lindenmere and he will join us at the pool as one of our lifeguards. Angel is a skilled swimmer, with experience working as a lifeguard and swim instructor.  With a passion for swimming, Angel can’t wait to spend his days at the pool, safely and responsibly watching over the kids. Angel also has experience as a summer camp counselor, where he was in charge of 20 kids, teaching them to swim, play soccer, and several other outdoor activities. We are thrilled to welcome Angel to camp this summer!


Avery Anderson.

Avery Anderson

Lifeguard

Annapolis, MD
Avery is excited to join us at Lindenmere for the first time, as one of our lifeguards. Avery began swimming at the age of four, and was also a competitive swimmer for several years. A natural with children, Avery has spent time as a babysitter and is looking forward to working with our campers this summer. We are certain that Avery will be a terrific role model for our campers and we are very happy to welcome her to camp!


Ivan Fernandez.

Ivan Fernandez

Lake

Coromandel, New Zealand
Ivan is coming to Lindenmere for the first time this summer, and will be spending his days down at our lake. Ivan enjoys lake life and has spent several years as a fisherman. He can set up a rod from scratch and teach kids how to apply bait to the hook. He is also a very strong swimmer, who looks forward to helping all campers feel comfortable in the water. We know he will enjoy his time at camp this summer, and our campers will appreciate learning from him. Welcome to camp!


Fernando Valverde.

Fernando Valverde Nunez

Lake

Veracruz, Mexico
This is Fernando’s first summer at camp and he is so happy that he can spend his summer down by our lake, participating in an activity that he loves. Hailing from the Gulf of Mexico, Fernando has spent a great deal of time on the water, specifically fishing – both for fun and for competitions. Fernando also has some experience helping out at his aunt’s daycare, and he has a great deal of patience and understanding when it comes to kids. Excited to welcome Fernando to the team this summer!