Introducing the 2018 River Camp Staff! 

Molly 

Molly Schnur-Salimbene

Community Programs Director

Why she loves camp: "River Camp is a place where anything can happen in the most amazing and unexpected ways, and I love to be a part of that!"

Katie

Katie Kincaid

River Camp Scout Island Director

Why she loves camp: "There's no greater joy than witnessing the wonder and happiness our environment bring campers and staff alike."

Bryna

Bryna DeFede

River Camp Firebaugh Director

Why she loves camp: "I'ts a place where kids can be kids.  Not only do they get to socialize with kids their age, but they get to do it outside while learning about nature and the local history."

Juliana

Juliana Quick

Young Explorers Director

Why she loves camp: "It provides a really unique setting that promotes creativity, curiosity, and the beginning of meaningful friendships- all while exploring the beautiful landscape of the Central Valley."

 Gabi

Gabi Santellano

Junior Leader Director

Why she loves camp: "When you're at camp it's easy to be your best, most fun, curious self!"

 Wyatt

Wyatt Jones

Activities Director

Why he loves camp: "It lit my world on fire." (See the River Camp video for a clip of a young Wyatt explaining exactly why he loves camp.)

Alyssa

Alyssa Madden

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm excited to bring back the spirit of Aloha and create lifelong memories with/for the campers and staff members!"

Anneliese

Anneliese Wagner

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Being outdoors all day long with fun friends!"

Aubrey

Aubrey Olson

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm most excited to meet all the new and returning campers.  I can't wait to instill in them the love of River Camp that I have known for the past 13 years."

Claire

Claire Evangelho

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I can't wait to spend the summer getting campers excited to have fun outside by our beautiful river and hopefully inspire the next generation of environmental stewards!"

 Corbin

Corbin Brown

River Camp Scout Island Lifeguard

What he's most excited about: "River Camp has always been a part of my life.  I'm looking forward to the games, the river, and arts & crafts!"

 Emily

Emily Scarborough

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Kids come to River Camp to make memories that will last a lifetime, and I'm so excited to be a part of that!"

 Gia

Giavanna "Gia" Jager

Alternate Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm most excited to share my summer with the campers and spend every day having fun by the river!"

 Jacob

Jacob Rolih

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What he's most excited about: "Coming back this summer and seeing how the kids have grown and how excited they are to be at camp again.  I want to put the biggest smiles on their faces and make them wish camp was year round- just like I do."

 Jazmin

Jazmin Perez

River Camp Firebaugh Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm most excited to see the campers build new friendships, literally laugh out loud, and create memories that'll last a lifetime!"

 Kassie

Kassandra "Kassie" Ramirez

Young Explorers Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I am so excited to be silly, have fun, and learn with campers and staff!"

 Kellie

Kellie Lujan

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Seeing all the returning campers & meeting new ones.  I hope that as a staff we make their time at River Camp this summer something they will never forget!"

Maryan 

Maryan Riojas

River Camp Firebaugh Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm super excited for another summer on the river! Nothing can compare to seeing how the campers light up while playing games and learning about the San Joaquin.  I'm probably most excited to see the reactions of those who are attending camp for the first time... it's magical."

 Mercedes

Mercedes Rin

Alternate Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm euphoric about making meaningful connections with a diverse group of campers through play, interaction, and involvement in the outdoors!"

 Naomi

Namoi Guzman

River Camp Firebaugh Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Being surrounded with all the kids.  I enjoy the energy they bring around me, and being able to hopefully inspire more children about nature, being active, and admiring the San Joaquin."

 Olivia

Olivia Jones

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Seeing campers from past years!"

 Patricia

Patricia "Patty" Ortega Miranda

River Camp Firebaugh Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I am excited to go back to my hometown and work with kids of all ages!"

 SamB

Samantha "Sam B." Blair

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Meeting the new staff and making all the campers happy."

 SamS

Samuel "Sam S." Stanley

River Camp Scout Island/Firebaugh Split Counselor

What he's most excited about: "Meeting new campers and helping them have the time of their lives while at camp."

Sarah

Sarah Toto

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What she's most excited about: "I'm excited to see the campers fall in love with camp the way that I did as a kid."

Shirley

Shirley Ly

Young Explorers Counselor

What she's most excited about: "Connecting with everyone and gaining new experiences!"

Spence

Spencer "Spence" Nelson

River Camp Scout Island Counselor

What he's most excited about: "Seeing my old campers and creating bonds with new campers."

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Vicky Kincaid

River Camp Scout Island "Happiness Police" 

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Ernesto Torres

River Camp Scout Island/Firebaugh Split Counselor

What he's most excited about: "To be working at River Camp for my first summer, and to make new memories with our campers.  I'm thrilled to make this one of the best summers ever!"

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Sandy Rubio

River Camp Firebaugh Lifeguard

What she's most excited about: "For summer to start!"


 

 

 

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