We are thrilled to introduce you to the Program Staff of 2017. These fantastic young people will be leading the way this summer, offering outrageous fun and maximum excitement (while keeping everyone safe)!


Colin “Arctic” Aerts

July & August LIT Resource Counsellor

Home Church: St. Lawrence Presbyterian, London
School:University of Western Ontario, Geography Major
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 5th summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Anything comprised of beef, chicken, or dairy.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Other than Stegosaurus? Working with the LITs.


Ali “Sandstorm” Al-Nakeeb

Resource Floater

School:University of Western Ontario.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 2nd season working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: TACOS!.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: The flying squirrel and singing at camp fire.



Josh “Torrent” Beneteau

Lifeguard

Home Church: Lakeshore St. Andrews
School:University of Waterloo.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Pizza from Windsor or sandcakes.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Building rafts, boating, and playing in the sand with all of our campers down at the beach this year!



Alyssa “Penguin” Bragan

Drama Director

School: Wilfred Laurier University, Communications Studies
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer working at Camp Kintail
Favourite Food: Spaghetti and meatballs
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Getting to meet new campers and help their first experience at camp be a great one!

 



Samuel “Stegosaurus” Brown

Program Director

Home Church: Eglinton St. Georges United Church, Toronto
School: B.Ed at Lakehead
Experience at Camp Kintail: “My experiences have been pretty good so far” (This will be Stegosaurus’ 5th Summer)
Favourite Food: Gum
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: I mean, other than Arctic? The programming!



Hannah “Banana” Dickie

Social Media Manager

Home Church: South Kinloss Presbyterian, Lucknow
School: Sheridan College, Bachelor of Photography
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 4th summer working at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Any kind of breakfast food & chicken fingers and fries.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Being able to be apart of the camp community and capturing camp magic through my camera!



Jeremy “Chasm” Ernest

Mid-Summer LIT Resource Counsellor

Home Church: St. Cuthbert’s Presbyterian Church, Hamilton
School: University of Guelph
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 4th summer working at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Lasagna
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Being able to pass on my knowledge and experiences to future leaders!



Emily “Treska” Foulds

Spring Cook & Arts and Crafts Director

Home Church: Creekside Church, Waterloo
School: University of Waterloo
Experience at Camp Kintail: 3rd Year working as a staff member at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Grilled Cheese.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Working as a program staff in positions that I love and getting to meet and spend a week with all the new and returning campers!



Noah “Oryx” Gagne

Co-Outdoor Adventure Director

Home Church: Knox Presbyterian Church, Goderich
School: Sault College
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer working at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Cereal
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail:  I am thrilled to be working as a Co-ODA Director and to spend time with old and new friends at Camp Kintail.



Ethan “Quantum” Grasley

Co-Outdoor Adventure Director

Home Church: Knox Presbyterian, Waterdown
School: OSSD from Waterdown District High School
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Pasta Salad.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: The opportunity to teach outdoor survival skills and to help encourage a love for the world around us.



Bethany “Pond” Holden

Rockwall Director

Home Church: Creekside Church, Waterloo
School: University of Waterloo for Social development studies.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: I’m not sure, I like all of them.
What excites me about 2017 at Camp Kintail: I am so excited for what is to come this summer, and I am looking forward to getting to know new people and build on the relationships that I already have there.


Jessie “Aqua” Hooker

July & August LIT Resource Counsellor

Home Church: St. Andrews Presbyterian, Swinton Park
School: At the University of Waterloo studying Geography and Environmental Management.
Experience at Camp Kintail: 5h year on staff at Kintail!
Favourite Food: Sweet marie bars.
What Excites Me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Spending the summer with what are sure to be the most amazing July and August LITs!


 


Cameron “Hyrax” Hunter

VOK Director

Home Church: Varsity Acres Presbyterian, Calgary, Alberta
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer as a staff member.
Favourite Food: Pizza
What Excites Me for 2017 at Kintail: I’m super excited to get to work with the VoKs This summer and all the exciting work projects.



Erin “Lobster” Huston

Sr Head Counsellor

Home Church: North-Caradoc St. Andrews
School: At the University of Waterloo working towards a Joint Honours of Legal Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 5th summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Camp mac & cheese.
What Excites Me for 2017 at Kintail: Sunday afternoons when the campers are arriving and everyone is nervous and excited and ready to make the best memories EVER.



Ryan “Argonaut” Irwin

Social Media & Videographer

Home Church: Lucknow United Church
School: Humber College for Bachelor of Film and Television Production.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my third summer on staff at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Camp Quesadillas
What excites me about 2017 at Camp Kintail: Being part of the camp community and me, Torrent, and Shark’s Fall Out Boy cover band.



Chris “Meerkat” Kerr

Program Director

Home Church: Salvation Army, Burlington.
School: University of Guelph.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 4th summer working at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Anything without a face.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Getting to see all the friendly faces I’ve grown to know and love, and getting to welcome every new face that comes our way as well!



Maddie “Chickadee” Krusto

Head Counsellor

Home Church: Erskine Presbyterian
School: English and Cultural Studies, and Theatre and Film at McMaster University.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 4th summer working at Camp Kintail
Favourite Food: Pasta (any kind).
What excites me about 2017 at Camp Kintail: Working alongside one of my best friends, Lobster, and the opportunity to further develop my skills as a leader.



Gibson “Zircon” MacMillan

Music Director

Home Church: St. Andrews Presbyterian, Stratford.
School: B.Mus Program at Mt. Allison University.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd Summer at Kintail on staff
Favourite Food: Steak – medium rare.
What excites me about 2017 at Camp Kintail: All of the delightful shenanigans as well as lasting lessons to be learned!


Christina “Piglet” Molenaar

Arts & Crafts Director

School: Double Major with Theatre and Studio Art at University of Guelph.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my second summer working at Kintail!
Favourite Food: Cheese.
What excites me about 2017 at Camp Kintail: Another summer of making memories with friends and campers!


 

Connor “Shark” Mooser

Lifeguard

Home Church: Knox Presbyterian, Tiverton
School: Kincardine District Secondary School.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Banana Pancakes.
What excites me most about 2017 at Camp Kintail: Having another great summer with all the campers and staff.



Alex “Boto” Moruzi

Garden Director

Home Church: Knox Presbyterian, Waterdown.
School: Niagara College
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 3rd year on staff
Favourite Food: Sushi
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Growing a beautiful garden full of food for the camp



Andrew “Brachiosaurus” O’Brien

Resource Floater

Home Church: Trafalgar Presbyterian, Oakville.
School: Heavy Equipment Operator, Conestoga College.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This is my 3rd year at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: A really tasty burger!
What excites me for at Camp Kintail: The chance to be a part of someone’s best week ever.



Sydney “Jabiru” O’Brien

Senior 4 Month Counsellor

Home Church: Trafalgar Presbyterian Church, Oakville.
School: Political Science with a specialization in Public Policy.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This is my third year on staff.
Favourite Foodd: TACOS!!!!
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Other than everything?! Getting to make memories with amazing campers and staff!



Mandi Osborne

Spring Staff and Counsellor

Home Church: Central Presbyterian Church in Cambridge and Cambridge Community Church.
School: Heritage College and Seminary
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my first time working at Kintail.
Favourite Food: Chicken Caesar wrap with bacon.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Being able to be an image bearer of God to Children of different ages, and hopefully share the Gospel to those who either don’t know him or already know him and still seeking.



Matt “Titan” Speer

Assistant Outdoor Education Director

Home Church: High Country United, Orangeville
School: Outdoor and Adventure Education at Fleming College.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 5th summer working at Camp Kintail
Favourite Food: Roast beef and potatoes.
What Excites Me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: The ability to create play for so many young Children in a world that lacks it and having fun in the outdoors climbing, exploring and using my new paddle.



Maggie “Foosa” Steeper

Low Ropes Co-ordinator

Home Church: Lakeshore United, Goderich
School: Fanshawe College for ECE.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 2nd summer working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Anything pasta.
What excites me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: I’m honestly excited for everything, but probably coming back home to camp family!!



Jessie “Mouffette” Villeneuve

Mid Summer LIT Resource Counsellor

School: Laurentian University for Education
Experience at Camp Kintail: This will be my 5th summer working at Kintail.



Amy “Opal” Willis

Spring Cook & Nature Director

School: Honours Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Experience at Camp Kintail: This year will be my 3rd year working at Camp Kintail.
Favourite Food: Mac & Cheese.
What Excites Me for 2017 at Camp Kintail: Getting to spend another summer surround by the beautiful nature and smiling faces!