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2015 Theme Weeks

  • Session 1 - Harry Potter
  • Session 2 - Jurassic Park
  • Session 3 - Frozen
  • Session 4 - Rodeo Roundup
  • Mini Camp 1 - Neverland
  • Session 5 - Pirates vs. Ninjas
  • Session 6 - Big Hero Week
  • Session 7 - Spy Week
  • Session 8 - Shark Week
  • Session 9 - Hunger Games Week

Seasonal Staff Members



Our summer staff are the best of the best. We have a good mix of returners and new staff members. We look for adults who are enthusiastic about working with children in the outdoors, everything else we can train. 

All of our staff (including kitchen and maintenance) are fingerprinted, background checked through FBI, CBI, and TRAILS, a check on the National Sex Offenders sites, have reference checks, plus go through multiple training on Child Abuse Prevention. We are licensed by Colorado Child Care following all laws, and we are accredited through the American Camp Association (ACA) and Praesidium.

2021 Summer Staff 

*Returning staff     

Assistant Summer Camp Director: Parker Raybourne*

Assistant Leadership & Trips Director: Emma Marshall*

Barn Director: Michael Chavez*

Assistant Barn Director: Christi Morin*

Teen Director: Nicole Michaels

CIT Coordinator:

  • Adam Snow*
  • Danielle Morin*

Health Center Assistant: Grace Murnane

Master of Fun & Games: Aarin Feliz

Ropes Director: Delanie Norman

Male Village Leader: Spencer Steffensen*

Female Village Leader: Lauren Rankin*

Day Camp Director: Rebekah Riedemann

Assistant Day Camp Director: Hannah Wengert

Office Assistant: Erica King

Media Intern:

  • Connor Stark
  • James Weeden

Nurses: All our nurses are RNs

  • S1: Gretchen Brown*
  • S2: Naomi Cherian
  • S3: Linda Weber*
  • S4: Kasey Garrison
  • S5: Darin Pitts*
  • S6: Kathy Carroll*
  • S7: Steven Roy*
  • S8: Sarah Thompson
  • S9: Ashley Hainje*
  • Mini Camp: Danielle Elliott

LIT Leaders:

  • Janie Egan*
  • Grant McSwain
  • Ruthie Campbell
  • Stone McGuan

SIT Leaders:

  • Kim Berg*
  • Meghan Fritze
  • Elaine Matucan*

Trip Leaders:

  • Eliza Fink*
  • Colin Theil*
  • Mary Brooks
  • Connor Ellertson*
  • James Finnin*
  • Clare Maloney

Male Cabin Counselors:

  • Zach Meyers*
  • Neil Brooks*
  • Harrison Hill
  • Gabe Salinas
  • Finn O’Shea
  • Adam Rang
  • Nash Brown
  • Noah Tutty
  • Peter Madden
  • John Fillion*
  • Jack Preston – Target/Outdoors Specialist
  • Juan Herrera Gomez – Colombia
  • Jhon Giraldo Mejia – Colombia
  • Kevinn Lame Manzano – Colombia
  • Julio Youssou Diedhiou – Senegal
  • Val Hadden
  • Ian Zwerling
  • Colton Duval
  • Connor Stark – Media Intern
  • James Weeden – Media Intern

Female Cabin Counselors:

  • Zoe Petersen
  • Faith Hoffman*
  • Peyton Herbert
  • Rhyleigh Abel
  • Abby Denezza
  • Riley Oxnard
  • Cassidy Jordan
  • Kendra Wolffis
  • Lilly Robbins
  • Abigail Kneuss
  • Maya de Zubiria
  • Haley Sager
  • Eileen Kennedy
  • Harper Ediger
  • Francesca Rex
  • Keelin Connolly
  • Lauren Briggs
  • Mary Lynne Larson
  • Aspen Medberry
  • Lesley Reed – Arts & Crafts Specialist
  • Jasmine Bean – General Cluster Coordinator

Challenger Counselors:

  • Aurora Slaughter*
  • Emily Harper*
  • Sam Pavey*
  • Jake Manus
  • Jimmy Olsen
  • Taylor Lucas*

Cabin Counselor – Wranglers:

  • Adara Walker*
  • Leif Olsen*
  • Jonathan Asphaug
  • Gabe Salinas
  • Shaye Coe
  • Trinity Payne

Day Camp Counselors

  • Anna Griffin
  • Claire Jepsen
  • Brook Keogh
  • Gwen Reichert
  • Victor Faye – Senegal
  • Max Fox-Davis
  • Kendall Cherry


Our Diversity, Inclusion and Global Innovation Statement 
The YMCA of the Rockies will reach out to and welcome all people and organizations of good will and ensure that the rich gifts of diversity are reflected and respected at all levels.

Our Commitment to All People:
We will serve a diverse population, inclusive of all people of good will.  Reflecting our Christian Mission, we will be inclusive and welcoming of all people of good will.  Our activities and facilities will be inclusive, accessible, and available to the diverse worldwide community we serve.

Mission: YMCA of the Rockies puts Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Our goal is to offer challenging experiences to build leaders through life-long skill development in a safe, imaginative, natural setting. We instill confidence through independence and interpersonal skills. We challenge our campers to discover their true selves.