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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.

2020 Summer Staff

*Returning staff

Assistant Summer Camp Director: Claudia Nunez-Medina*

Assistant Leadership & Trips Director:

Barn Director: Michael Chavez*

Assistant Barn Director: Christi Moran*

Challenger Director: Charlie Hook*

Two-Week Village Director: Emma Marshall*

CIT Coordinators:

  • Jacob Burte*
  • Andrea Sutton

Health Center Assistant: Grace Murnane

Master of Fun & Games: Jensen Hill*

Ropes Director:

Male Village Leader: Parker Raybourne*

Female Village Leader: Lauren Rankin*

Office Assistant:

Arts & Crafts Coordinator:

General Cluster Coordinator: Alain Sinai Diatta (SEN)

Target/Outdoors Coordinator: Connor Ellertson*

Media Interns:

  • Inika Brass

Nurses: All our nurses are RN

  • S1: Gretchen Brown, Head Nurse*
  • S2: Ashley Hainje*
  • S3: Steve Roy*
  • S4: Daren Pitts*
  • S5: Sarah Thompson
  • S6: Jaclynn Sumstine*
  • S7: Kathy Carroll*
  • S8: Linda Weber*
  • S9: Chandra Williams*
  • Mini Camp: Monica Spence*

LIT Leaders:

  • Dane Desai*
  • Julia Rubino*
  • Mac Tolan*
  • Celeste Wilson*

SIT Leaders:

Trip Leaders:

  • Janine Zimbeck*
  • Eliza Fink*
  • James Finnin*
  • Erin Getzin

International Trip Leaders:

  • Jacob Dahl*
  • Enya Brass*
  • Sylvia Johnson*

Male Cabin Counselors:

  • Taylor Lucas*
  • Jake Vogel*
  • Spencer Stefensen*
  • John Fillion*
  • Juan Hurtado (COL)
  • Andrew Moore
  • Neil Brooks*
  • Paul Mavrakos
  • Finn O’Shea
  • Gabe Salinas
  • George Davis
  • Jimmy Olson
  • Adam Rang
  • Vaughn Morrison
  • Jose Serrano (DOM)
  • Zach Myers*
  • Jack Hempleman
  • Julio Diedhoo (SEN)

Female Cabin Counselors:

  • Emily Harper*
  • Lydia Beyer*
  • Meghan Fritze*
  • Aurora Slaughter*
  • Camden Polzin*
  • Audrey Erickson
  • Isabella Smith
  • Mamie Murphy
  • Cassidy Jordan
  • Abby Denezza
  • Terra Gallegos*
  • Sadie Dreiling
  • Rhyleigh Abet
  • Danielle Jones
  • Julia Kaminski
  • Hannah Harris
  • Maddie Emeric
  • Maya De Zubiria
  • Mila Lumae
  • Renee Crowe* (AUS)
  • Frankie Rex
  • Kate Perry (IRE)
  • Jillian Brejnik
  • Riley Oxnard
  • Zoe Petterson
  • Peyton Herbert
  • Madeline Schmidt

Challenger Counselors:

  • Whitney Reddan
  • Maggie Foa*
  • Hanna Frakes
  • Tom Paterson*
  • William Keller
  • Drake Rebman*

Cabin Counselor – Wranglers:

  • Adara Walker
  • Grady Fagan*
  • Scott Shaffer*
  • Leif Olsen
  • Jonathan Asphaugh


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.