2019 Day Camp Team

From All Corners of the World!
Our Staff for our PLG Brooklyn Day Camp
They Cannot Wait to Meet You!

JAY

CAMP DIRECTOR

FROM: Wales

YEARS AT TBC: 5

Hello Friends! I’m Jay and I’ve come all the way from the UK to make sure your children have the best summer possible! I’ve been a part of summer camps since 2011, taking on roles as counselor, waterfront, program director and progressing all the way up to Director. I joined Trail Blazers in 2014 and fell in love with the program and philosophy and cannot wait to see what our team of champions accomplishes together this summer!

Callie

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

FROM: New York

YEARS AT TBC: 1

Hi all! I’m Callie and I am very excited to join the Trail Blazers team as Assistant Day Camp Director. As a lifelong camper, I have always been passionate about all things camp. Camp provides such a unique, yet important experience to our youth and I am excited to be a part of it. Outside of camp, I enjoy staying active and spending time outdoors. I’m looking forward to meeting you all soon!

STEPHAN

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

FROM: Brooklyn

YEARS AT TBC: 9

Stephan joined Trail Blazers in 2010 as a Group Leader in our Summer Residential Camp program. In 2011, he was the lead counselor for the biking program and in 2013 he was the Program Director for Montague Day Damp. In 2015, he led the inaugural year of Brooklyn Day Camp. During the school year, Stephan runs our Registration Department.

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NIGERIA

SITE DIRECTOR:
Crown Heights

FROM: Brooklyn

YEARS AT TBC: 7

Hello, My name is Nigeria Preston. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. I enjoy working with children and I’m happy I’m able to help give them that outdoor experience at Trail Blazers. I have been with this organization for six years now and I LOVE IT!!!

Eva Policastro

EVA

SITE DIRECTOR:
Park Slope

FROM: Brooklyn

YEARS AT TBC: 2

Hey guys!! My name is Eva. I’m very excited to spend the summer with you and explore our amazing part of the world in Brooklyn. During the year I love being the site coordinator with my afterschool family at PS.770 and I am currently working toward my MSW. I truly love working with children and watching their faces light up when they master new skills! I am a very loving, caring, silly, and creative individual who loves adventures and learning new concepts from everyone!

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ANOUK

ENABLER

FROM: Rotterdam, Netherlands

YEARS AT TBC: 2

Hi! My name is Anouk, I am 29 years old and I am from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. This will be the second year I will join the Trail Blazers team as an enabler. I am so excited to meet you all and make it an amazing summer with the kids and a great team. See you all soon!

Merel

MEREL

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Netherlands

YEARS AT TBC: 1

Hi everyone, my name is Merel and I am from Gouda in the Netherlands. I will be a group leader, this is my first time that I am going to Trail Blazer camp. I am very excited to make new friends and make a lot of new memories. I look forward to meet all of you!

Rebecca Taylor

REBECCA

GROUP LEADER

FROM: England

YEARS AT TBC: 1

Hi! My name’s Rebecca, I’m 22 and I’m from England! Looking forward to working as a Trailblazer Lifeguard and having the summer of a lifetime!

Kevon

KEVON

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Jamaica

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hi my name is Kevon and I am from Jamaica I am currently a sales merchandiser. This will be my first summer at Trail Blazers camp working as a group leader I can’t wait to have some fun and give these children the best summer of their life.

Floriane

FLORIANE

GROUP LEADER

FROM: New York

YEARS AT TBC: 1

Hi, my name is Floriane, I moved to New York when I was 14. I have a bachelor’s degree in French literature. I am sporty and good at smiling. I am very excited to be a group leader this summer. I love making friends and being outdoors.

Brithnie

Brithnie

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Jamaica

YEARS AT TBC: 1

hello everyone, My name is Brithnie Brown. I am from the wonderful and amazing country of Jamaica. I am a very hard working, jovial, honest, caring person who enjoys working with kids.

This is my first time working at Trail Blazers and i am so excited! I am looking forward for a good summer experiencewith you guys!!!

Katie

KATIE

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Scotland

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hi I’m Katie and I’m very excited to meet you all! I am 19 years old and originally from the east coast of Scotland but currently living in Glasgow. I am a student at the University of Glasgow, studying law and French. I love music and arts and can’t wait to get summer 2019 underway!

Aaron Ryder

AARON

ENABLER

FROM: UK

YEARS AT TBC: 2

Hello everyone, I’m Aaron and I’m back from the UK to spend a second brilliant summer at TBC.
I am currently a Primary school teacher who loves music, science, craft and everything outdoors.
I can’t wait to meet and re-meet everyone and I’m super excited to make Trail Blazers 2K19 the best year yet.

“Respect for you, respect for me, respect for all at TBC!”

Evi

EVI

LIFEGUARD

FROM: Netherlands

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hello my name is Amie Booth and this is my first year at Trail Blazers and I am so excited. As of June I will have passed my level 5 childcare and have lots of experience working with children and love to make children happy and looking forward to making memories with everyone

Jemma Duffy

JEMMA

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Ireland

YEARS AT TBC:1

My name is Jemma Duffy. I’m 25 and I’m from Co.Meath in Ireland. This is my first summer working for Trailblazers and I’m so excited. I love art, the outdoors and yoga.

Catherine Birch

CATHERINE

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Scotland

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hi, my name is Catherine and this will be my first year with Trail Blazers camp! I am from Scotland and I am currently in my second year of university studying psychology and sociology. I enjoy volunteering and working with children and have recently been working with children of all ages in high school classes and after school clubs.  I can’t wait to know new people, and learn new things!

Gemma Lyons

Gemma

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Scotland

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hey everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m 19 years old and come from a city in Scotland called Glasgow. I am currently in my second year studying economics and business law and represent my university for cheerleading. This is my first year at trail blazers and I am so excited to be part of the team and to meet everyone. I love being outdoors and working with kids, can’t wait for all the new memories and new friends!

Alexsiya Campbell

ALEXSIYA

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Brooklyn

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hello my name is Alexsiya Campbell I am from Brooklyn New York , I am a very out going person. I have been working with kids since I was a little girl so I am very passionate about what I do. I am so excited to see what the summer have to offer me and these lovely kids.

Daniella Connor

DANIELLA

GROUP LEADER

FROM: UK

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hey, my name is Daniella and I have come all the way from London to spend my summer at Trail Blazers! I love working with children and have been doing so for 3 years ago. I’m super excited to learn and teach at the Day Camp.

Amie Booth

AMIE

GROUP LEADER

FROM: UK

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hello my name is Amie Booth and this is my first year at Trail Blazers and I am so excited. As of June I will have passed my level 5 childcare and have lots of experience working with children and love to make children happy and looking forward to making memories with everyone

Cristin Faria

CRISTINA

GROUP LEADER

FROM: BRONX, NY

YEARS AT TBC:1

I graduated from High School at William Taft H. High. I was in the Summer Youth Program and have worked at Summer Day Camps twice as a Junior Counselor. My experience with children is interesting and fun, i hope that at Trail Blazers Camp i can gain more experience and learn more from everyone and help campers do their best.

Photo coming soon!

FERN

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Boston

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hi, my name is Fern! I grew up in Brooklyn and currently live and study in Boston. I love hiking, public transportation, learning languages, listening to music, and doing math. I’m super excited for the journey I’ll take at Trail Blazers this summer and the people that I’ll meet!

Photo coming soon!

LORNA

GROUP LEADER

FROM: Ireland

YEARS AT TBC:1

Hi ! My name is Lorna and I’m from beautiful Dublin, Ireland I love working with children and I can’t wait to see what challenges, experiences and fun Trail Blazers will bring me this summer. This will be my first time working in a summer camp as group leader and it’s going to be so much fun and a once in a lifetime experience!

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